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1918-1939 - Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell

MARCH-JUNE 1919 - in date, ship/unit & name order

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(1) Casualty information in order - Surname, First name, Initial(s), Rank and part of the Service other than RN (RNR, RNVR, RFR etc), Service Number (ratings only, also if Dominion or Indian Navies), (on the books of another ship/shore establishment, O/P on passage), Fate

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The pandemic lasted from approximately July 1918 to April 1919 with a major peak in the UK between September 1918 and January 1919. It can be assumed that the vast majority of illness deaths in these periods were due to the Spanish flu.



Saturday, 1 March 1919


Ambuscade, destroyer

 REED, Henry J, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269195, illness


Halcyon, Lowestoft

 HOWARD, Ernest, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 2125, illness


Jed, destroyer

 MILLER, George W, Leading Seaman, J 11912, illness


Leander, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 IRLAM, Wilfred, Able Seaman, SS 2770, illness


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 FISHER, Charles R, Officer's Steward 1c, 362953, illness


Morea, armed merchant cruiser

 ARNOLD, George, Trimmer, MMR, 971592, illness


Nerissa, destroyer

 MACDONALD, James W, Officer's Steward 2c, L 9730, illness


President, London

 DOBELL, John W, Lieutenant, illness


President III, London

 OSBORNE, George, Able Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 3912, illness

 SHERRIFF, John W, Able Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 5254, illness


RMLI, Chatham Division

 TEAHEN, Henry, Private, RMLI, 22323 (Ch), illness in UK


Tilbury, destroyer

 WILSDON, Frederick P, Stoker 1c, K 39098, drowned


Victory, Portsmouth

 WINSTONE, Raymond, Stoker Petty Officer, 297951, illness



Sunday, 2 March 1919


Commonwealth, battleship

 BEECH, Walter H, Officer's Steward 2c, L 9859, illness


Crescent, Rosyth

 BELCHER, Frederick E, Gunner, RMA, RMA S 2354, illness in UK


Eaglet, Liverpool

 CARDY, William H, Greaser, MMR, 915126, illness

 DALTON, Alexander, Fireman, MMR, 865477, illness


Europa, Mudros, Aegean

 EVANS, Bertram S, Captain, illness


Galatea, light cruiser

 FULLER, Henry R, Stoker 1c, SS 111647, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 STANFORD, Ernest J, Boy 2c, J 93420, illness


Maidstone, submarine depot ship

 GORMAN, James, Stoker, RNR, S 3410, illness


Newbury, paddle minesweeper

 BUTCHER, William, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 19656, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 LEWIS, David L, Surgeon Lieutenant, illness


President III, London

 DONOVAN, Cornelius, Leading Seaman, RNR, A 5639, drowned


RND, Collingwood Battalion

 COPELAND, Robert, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 718, discharged, illness in UK


Victory, Portsmouth

 WILLIAMS, Robert, Stoker, RNR, S 2007, illness



Monday, 3 March 1919


Ann Ford Melville, hired trawler

 CLARKE, William R, Skipper, RNR, illness


Ben Alder, hired trawler

 WINCHESTER, Alexander, Engineman, MMR, 975766, illness


Crescent, Rosyth

 RYAN, Albert J, Victualling Assistant, M 33103, illness


Egmont, Malta

 CALLAWAY, Frank Le M, Paymaster Lieutenant, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 DAVEY, Joseph S, Boy 2c, J 93961, illness

 PEATY, William H, Boy 2c, J 93811, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 CARNOCHAN, Andrew, Able Seaman, J 32306, illness

 PRINGLE, Thomas E, Stoker 1c, SS 110615, illness


ML.205, motor launch

 HALL, Cecil, Chief Motor Mechanic, RNVR, MB 1307, illness


ML.240, motor launch

 BOSWELL, Walter O, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 BEECH, Victor G, Officer's Steward 3c, L 12113, illness

 SMITH, Oliver, Leading Boatman, 290949, illness

 SMOOTHY, Harold T, Ordinary Seaman, J 73560, died

 WILLIAMS, George, Signalman, RNVR, London Z 1730, illness


RND, Hawke Battalion

 CHRISTIE, James, Able Seaman, RNVR, Clyde Z 7153, discharged, illness in UK


Sandringham, hired trawler

 BELTON, James, Stoker Petty Officer, 154822, illness


Victory, Portsmouth X

 MANSON, David, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 12388, illness



Tuesday, 4 March 1919


Anzac, flotilla leader

 BIGGS, William, Stoker 1c, SS 111180, illness


Boadicea, scout cruiser

 FRANKLIN, Percy, Stoker 1c, SS 112819, illness


Firefly, river gunboat

 KEAN, Cuthbert, Trimmer, RNR, TS 946, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 SHORTER, Leonard W, Boy 2c, J 93796, illness


Jaboo II, hired trawler

 JEFFREY, Robert, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 5024, illness


Loch Rannoch, hired trawler

 CRAIGIE, James W, Deck Hand, MMR, (no service number listed), illness


Powerful, ex-cruiser, training ship

 SAXBY, Douglas A E, Boy 2c, J 94174, illness

 TITE, William E, Private, RMLI, 15412 (Ply), illness in UK


Thalia, store hulk, Cromarty

 WILSON, James, Leading Deck Hand, RNR, DA 5204, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 HALSTONE, Emly J, Ordinary Signalman, J 49378, accident



Wednesday, 5 March 1919


Excellent, Portsmouth

 HAMBLY, John R, Chief Gunner, illness


Fair Isle, hired trawler or drifter

 ATKINS, Thomas E, Engineman, RNR, ES 3859, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 POTTER, Samuel, Private, RMLI, 10904 (Ply), illness in UK


RND, Collingwood Battalion

 JONES, George C, Able Seaman, RNVR, London Z 1211, discharged, illness in UK


Tomahawk, destroyer

 HONEYWELL, John H, Petty Officer, 218927, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BUCKLAND, Herbert, Chief Stoker, 308049, illness

 PENDLEBURY, Herbert, Petty Officer, 239381, illness



Thursday, 6 March 1919


Boadicea II, Kingstown, Co Dublin

 MARTIN, James F, 2nd Hand, RNR, SA 1122, accident


Greenwich, destroyer depot ship

 REYNOLDS, Ernest J, Ordinary Seaman, J 34880, illness


ML.360, motor launch

 TURNER, Edwin S, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Nigella, fleet sweeping sloop

 PARSON, Guy F, Lieutenant Commander, accident


Oriana, destroyer

 HODDER, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, 293754, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 ALLSOP, William B, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness


President, London

 ALLIN, Leslie J W, Lieutenant, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 BOULT, George W, Officer's Cook 1c, L 5921, illness


Superb, battleship

 GLENISTER, Henry, Officer's Cook 1c, 166000, accident


Wessex, destroyer

 MAIN, Sampson, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 9065, illness



Friday, 7 March 1919


Aspasia, hired trawler

 HEWETT, George R, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 3556, illness


Essex II, hired trawler

 MAY, James, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 4299, illness


James & Walter, steamship

 THORPE, William, Skipper, RNR, illness


Liverpool, 2nd class cruiser

 JOHN, Edwin, Stoker 1c, K 35290, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SPILLER, George C, Leading Signalman, J 5727, illness


Phaeton, light cruiser

 COOK, Albert E, Able Seaman, RNVR, London Z 4590, illness


RND, Drake Battalion

 MASON, Francis R, Able Seaman, RNVR, Clyde Z 4732, illness in UK


White Hill, drifter

 COWAP, John G, Trimmer, RNR, TS 4642, illness



Saturday, 8 March 1919


Caesar, battleship

 LOCK, Arnold V, Stoker 1c, 295899, illness


Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 HOUGHTON, James E, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 5090, illness


Crescent Moon, Admiralty steel drifter

 MOUGHTON, Arthur W, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 5260, illness


Duchess of Rothesay, paddle minesweeper

 BROWN, William G, Lieutenant, RNR, accident


E.11, submarine

 LAKE, William T, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 8379, died in Malta


