Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1895

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Sixty-two candidates were selected for naval cadetships in the January, 1895 intake term of H.M.S. Britannia after competitive examinations held on 4 December 1894 and successive days produced the following results.[1]

  1. Frederick Geoffrey Lees Johnson, 1839 marks (b 1 Nov 1880, gunnery ret. Cdr., d 12 Nov 1951)
  2. Henry Dalrymple Bridges, 1745
  3. Nicholas Edward Archdale, 1714
  4. George Edgar Lewin, 1695
  5. Hugh Beresford Kington, 1687 (b 10 Feb 1881, Lt., d 1 Apr 1907 in Australia)
  6. John Leonard Cather, 1625
  7. Cecil James Crocker, 1604
  8. Gilbert L. Popham, 1602 (not found at TNA)
  9. Harold Selwyn Eliot, 1535 (not found at TNA)
  10. Henry Tresilian Hayes, 1561 (b 14 Apr 1881, Lt., d 1904)
  11. Robert Francis Pitcairn, 1539
  12. John Hassard Tyrrell, 1534 (not found at TNA)
  13. Arthur Edward Frederick Bedford, 1516
  14. Gerard Brook Riley, 1509 (b 5 Apr 1881, torpedoes ret. Capt., d 1 Sep 1943)
  15. Hubert Edward Dannreuther, 1502
  16. Richard England Brooke, 1497 (b 29 May 1881, Mid, withdrawn at request of father)
  17. William Geoffrey Plantagenet Graves, 1489 (b 22 May 1881, Lt., d 25 Apr 1908 in wreck of H.M.S. Gladiator)
  18. Richard Augustus Willes, 1483 (b 24 Feb 1881, acting SubLt., unfit vision c. 1901)
  19. Robert James Buchanan, 1484
  20. Arthur Thomas Muir, 1469
  21. George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey, 1444
  22. William Lambarde Hodgson, 1411 (not found at TNA)
  23. Geoffrey Philip Russell and Bolton Meredith Eyres-Monsell, 1406
  24. above two tied
  25. Herbert Richardson Stokes, 1405
  26. Nettleton Balme, 1397 (b 28 Mar 1881, Mid, withdrawn 1898 after misconduct in Royal Sovereign)
  27. Robert Corbett Bayldon (b 4 May 1881, Lt., ) and Alban Lewis Gwynne (b 15 Sep 1880, torpedoes ret. Cdr., WW2 service, d 5 Jul 1942), 1396
  28. above two tied
  29. Frederick Vere Williamson, 1393
  30. Christopher C. Trench, 1388
  31. Francis Charles Hanning-Lee, 1387 (b 29 Sep 1880, navigating ret. Cdr., WW2 service, d 29 May 1949)
  32. John Rickards Middleton, 1385 (b 10 Oct 1880, torpedoes ret. Capt., )
  33. Donald Errington, 1371 (b 3 Sep 1880, torpedoes ret. Cdr., d 28 Oct 1941)
  34. Huntly Walsh, 1355 (b 12 Dec 1880, navigating Lt. Cdr., d 29 Aug 1916)
  35. Charles Thomas Alexander Bunbury, 1347
  36. Ronald Northcote Kempe, 1345
  37. Richard Wyville Bromley, 1343
  38. Robin Campsie Dalglish, 1337
  39. John Knowles im Thurn, 1335
  40. Thomas Frederick John Livesey Wardle, 1328 (b 7 Apr 1881, acting SubLt., failed to pass examinations 1901)
  41. James Bayley, 1324
  42. Lawrence Stanley Biden, 1323 (b 19 Jul 1880, Lt., d 5 Jul 1903 at Chung King)
  43. Frederick Algernon Reyne, 1319
  44. Hector Boyes, 1314
  45. Humphrey Randle Upton Cottrell-Dormer, 1312
  46. Thomas Charles Reginald Higgins, 1284 (b 21 Jul 1880, Mid, withdrew 19 Jul 1900)
  47. Thomas Charles Armstrong and Frederic Gerald Stuart Peile, 1281
  48. above two tied
  49. Lionel Arthur Hurst Maitland-Addison, 1270
  50. John Harry Knight, 1269 (b 20 Nov 1880, ret. Cdr., )
  51. Francis William Loftus Tottenham, 1265
  52. Arthur George Hayes Bond, 1257
  53. Richard Barrington Ward, 1250 (b 1 Feb 1881, Squadron Cdr., )
  54. Patrick Edward Parker, 1246
  55. Charles Albert Carey (b 11 Nov 1880, torpedoes Cdr., d 8 Sep 1925) and Eustace Leonard Ring (b 31 Oct 1880, Lt., ret unfit 23 May 1905, d 7 Dec 1908), 1239
  56. above two tied
  57. Beauchamp T. St. John and Clarence Walter Eyre Trelawny, 1232
  58. above two tied
  59. Hugh Charles Buckle, 1231
  60. Arthur Macaulay Lecky, 1222
  61. John Kenneth Beaufoy Birch, 1209

The Service Records of Ralph Eliot, Herbert Noel Stewart and Richard Anthony Aston Plowden seem to clearly indicate that they, too, were in this term.

Additionally, Bertram Aldworth[?] Tivy earned a Colonial Cadetship and Edward George Fane[?] and Service Cadetship.

Footnotes

  1. "Cadetships In The Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 29, 1894; pg. 8; Issue 34460.
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From September 1903 entries were also made to the Royal Naval College, Osborne under the Selborne Scheme. The Britannia was closed in July 1905 after the May entry, which was sent to Bermuda with the January entry. The following two terms under the old scheme were sent straight to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.