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

JULY-DECEMBER 1919 - in date, ship/unit & name order

Kviberg Cemetary, Sweden, graves of the crew of HM Drifter Catspaw,

lost 31 December 1919 (Gareth Thomas, click to enlarge)

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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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Tuesday, 1 July 1919


Egmont, Malta

 HERRING, Arthur V, Able Seaman, J 34273, illness



Wednesday, 2 July 1919


Cuckoo, ex-gunboat, tender, Devonport

 COOK, William J W, Signalman, 111469, illness



(this is the same incident, but the relationship is not known)


Fox, 2nd class cruiser, Archangel base ship, mine explosion, North Russia

 CHEESEBROUGH, Thomas M, Ordinary Seaman, J 85493, killed

 SEXTON, John, Leading Seaman, J 24832 (Dev)


Glory, battleship, Murmansk base ship, mine explosion, North Russia

 FITZHERBERT-BROCKHOLES, Roger H, Lieutenant, killed

 POLLINGTON, Arthur B, Stoker 1c, SS 116444, DOW



M.24, monitor

 CHILD, Archibald E, Able Seaman, J 31371, accident


RND, 188th Brigade Machine Gun Company

 HUNT, Percy S, Private, RMLI, 18181 (Ch), discharged, accident in UK



Thursday, 3 July 1919


Egmont, Malta

 WALTERS, Harold G, Stoker Petty Officer, K 30, illness




Fandango, inshore tunnel minesweeper, mined in Dvina River, North Russia, lost

 ALEXANDER, Walter, Stoker 1c, 311118 (Ch)

 BUSS, John W, Able Seaman, J 2144 (Ch)

 DENNISON, William W, Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271982 (Ch)

 EELS, Alfred H, Stoker 1c, K 4447 (Ch)

 LIVESAY, James T, Gunner

 NELSON, Charles W, Officer's Steward 2c, L 4055 (Ch)

 WARREN, Christopher F, Mechanician, 308634 (Ch)

 WEBB, James, Able Seaman, J 19636 (Ch)



Tryphon, destroyer, went aground on 4 May and later declared total loss

 VASS, Jack, Able Seaman, 204902, still on books of Tryphon, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 MAGUIRE, Thomas, Able Seaman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness



Friday, 4 July 1919


Victory, Portsmouth

 JENKINS, John J, Stoker Petty Officer, U 898, illness



Saturday, 5 July 1919


Constance, light cruiser

 SNOOK, Alfred J, Ordinary Seaman, J 55388, illness



Sunday, 6 July 1919


Dreadnought, battleship

 REGAN, Daniel, Chief Gunner, died


Duchess of Richmond, paddle minesweeper

 ROBINSON, James, Officer's Steward 2c, MC 1923, killed


President IV, London

 NEILD, James H, Lieutenant Commander, accident



Monday, 7 July 1919


Juno, 2nd class cruiser

 CAKEBREAD, Arthur, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Platypus (RAN), submarine depot ship

 HAGGIS, Henry G, Stoker, RAN, 9536, died in Australia


Victory, Portsmouth

 DICKINSON, Arthur, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 8 July 1919


William Biggs, Admiralty trawler

 FRASER, Gideon, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 19951, accident



Wednesday, 9 July 1919




Glowworm, river gunboat, River Dvina, North Russia

 HAMMOND, George R, Stoker 1c, SS 119282 (Dev), drowned



Mazurka, inshore tunnel minesweeper

 MCMILLAN, John, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 4589, illness


ML.368, motor launch

 MACLEOD, Malcolm, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 4234, accident


Peter Pan, tug

 BUSTARD, Albert E, Able Seaman, MMR, 986733, accident


RND, Hawke Battalion, France

 PRATT, Frederick G, Able Seaman, RNVR, R 459, DOW in UK



Thursday, 10 July 1919


Egmont, Malta

 BRIFFA, Carmelo, Officer's Cook 3c, L 11138, illness


RND, Drake Battalion

 BAIRD, Alexander, Able Seaman, RNVR, Clyde Z 4043, discharged, DOW in UK


Victory, Portsmouth

 HALL, Edward H, Stoker Petty Officer, K 55279, illness


Watchman, destroyer

 LANG, William H, Leading Seaman, 220690, illness



Friday, 11 July 1919


Rigorous, destroyer

 TALL, John W H, Officer's Steward 2c, L 10807, accident


RND, 2nd RM Battalion

 GILFOY, Albert H, Private, RMLI, 16706 (Po), discharged, illness in UK


Zetland, minesweeper

 BARNFATHER, Norman, Able Seaman, 228236, died



Saturday, 12 July 1919


Delphinium, fleet sweeping sloop

 MUTTER, Ernest W, Able Seaman, SS 6441, accident




Gentian, fleet sweeping sloop, Gulf of Finland

 HIRST, John, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 9031, drowned, buried at Tallinn



Victory, Portsmouth

 CONDON, Thomas J, Leading Deck Hand, RNR, SD 234, died



Monday, 14 July 1919


Alecto, submarine depot ship

 MORLEY, James W, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7828, illness


Eaglet, Liverpool

 STONE, Michael, Ordinary Seaman, MMR, 968726, illness



Tuesday, 15 July 1919




Gentian, fleet sweeping sloop, paired with Myrtle (following), mined in Gulf of Finland, lost

 BOYD, William, Stoker Petty Officer, 297448 (Po)

 FLOCKHART, William, Engine Room Artificer 4c, RNVR, MC 400

 HAIGH, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 44770 (Ch)

 MCCREA, Robert L, Stoker Petty Officer, RNVR, MC 49 (Ch)