Eaglet, Liverpool

 WYLIE, Thomas, Steward, MMR, 571796, illness


Fox, 2nd class cruiser

 MILES, Harold A, Sick Berth Steward, 350984, illness, buried at Plymouth


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 PRESTON, Alec, Boy 2c, J 94569, illness


Kilcock, patrol gunboat

 DUNN, Arthur, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 POTTER, Maurice W, Stoker 1c, K 38152, illness


President III, London

 ANSELL, Frederick L, Private, RMLI, 16646 (Po), illness

 CARTWRIGHT, Harry, Able Seaman, RNVR, Mersey Z 296, illness


RMA Eastney

 AYLWARD, Albert, Gunner, RMA, RMA 3358, illness in UK


Venus, 2nd class cruiser

 TAYLOR, Arthur, Petty Officer, 218813, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 SPENCER, William, Stoker Petty Officer, 290271, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 WOTTON, Thomas, Able Seaman, J 5210, illness


Vulcan, submarine depot ship

 KEY, Frederick G, Officer's Steward 2c, L 3217, illness



Sunday, 9 March 1919


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 FUNNELL, Victor A, Boy 2c, J 93768, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 SNELL, William E, Shipwright 1c, 104092, illness


Loch Rannoch, hired trawler

 WYNESS, Andrew, Fireman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness


Ramillies, battleship

 IRVINE, Walter R, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 31608, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 ALEXANDER, Charles E, Private, RMLI, S 5717 (Ply), illness

 PARRY, John, Private, RMLI, S 2368 (Ply), illness in UK


Sabre, destroyer

 PENNINGTON, Archibald, Able Seaman, J 35931, illness


Undine, destroyer

 REDMAN, George L, Leading Seaman, 231081, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 MILLAR, Thomas, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 3520, illness

 PICKLES, Albert E, Senior Reserve Attendant, M 15705, illness



Monday, 10 March 1919


Emmanuel Camelaire, Admiralty trawler, both drowned

 CUTHBERTSON, William, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 20407

 LEWIS, George, Trimmer Cook, RNR, TC 458


Ganges II, Shotley

 SANDEL, George W, Boy 2c, J 94638, illness


Kylemore, paddle minesweeper

 TREASURE, Douglas G, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 KETTLE, Alfred, Shipwright 2c, 345932, illness


Mantua, armed merchant cruiser

 LEONARD, Thomas, Chief Carpenter, MMR, (no service number listed), illness in UK


Mariner, salvage vessel

 WHITEHEAD, Elliott E, Assistant Steward, MMR, 976082, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SMITH, Thomas B, Stoker Petty Officer, K 22271, illness


Petrel, hired drifter

 BUCK, James W, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 15469, illness


RND, 1st RM Battalion

 TATTON, Tom, Private, RMLI, S 1408 (Po), discharged, illness in UK


RND, Drake Battalion

 JOHNSTON, Andrew, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 6830, discharged, illness in UK


Sable, destroyer

 TREVELYAN, Percy, Sub Lieutenant, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 POUNDS, Henry O J, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 23085, illness



Tuesday, 11 March 1919


Concord, light cruiser

 MENHENITT, Arthur, Leading Cook's Mate, M 2827, illness


Coventry, light cruiser

 ELDERTON, Henry E, Stoker 1c, K 12072, illness


Dido, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 DANIEL, Horace S, Lieutenant, RNR, illness


HM Coast Guard Inchkeith

 WARRINGTON, Harry, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 9687, illness


HM Coast Guard Rosmoney

 LEMON, David, Leading Boatman, 168749, illness


RMA Battalion, South African Heavy Artillery

 HARVEY, Leonard, Sergeant, RMA, RMA 5973, discharged, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 FINLAY, Thomas A, Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 WILKINSON, Bertrand, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 GAMBLE, John W, Ordinary Seaman, SS 8499, died


Vivid, Devonport

 ROGERS, Frederick, Able Seaman, 226638, illness



Wednesday, 12 March 1919


Bee, river gunboat

 COOK, William C, Stoker 1c, K 35042, illness


Ben Alder, hired trawler

 BROWN, Albert H, Able Seaman, J 76555, illness


Cleopatra, light cruiser

 PROWSE, Thomas C, Leading Signalman, J 6330, illness


Cyclops II, depot ship, White Sea, North Russia

 HARTNELL, Frank C, Gunner, RMA, RMA S 1827, contracted illness on active duty, died in UK


Pembroke, Chatham

 HARPER, Arthur G, Able Seaman, J 28006, illness

 MARSHALL, Thomas W, Ordinary Seaman, J 58619, illness


RM Deal

 COX, Joseph, Private, RMLI, 12939 (Deal), accident


Vivid, Devonport

 JOLLEY, John, Stoker Petty Officer, 126381, illness

 MCCOMB, David, Chief Stoker, 299381, illness



Thursday, 13 March 1919


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 NEATE, John H D, Victualling Chief Petty Officer, 347341, illness


Humber, river monitor

 HIGH, Claude H, Able Seaman, J 18554, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 TAYLOR, John W, Boy 2c, J 94284, illness


Jessamine, fleet sweeping sloop

 WHITMILL, William R, Stoker 1c, K 2651, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 FIELD, William J, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, 213956, illness

 TOWNSEND, John, Chief Stoker, 296026, illness


Resolution, battleship

 BEALE, Harvey M, Ordinary Seaman, J 70671, illness


RND, Portsmouth Battalion

 BUSH, Joseph, Corporal, RMLI, 5112 (Po)(RFR A 833), discharged, illness in UK


Undine, destroyer

 DUVEY, Archibald F, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7203, illness


Victory, Portsmouth (ex-Malaya, battleship)

 WILLIAMS, Albert E, Stoker Petty Officer, 295842, illness



Friday, 14 March 1919


Attentive III, Dover

 LINKHORN, Walter R, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 5073, illness


Campanula, fleet sweeping sloop

 WILSON, Thomas S, Leading Stoker, K 14988, illness


Dolphin, Gosport

 LARDNER, Joseph J H, Chief Petty Officer, 169994, illness in UK


Hermione, 2nd class cruiser

 COOK, Harry S, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 4402, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 HORSLEY, Ernest W, Leading Cook's Mate, M 7602, illness

 HUNTER, Joseph, Stoker 1c, K 6497, illness

 LAWRENCE, Frederick G, Stoker Petty Officer, K 4758, illness

 SNELLING, Edward L, Stoker 1c, K 16304, illness


President, London

 COCHRANE, Basil R, Lieutenant, illness

 PORT, Philip, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 270423, died


RM Engineers

 HEAD, William A J, Private, RME, RME 859, illness


RMLI, Chatham Division

 BRANFILL, Richard B, Private, RMLI, 14189 (Ch), illness


Taurus, destroyer

 CUBBY, John, Signalman, J 3685, illness


Teakol, oiler

 DOUGLAS, Frederick T, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, train accident


Thisbe, destroyer

 RICHER, Douglas E, Able Seaman, 210449, illness



Saturday, 15 March 1919


Eaglet, Liverpool

 SPINDLEY, Alfred E, Engineman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness


President III, London

 WARBY, Joseph P, Able Seaman, RNVR, London Z 6251, illness


RND, Hawke Battalion

 WILLIAMSON, Harry, Able Seaman, RNVR, KP 224, discharged, illness in UK


Royal Navy

 LYON, Herbert, Admiral (ret), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 DEAN, George, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 11786, accident

 DOEL, Joseph, Officer's Steward 1c, 364987, illness


Women's Royal Naval Service

 HUNTER, Bessie S, Steward, WRNS, G 2066, illness in UK



Sunday, 16 March 1919


P.33, patrol boat

 CURTIS, Percy J, Leading Stoker, K 13430, accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 BOOTH, Henry L, Leading Signalman, 231204, ex-Commonwealth, illness


Ranger, destroyer

 CAVINEY, Martin, Stoker 1c, K 13925, illness


Revenge, battleship

 CRUMP, William G, Yeoman of Signals, 220097, illness


RM Engineers

 HARRISON, William, Private, RME, RME 2048, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 FINDLAY, Wallace, Private, RMLI, 17626 (Ply), discharged, illness


