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I have not been able to find a list of names and entry scores for men accepted as naval cadets in the January, 1897 entry to {{UK-1Britannia|f=p}}.
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Sixty-three candidates were selected by competitive exams as naval cadets in the January, 1897 entry to {{UK-1Britannia|f=p}}, only four of whom came out of schools, as opposed to private tutors or "crammers".{{HTNC|2 Jan 1897, p. 8}}{{HTNC|6 Feb 1897, p. 8}}
  
However, final exams were held in April 1898, and produced the following results. This must largely be this intake term.{{NMI|Thursday, Apr 14, 1898; pg. 8; Issue 35490}}
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The prior education noted for some of the men is obtained from classified ads in various issues of the ''Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle'', e.g. 26 Jun 1897 p. 1.
  
Sixty-two cadets took the exams. The rank in order of merit of those passing out was as follows.
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# [[Philip William Douglas]], 1624
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# [[George Bridges Lewis]] {{PS-Burney}}, 1614
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# [[George Lewis Browne]] (b 1 Apr 1882, ret. Cdr., ), 1576
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# [[George Moore Allender Rowe]] (b 4 Apr 1883, P/T Cdr., d 28 Apr 1920 motor accident), 1558
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# [[Leonard Hubert Lindner]], 1553
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# [[Robert Radcliffe Cooke]], 1520
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# [[Clement Charles Swift]], 1504
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# [[Henry George Thursfield]], 1499
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# [[James Douglas Campbell]], 1479
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# [[Eric Gascoigne Robinson]], 1449
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# [[Illtyd Arthur Stewart Hutton]] and [[Charles Campbell Lambert]] (b 24 feb 1883, Lt., retired 1908, d 25 Sep 1911 in whirpools near Vancouver), 1441
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# above two tied
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# [[Adrian St. Vincent Keyes]], 1419
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# [[Andrew Browne Cunningham, First Viscount Cunningham|Andrew Browne Cunningham]], 1408
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# [[Aubrey Thomas]], 1400
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# [[Richard Thornton Down]], 1399
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# [[James Sacheverell Constable Salmond]], 1398
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# [[John David Napier Burnett]] (b 4 Jun 1882, Lt., removed for misconduct 17 Nov 1905), 1394
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# [[Joseph Gordon Walsh]], 1393
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# [[Francis Hastings Bostock]], 1391
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# [[Clinton Francis Samuel Danby]], 1381
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# [[Edward Glyn de Styrap Jukes Hughes]] {{PS-Burney}}, 1363
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# [[Nathaniel Thomas Carrington]] (b 5 Sep 1882, Mid, dismissed for theft, 6 Jul 1901), 1355
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# [[Arthur Henniker-Heaton]], 1344
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# [[Maurice Brett Leslie]], 1343
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# The Hon. [[Arthur George Coke]] (b 6 Apr 1882, Mid, withdrew, died 22 May 1915 Dardanelles serving in RNVR), 1342
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# [[Evelyn Adam Govett]] (b 24 Apr 1882, Mid, accidentally shot himself 3 Sep 1899), 1335
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# [[Lancelot Alan Smythies]] (b 3 Oct 1882, ret. Capt.), 1327
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# [[Alfred Fletcher Coplestone-Boughey|Alfred Fletcher Boughey]], 1325
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# [[Maurice Baldwin Raymond Blackwood]], 1320
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# [[Walter Mark Hore]] (b. 27 Oct 1882, Mid, withdrew Jan 1901 to enter Army), 1319
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# [[Reginald Thornton Amedroz]], 1318
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# [[Archibald Anthony Lovett-Cameron]], 1306
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# [[Charles James Colebrooke Little]], 1302
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# [[Charles Gordon Ramsey]], 1301
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# [[Robert Francis Veasey]] and [[Reginald Francis Eyre-Huddleston|Reginald Francis Eyre]], 1298
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# above two tied
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# [[James Fownes Somerville]], 1289
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# [[John Spencer Tyndall]] {{PS-Burney}}, 1284
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# [[Cloudesley Varyl Robinson]], 1268
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# [[Richard Bruce England]], 1260
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# [[Francis Allen Newton Cromie]] and [[Henry Archer Colt]] (b 16 Sep 1882, Lt. Cdr., d Feb 1951), 1254
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# above two tied
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# [[Ralph Stuart Wykes-Sneyd|Ralph Stuart Sneyd]], 1249
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# [[Percy Dumayne Campbell]] (b. 2 Jan 1883, ret. Cdr., d. 25 Jan 1942), 1248
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# [[Arthur Henry Durrant Field]] (b 15 Jan 1882, torpedoes ret. Capt., WW2 service), 1245
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# [[Walter John Fletcher]], 1238
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# [[Robert Edgeworth Johnston]] (b 17 Nov 1882, Mid, d Malta Hospital 16 May 1900 enteric fever), 1229
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# [[Hugh Hamilton-Gordon]] and [[Arthur Geoffrey Napier Lane]], 1222
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# above two tied
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# [[Robert Henry Spearman]], 1219
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# [[Edmond Alan Berners Stanley]], 1217
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# [[Basil John Douglas Guy]] and [[Lionel Edward Henry Royle]] (b 18 Mar 1883, torpedoes ret. Capt., d 11 Nov 1943), 1216
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# above two tied
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# [[Arthur Winnifred Benson]] and [[Basil Richard Poë]], 1215
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# above two tied
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# [[Charles Henry Aubrey Cartwright]], 1214
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# [[Edmund David Faber]], 1207
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# [[Francis Edward Byrne]] {{PS-Burney}}, 1205
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# [[Herbert Francis Littledale]], 1201
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# [[Norman Malet Colquhoun Thurstan]], 1200
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# [[Herbert Seymour Webb Boldero]] (b 29 Aug 1882, Lt., retired unfit 4 Mar 1907, d 1940) and [[John Pelham Champion]], 1195
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# above two tied
  