 MCVEIGH, John M, Stoker 1c, RNVR, MC 433 (Ch)

 WEIR, Alexander, Stoker 1c, RNVR, MC 913 (Ch)


Myrtle, fleet sweeping sloop, mined in Gulf of Finland, lost

 AMEY, John E H, Stoker 1c, RNVR, MC 360 (Po)

 BIRCH, Alexander, Stoker 1c, RNVR, MC 375 (Po)

 GILLIES, James C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, RNVR, MC 410 (Po)

 JOHNSON, Robert, Shipwright 3c, M 13305 (Ch)

 PACKMAN, Thomas R, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 23475 (Po)

 PRIMMETT, Arthur, Leading Stoker, K 2814 (Po)



Indus, Devonport

 O'CONNELL, Thomas F, Petty Officer, 89851, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 LOVELY, Ernest C, Ordinary Seaman, MMR, 938211, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 ANDERSON, John L, Petty Officer Telegraphist, 239158, illness



Wednesday, 16 July 1919


Jupiter, battleship

 ELLERY, Thomas, Stoker Petty Officer, 276591, accident


(The) King's Lancashire Military Convalescent Hospital, Blackpool, Assistant Instructor

 LAMB, Robert M, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, trench fever, died in UK



Thursday, 17 July 1919


Canada, battleship

 BELL, George, Stoker 1c, SS 120609, illness



Friday, 18 July 1919


Centaur, light cruiser

 ABBOT, Reginald F V, Able Seaman, J 31489, illness


Coronatia, hired trawler

 RODGER, James W, 2nd Hand, RNR, DA 11432, illness



Saturday, 19 July 1919


Royal Naval Reserve

 WEBB, Thomas P, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness


Tumult, destroyer

 PAYNE, Walter A, Stoker Petty Officer, 291029, died



Sunday, 20 July 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 TOMLIN, Edwin, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 7436, illness


RND, Plymouth Battalion

 WHENMEN, William F, Private, RMLI, 10368 (Ply) (RFR B 304), discharged, illness in UK



Monday, 21 July 1919


Argo, store carrier

 GRAHAM, George R, Stoker 1c, 144440, illness



Tuesday, 22 July 1919


Dolphin, Gosport

 DOWLING, Frank, Shipwright 1c, 168832, illness


HM Coastguard Station Inch

 EVANS, Fred, Coastguardsman, 282409, illness




Lobster, lighter/depot ship, White Sea, North Russia

 FITZGIBBONS, Frederick T, Able Seaman, MMR, 998936, drowned



Vivid, Devonport

 DINES, William S, Stoker Petty Officer, 306682, illness



Wednesday, 23 July 1919


CMB.22B, coastal motor boat

 WHITE, Gibson J, Shipwright 1c, 342751, illness



Thursday, 24 July 1919


Maidstone, submarine depot ship

 REEVE, Frederick C, Stoker 1c, K 39160, died



Friday, 25 July 1919


Royal Naval Reserve

 ROBERTS, W (initial only) C, Honorary Engineer Commander, RNR, illness


St Fagan, rescue tug

 MORGAN, John, Greaser, MMR, 997498, accident


Thalia, store hulk, Cromarty

 VICKERY, Samuel H, Surgeon Commander, illness



Saturday, 26 July 1919


Hecla II, hired drifter

 CURTIS, James, Stoker 1c, 291836, illness


Royal Oak, battleship

 SMITH, John E S, Midshipman, illness



Sunday, 27 July 1919


Haldon, paddle minesweeper

 COLEMAN, Thomas, Stoker 1c, SS 119415 (Po), drowned


Kruger, possibly miscellaneous harbour craft

 SIMS, Thomas J, Able Seaman, J 61241, accident, on Haidar Pasha Memorial, Istanbul


Paladin, destroyer

 LAMBIRTH, Horace, Able Seaman, J 30941, accident



Monday, 28 July 1919


Research, depot ship

 WILES, Stanley M, Petty Officer 2c, 155727, illness



Tuesday, 29 July 1919


ML.368, motor launch

 LAWRENCE, Ernest S, Ordinary Seaman, J 53916, drowned


Morning Star, hired trawler, lost, no other information

 WALL, John T, 2nd Hand, RNR, DA 12571, drowned



Wednesday, 30 July 1919


Princess Margaret

 RAMPTON, Frederick G, Chief Petty Officer, 183835, drowned in Estonia


Tomahawk, destroyer

 FOWLER, Alick E, Signal Boy, J 67552, illness



Thursday, 31 July 1919


Assistance, repair ship

 SAUNDERS, Alfred J, Shipwright 3c, 345351, illness


HM Coast Guard Harwich

 HAYWARD, Frank, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


London, battleship

 BROOKES, Reginald, Private, RMLI, 17630 (Ply), illness in UK


RMA Eastney

 SMITH, D (Initial only) J, Gunner, RMA, RMA S 2588, illness in UK



Friday, 1 August 1919




Pegasus, seaplane carrier, North Russia

 FAWDEN, William H, Officer's Steward 3c, L 10619, illness, buried at Archangel



Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 GREGORY, Arthur W, Corporal, RMLI, 16107 (Po), illness



Saturday, 2 August 1919

Patrol paddle vessel Princess Mary II holed off Dardanelles, beached and abandoned. There were no casualties

Excellent, Portsmouth

 HILL, Frederick C, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness in UK


Moorhen, river gunboat

 HAYWARD, William, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271630 (Dev), died in Hong Kong