TB.35, torpedo boat

 GUNFIELD, Ernest A, Ordinary Seaman, J 53761, illness


TB.63, torpedo boat

 HARDY, Charles A, Stoker Petty Officer, 309983, illness


Tingira (RAN), training ship, Sydney

 BAMFORD, Herbert E, Boy 2c, RAN, 11130, drowned

 EARL, Leslie W H, Boy 2c, RAN, 6902, drowned

 FELLOWS, Charles W, Boy 2c, RAN, 6802, drowned

 MCPHERSON, John E, Boy 2c, RAN, 11126, drowned

 PAGE, George W, Boy 2c, RAN, 6790, drowned


Welland, destroyer

 SCOTCHER, Cyril G, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Monday, 17 March 1919


RMLI, Chatham Division

 WALKER, John H, Private, RMLI, 20036 (Ch), illness

Una (RAN)
, sloop, ex-German survey ship Komet
 HEATH, George William, Able Seaman, 7865 (RAN), died in Sick Quarters, Garden island, buried at Sydney (Waverley) General Cemetery, Australia

Veronica, fleet sweeping sloop

 WILLIE, John H, Stoker 1c, K 30108, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 VATTER, George S W, Petty Officer Telegraphist, J 6164, illness



Tuesday, 18 March 1919


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 BROWN, Arthur H, Painter 3c, M 13869, illness


Indus, Devonport

 KENNY, Michael, Stoker 1c, 175623, illness


Inflexible, battlecruiser

 LARDNER, William G, Stoker Petty Officer, 312176, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 HAZELL, Charles E, Able Seaman, J 32084, illness


Thalia, store hulk, Cromarty

 KITCHEN, William H, Petty Officer 1c, 97163, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 LEWER, Ernest, Stoker 1c, K 38640, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BRADLEY, William J, Able Seaman, J 78842, illness

 HODSON, George H, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 12217, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CANNEL, James, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 18512, illness


Yarmouth, 2nd class cruiser

 HEAD, Albert H, Canteen Assistant, Admiralty civilian, illness



Wednesday, 19 March 1919


Duchess of Devonshire, armed boarding steamer

 NIGHTINGALE, Stanley J, Able Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 11066, illness


Egmont, Malta

 PASCOE, Nicholas, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 6592, illness


Gilia, convoy sloop

 GRANT, William J, Chief Stoker, 290035, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SMITH, Ernest S, Stoker 1c, K 25583, illness


Queen, battleship

 PONTING, Percy R, Lance Corporal, RMLI, 13786 (Ch), illness in Baku, Turkey


Rainstorm, Admiralty wood drifter

 TURNER, John G, 2nd Hand, RNR, SD 945, drowned


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 COX, Thomas, Private, RMLI, 14931 (Po), illness


Thisbe, destroyer

 BROUGHTON, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, K 35876, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 EARWICKER, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, 119546, illness

 FODEN, James, Able Seaman, 215875, illness


Vindex, seaplane carrier

 HUGHES, William, Trimmer, MMR, 934705, illness


Walrus, destroyer

 GRIFFITHS, Willie, Able Seaman, J 47924, illness



Thursday, 20 March 1919


Abercrombie, monitor

 FRIEND, Frederick J, Private, RMLI, 14014 (Ch), illness


Centaur, light cruiser

 BURTON, James, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 28432, illness


Glorious, light battlecruiser

 FLEMING, Ernest K, Engineer Lieutenant, illness


Valorous, destroyer

 PUTTOCK, Denys E, Sub Lieutenant, illness



Friday, 21 March 1919


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 MAPLESDEN, William J, Chief Stoker, 286221, accident


Galatea, light cruiser

 MINTER, Alfred E, Stoker 1c, 303046, drowned


Hannibal, battleship

 MCCALMONT, Andrew, Ordinary Seaman, J 69697, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 FORD, Frederick A, Stoker 1c, K 55403, illness


President, London

 RICHARDSON, RAYMOND De D., Lieutenant, illness


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 STRUGNELL, Harold F H, Major, RMLI, illness in UK


Satellite, Tyne

 NOBLE, James, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 19967, accident


Vivid, Devonport

 WALDRON, Albury A, Officer's Steward 2c, L 5528, accident



Saturday, 22 March 1919


Caesar, battleship

 FROST, Bert, Trimmer, RNR, TS 3908, illness


Caledon, light cruiser

 FORMOSA, Vincenzo, Officer's Chief Cook, 359813, illness


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 PRISCOTT, Robert T, Stoker 1c, 116608, illness


Hyacinth, 2nd class cruiser

 BLESSINGTON, Thomas, Private, RMLI, 8085 (Ply), died in St Helena


President III, London

 MILLER, Arthur S, Private, RM, 15924 (Po), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BUGG, Rupert W, Leading Deck Hand, RNR, SD 5046, illness



Sunday, 23 March 1919


Bacchante, armoured cruiser

 JAMES, Albert, Armourers Crew, M 12815, illness


Boy Bob, hired drifter

 WALKER, Alexander, Engineman, RNR, ES 1292, illness


Caesar, battleship

 DAVIES, William J, Colour Sergeant, RMLI, 9303 (Ply), illness in Constantinople


Foresight, scout cruiser

 MCCABE, William J, Private, RMLI, 15918 (Ply), died in Malta


Pembroke, Chatham

 MAY, William H, Lieutenant Commander, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 SHIPLEY, Alexander W, Sergeant, RMLI, 9115 (Ply), illness in UK


RND, Anson Battalion

 MOLONEY, Stephen, Seaman, RNR, B 4558, discharged, illness in UK



Monday, 24 March 1919


Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 DEMELLWEEK, Joseph M, Seaman, RNR, B 3302, illness


Crescent, Rosyth

 MCMANUS, William, Trimmer, MMR, (no service number listed), illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 LANGWORTHY, Charles H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 19324, illness

 SEAL, Jack, Ordinary Seaman, J 74031, died


RND, Drake Battalion

 SMITH, James H, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside 6 131, discharged, illness in UK


Vigorous, depot ship, Larne

 COOPER, Albion, 2nd Hand, RNR, SA 1225, illness


Wahine, converted minelayer

 BELDHAM, Allen E, Assistant Steward, MMR, (no service number listed), illness



Tuesday, 25 March 1919


Aracari, hired trawler

 ROBERTS, David, Able Seaman, J 41628, illness


Hecla, destroyer depot ship

 STEVENS, Edmund, Chief Stoker, 299118, illness


Implacable, battleship

 ADAMS, William G A, Stoker 1c, K 25237, drowned


Maidstone, submarine depot ship

 MCHUGH, Niel, Stoker, RNR, V 310, illness


President IV, London

 SILCOCK, Thomas R, Leading Signalman, RNVR, Wales Z 668, illness


RM Labour Corps

 KNIGHT, George, Private, RM, S 9492 (Deal), accident in UK

 SIMMONS, Joseph, Private, RM, S 8820 (Deal), accident in UK



Wednesday, 26 March 1919


Fox, 2nd class cruiser

 LEAF, Alfred W, Warrant Shipwright, illness, buried at Gillingham


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 HILL, Victor A, Petty Officer Telegraphist, 223042, drowned


Gilia, convoy sloop

 BRAND, Frederick A, Stoker Petty Officer, 307776, illness


Nairn, hired patrol yacht

 PIRIE, George, Engineman, RNR, TS 3259, accident


Redpole, destroyer

 STRINGER, Frederick T, Lieutenant, illness


RND, Divisional Train Reserves

 ELLIOTT, Stanley, Private, RM, S 2540 (Deal), discharged, illness in UK


Sentinel, steamship

 COWELL, John R, Leading Seaman, RNR, B 4733, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 GARDNER, Walter G, Electrical Artificer 4c, M 27779, illness

 JONES, Edward, Telegraphist, J 40462, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 DAVIES, David J, Officer's Cook 1c, L 9680, illness

