image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 16th August 1916; age 20; Died of Wounds.

Residence: 5, Tanner’s Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 3378

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion, ‘C’ Coy.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference;


Heilly Station Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs W.M.J. Parker, of 5, Tanners Lane, Ipswich.




1901   11, Little Gipping Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Martin James Parker, 33, a Labourer – Oil Mills, born Ipswich.

Kate Parker (nee Fox), 32, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Charles William Fox Parker, 12, born Ipswich.

Kate Ellen Parker, 6, born Ipswich.

Leonard Buller Parker, 4 months, born Ipswich.


1911   5, Tanners lane, Ipswich.


Arthur was 15 years old, a Labourer – Foundry – Agricultural Engineers. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 42, a Labourer – Oil Mills.

Kate, 41.

Kate, 16, a Corset Trimmer – Corset Factory.

Leonard, 10.

Emma Annie Parker, 5, born Ipswich.

Agnes May Parker, 1, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to William M.J. Parker – father.


Arthur is also remembered on St. Mary Le Elms church memorial, and the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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  1. Colin Clarke says:

    This young man was my great uncle on my fathers side. We are awaiting the return of his death plaque from the USA, where it has been for 30 odd years. Thank you to all those that served and bless those who paid the ultimate price.

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