Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1883

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Thirty-one candidates for naval cadetships were accepted following competitive examinations held on 13-16 June, 1883 for the July, 1883 term of H.M.S. Britannia.[1]

  1. The Hon. Horace Lambert Alexander Hood, 1392
  2. Charles Penrose Rushton Coode, 1351
  3. Herbert Alexander Child, 1284 (b 3 Apr 1870, ret. 15 Feb 1894 to work on Niger coast, ret. Lt. Cdr.)
  4. Robert Hudleston Keate, 1255
  5. Herbert du Cane Luard, 1253
  6. Spencer Allen Hickley, 1246
  7. Richard Webb, 1242
  8. William Frederick Blunt, 1190
  9. Arthur James Denman Macaulay, 1159 (b 14 May 1870, ret. Cdr.)
  10. George Edward Basil Hand, 1143 (b 10 Mar 1870, Cdr., ret. O.R. 1 May 1914, d 22 May 1931)
  11. Hubert George Brand, 1127
  12. Wyndham Forbes, 1119
  13. Algernon Charles Willes Watson, 1114 (b 24 Feb 1870, Midshipman, d 27 Aug 1887 thrombosis)
  14. Raymond Andrew Nugent, 1090
  15. Ernest Lionel Caldwell Muntz, 1088
  16. Alan Wyldbore Bosworth Smith, 1088
  17. Charles Philip Coote Cummins, 1085 (b 9 Jan 1871, disch as Midshipman 10 Mar 1890 due to bad eyesight)
  18. Alexander Keith Jones, 1054
  19. Robert Sterling, 1049 (b 24 Aug 1870, Cdr., d 16 Jun 1904)
  20. W. H. C. Carvich, 1034 (not at TNA or in Navy List of April, 1891 or April, 1887)
  21. Lawrence Hill Richardson, 1028
  22. Sidney Richard Olivier, 1025
  23. Cuthbert Clifton, 1001 (b 16 Mar 1870, left service as MIdshipman 6 Dec 1887)
  24. Edmund Stewart Chapman, 1000 (b 20 Aug 1870, disch. as acting Sub Lt. 10 Feb 1891 for having failed to pass exams)
  25. George Alan Kirk, 993 (b 8 Mar 1870, resigned as Midshipman 10 Sep 1889)
  26. Herbert John Temple Marshall, 958
  27. Oscar Valentin de Satgé, 899
  28. Henry Theodore Augustus Bosanquet, 893 (b 3 Aug 1870, ret. unfit as Lt. 4 May 1898, war service Capt., served w/D.N.I. in WW2!)
  29. Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, 883
  30. Francis William Russell Hewett, 842 (b 8 Dec 1870, Lt. Cdr., d 16 Mar 1932)

John Richard Le Hunte Ward qualified for a Service Cadetship with 662 marks.

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Cadets." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jun 25, 1883; pg. 7; Issue 30855.
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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.