|Plot Location||Stanley Military Cemetery|
Plot 6. C. Coll. grave 12-19
|Given Name(s)||Joseph Jacob|
|Place of Birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||June 21, 1889|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||September 11, 1942|
|Date of Death (Heb)|
|Age at Death||53|
|Spouse’s Name||Muriel Charlotte Martin|
|Father’s Name||Henry Jacob Humphreys|
|Mother’s Name||Sarah Levenston|
|Service Rank||Chief Engineer Officer|
|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
|Cause of Death||Chronic enteritis and pellagra|
|Other Family Data||Daughters: Mabel Muriel Marshall (b. February 23 1923, Plymouth; d. May 3, 2005, Coventry), Ivy Josephine Wright (b. July 16, 1925, Plymouth; d. January 9, 2005, Downham, UK). There may have been another daughter.|
Sisters: Charlotte (Lottie) Matilda Humphreys (b. 1874, Chelsea), Lilian Rebecca Humphreys (b. circa 1877, Glasgow; d. 1883, Glasbow) and Leah May Humphreys (b. circa 1880, Glasgow; d. June 6, 1924, Glasgow).
|Inscription (Eng)||(Insignia of the British Merchant Navy)|
CHIEF ENGINEER OFFICER
11TH SEPTEMBER 1942 AGE 53
OF EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE.
HIS SORROWFUL WIDOW
|Historical||The S.S. Ebonol was a British Royal Navy tanker that was scuttled at Hong Kong on December 19, 1941 to prevent capture by the Japanese.He and Muriel married in Plymouth in Q3, 1919. Muriel remarried after Joseph died. She died in 1970 in Eastbourne, Sussex.|
His mother died in Glasgow on February 8, 1904. His father died in Glasgow on October 18, 1911.
According to DNA analysis on Ancestry, his father had four children with Sarah Devlin, who was their domestic.
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