Victory II, Portsmouth

 STONHAM, John G, Petty Officer, RNVR, Sussex 4/78, illness



Sunday, 3 August 1919


Walton Belle, paddle minesweeper

 BURFORD, Frederick W, Able Seaman, MMR, 100302, killed



Monday, 4 August 1919


Acorn, destroyer

 WOODBURY, Wilson J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 18627, died




Nairana, seaplane carrier, North Russia

 TUCKER, Hubert F, Able Seaman, J 50198 (Po), drowned



Royal Sovereign, battleship

 DALE, William E, Petty Officer, 231041, illness


Saltburn, minesweeper

 JENKINS, Mortimer A, Ordinary Seaman, J 79190, accident


Victory, Portsmouth

 PATTERSON, Wiliam G, Able Seaman, 228491, illness



Tuesday, 5 August 1919


Britomart, gunboat

 VALLIS, William G, Able Seaman, J 12116, heat stroke


ship or unit not listed

 KEENAN, Daniel, Able Seaman, 230581, illness



Wednesday, 6 August 1919


Victory, Portsmouth

 ALBERT, Lancelot G A, Able Seaman, J 27242, illness



Thursday, 7 August 1919


Impregnable, Devonport

 MOFFATT, John, Colour Sergeant, RMLI, 12336 (Ply), illness in UK


Kent, armoured cruiser

 MAY, Charles H, Chief Petty Officer, 186585 (Ch), heat stroke in Hong Kong


Rosalind, destroyer

 ASMUSSON, William M, Leading Seaman, J 11351, drowned



Friday, 8 August 1919


Coventry, light cruiser

 JARMAN, Frederick J, Mechanician, 221248, illness


Heliotrope, fleet sweeping sloop

 SMITH, David, Petty Officer, J 10781, accident



Saturday, 9 August 1919


RM, 6th Battalion

 FAZAKERLEY, Walter E, Private, RMLI, 19580 (Ch), killed



Sunday, 10 August 1919


Doric, steamship

 NICKLEN, Thomas A, Able Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 1916, illness


Gainsborough, minesweeper

 PRICE, Frederick J, Seaman, Newfoundland RNR, X 1408, drowned



Monday, 11 August 1919




Humber, river monitor, Archangel, accidental explosion

 MCLAUGHLIN, Cyril E, Lieutenant



Royalist, light cruiser

 WILSON, George J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 10090, illness



Wednesday, 13 August 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 CORBITT, Albert M, Seaman, RNR, C 3458, drowned


RMLI, Chatham Division

 JAMIESON, Andrew, Lieutenant, RMLI, illness


RN Hospital Capetown

 BARROW, Dick, Sick Berth Steward, 351003, illness



Thursday, 14 August 1919


Empress, seaplane carrier

 NICOLAIDI, Leonard F, Stoker 1c, SS 123040 (Ch), illness


Indus, Devonport

 BARRACK, Horace H, Able Seaman, 175021, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 LEIGH, William R, Stoker Petty Officer, K 7600, accident



Friday, 15 August 1919


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 HALY, Charles V, Boy Artisan, M 33210, illness



Saturday, 16 August 1919


Holderness, minesweeper

 RODGERS, William J, Able Seaman, 186873, drowned



Sunday, 17 August 1919


Excellent, Portsmouth

 BUCKLE, Harry J, Engineer Lieutenant, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 HARPER, William, Stoker 1c, SS 123134, illness


RM Headquarters

 HARWOOD, William T, Corporal, RMLI, 1300 (Ply), illness


Vivid, Devonport

 FARREN, Daniel, Chief Stoker, 172103, illness



Monday, 18 August 1919



including Coastal Motor Boat Attack on Kronstadt Harbour, Gulf of Finland


CMB.62BD, lost

 HOLMES, Sidney D, Leading Seaman, J 15841 (Po)

 MACLEAN, Hector F, Sub Lieutenant

 THATCHER, Francis L H, Chief Motor Mechanic, MB 1974 (Po)


CMB.67A, lost

 BRADE, Frank T, Act/Lieutenant Commander, RNR


CMB.79A. lost

 SMITH, William G, Able Seaman, J 18754 (Ch)

 STEPHENS, Francis E, Chief Motor Mechanic, MB 3005 (Po)

 USBORNE, Thomas R G, Sub Lieutenant


CMB.88BD, damaged

 DAYRELL-REED, Archibald, Lieutenant


Fox, 2nd class cruiser, explosion, Archangel, North Russia

 CHISMAN, Stanley, Able Seaman, J 20791



Egmont, Malta

 DALTON, James, Able Seaman, RNVR, London Z 3857, illness


Reporto, hired trawler

 WILSON, John L, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 20014, accident



Tuesday, 19 August 1919


Agamemnon, target ship

 ILES, Alexander J E, Boy Servant, L 12074, illness


Egmont, Malta

 WATSON-PAUL, Guy V, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 20 August 1919


Idaho, ex-hired yacht, tug

 WHITE, Thomas E, Trimmer, RNR, TS 5619, illness



Thursday, 21 August 1919


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 EDWARDES, George M, Stoker, RAN, 5324, illness


Royal Navy

 WEST, Dick, Petty Officer 2c (Pens), 139435, demobilised, illness


Tamar, Hong Kong

 GRAHAM, John, Engine Room Artificer 1c, 270411, accident in Singapore


Vivid, Devonport

 JACKSON, Arthur T, Able Seaman, 230276, ex-Lord Nelson, illness



Friday, 22 August 1919


Emperor of India, battleship

 CLARK, Harry R, Corporal, RMA, RMA 9842, illness



Saturday, 23 August 1919


Attentive II, Dover

 CHAPMAN, William J, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 4071, drowned