 PERRING, William, Chief Stoker, 306472, illness



Thursday, 27 March 1919


Bombardier, Admiralty trawler, all drowned

 GRENYER, Alfred J, Engineman, RNR, ES 5076

 NICHOLS, William R, Ty/Skipper, RNR

 PORTER, Charles H, Trimmer Cook, RNR, TC 585

 PRIOR, George H, Leading Stoker, K 16131 (Dev)

 VANSTONE, Wilfred J, Leading Seaman, 232533 (Dev)


Columbine, Rosyth

 SAUNDERS, James, Able Seaman, J 34737, illness


Goeland II, hired trawler

 MCGOWN, James, Seaman, RNR, A 6345, accident


King George V, battleship

 REEVES, Henry A, Musician, RMB, RMB 2037, illness in UK


Pembroke, Chatham

 PHILIP, Francis, Able Seaman, J 28184, illness


RND, Nelson Battalion

 DURHAM, Ernest R, Able Seaman, RNVR, London Z 198, discharged, illness in UK


Vivid, Devonport

 MORGAN, Frederick, Petty Officer 1c, 139526, illness



Friday, 28 March 1919


Arrogant, submarine depot ship

 POLE, Magnus, Seaman, RNR, B 3043, died


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 WILLIAMS, Harvey L, Private, RMLI, 17130 (Po), illness


RND, Collingwood Battalion

 MARSHALL, Stanley, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 3/144, discharged, illness in UK


Victory, Portsmouth

 HALL, Frank E, Leading Seaman, 214858, illness



Saturday, 29 March 1919


Bonaventure, ex-cruiser, submarine depot ship

 PEARSON, William, Stoker 1c, K 16318, illness


Ceto, Ramsgate

 LEVERETT, William, Engineman, RNR, ES 1505, illness


Egmont, Malta

 CLARKE, Frederick, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 15332, illness


Gosforth, fleet messenger

 DOWNS, John P, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Sunday, 30 March 1919


Cawdor Castle, steamship

 PACEY, James T, Skipper, MMR, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 GRIFFIN, Arthur W B, Boy 2c, J 93638, illness


RND, 1st RM Battalion, France

 HOLT, Alfred, Private, RMLI, S 602 (Ply), DOW in UK


Victory, Portsmouth

 BOSWELL, James, Boy Servant, L 11998, illness

 O'CONNELL, Richard P, Fireman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness



Monday, 31 March 1919


Agamemnon, target ship

 BROOKS, Albert, Petty Officer 1c, 174789, illness


Egmont, Malta

 STEWART, William J, Engineman, RNR, TS 1376, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 SCOTT, Percival G, Senior Reserve Attendant, M 10047, illness


Lion, battlecruiser

 GRAVES, George A, Leading Stoker, K 10914, illness


RM Engineers

 COOKMAN, Sidney G, Private, RME, RME 1168, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 STRATFORD, Henry B, Private, RMLI, 13180 (Ply), illness in UK


TB.63, torpedo boat

 CUSSE, Francis N W, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271233, illness



Tuesday, 1 April 1919


Astraea, 2nd class cruiser

 GIBBS, James W, Leading Seaman, 234449 (Ch), drowned in Lagos


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 RENNIE, Andrew, Able Seaman, J 13182, accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 TOTTMAN, William, Able Seaman, 221957, illness


President III, London

 WALLACE, William, Leading Seaman, RNVR, Clyde Z 8667, illness


Prestol, oiler, mercantile fleet auxiliary

 MARTIN, Samuel A, Ordinary Seaman, MMR, 930305, illness


Talbot, 2nd class cruiser

 ATKINSON, George, Officer's Steward 1c, L 8058 (Po), illness



Wednesday, 2 April 1919


Glen Usk, paddle minesweeper

 CLAYTON, Edward W, Signalman, RNVR, London Z 3371, accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 CROWLEY, John M, Ordinary Telegraphist, J 25366, illness


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 ELLIOTT, John G, Private, RMLI, 16932 (Po), died


RND, Hawke Battalion

 WHITWORTH, Arthur, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 8389, discharged, illness in UK


Triad, Admiralty Yacht, SNO, Persian Gulf

 WELLS, Stephen W, Private, RMLI, 13026 (Ch), illness in Taranto


Vivid, Devonport

 COLLINS, Fred, Yeoman of Signals, 210007, died



Thursday, 3 April 1919


Dove II, hired trawler

 BEAGARIE, Frederick B, 2nd Hand, RNR, DA 2197, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 CHANDLER, Samuel, Stoker Petty Officer, 292046, illness


RND, Drake Battalion, France

 BRATBY, Kenneth K, Able Seaman, RNVR, R 6054, DOW in UK

 FILER, Ernest W, Able Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 1269, illness in UK


RND, Hood Battalion

 WASHINGTON, Harry G, Able Seaman, RNVR, R 2683, discharged, illness in UK


Royal Navy

 BOULTON, Robert, Lieutenant (ret), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CHILCRAFT, Albert, Leading Deck Hand, DA 12331, illness

 MUSTOE, Andrew, Able Seaman, 166669, illness



Friday, 4 April 1919


RND, 2nd Reserve Battalion

 FOORD, Harold R, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness in UK


RND, Hawke Battalion, France

 LOWE, Frederick W, Able Seaman, RNVR, R 5539, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 MEAD, Frank, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 268938, illness



Saturday, 5 April 1919


Fifinella, hired trawler

 SWANKIE, Robert, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 4601, accident


Impregnable, Devonport

 COOMBES, Alfred L, Boy 2c, J 94057, illness


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 FAWCUS, Victor C B, Midshipman, illness


RM Engineers, Chatham

 DAVEY, Mark H, Private, RM, S 9613 (Ply), illness


RMLI, Chatham Division

 HENDRY, John, Sergeant, RMLI, 15078 (Ch), illness


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 WHITAKER, John R, Sergeant, RMLI, 15477 (Po), illness


RND, Nelson Battalion

 GODFREY, Charles J, Able Seaman, RNVR (Bugler), Bristol Z 474, discharged, illness in UK


Thunderer, battleship

 DEARNELEY, Thomas, Boy 1c, J 82849, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 WILLIAMS, Askett A, Chief Stoker, 167154, illness



Sunday, 6 April 1919


Verdun, destroyer

 MACKIE, Andrew, Leading Seaman, J 4237, accident



Monday, 7 April 1919


Acacia, fleet sweeping sloop

 THORNTON, John, Chief Engine Room Artificer, RNR, EA 1025, accident


Cromorna, hired drifter

 BROWNE, Ernest R, Skipper, RNR, illness


Eaglet, Liverpool

 MCFARLANE, Francis, Fireman, MMR, 904813, illness



Tuesday, 8 April 1919


Champion, light cruiser

 HELPS, Walter J, Stoker 1c, K 3186, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 MCCULLOCH, John D, Able Seaman, 216573, illness

 TAYLOR, William H, Petty Officer, RNVR, Bristol Z 754, illness


President III, London

 ROBERTSON, John, Seaman, RNR, B 4083, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 WARREN, James W, Sergeant, RMA, RMA 10751, illness


Resolution, battleship

 WOOD, Harold D, Boy 1c, J 80652 (Dev), drowned


RM Labour Corps

 BARNES, John T, Private, RM, S 11945 (Deal), died



Wednesday, 9 April 1919


Bellerophon, battleship

 GREEN, Joseph H, Signal Boy, J 81609, illness


Gloucester, light cruiser

 BALFOUR, Robert S, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 16479, illness in RN Plymouth


RND, Hood Battalion

 MARSHALL, Robert, Able Seaman, RNVR, Mersey Z 1 149, discharged, illness in UK


Thistle, 1st class gunboat

 FENN, Cecil H, Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 MILLSON, Henry B, Stoker 1c, SS 119660, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 PINN, William H, Leading Seaman, 188778, died

