Ernest Edward Parker

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Captain (retired) Ernest Edward Parker, O.B.E., R.N. (16 January, 1875 – 4 July, 1952) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born on Dudley Road in Garston.

Parker was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1897.

Parker was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1909.

Reported sick on 2 August 1912 with albuminaria and neurasthenia. A series of re-surveys did not show sufficient improvement, and Parker was retired as unfit on 5 March, 1913.

Parker was brought back for service in a shore-based shipping capacity in Newcastle throughout the entire Great War. He reverted to the Retired List on 24 August, 1919 and was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 11 November, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James R. P. Hawksley
Captain of H.M.S. Lively
19 Oct, 1902 – 9 Jan, 1903
Succeeded by
John G. Armstrong
Preceded by
Henry C. R. Brocklebank
Captain of H.M.S. Hasty
9 Jan, 1903 – 3 Feb, 1903
Succeeded by
John F. H. Cole
Preceded by
Cyril Asser
Captain of H.M.S. Fairy
4 Mar, 1903[1] – 19 Aug, 1903
Succeeded by
Neston W. Diggle
Preceded by
John F. H. Cole
Captain of H.M.S. Hasty
19 Aug, 1903 – 23 Oct, 1903
Succeeded by
Neston W. Diggle
Preceded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
Captain of H.M.S. Flying Fish
23 Oct, 1903[2] – 28 Nov, 1904
Succeeded by
The Hon. Edward B. S. Bingham
Preceded by
Stanley V. Ellis
Captain of H.M.S. Foam
29 Nov, 1904 – 5 Dec, 1905
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Preston
Preceded by
Ernest G. W. Davidson
Captain of H.M.S. Lightning
early 1906 – 28 May, 1906
Succeeded by
Claude Seymour
Preceded by
Cyril Asser
Captain of H.M.S. Boyne
28 May, 1906[3] – Sep, 1907
Succeeded by
Charles J. Collins
Preceded by
Charles J. Collins
Captain of H.M.S. Colne
Sep, 1907[4] – 31 Dec, 1909
Succeeded by
Hugh T. England

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 255.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 316.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 286.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 294.