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 HEWETSON, John C C, Act/Sub Lieutenant, illness


Yarmouth, 2nd class cruiser

 ASHDOWN, Henry, Ordinary Seaman, J 92539 (Ch), drowned



Sunday, 24 August 1919


Nairn, hired patrol yacht

 SWIFT, Lionel W, Engineer Commander, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 AITKEN, Richard, Private, RMLI, 9868 (Ply), died


Victory, Portsmouth

 EVANS, Geraint M, Ordinary Telegraphist, J 45719, illness


Warspite, battleship

 JENKINS, Herbert, Private, RMLI, 14914 (Ply), illness



Monday, 25 August 1919




Fox, 2nd class cruiser and Glowworm, river gunboat, explosion

 WAGANOFF, Walter G, Lieutenant (Russian Interpreter), killed


Glowworm, river gunboat, explosion of ammunition barge, River Dvina, North Russia

 AYRES, Joseph, Officer's Steward 2c, L 6251

 CASEY, Patrick, Yeoman of Signals, 227466

 CLEVELAND, Robert G, Leading Seaman, J 16266

 COASE, Edward H, Able Seaman, J 16309

 DAWES, George, Leading Seaman, J 12434

 FARMER, Thomas W, Signalman, J 33401

 GLANVILLE, Leonard, Able Seaman, J 90427

 HILL, Sidney, Able Seaman, SS 8798

 KEITH, Alexander, Leading Seaman, 195605

 LEADBETTER, William G, Able Seaman, J 20444

 MACFARLANE, Thomas L, Lieutenant, RNVR

 MCCRAE, John, Stoker 1c, K 22922

 MURRAY, Frederick, Able Seaman, J 44493 (Ch)

 SMITH, Lancelot W H, Able Seaman, J 14515

 SNELLGROVE, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 43244

 SYKES, Harold, Armourers Crew, J 55280

 THURSFIELD, Richard M R, Surgeon Lieutenant

 WRIGHT, Henry, Able Seaman, J 25323



Sarepta, hired drifter

 SELWAY, Henry J, Chief Electrical Artificer 1c, 344628, illness



Tuesday, 26 August 1919


Attentive III, Dover

 TURNER, Walter, Stoker Petty Officer, 158282, illness

 VEAL, Frederick, Able Seaman, J 17299, illness




Glowworm, river gunboat, explosion on 25th

 GREEN, Sebald W B, Commander, DOW

 MCCOY, John R, Able Seaman, SS 7701, DOW


Lobster, lighter/depot ship, White Sea, North Russia, both drowned

 BOOTH, Edwin W, Ordinary Seaman, MMR, 998910

 CORK, Frederick T, Boatswain, MMR, 998921



Tribune, destroyer

 GLENDAY, Jan, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 272152, illness


Wireless Telegraph Station, Falkland Islands

 FITZPATRICK, Robert, Stoker, RNR, V 760, exposure



Wednesday, 27 August 1919


Peyton, destroyer

 SPENCER, Thomas H, Officer's Steward 3c, L 9309, accident




RM, 6th Battalion, all killed, buried at Archangel and Murmansk, North Russia

 BOOTHROYD, Richard, Private, RMLI, 18942 (Po)

 ELLIOTT, William B, Private, RMLI, 20278 (Po)

 MURRAY, Wallace, Private, RMLI, 20779 (Po)

 RENDALL, William G, Private, RMLI, 18931 (Ch)

 STOPFORD, Frederick L, Private, RMLI, 19449 (Po)



Tiger, battlecruiser

 BREWER, Arthur H, Able Seaman, J 36739, accident


Victory II, Portsmouth

 BECKWITH, Alfred, Chief Stoker, 281274, illness



Thursday, 28 August 1919




Theseus II, Baku, Caspian Sea

 ANDERSON, William O, Able Seaman, J 25289, illness



Friday, 29 August 1919


Caesar, battleship

 GILROY, James, Stoker 1c, K 55462, illness


Hannibal, battleship

 FRANKLIN, Charles E, Signalman, J 52260, illness


K.15, submarine

 MARSHALL, Albert H, Leading Stoker, K 10007, drowned in UK



Sunday, 31 August 1919




Vittoria, destroyer, torpedoed and sunk by Bolshevik submarine Pantera in Gulf of Finland, night of 31st/1st

 BAMBRIDGE, Herbert K, Able Seaman, J 3947 (Ch)

 CLAREY, Albert W, Petty Officer, J 7631 (Ch)

 HARNESS, John D, Able Seaman, J 31257 (Ch)

 HUTCHINGS, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 41101 (Ch)

 MILES, Ernest A, Leading Seaman, J 8763 (Ch)

 OWERS, Leonard G, Able Seaman, J 36904 (Ch)

 PETTITT, John E, Able Seaman, J 48470 (Ch)

 SEARLES, Walter, Able Seaman, J 25694 (Ch)



Monday, 1 September 1919


E.42, submarine

 HIGGINSON, Nelson, Able Seaman, J 17064, drowned in UK


Pembroke, Chatham

 WEBB, George T, Stoker 1c, K 13876, illness



Tuesday, 2 September 1919


Lavatera, hired drifter

 BAIN, Alexander, Able Seaman, MMR, 973883, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 SHIRLEY, Donald M E, Ordinary Seaman, J 70973, illness