 WARD, Frederick J, Able Seaman, 181956, illness



Thursday, 10 April 1919


Emperor of India, battleship

 FLINTHAM, Arthur E, Stoker 1c, K 52538, illness


RM Labour Corps

 LANE, John, Private, RM, S 10971 (Deal), illness

 O'RIORDON, Timothy, Private, RM, S 12860 (Deal), died in USA


RND, Drake Battalion

 MITCHELL, Percy, Able Seaman, RNVR, ZW 752, discharged, illness in UK



Friday, 11 April 1919


Implacable, battleship

 YULE, David, Signal Boy, RNR, SB 1875, drowned


Impregnable, Devonport

 TOTTERDELL, Arthur E N, Boy 2c, J 94032, illness


RM Labour Corps

 MARTIN, Edward W, Private, RM, S 14015 (Deal), illness


Spey, tender, Chatham

 RATE, William R, Able Seaman, 196037, illness



Saturday, 12 April 1919


Marlborough, battleship

 CAMM, Thomson, Ordinary Seaman, J 85434, illness



Sunday, 13 April 1919


Simpson, hired trawler

 MOORE, Charles A, Ordinary Seaman, SS 8551, illness


TB.36, torpedo boat

 JONES, Thomas I, Able Seaman, 237257, illness


Thomas Robins, Admiralty trawler

 LEYSHON, Gomer T, Leading Telegraphist, RNVR, Wales Z 257, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 LAWES, Thomas N E, Yeoman of Signals, 222699, illness



Monday, 14 April 1919


Acacia, fleet sweeping sloop

 BEST, Frederick G, Able Seaman, J 17362, accident


Victory, Portsmouth

 THOMAS, William H, Able Seaman, 129962, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 THOMAS, John F, Petty Officer, 197274, illness



Tuesday, 15 April 1919


RND, 1st RM Battalion, attached Howe Battalion

 BYRNE, John, Able Seaman, RNVR, R 3758, discharged, illness in UK


Sentinel,scout cruiser

 BIRD, William, Ordinary Seaman, J 72647 (Ch), drowned



Wednesday, 16 April 1919


Caesar, battleship

 CUTAJAR, Giovanni, Stoker 1c, K 55154, illness


Repulse, battlecruiser

 ASHFORD, William J S, Boatswain, illness


RND, Deal Battalion

 MCGUIRE, William, Private, RMLI, 7315 (Ch) (RFR B 1213), discharged, illness in UK


Tiverton, minesweeper

 WARREN, Thomas S, Stoker Petty Officer, K 4688, accident


Victory, Portsmouth

 BLOOR, Edward W, Telegraphist, J 57992, illness



Thursday, 17 April 1919


Diana, 2nd class cruiser

 TENNANT, Sidney, Able Seaman, J 37079, illness


Halcyon, Lowestoft

 JACKSON, George, Engineman, RNR, ES 2287, illness


RMA Battalion

 SIMPSON, Peter, Colour Sergeant, RMA, RMA 1985 (RFR A), discharged, illness in UK


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 COND, Frederick T P, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Friday, 18 April 1919


Mandala, steamship

 MARTIN, Gilbert, Leading Seaman, RNVR, Clyde Z 6503, died


Pembroke, Chatham

 BUCKLEE, Fred, Stoker Petty Officer, 297696, illness


RM Labour Corps

 HODSON, Ernest, Private, RM, S 14332 (Deal), illness


Vivid, Devonport

 LOVELL, Albert, Chief Petty Officer, 108631, illness



Saturday, 19 April 1919


Eaglet, Liverpool

 HUBBARD, John E, Ordinary Seaman, MMR, 909321, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 STEVENS, Alfred W, Boy 2c, J 94136, illness


Offa II, hired trawler

 COOK, Percy S, Skipper, RNR, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 COOK, Ivan, 1st Writer, M 5295, illness



Sunday, 20 April 1919


Crescent, Rosyth

 GALYER, James M, Able Seaman, 187621, illness


Peter Lovett, Admiralty trawler

 DAVIES, George S, Stoker Petty Officer, RNR, ES 1669, illness



Monday, 21 April 1919


Britomart, gunboat

 MOOSSA, Almas, 2nd Seedie, (no service number listed), illness


RMLI, 1st Reserve Battalion

 BRUEN, Charles J, Private, RMLI, 18554 (Po), discharged, illness in UK


RND, Anson Battalion

 PANNETT, Hudson, Able Seaman, RNVR, KP 840, discharged, illness in UK


Vivid, Devonport

 WOODMAN, Thomas D, Stoker 1c, K 22098, illness



Tuesday, 22 April 1919


Devonshire, armoured cruiser

 HARRIES, William, Stoker 1c, K 35797, illness


Idaho, ex-hired yacht, tug

 SWANSTON, John, Trimmer, RNR, TS 2918, illness


Margaret And Andrew, steamship

 WEBSTER, Ernest J E, Paymaster Lieutenant (ret), illness


Royal Air Force, air crash

 BATCHELOR, Thomas A, Paymaster Lieutenant



Wednesday, 23 April 1919


Endeavour, survey ship

 EBBS, Sidney C, Able Seaman, J 39043, drowned


Melbourne (RAN), 2nd class cruiser

 LAIDLAW, Robert S, Lieutenant (on loan to RAN), illness


ML.364, motor launch

 SCOTT, William J, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 EDWARDS, Arthur W, Stoker Petty Officer, K 370, died


Valiant, battleship

 MOULTRIE, Lionel G F, Midshipman, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 ALBOROUGH, Sidney A, Boy 1c, J 57072, died


Westcott, destroyer

 PETTIGREW, James R H, Able Seaman, J 21842, died



Thursday, 24 April 1919


Astraea, 2nd class cruiser

 MATHER, George, Stoker, RNR, S 5251, illness


HM Coastguard Station Charlestown

 CONDY, Edward J, Leading Boatman, HM Coast Guard, 205835, illness


Karavnos, tug

 TURNER, Harry W J, Stoker Petty Officer, 296381, illness


Lewis Pelley, launch, attached Inland Water Transport

 BELFIELD, James S, Engineer Sub Lieutenant, RIM, illness


Whitby Abbey, minesweeper

 LAWRENCE, Benjamin, Stoker, RNR, S 4627, illness



Friday, 25 April 1919


Danae, light cruiser

 HARNOTT, Joseph T, Able Seaman, 225207, illness


President V, London

 GREEN, George F, Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness

 RYAN, Patrick, 2nd Writer, M 7677, accident


RM Labour Corps, RM Depot Deal

 LEWIS, George, Private, RM, S 13220 (Deal), illness



Saturday, 26 April 1919


Cumberland, armoured cruiser

 THOMAS, Charles G, Leading Seaman, 188000, illness


Dreel Castle, hired drifter

 MOONEY, John, 2nd Hand, RNR, A 6297, illness


Hughli, salvage tug, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, carrying naval stores from Ostend to Dover, capsized in violent storm off Middlekerke, 11 survivors

 BROWN, Thomas W, Salvage Boatswain, MMR, (no service number listed)  

 CAIN, John, Assistant Cook, MMR, 898718

 CAMERON, Simon, Salvage Shipwright, MMR, (no service number listed)  

 DAVIES, Herbert E, Lieutenant, RNR

 DOBSON, John, Fireman, MMR, 918552

 DUNNE, Denis, Ship's Cook, MMR, 998261

 GILL, Thomas A, Engineer Lieutenant, RNR

 GORDON, Thomas, Sub Lieutenant, RNR

 HARRISON, Thomas, Fireman, MMR, 620629

 JOHNSON, Ernest E, Telegraphist, RNVR, Palace Z 1647

 MCGLADDERY, William, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR

 MCQUEEN, Andrew, Paymaster, RNR

 MEEK, Thomas, Foreman Rigger, MMR, 777136

 PATTERSON, William, Rigger, MMR, (no service number listed)  

 ROSE, William, Assistant Steward, MMR, 981310

 TEBBETT, Thomas R C, Signalman, MMR, 977439

 WHITE, Robert J, Assistant Steward, MMR, 882944

 WILLIAMS, David J, Rigger, MMR, (no service number listed)  