The prior education noted for some of the men is obtained from classified ads in various issues of the ''Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle'', e.g. 26 Jun 1897 p. 1.
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Additionally, [[Frederick Wilfred Law]] was accepted for a Colonial Cadetship with 759 marks and a Walter N. Wells received a Service Cadetship with 884 marks.
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==Passing Out==
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Final exams were held in April 1898, and produced the following results.{{NMI|Thursday, Apr 14, 1898; pg. 8; Issue 35490}}
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Sixty-two cadets took the exams. The rank in order of merit of those passing out was as follows.
  
 
# [[Henry George Thursfield]]
 
# [[Henry George Thursfield]]
 
# [[Robert Radcliffe Cooke]]
 
# [[Robert Radcliffe Cooke]]
 
# [[Philip William Douglas]]
 
# [[Philip William Douglas]]
# [[George Bridges Lewis]] {{PS-Burney}}
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# [[George Bridges Lewis]]
# [[Nathaniel Thomas Carrington]] (b 5 Sep 1882, Mid, dismissed for theft, 6 Jul 1901)
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# [[Nathaniel Thomas Carrington]]
# Lindreex
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# [[Leonard Hubert Lindner]]
 
# [[Adrian St. Vincent Keyes]]
 
# [[Adrian St. Vincent Keyes]]
 
# [[Eric Gascoigne Robinson]]
 
# [[Eric Gascoigne Robinson]]
 
# [[Clement Charles Swift]]
 
# [[Clement Charles Swift]]
 
# [[Andrew Browne Cunningham, First Viscount Cunningham|Andrew Browne Cunningham]]
 
# [[Andrew Browne Cunningham, First Viscount Cunningham|Andrew Browne Cunningham]]
# [[George Moore Allender Rowe]] (b 4 Apr 1883, P/T Cdr., d 28 Apr 1920 motor accident)
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# [[George Moore Allender Rowe]]
# [[George Lewis Browne]] (b 1 Apr 1882, ret. Cdr.,
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# [[George Lewis Browne]]
 
