Born: 3rd October 1889, Mistley, Essex.

Died: 28th February 1915; age 24; Killed by boiler explosion of Dardanelles.


Rank: Stoker; Service Number: 1319.S.(Ch)

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserves, H.M.S. ‘Vengeance’


Grave Reference:


Chatham Naval Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Mrs Daisy Lewery (formerly Parker), of 90A, Fore Street, Ipswich.




1891   2, Blyth Cottage, Mistley, Essex.


Arthur was 6 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

Stephen Parker, 27, a Stoker on Steam Ship, born Washbrook, Suffolk.

Annie Frances Parker (nee Brisley), 28, born Bermondsey, London.

Louis Stephen Parker, 3, born Mistley, Essex.

Lilian Annie Sophia Parker, 2, born Mistley.


1901   49, Handford Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Stephen, 37, a Stoker on Steam Ship.

Annie, 38.

Louis, 13, an Errand Boy.

Lilian, 12.

Percy Maxmillian Parker, 3, born Mistley.


1911   13, Kemball Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 21 years old, a Stoker on Steam Ship. He was married and living with his in-laws.

James Higgins, 68, a Bricklayer’s Labourer – Brickmaking, born London.

Margaret Higgins, 68, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Frederick Higgins, 25, a Wooden Packing Case Maker – Reavell & Co., born Ipswich.

Daisy Parker, 22.


In 1911, Ipswich, Arthur married Daisy Elizabeth Higgins, born 1889, born Ipswich. They had 2 sons:

Leonard A. F. Parker, born 1911, Ipswich.

Reginald David J. Parker, born 1912, Ipswich.


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