Sarepta, hired drifter

 HOY, Alfred J, Officer's Cook 1c, 363365, illness



Wednesday, 3 September 1919


Espiegle, sloop

 BARNARD, Walter F, Stoker 1c, 295020, illness


RM Eastney

 WOODS, John T, Musician, RMB, RMB 304, illness


Rocket, destroyer

 WESTBROOK, Cecil F, Officer's Steward 2c, L 6509, drowned



Thursday, 4 September 1919


Bramble, gunboat

 ABBAS, Sulman, Lascar Stoker 1c, (no service number listed), illness


Elf, tender

 COVE, James P, Engine Room Artificer 1c, 268543, drowned




Verulam, destroyer, mined and sunk in Gulf of Finland

 ASHLEY, Alexis W, Midshipman

 BOULTON, John, Able Seaman, J 45039 (Ch)

 CLARK, Thomas J, Stoker 1c, SS 117078 (Ch)

 COOKSON, Edgar C, Sub Lieutenant

 EDGECOMBE, Arthur W, Midshipman

 ELLIOTT, John, Stoker 1c, K 13388

 HOUSE, Joseph, Engineer Lieutenant

 JACKSON, Arthur F, Able Seaman, J 41800 (Ch)

 JARVIS, Harold W, Leading Stoker, K 488 (Ch)

 KING, William, Chief Stoker, 286715 (Ch)

 LEES, Charles C D, Lieutenant

 PARSONS, Randall R, Leading Seaman, 238893 (Ch)

 PENDRILL, Reginald J, Able Seaman, J 38465 (Dev)

 POLLEY, Frank A R, Able Seaman, J 32369 (Ch)

 POWELL, Owen P, Sub Lieutenant

 RUFFELL, William F, Ordinary Telegraphist, J 84918 (Ch)



Friday, 5 September 1919


Medway, destroyer

 GREY, John, Stoker, RNR, S 3001, illness


Royal Marine Light Infantry

 FRANKLIN, Charles, Major, RMLI, illness



Saturday, 6 September 1919


Vivid, Devonport

 JONES, Sidney, Able Seaman, J 653, illness



Sunday, 7 September 1919


Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 LANE, Maurice, Chief Stoker, 139625, illness


HM Coast Guard Cornwall

 MOORE, Henry, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 PETO, Frederick, Private, RMLI, 7940 (Po), illness in UK



Monday, 8 September 1919


Monarch, battleship

 OWEN, Fred, Stoker Petty Officer, 293326, illness




RM, 6th Battalion, all killed in North Russia

 BURTON, Richard, Captain, RMLI

 DAVEY, Herbert, Private, RMLI, 17711 (Ch)

 HAWES, Thomas W, Private, RMLI, 22061 (Ch)

 JENKINS, Arthur, Private, RMLI, 17498 (Ch)



RMLI, Chatham Division

 TROLLOPE, Frank E, Private, RMLI, 19239 (Ch), ex-Superb, illness in UK



Tuesday, 9 September 1919




Carlisle, light cruiser, Vladivostok

 REED, William H, Private, RMLI, 20028 (Po), illness


RM, 6th Battalion, all killed in North Russia

 GREEN, William S A, Private, RMLI, 19654 (Ch)

 NEALE, Arthur A, Sergeant, RMLI, 16383 (Ch)

 PIGGOTT, William C, Private, RMLI, 19459 (Ch)

 RAISTRICK, Charles, Private, RMLI, 17633 (Ch)



Wednesday, 10 September 1919


Cleethorpes, patrol paddle vessel

 MULLROY, Christopher, Petty Officer, 196715, accident


Sabrina, destroyer

 LAWRIE, Simon, Trimmer, RNR, TS 2252



Thursday, 11 September 1919


Britomart, gunboat

 ABDULLAH, Zariut, Seedie, (no service number listed), illness


Oakley, minesweeper

 HUNT, Richard H H, Officer's Steward 2c, L 5615, road accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 GOURLAY, Frank L, Petty Officer, 234705, illness


RM Headquarters

 WEBSTER, William, Quartermaster Sergeant, RMLI, 8036 (Ply), illness


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 WATSON, Robert, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Friday, 12 September 1919


HM Coastguard Station Sunderland

 LAKE, James H, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


Superb, battleship

 TYLER, Frederick P, Electrical Artificer 1c, 345114, illness



Saturday, 13 September 1919


Imperieuse, tug depot ship, Scapa Flow

 LEE, Thomas F, Sick Berth Steward, 133683, survivor from minesweeper Penarth, assigned to Imperieuse, illness


King George V, battleship

 HUSSEY, Percy, Boy Telegraphist, J 83490, illness


P.19, patrol boat

 DOMVILLE, Sir JAMES H, Lieutenant, died


TB.98, torpedo boat

 SANSOM, Harry, Able Seaman, 203674, illness



Monday, 15 September 1919


ML.229, motor launch, explosion

 LOCK, Frederick, Chief Motor Mechanic, RNVR, MB 761



Tuesday, 16 September 1919


Vivid, Devonport

 SANDERS, Thomas, Stoker Petty Officer, 300974, illness



Wednesday, 17 September 1919


Agincourt, battleship

 HOPWOOD, John, Stoker 1c, K 19441, drowned


Dragon, light cruiser

 TAYLOR, Hector R, Ordinary Seaman, J 46659, drowned




Garth Castle, hospital ship, Archangel

 MILNER, Dermod R, Chaplain, accidental fall



Thursday, 18 September 1919


Barham, battleship

 FERGUSON, John W, Private, RMLI, 20051 (Po), drowned in UK


Britisher, screw tug

 MULLANEY, Frank, Trimmer, MMR, 949505, died


Salmon, destroyer

 FLYNN, Declan, Petty Officer, 198423, died



Friday, 19 September 1919


Attentive II, Dover

 BASS, Charles, Stoker Petty Officer, 298365, illness


Franklin (RAN), hired yacht, nominal vessel for RAN College, Jervis Bay

 ROLLE, Absolom R, Engineer Captain, RAN, illness


Satellite, Tyne

 MCFETRIDGE, Robert, Trimmer, RNR, TS 8708, drowned



Saturday, 20 September 1919


Gannet, diving tender, Scapa Flow

 DES ROCHES, Philfras E, Ordinary Seaman, RNCVR, VR 3219, illness


ML.389, motor launch (also shown as ML.365)