# [[Aubrey Thomas]]
 
# [[Aubrey Thomas]]
 
# [[James Douglas Campbell]]
 
# [[James Douglas Campbell]]
 
# [[Henry Archer Colt]] (b 16 Sep 1882, Lt. Cdr., d Feb 1951)
 
# [[Henry Archer Colt]] (b 16 Sep 1882, Lt. Cdr., d Feb 1951)
 
# [[Edmond Alan Berners Stanley]]
 
# [[Edmond Alan Berners Stanley]]
# [[John David Napier Burnett]] (b 4 Jun 1882, Lt., removed for misconduct 17 Nov 1905)
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# [[John David Napier Burnett]]
# [[Arthur Henry Durrant Field]] (b 15 Jan 1882, torpedoes ret. Capt., WW2 service)
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# [[Arthur Henry Durrant Field]]
 
# [[Francis Allen Newton Cromie]]
 
# [[Francis Allen Newton Cromie]]
# [[Herbert Seymour Webb Boldero]] (b 29 Aug 1882, Lt., retired unfit 4 Mar 1907, d 1940)
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# [[Herbert Seymour Webb Boldero]]
 
# [[James Fownes Somerville]]
 
# [[James Fownes Somerville]]
 
# [[Charles Henry Aubrey Cartwright]]
 
# [[Charles Henry Aubrey Cartwright]]
 
# [[Walter John Fletcher]]
 
# [[Walter John Fletcher]]
# [[Charles Campbell Lambert]] (b 24 feb 1883, Lt., retired 1908, d 25 Sep 1911 in whirpools near Vancouver)
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# [[Charles Campbell Lambert]]
 
# [[Charles James Colebrooke Little]]
 
# [[Charles James Colebrooke Little]]
 
# [[James Sacheverell Constable Salmond]]
 
# [[James Sacheverell Constable Salmond]]
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# [[Richard Bruce England]]
 
# [[Richard Bruce England]]
 
# [[Frederick Wilfred Law]]
 
# [[Frederick Wilfred Law]]
# [[Walter Mark Hore]] (b. 27 Oct 1882, Mid, withdrew Jan 1901 to enter Army)
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# [[Walter Mark Hore]]
# [[John Spencer Tyndall]] {{PS-Burney}}
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# [[John Spencer Tyndall]]
 
# [[Reginald Thornton Amedroz]]
 
# [[Reginald Thornton Amedroz]]
 
# [[Richard Thornton Down]]
 
# [[Richard Thornton Down]]
# [[Lionel Edward Henry Royle]] (b 18 Mar 1883, torpedoes ret. Capt., d 11 Nov 1943)
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# [[Lionel Edward Henry Royle]]
 
# [[Cloudesley Varyl Robinson]]
 
# [[Cloudesley Varyl Robinson]]
# [[Lancelot Alan Smythies]] (b 3 Oct 1882, ret. Capt.)
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# [[Lancelot Alan Smythies]]
# [[Percy Dumayne Campbell]] (v 2 Jan 1883, ret. Cdr., d 25 Jan 1942)
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# [[Percy Dumayne Campbell]]
 
# [[Robert Francis Veasey]]
 
# [[Robert Francis Veasey]]
 
# [[Arthur Geoffrey Napier Lane]]
 
# [[Arthur Geoffrey Napier Lane]]
# [[Francis Edward Byrne]] {{PS-Burney}}
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# [[Francis Edward Byrne]]
 
# [[Charles Gordon Ramsey]]
 
# [[Charles Gordon Ramsey]]
# [[Evelyn Adam Govett]] (b 24 Apr 1882, Mid, accidentally shot himself 3 Sep 1899)
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# [[Evelyn Adam Govett]]
# [[Robert Edgeworth Johnston]] (b 17 Nov 1882, Mid, d Malta Hospital 16 May 1900 enteric fever)
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# [[Robert Edgeworth Johnston]]
 
# [[Herbert Francis Littledale]]
 
# [[Herbert Francis Littledale]]
# Smith
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# "Smith"
# [[Arthur George Coke]] (b 6 Apr 1882, Mid, withdrew, died 22 May 1915 Dardanelles serving in RNVR)
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# The Hon. [[Arthur George Coke]]
 
# [[Clinton Francis Samuel Danby]]
 
# [[Clinton Francis Samuel Danby]]
 
# [[Arthur Winnifred Benson]]
 
# [[Arthur Winnifred Benson]]
 
# [[Maurice Brett Leslie]]
 
# [[Maurice Brett Leslie]]
 
His service record indicates that [[Edward Glyn de Styrap Jukes Hughes]] belonged to this term.  An ad proclaiming the success of his school said that he passed in 22nd with 1,68 marks.
 
