Hugh Staunton Hornby
Life & Career
The son of Sir W. H. Hornby, Bart., M.P..
Hornby was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 March, 1911.
On 27 April, 1916, Hornby suffered a fall from his ship into staging, presumably during drydocking. He underwent surgery at a civil hospital, but died at Victoria Hospital, Dover. Kindell thinks that Hornby died in an explosion aboard Vulcan.
Christopher P. Satow
|Captain of H.M.S. A 5
1 Aug, 1915 – 13 Nov, 1915
|Captain of H.M.S. C 26
13 Nov, 1915 – 1 May, 1916
Basil N. Downie
- Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 195.