 BROCKBANK, Harold G, Petty Officer, 234681, illness


Pekin, Grimsby

 FISHENDEN, James W, Gunner (ret), illness


Thistle III, hired drifter

 BAILEY, Joseph A, Engineman, RNR, TS 832, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 GLASHEEN, Patrick J, Able Seaman, 197086, illness



Sunday, 21 September 1919


Asteria, fleet messenger

 LAMONT, Archibald, Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 WELLS, William A E, Stoker, RAN, 4633, illness


Fantome, ex-sloop, survey ship

 HOLMES, Bernard F, Chief Petty Officer Cook, RAN, 5054, illness


Heather, convoy sloop

 MACKENZIE, Donald, Stoker 1c, K 107944



Monday, 22 September 1919




Caradoc, light cruiser

 NICKLEN, Reginald J, Able Seaman, J 45235 (Po), drowned in Yalta



Renown, battlecruiser

 TAYLOR, Cecil C, Boy Telegraphist, J 86916, illness



Tuesday, 23 September 1919


Daybreak, Admiralty steel drifter

 POTTER, William J, Petty Officer, RNR, C 3395, drowned



Wednesday, 24 September 1919




Carlisle, light cruiser, Vladivostok

 SMITH, David J, Leading Stoker, 297225, accident



Pembroke, Chatham

 COULTER, Charles, Leading Signalman, J 12893, ex-Prince George, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 LAMB, Albert J, Chief Petty Officer, 139171, illness



Thursday, 25 September 1919


Actaeon, Sheerness

 FRATER, Thomas F, Stoker 1c, 303083, drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 MACLEOD, Finlay, Deck Hand, RNR, SD 1449, died in UK


Spear, destroyer

 HYDE, Patrick, Stoker 1c, 300251, drowned


Tamar, Hong Kong

 LOVETT, Charles H, Private, RMLI, 9046 (Po), illness in Wei Hai Wei



Friday, 26 September 1919


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 EVANS, William J, Stoker Petty Officer, RAN, 8478 (RN K 8858), illness



Saturday, 27 September 1919


Phaeton, light cruiser

 BULLOCK, James W, Able Seaman, J 21915, drowned



Sunday, 28 September 1919


ex-Royal Marine Artillery

 FOGERTY, Harold E, Gunner, RMA, RMA 1756, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 BANKS, Herbert L, Stoker 1c, SS 123889, illness



Monday, 29 September 1919


Huon (RAN), destroyer

 BRYDON, William E, Signalman, RAN, 4562, illness



Tuesday, 30 September 1919


Dauntless, light cruiser

 RIGGS, Sidney G, Leading Stoker, K 11704 (Dev), drowned


Platypus (RAN), submarine depot ship

 PAIGE, Henry P, Leading Seaman, RAN, 9340 (former J 9760), accident


Woodlark, river gunboat

 SIM, Ah, Stoker, (no service number listed), drowned



Wednesday, 1 October 1919


Pekin, Grimsby

 STEADMAN, Gilbert, Officer's Cook 2c, RNVR, MC 1654, ex-Cotswold, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 TYNAN, Patrick, Stoker 1c, SS 121079, illness



Thursday, 2 October 1919


Abdiel, flotilla leader

 COWLES, Edward J, Leading Signalman, J 12334, illness


Erin, battleship

 DANDO, Wyndham G, Able Seaman, J 44115 (Dev), drowned


Ladybird, river gunboat

 HUNT, Edward W C, Ordinary Seaman, J 48744 (Po), drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 BENNIE, James, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269188, illness



Friday, 3 October 1919


Burma, fuel ship

 WILLIAMSON, George F, Able Seaman, MMR, 882556, illness



Saturday, 4 October 1919




Berbice, hospital ship, Archangel

 HANDEL, Thomas H, Sick Berth Attendant, M 7794, killed (buried at Koivisto cemetery, then in Finland in the Baltic, now in Russia. From the logbooks of HMS Vindictive, hospital ship Berbice was probably stationed at this time in Biorko Sound in the same area as Koivisto. Archangel may therefore be an error - thanks to Su Startin)



Vivid, Devonport

 PYGRAM, Thomas, Leading Signalman, J 16583, accident



Sunday, 5 October 1919


Egmont, Malta

 GLOVER, George E, Stoker 1c, SS 118734, illness



Monday, 6 October 1919




Lobster, lighter/depot ship, White Sea, North Russia

 MARTIN, John A, Lieutenant, RNR, drowned (listed as Murmansk)



Tuesday, 7 October 1919


Malaya, battleship

 SLATER, Reginald G, Boy 1c, J 93226, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 WEEDON, Thomas, Stoker 1c, SS 124187, illness