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Revision as of 16:35, 27 August 2019

Sixty-three candidates were selected by competitive exams as naval cadets in the January, 1897 entry to H.M.S. Britannia, only four of whom came out of schools, as opposed to private tutors or "crammers".[1][2]

The prior education noted for some of the men is obtained from classified ads in various issues of the Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle, e.g. 26 Jun 1897 p. 1.

  1. Philip William Douglas, 1624
  2. George Bridges Lewis (Burney's Royal Naval Academy), 1614
  3. George Lewis Browne (b 1 Apr 1882, ret. Cdr., ), 1576
  4. George Moore Allender Rowe (b 4 Apr 1883, P/T Cdr., d 28 Apr 1920 motor accident), 1558
  5. Leonard Hubert Lindner, 1553
  6. Robert Radcliffe Cooke, 1520
  7. Clement Charles Swift, 1504
  8. Henry George Thursfield, 1499
  9. James Douglas Campbell, 1479
  10. Eric Gascoigne Robinson, 1449
  11. Illtyd Arthur Stewart Hutton and Charles Campbell Lambert (b 24 feb 1883, Lt., retired 1908, d 25 Sep 1911 in whirpools near Vancouver), 1441
  12. above two tied
  13. Adrian St. Vincent Keyes, 1419
  14. Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1408
  15. Aubrey Thomas, 1400
  16. Richard Thornton Down, 1399
  17. James Sacheverell Constable Salmond, 1398
  18. John David Napier Burnett (b 4 Jun 1882, Lt., removed for misconduct 17 Nov 1905), 1394
  19. Joseph Gordon Walsh, 1393
  20. Francis Hastings Bostock, 1391
  21. Clinton Francis Samuel Danby, 1381
  22. Edward Glyn de Styrap Jukes Hughes (Burney's Royal Naval Academy), 1363
  23. Nathaniel Thomas Carrington (b 5 Sep 1882, Mid, dismissed for theft, 6 Jul 1901), 1355
  24. Arthur Henniker-Heaton, 1344
  25. Maurice Brett Leslie, 1343
  26. The Hon. Arthur George Coke (b 6 Apr 1882, Mid, withdrew, died 22 May 1915 Dardanelles serving in RNVR), 1342
  27. Evelyn Adam Govett (b 24 Apr 1882, Mid, accidentally shot himself 3 Sep 1899), 1335
  28. Lancelot Alan Smythies (b 3 Oct 1882, ret. Capt.), 1327
  29. Alfred Fletcher Boughey, 1325
  30. Maurice Baldwin Raymond Blackwood, 1320
  31. Walter Mark Hore (b. 27 Oct 1882, Mid, withdrew Jan 1901 to enter Army), 1319
  32. Reginald Thornton Amedroz, 1318
  33. Archibald Anthony Lovett-Cameron, 1306
  34. Charles James Colebrooke Little, 1302
  35. Charles Gordon Ramsey, 1301
  36. Robert Francis Veasey and Reginald Francis Eyre, 1298
  37. above two tied
  38. James Fownes Somerville, 1289
  39. John Spencer Tyndall (Burney's Royal Naval Academy), 1284
  40. Cloudesley Varyl Robinson, 1268
  41. Richard Bruce England, 1260
  42. Francis Allen Newton Cromie and Henry Archer Colt (b 16 Sep 1882, Lt. Cdr., d Feb 1951), 1254
  43. above two tied
  44. Ralph Stuart Sneyd, 1249
  45. Percy Dumayne Campbell (b. 2 Jan 1883, ret. Cdr., d. 25 Jan 1942), 1248
  46. Arthur Henry Durrant Field (b 15 Jan 1882, torpedoes ret. Capt., WW2 service), 1245
  47. Walter John Fletcher, 1238
  48. Robert Edgeworth Johnston (b 17 Nov 1882, Mid, d Malta Hospital 16 May 1900 enteric fever), 1229
  49. Hugh Hamilton-Gordon and Arthur Geoffrey Napier Lane, 1222
  50. above two tied
  51. Robert Henry Spearman, 1219
  52. Edmond Alan Berners Stanley, 1217
  53. Basil John Douglas Guy and Lionel Edward Henry Royle (b 18 Mar 1883, torpedoes ret. Capt., d 11 Nov 1943), 1216
  54. above two tied
  55. Arthur Winnifred Benson and Basil Richard Poë, 1215
  56. above two tied
  57. Charles Henry Aubrey Cartwright, 1214
  58. Edmund David Faber, 1207
  59. Francis Edward Byrne (Burney's Royal Naval Academy), 1205
  60. Herbert Francis Littledale, 1201
  61. Norman Malet Colquhoun Thurstan, 1200
  62. Herbert Seymour Webb Boldero (b 29 Aug 1882, Lt., retired unfit 4 Mar 1907, d 1940) and John Pelham Champion, 1195
  63. above two tied