Sunday, 27 April 1919


Armadale Castle, armed merchant cruiser

 CHISHOLM, James, Engineer Commander, illness


Belgic, steamship

 WILLS, Gordon, Leading Seaman, SS 1368, accident


Excellent, Portsmouth

 LETLEY, Leonard W, Midshipman, RNR, drowned


Gunner, Granton

 WILSON, Herbert, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 12292, illness


Octavia, destroyer

 FEARNE, Sidney F, Stoker 1c, K 42233, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 CADD, William, Boy 1c, J 89738, illness


Severn, river monitor

 LUPTON, Richard, Able Seaman, J 59349, illness



Monday, 28 April 1919


Thalia, store hulk, Cromarty

 SUTHERLAND, Thomas, Engineman, RNR, S 2789, illness



Tuesday, 29 April 1919


Frostaxe, Admiralty trawler, sunk in collision with Greek steamship Epiros in English Channel off Newhaven, 11 survivors

 CHANNER, Frank, Stoker 1c, K 21141 (Ch)

 CLACKETT, William, Stoker 1c, 175961 (Ch)

 PARTRIDGE, John R, Ordinary Seaman, SS 7160 (Ch)

 PEARSON, Sidney J, Able Seaman, J 47400 (Ch)

 PRATT, Daniel J, Signalman, J 19619 (Ch)

 SHARMAN, John A, Telegraphist, J 38974 (Ch)

 SULLEY, Richard, Able Seaman, J 43778 (Ch)

 SUTTON, Leonard L, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 8850 (Ch)

 WILSON, Charles L, Stoker 1c, K 8293 (Ch)


Implacable, battleship

 SOUTHWICK, John H, Engineman, RNR, ES 3236, illness



Wednesday, 30 April 1919


Bristol, 2nd class cruiser

 STEVENS, Albert E, Leading Stoker, 201785 (Po), illness



Thursday, 1 May 1919


Impregnable, Devonport

 RANSOME, Harry, Boy 2c, J 94107, illness


Lion, battlecruiser

 BERRIMAN, Wiiliam, Gunner, RMA, RMA 10689, illness in UK


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 GODLEY, William, Private, RMLI, S 2313 (Po), illness


Victory, Portsmouth, DOWLER, Bertie E, Cook's Mate 2c, M 34574, died



Friday, 2 May 1919


Doris, 2nd class cruiser

 ROBERTSON, Stewart, Painter 1c, 344870, illness


RND, Anson Battalion

 CAHALANE, Daniel, Seaman, RNR, A 5310, discharged, illness in UK


Sunhill, accommodation ship

 DALZIEL, William, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness (Heroic, armed boarding steamer)


Vindictive, cruiser/seaplane carrier

 HAWKINS, Veines J, Leading Seaman, J 15592 (Po), drowned



Saturday, 3 May 1919


Dufferin (RIM), troopship

 WILLIAMS, Keroo, Officer's Steward 2c, (no service number listed), illness




Glory III, Archangel, North Russia

 HITCHIN, Bertie T, Private, RMLI, 18521 (Ch), killed

 WORROLL, Ernest H, Gunner, RMA, RMA 15055, killed



Venerable, battleship

 DRISCOLL, Denis, Leading Stoker, 283113, illness



Sunday, 4 May 1919

Destroyer Tryphon ran aground on Tenedos in the Aegean, salvaged but declared total loss, There were no casualties

Belgol, oiler, Royal Fleet Auxiliary

 TENSON, Walter, Cook, MMR, 837360, illness


HM Coastguard Station Par Cornwall

 BATES, George, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness in UK


PC.61, patrol boat

 HEARNE, Charles W, Able Seaman, 238051, drowned

 MCDOWALL, Thomas, Able Seaman, J 18352, drowned


RND, 1st RM Battalion, France

 WEBB, Oliver, Lance Corporal, RMLI, 11822 (Po), DOW in UK


Shincliffe, paddle minesweeper

 LYNCH, Philip, Leading Trimmer, RNR, ST 1573, drowned



Monday, 5 May 1919


Minesweeper Cupar mined and sunk in the North Sea off the Northumberland coast.


President VI, London

 ALUM, George, Stoker 1c, 98665, illness



Tuesday, 6 May 1919



 JARDINE, Peter G, Chief Motor Mechanic, RNVR, MB 1721, illness


Wireless Telegraph Station Seychelles

 NORMAN, William, Stoker 1c, K 1223, illness



Wednesday, 7 May 1919


Alice, dockyard tug

 WALLACE, Malcolm A, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Encounter (RAN), 2nd class cruiser

 BIRD, Alfred L, Engine Room Artificer 3c, RAN, 3542, illness


Lord Nelson, battleship

 BIRD, Stanley, Able Seaman, J 58513, illness



Thursday, 8 May 1919


Abercrombie, monitor

 TILLING, John, Petty Officer, 202967, drowned


Actaeon, Sheerness

 PERKINS, Arthur, Senior Reserve Attendant, M 10090, illness


Nairn, hired patrol yacht

 MCKINNION, Niel, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 14734, died in UK


Royal Navy

 WYLDBERE-SMITH, Hugh F, Captain (ret), illness



Friday, 9 May 1919


Sydney (RAN), 2nd class cruiser

 TAYLOR, Herbert S, Stoker, RAN, 335, illness



Saturday, 10 May 1919


Attentive II, Dover

 TINLEY, Walter J, Chief Petty Officer, 155526, accident




Glory, battleship, Murmansk

 DRAKE-BROCKHAM, Lewis, Major, RMLI, killed



Idaho, ex-hired yacht, tug

 JAY, George H, Trimmer, RNR, TS 7386, illness


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 JACQUES, Frederick, Stoker 1c, 295765, illness



Sunday, 11 May 1919


Northolt, minesweeper

 DAVIDSON, Adair, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 1601, accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 LAMPORT, James E, Leading Stoker, SS 112469, illness


Speedy, destroyer

 BOSLEY, Luther, Telegraphist, J 35185 (Po), illness



Monday, 12 May 1919


Bristol, 2nd class cruiser

 ROBERTS, Albert S, Able Seaman, J 44650 (Ch), illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 HANKS, Cecil J, Able Seaman, J 61034, illness


Vigorous, depot ship, Larne

 FISHER, Edward G, Surgeon Lieutenant, accident


Vivid, Devonport

 NOBLE, Alexander, Leading Trimmer, RNR, TS 1513, illness



Tuesday, 13 May 1919


Bristol, 2nd class cruiser

 CRANER, Victor, Cook's Mate, M 10421 (Po), illness


Curacoa, light cruiser, mined

 PLUNKITT, George H, Ordinary Seaman, SS 9150 (Ch)


Elmol, oiler, Royal Fleet Auxiliary

 SANDERS, Arnold E, Cook, MMR, 550781, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SNAITH, Frederick, Stoker 1c, K 23857 (Ch), illness


President, London

 DAVIS, Frederick J, Lieutenant Commander, RNR (ret), illness


St Vincent, Gosport

 CURTIS, Charles E, Canteen Manager, Admiralty civilian, illness



Wednesday, 14 May 1919


Royal Navy

 HOOD, Martin A F, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Thursday, 15 May 1919


Lady Moyra, paddle minesweeper

 DAVIDSON, John D, Engineer T, RNR (T abbreviation not known), explosion, DOI ashore

President, London

 BABBAGE, Sidney J, Lieutenant, accidental explosion

 WEBLEY, William T, Lieutenant, explosion, killed ashore


Shincliffe, paddle minesweeper

 SWINDLE, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, J 76031 (Dev), drowned


St Aubin, rescue tug, all drowned

 CHARNOCK, Robert, Cook, MMR, 756501

 HARMAN, Robert, Able Seaman, MMR, 912591

 MAHONEY, Michael, Able Seaman, MMR, 997972



Friday, 16 May 1919


Thalia, store hulk, Cromarty

 MASSIE, Thomas, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 2549, accident