Wednesday, 8 October 1919


Thunderer, battleship

 TRAVERS, William A, Stoker 1c, SS 116368, accident


Victory, Portsmouth

 SHARKEY, Walter, Signalman, J 39913, illness


Windsor, destroyer

 WILSON, Thomas M, Ordinary Seaman, J 76227 (Po), drowned



Friday, 10 October 1919


Caledon, light cruiser

 DOPSON, Thomas, Able Seaman, J 23419, illness


Fame, destroyer

 JOHNSTON, Joseph M, Able Seaman, J 2196 (Ch), illness in Hong Kong



Saturday, 11 October 1919


Espiegle, sloop

 O'HARA, Bernard P, Paymaster, illness


Hyacinth II, hired drifter

 DAWSON, John H, Able Seaman, J 35065, drowned



Sunday, 12 October 1919


Cottesmore, minesweeper

 MALONEY, John J, Stoker 1c, RNR, S 9288, drowned



Monday, 13 October 1919


Duke of Cornwall, armed boarding steamer

 HENRY, John T, Able Seaman, MMR, 586207, drowned



Tuesday, 14 October 1919


Frank, hired screw tug

 MARTIN, John, Deck Hand, MMR, 933879, illness



Wednesday, 15 October 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 LIDSTONE, Frederick T, Able Seaman, 209638, illness



Thursday, 16 October 1919


Chelmsford, paddle minesweeper

 MOORE, Alfred, Petty Officer 1c, 144186 (Ch), drowned


Inflexible, battlecruiser

 CLEMENT, Sydney W, Sick Berth Steward, 351228, illness



Friday, 17 October 1919


Carnarvon, armoured cruiser

 WARBURTON, Herbert J, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 13378, illness in Gibraltar




Dragon, light cruiser, shore action, hit by coastal battery near Lett, Riga area

 ALMOND, Percy J, Able Seaman, J 22758 (Ch)

 BROAD, Charles W, Able Seaman, J 20915 (Ch)

 GILLINGWATER, Lewis T E, Able Seaman, J 34181 (Ch)

 LARN, William, Ordinary Seaman, J 84897 (Ch)

 LOWE, George W, Able Seaman, J 38578 (Ch)

 PAYNE, Alfred J, Boy 1c, J 90873 (Ch)

 SLEATH, James W, Ordinary Seaman, SS 8121 (Ch)

 STROUD, John S, Petty Officer, 204391 (Ch)

 TRETT, William R H, Boy 1c, J 86811 (Ch)



Hawkins, cruiser

 TOWNSEND, Albert V, Boy 1c, J 70937, illness


HM Coast Guard Station Sheephaven, County Donegal

 WEBB, Thomas E, Coastguardsman 2c, 149238, illness



Saturday, 18 October 1919

Submarine H.41 alongside depot ship Vulcan at Blyth, holed by Vulcan's propellers during low speed trials, sank, but salvaged. There were no casualties

Caesar, battleship

 HARDY, Joseph, Able Seaman, J 41148, illness


Sarepta, hired drifter

 PALMER, Ernest S, Leading Stoker, K 3790, exposure



Sunday, 19 October 1919


Calypso, light cruiser

 BARTER, Albert E (real name, but served as Frederick Brown), Stoker 1c, SS 117137, accident


Grenville, flotilla leader

 MILLER, Lawrence W, Leading Seaman, J 20680, ex-Skate, illness


Iron Duke, battleship

 FOREMAN, Esau, Ordinary Seaman, SS 8362, drowned



Tuesday, 21 October 1919


Caroline, light cruiser

 AYLWIN, Charlie, Chief Petty Officer Cook, 358237, illness



Wednesday, 22 October 1919


Ajax, battleship

 BARTOLO, Andrea, Officer's Cook 3c, L 8048, illness




Carlisle, light cruiser, Vladivostok

 MARSH, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, K 14716, shot in robbery



Rainbow (RCN), ex-cruiser, depot ship

 BRIDGEWATER, Harold E, Paymaster, RNCVR, illness in Esquimalt


RM Headquarters

 SNELL, Horace S, Warrant Officer 2c, illness


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 SNELL, Horace S, Colour Sergeant Major, 7121 (Po), illness



Thursday, 23 October 1919


Gainsborough, minesweeper

 COX, Frank, Leading Seaman, SS 5817, illness


Pekin, Grimsby

 THOMSON, James R, Stoker Petty Officer, RNR, TS 561, drowned


Winchester, destroyer

 KING, Percival, Engineer Lieutenant Commander, illness



Friday, 24 October 1919


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 MURRAY, Archibald, Ordinary Seaman, J 82097 (Dev), drowned



Saturday, 25 October 1919


Marchioness of Bute, patrol paddle vessel

 BIRCH, Augustus H, Steward, MMR, 998218, accident


President, London

 MCMAHON, Maurice, Lieutenant Commander, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 MARTYN, John L, Ty/Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Sunday, 26 October 1919


Pontefract, paddle minesweeper

 MORRISON, Donald, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 14665, illness



Tuesday, 28 October 1919


ML.236, motor launch

 WATNEY, Basil G, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Royal Air Force

 HOWARD, Andrew, Captain, RAF (ex-Assistant Paymaster, RNVR ex-Caribbean), illness



Wednesday, 29 October 1919


Royal Naval Reserve

 LIDDELL, Buchan M, Lieutenant, RNR, injured in Zanzibar 28 July 1918, DOI


Starfish, destroyer

 SHARP, Alfred E, Officer's Steward 1c, 359227 (Ch), drowned


Victory III, Portsmouth

 MARSHALL, William, Officer's Chief Cook, 364083, illness



Thursday, 30 October 1919


White Lilac, hired drifter

 CAMERON, Robert, Engineman, RNR, ES 2970, illness



Friday, 31 October 1919


Abingdon, minesweeper

 LINK, William, Petty Officer, 211675 (Dev), drowned


Emperor of India, battleship

 CORNES, William H, Able Seaman, J 94454, accident



Saturday, 1 November 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 SAWYER, Lewis C, Able Seaman, J 8399, illness



