Able Seaman Harold Reuben Joyner (214616)

HM Submarine E-13, Royal Navy

Malvern Commemoration: All Saints The Wyche,

Burial/Commemoration: Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery

Nature of Death: Killed at sea, when E-13 grounded off Saltholm, Denmark 19/8/1915

Age: 29

Next of Kin: Son of Mr Charles Frederick Joyner of Tarrington, Herefs and the late Alice Joyner.

Previous Employment: RN Seaman with 14 years service

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Able Seaman Harold Reuben Joyner, who was born in West Malvern, was one of the victims of the Submarine E-13, which grounded on the Danish island of Saltholm on the 19th August 1915. He was the son of Charles Joyner of Tarrington, Herefs who formerly ran a hairdressing business at Link Top. The deceased joined the service as a boy sailor and served for 14 years.

His brother Cecil Joyner served in the Worcestershire Yeomanry on Gallipoli and in Egypt; he survived the war.

The Joyner's hairdressing business.

The Joyner’s hairdressing business.

Malvern News 28/8/15

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