Additionally, Frederick Wilfred Law was accepted for a Colonial Cadetship with 759 marks and a Walter N. Wells received a Service Cadetship with 884 marks.

Passing Out

Final exams were held in April 1898, and produced the following results.[3]

Sixty-two cadets took the exams. The rank in order of merit of those passing out was as follows.

  1. Henry George Thursfield
  2. Robert Radcliffe Cooke
  3. Philip William Douglas
  4. George Bridges Lewis
  5. Nathaniel Thomas Carrington
  6. Leonard Hubert Lindner
  7. Adrian St. Vincent Keyes
  8. Eric Gascoigne Robinson
  9. Clement Charles Swift
  10. Andrew Browne Cunningham
  11. George Moore Allender Rowe
  12. George Lewis Browne
  13. Aubrey Thomas
  14. James Douglas Campbell
  15. Henry Archer Colt (b 16 Sep 1882, Lt. Cdr., d Feb 1951)
  16. Edmond Alan Berners Stanley
  17. John David Napier Burnett
  18. Arthur Henry Durrant Field
  19. Francis Allen Newton Cromie
  20. Herbert Seymour Webb Boldero
  21. James Fownes Somerville
  22. Charles Henry Aubrey Cartwright
  23. Walter John Fletcher
  24. Charles Campbell Lambert
  25. Charles James Colebrooke Little
  26. James Sacheverell Constable Salmond
  27. Illtyd Arthur Stewart Hutton
  28. Basil Richard Poë
  29. Edmund David Faber
  30. Alfred Fletcher Coplestone-Boughey
  31. Ralph Stuart Sneyd
  32. Hugh Hamilton-Gordon
  33. Joseph Gordon Walsh
  34. Archibald Anthony Lovett-Cameron
  35. John Pelham Champion
  36. Richard Bruce England
  37. Frederick Wilfred Law
  38. Walter Mark Hore
  39. John Spencer Tyndall
  40. Reginald Thornton Amedroz
  41. Richard Thornton Down
  42. Lionel Edward Henry Royle
  43. Cloudesley Varyl Robinson
  44. Lancelot Alan Smythies
  45. Percy Dumayne Campbell
  46. Robert Francis Veasey
  47. Arthur Geoffrey Napier Lane
  48. Francis Edward Byrne
  49. Charles Gordon Ramsey
  50. Evelyn Adam Govett
  51. Robert Edgeworth Johnston
  52. Herbert Francis Littledale
  53. "Smith"
  54. The Hon. Arthur George Coke
  55. Clinton Francis Samuel Danby
  56. Arthur Winnifred Benson
  57. Maurice Brett Leslie

Footnotes

  1. Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle (Portsmouth, England), 2 Jan 1897, p. 8.
  2. Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle (Portsmouth, England), 6 Feb 1897, p. 8.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 14, 1898; pg. 8; Issue 35490.
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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.