Victory, Portsmouth

 CHISHOLM, Joseph, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 10910, illness



Saturday, 17 May 1919


Cupar, minesweeper, sunk on 5 May

 STEPHEN, William C, Engine Room Artificer, RNR, EA 1810, killed (listed in Ledger; reason for killed on this date is not known)


HM Coastguard Station Sutton

 ANSELL, Alfred, Petty Officer 2c, 125583, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 BOAL, James, Stoker Petty Officer, 287397, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 IDE, Frederick, Chief Stoker, 276281, illness



Sunday, 18 May 1919


Assistance, repair ship

 BAILEY, Charles E, Stoker 1c, SS 116957, accident


Pearl III, hired drifter

 COCKING, John, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 15882, illness


RM, 3rd Battalion

 WILKES, Stanley W, Lance Corporal, RMLI, 19792 (Ch), illness in Lemnos


RND, Hawke Battalion

 HAMER, Harry, Able Seaman, RNVR, Mersey Z 607, discharged, illness in UK



Monday, 19 May 1919


Actaeon, Sheerness

 GREGG, Horace C, Leading Seaman, J 17905, drowned


Hannibal, battleship

 ALI, Ahmet, Seedie Stoker, (no service number listed), illness


Hood, battlecruiser, under construction, explosion, both killed

 McGREGOR, James, civilian engineer

 MORTON, John, civilian engineer


Ramillies, battleship

 LEGG, John T, Boy 1c, J 78784 (Dev), accident



Wednesday, 21 May 1919


Bird, drifter

 HEALEY, Timothy, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 18829, illness




Emile Nobel, gunboat, ex-Russian tanker, Caspian Sea, in action off Alexandrovsk

 BESSANT, Frederick A, Stoker 1c, K 35840 (Po), DOW

 BURNETT, Oliver D, Stoker Petty Officer, 309917 (Ch), DOW

 COLLARD, William A, Able Seaman, J 36559 (Ch), KIA

 WHEATON, Harold, Bugler, RMLI, 19979 (Ch), KIA



Grafton, 1st class cruiser

 MCMILLAN, John, Stoker, RNR, S 2753, drowned



Thursday, 22 May 1919




Emile Nobel, gunboat, ex-Russian tanker, Caspian Sea, in action off Alexandrovsk on 21st

 DARKE, Herbert R, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 1 (Dev), DOW



Hydrangea, fleet sweeping sloop

 HORTON, Edwin, Chief Stoker, 299022 (Dev), illness in Hong Kong



Friday, 23 May 1919


Pontypool, minesweeper

 MCALLISTER, George H, Lieutenant, RNR, accident



Saturday, 24 May 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 WARREN, William, Stoker Petty Officer, K 3363, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BRADBURY, Henry A, Officer's Steward 2c, L 6249, illness



Sunday, 25 May 1919


Kent, armoured cruiser

 ASH, Charlie, Private, RMLI, 14771 (Po), illness in UK


RM Deal

 MCMANUS, Thomas M, Private, RM, S 310 (Deal), illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 FEDARB, Frederick, Surgeon Commander, illness



Monday, 26 May 1919


Defiance, Devonport

 LEARY, Timothy, Telegraphist, J 42012, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BRINDLE, Harold, Able Seaman, J 15930, illness



Tuesday, 27 May 1919


Cuckoo, ex-gunboat, tender, Devonport

 ROBINSON, John, Petty Officer, J 925, accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 BAKER, Robert, Stoker 1c, K 6474, died


RM Labour Corps

 MULLEN, John, Private, RM, S 14610 (Deal), illness



Wednesday, 28 May 1919


Diana, 2nd class cruiser

 WITT, Edward F, Private, RMLI, 8840 (Ply), killed in UK


RND, Anson Battalion

 DYE, Edgar E, Able Seaman, RNVR, R 744, illness in UK


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 WOODARD, James, Stoker Petty Officer, 302926, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CARISS, Philip H, Victualling Chief Petty Officer, M 2636, accident



Friday, 30 May 1919


Vivid, Devonport

 WATSON, Alexander, Skipper, RNR, died



Sunday, 1 June 1919


Mimosa, fleet sweeping sloop

 TALBOT, Ernest T S, Stoker 1c, SS 102740, illness


RMA Eastney

 TAYLOR, William, Driver, RMA, RMA S 828, illness in UK



Monday, 2 June 1919


Ajax, battleship

 MOORE, Joseph G, Cooper 1c, 341717, died


RND, 2nd RM Battalion

 COOK, John W, Sergeant, RMLI, 7259 (Ply), discharged, illness in UK


RND, Anson Battalion

 SWEENEY, John, Petty Officer, RNVR, Clyde 3 509, discharged, illness in UK


Sunhill, accomodation ship

 OAKLEY, Alfred E, Engineer Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 3 June 1919


Impregnable, Devonport

 BARRABLE, Harry G, Boy 2c, J 93977, illness



Wednesday, 4 June 1919


HM Coastguard Station Felixstowe

 WOODWARD, Arthur H, Coastguardsman 2c, 166560, illness




L.55, submarine, probably mined after engagement with Soviet destroyers in Gulf of Finland, believed declared lost on 9 June. Bodies of the 42 crew returned to Britain after her salvage in 1928.

 ADAMS, Herbert J, Stoker 1c, K 24581 (Ch)

 ANGUS, Donald M, Engine Room Artificer 3c, 272470 (Ch)

 BARTON, William E, Leading Seaman, J 7512 (Dev)

 BUTLER, Henry, Stoker 1c, K 15724 (Po)

 CHAPMAN, Charles M S, Lieutenant

 CLARKSON, Albert, Leading Seaman, J 28603

 CLIFTON, Frederick, Stoker 1c, K 18374 (Po)

 CROOK, Herbert, Petty Officer, J 4894 (Ch)

 CRYSELL, Albert W, Able Seaman, J 15756 (Ch)

 DAGG, Charles F, Petty Officer Telegraphist, J 3758 (Po)

 DAVIES, Leonard F, Leading Signalman, J 7627 (Po)

 EBLING, Francis J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 2182 (Ch)

 FENN, William, Able Seaman, J 18493 (Po)

 FINNIS, Jack F, Stoker 1c, K 16255 (Po)

 FLODIN, Robert, Leading Stoker, K 8277 (Ch)

 FRENCH, Henry G H, Boy Telegraphist, J 79157 (Dev)

 GASCOYNE, Archibald T, Able Seaman, J 11344 (Po)

 GISSING, Joseph, Able Seaman, J 8374 (Po)

 GRIFFITHS, Clifford, Leading Stoker, K 12449

 GUY, James, Chief Petty Officer, 226859

 HAMMERSLEY, Rupert L, Leading Seaman, J 5015 (Ch)

 HOWES, James, Stoker 1c, K 23105 (Ch)

 JENNINGS, Harry C, Lieutenant

 LEVEN, Bernard, Leading Stoker, K 11579 (Po)

 LILLEY, Roger A, Electrical Artificer 4c, M 29898

 O'CONNELL, Denis, Leading Stoker, K 9557 (Dev)

 ORME, Louis, Able Seaman, J 22122 (Dev)

 PARNELL, William, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, K 5042 (Ch)

 POTTER, Cyril C N, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 2722 (Ch)

 POTTS, Bertram E, Able Seaman, J 1511 (Ch)

 REID, John S G, Lieutenant, RNR

 SHAW, William F, Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271948 (Po)

 SOUTHWELL, Henry K M, Lieutenant

 STAINES, John P, Stoker 1c, K 15531 (Ch)

 TAYLOR, Thomas J C, Petty Officer, J 13653 (Po)

 TRICKETT, Charles, Stoker 1c, K 14239 (Po)

 TUNDERVARY, John H, Act/Leading Stoker, K 10680 (Po)

 WAKELY, Alfred H, Artificer Engineer

 WASH, Walter H, Able Seaman, J 12352 (Po)

 WELLS, Charles T, Able Seaman, J 23612 (Po)

 WESTCOTT, Greenfield, Leading Seaman, K 1139 (Ch)

