Joseph Rippeth

Joseph Rippeth was born 1899 in North Shields, Northumberland. He was the son of George and Dora Rippeth.

Joseph served as an Able Seaman in the Royal Navy in WW1. He served on HMS Conqueror.

He is the brother of Robert Rippeth who also served in the Royal Navy.

Joseph married Grace Foster in 1925. He served in the Royal Navy 1916 - 1922. He was based at Scapa Flow and was in Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution.


Joseph Rippeth is the father of Joseph Rippeth of Newton Aycliffe.