William Uvedale Hambro Parry-Okeden
Life & Career
Born in Turnworth, Parry-Okeden gained one and a half months' time on passing out of Britannia.
He was not very successful in his examinations, failing in Navigation in May 1904 and also in Gunnery the following year. He eventually passed when offered another chance, but usually with third-class certificates.
In 1905, he assaulted police officers in Portsmouth.
Parry-Okeden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 10 October, 1906.
He was appointed first lieutenant in Viking on 9 August, 1910. Following a specifically unsatisfactory report upon an inspection of Viking in December, 1911, his name was removed from the Navy List on 28 December, 1911 and in 1912 was reportedly in debt and found to have left England against orders.
In 1915, he was offered employment, but claimed lung ailments prevented his serving.
Cuthbert M. Murphy
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 050
28 Dec, 1911 – 7 Mar, 1912
- "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 30 December, 1911. Issue 39782, col E, p. 12.