 WILKS, Frank, Petty Officer, J 7669 (Ch)



Pembroke, Chatham

 STREET, Edward W L, Paymaster Captain, illness


Theseus, 1st class cruiser

 PARNIS, Charles, Engineer Lieutenant, illness



Thursday, 5 June 1919


Excellent, Portsmouth

 BAGGS, Albert G, Chief Gunner, illness


RND, Drake Battalion

 RUSSELL, John R, Petty Officer 1c, 120983 (Po) (RFR A 1308), discharged, illness in UK


Rollicker, tug

 SMITH, Joseph, Greaser, MMR, 410591, accident



Friday, 6 June 1919


Vivid, Devonport

 WARD, Lawrence, Stoker 1c, SS 121004, illness



Sunday, 8 June 1919


RM Labour Corps

 PATTERSON, John, Private, RM, S 14684 (Deal), illness in UK



Monday, 9 June 1919


Bullfinch, destroyer

 NEWMAN, George, Stoker 1c, 295503, illness in UK


Larkspur, fleet sweeping sloop, all drowned

 BEVEL, Ernest H, Stoker Petty Officer, 293392

 BUTLER, James, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, MC 922

 HARMAN, Robert C, Petty Officer, 238099

 MELDRUM, John, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, MC 574

 RENNIE, Robert D, Able Seaman, RNVR, MC 518

 ROSS, John F, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, MC 1644


Lion, battlecruiser

 STARK, Albert E, Stoker 1c, K 37438, illness


RM, 3rd Battalion

 MOORE, Frank, Gunner, RMA, RMA 14288, illness in Aegean



Wednesday, 11 June 1919


Caesar, battleship

 GRIFFITHS, Arthur L, Officer's Steward 1c, 361492, accident



Thursday, 12 June 1919


Benbow, battleship

 MOBBS, William E, Ordinary Seaman, J 91196, accident


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 RIMINGTON, Percy W, Commander, illness


Dolphin, Gosport

 BLAKEMORE, John A, Leading Seaman, J 9300 (Ch), drowned


Hexham, paddle minesweeper

 MADDEN, Edward, Leading Stoker, MC 688, accident


RND, Hawke Battalion

 HAYES, Edwin, Leading Seaman, RNVR, KP 204, discharged, illness in UK



Friday, 13 June 1919


Gibraltar, ex-cruiser, depot ship

 KILLIAN, Albert E, Shipwright 2c, 346954, drowned


Southampton, 2nd class cruiser

 DAY, James J, Stoker 1c, K 43638 (Po), illness


Vivid, Devonport

 SAUNDERS, Albert E, Petty Officer, 149374, illness



Saturday, 14 June 1919


Bilbrough, salvage vessel

 TROUPIS, Demetrius, Donkeyman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness


RND, Drake Battalion

 MACDONALD, John, Seaman, RNR, A 5812, discharged, presumed drowned on voyage to New York


Victory, Portsmouth

 CRAWFORD, Thomas J, Able Seaman, MMR, 933204, illness



Sunday, 15 June 1919


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 BENNETT, James, Leading Stoker, RAN, 8835, illness


Hyacinth, 2nd class cruiser

 D'SOUZA, Raimundo C, Officer's Steward 1c, L 9101, illness


RM Labour Corps

 DUXFIELD, John, Private, RM, S 515 (Deal), died


Venus, 2nd class cruiser

 PHILLIPS, William, Private, RMLI, 13247 (Po), died in UK



Monday, 16 June 1919


Kinross, minesweeper, mined and sunk off Dardanelles

 BEAMES, John, Cook, M 7573

 BRACEWELL, Robinson, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 270477

 BROOKS, Albert H, Stoker 1c, K 23341 (Dev)

 FLOOD, Arthur, Stoker Petty Officer, 292870 (Ch)

 JOYCE, Ralph, Stoker 1c, SS 118607 (Po)

 LETHBRIDGE, James A, Stoker 1c, K 14459 (Dev)

 MONTE, Emilio, Officer's Steward 2c, 122493

 OLIVER, William S, Able Seaman, J 11034 (Ch)

 RICHARDS, Edward A, Stoker 1c, K 14474 (Dev)

 STONE, Henry T, Stoker 1c, K 17232 (Dev)

 WEBBER, Samuel C, Leading Stoker, 183706 (Dev)



Tuesday, 17 June 1919


Kinross, minesweeper, mined and sunk on 16th

 MCCORQUODALE, Duncan, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 33412, DOW



Wednesday, 18 June 1919


Kingfisher, Great Yarmouth

 THURTIE, Herbert R, Engineman, RNR, DA 2994, accident


Royal Naval Reserve

 NORMAN, Horace O D, Lieutenant Commander, RNR (ret), illness



Thursday, 19 June 1919


Argus, aircraft carrier

 POWELL, Arthur F, Lieutenant Commander, illness


Hannibal, battleship

 UNWIN, William H, Stoker 1c, MC 1672, illness


RND, 1st RM Battalion

 BLACKFORD, George D, Private, RMLI, S 2411 (Ply), discharged, illness in UK


St Mallows, tug

 EVANS, Arthur W, Telegraphist, J 52560 (Po), drowned


Suffolk, armoured cruiser

 BENHAM, Edwin, Stoker 1c, K 39501, illness in UK



Friday, 20 June 1919


Assistance, fleet repair ship

 CRIPPS, Charles T, Ordinary Seaman, J 7827, illness


J.2, submarine

 LARKINS, Frank L, Sub Lieutenant, RAN, (Platypus, O/P)



Saturday, 21 June 1919


Seabear, destroyer

 HOWELL, William J, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269099, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 DEAN, Edmund A, Stoker 1c, K 38050, illness



Sunday, 22 June 1919


Clan Graham, mercantile fleet auxiliary

 HANSON, Albert H, Able Seaman, J 64229, killed



Monday, 23 June 1919


Dragon, light cruiser

 RICHARDSON, Quinton H, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, illness


Egmont, Malta

 FUSSELL, Bertram R, Chief Writer, 347127, accident


Victory, Portsmouth

 WILLIAMS, Percy M, Able Seaman, 162445, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 HORNE, Charles H, Leading Stoker, K 29221, drowned


Wireless Telegraph Station Aberdeen

 PERKINS, Norman G, Ordinary Telegraphist, RNVR, Bristol Z 7455, illness



Tuesday, 24 June 1919


Concord, light cruiser

 SCRIBBENS, Cecil W T, Leading Stoker, 304677, illness


 ROSS, David D, Lieutenant Commander, RANR, illness




Sword Dance, tunnel screw minesweeper, mined and sunk in Dvina River, North Russia

 HANSFORD, Archibald R, Leading Seaman, J 18293 (Po)



Vesper, destroyer

 MOODY, Charles J, Able Seaman, J 7839 (Dev), drowned



Wednesday, 25 June 1919


RND, 2nd RM Battalion

 JONES, Harry, Private, RMLI, S 74 (Ply), discharged, illness in UK


RND, Portsmouth Battalion

 NOBLE, George H, Private, RMLI, S 476 (Po), discharged, illness in UK



Friday, 27 June 1919


Hope, destroyer

 SAVAGE, James T, Able Seaman, J 44609, died



Saturday, 28 June 1919


Charm, boarding tug

 RICKWOOD, Alfred H, Telegraphist, J 47053, accident


Duchess of Richmond, paddle minesweeper, mined and sunk off Dardanelles

 HURST, George G, Stoker 2c, MC 956

 YATES, Lewis, Telegraphist, RNVR, Mersey Z 5191


Iron Duke, battleship

 YEO, William, Leading Stoker, K 27880, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 LAKE, Charles, Stoker Petty Officer, 310710, illness


RM Labour Corps

 KEITH, John, Private, RM, S 1116 (Deal), illness



Monday, 30 June 1919


Geranium, fleet sweeping sloop

 STANLEY, George T, Signalman, J 9099, illness


on to July 1919
or return to inter-war casualties, 1918-1939

revised 25/3/13