Sunday, 2 November 1919


Crescent, Rosyth

 EASEY, John S, 2nd Hand, RNR, DA 3433, illness


Maidstone, submarine depot ship

 PETFORD, Ernest, Cook, M 10275, died


Pembroke, Chatham

 EDWARDS, Walter W, Ordinary Seaman, J 22025, ex-Powerful, illness


Superb, battleship

 HARVEY, William G A, Able Seaman, J 34108, illness


Vivid II, Devonport

 CLEMENTS, Edward F, Stoker 1c, K 16147, illness



Monday, 3 November 1919


Egmont, Malta

 SAUNDERS, Robert, Master at Arms, 196653, illness


Inland Water Transport

 MACKENZIE, Allan A, Captain, Royal Engineers (ex-Sub Lieutenant, RNR), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 FRAZER, John, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 269600, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CROSS, William G N, Boy Shipwright, M 14328, illness



Tuesday, 4 November 1919


Caledon, light cruiser

 MCEVELY, David A, Petty Officer 1c, 196906, accident


P.52, patrol boat

 DANIELS, John K, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Wednesday, 5 November 1919


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 CATHIE, Archibald, Boy Artisan, M 33270, illness


Lowestoft, 2nd class cruiser

 STUTTER, Alex-F, Stoker 1c, K 27428, drowned


Victory, Portsmouth

 TAYLOR, William, Stoker 1c, 286537, illness



Thursday, 6 November 1919


Actaeon, Sheerness

 SMITH, Thomas, Able Seaman, SS 7705, illness



Friday, 7 November 1919


RM Labour Corps

 TOLMIE, A (initial only), Private, RM, S 12516 (Deal), illness in UK



Saturday, 8 November 1919


Dolphin, Gosport

 HOLLOWAY, Sidney C, Able Seaman, J 18737, illness in UK


Victory, Portsmouth

 OSMOND, Charles W, Able Seaman, 226286, illness



Sunday, 9 November 1919


Danae, light cruiser

 HANNAN, Michael, Petty Officer, 217443 (Ch), drowned


Emperor of India, battleship

 HICKS, Albert E, Leading Seaman, J 18063, illness


Excellent, Portsmouth

 FITZSIMONS, William, Able Seaman, 195687, died


Frisky, rescue tug

 LAWDAY, William R, Able Seaman, MMR, 837044, drowned



Monday, 10 November 1919


Renown, battlecruiser

 FRANKLIN, Richard G, Leading Seaman, J 10734 (Po), drowned

 LIGHT, Reginald, Able Seaman, 236934 (Po), drowned


Vernon, Portsmouth

 PITCHER, James R, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 116531, died



Tuesday, 11 November 1919


Argus, aircraft carrier

 MCCOY, Harold J, Able Seaman, J 23268, illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 MOULD, Arthur L, Petty Officer 2c, 177745, illness



Thursday, 13 November 1919


Egmont, Malta

 PAYNE, James H, Able Seaman, 229737, accident


Indus, Devonport

 WOOD, Leslie T, Boy Artisan, M 18356, illness



Saturday, 15 November 1919


Theban, hired trawler

 BELLAIRS, George, Deck Hand, RNR, (no service number listed), illness



Sunday, 16 November 1919


Odin, sloop

 ALI, Yusef, Tindal, 130, illness



Monday, 17 November 1919


Resolution, battleship

 LANGDON, Reginald, Stoker 1c, SS 124415, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 MCGILL, William A, Petty Officer, 217484, illness



Tuesday, 18 November 1919


Eaglet, Liverpool

 MARSHALL, James, Fireman, MMR, 956807, drowned



Wednesday, 19 November 1919


Iron Duke, battleship

 WISE, John D, Midshipman, died in Constantinople


Pembroke, Chatham

 JENKINSON, James H, Stoker 1c, SS 120091, illness



Thursday, 20 November 1919


Splendid, destroyer

 DEXETER, Ernest, Ordinary Seaman, SS 8694, accident


Victory I, Portsmouth

 LUXTON, George J, Able Seaman, J 39970, illness


Vivid II, Devonport

 EDWARDS, John W, Chief Stoker, 277719, illness



Saturday, 22 November 1919


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 SHEPPARD, John W, Able Seaman, 179962 (Po), drowned



Sunday, 23 November 1919


Arctic Whale, Admiralty whaler

 WARREN, John T, Skipper, RNR, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SMITH, John A, Petty Officer Cook, M 18, accident


Platypus (RAN), submarine depot ship

 TRUDGEON, Frederick, Stoker Petty Officer, RAN, 9431, died


Sandhurst, destroyer depot ship

 WHITE, Albert J G, Leading Stoker, K 27485, illness



Monday, 24 November 1919


Cardiff, light cruiser

 SOANES, William F, Stoker 1c, SS 123994, illness


Danae, light cruiser

 SMITH, Harry, Yeoman of Signals, 226225, accident


HM Coast Guard Station Southsea

 WATTS, Edward, Coastguardsman 3c, 285179, illness


Inflexible, battlecruiser

 BLABEY, Robinette, Act/Officer's Chief Steward, 364034, illness


ML.434, motor launch

 CULLIMORE, Henry J, Able Seaman, J 28699, accident


Pembroke, Chatham

 LONG, Frederick, Stoker Petty Officer, 301101, illness


RMA Eastney

 BLAKEMAN, Alexander J, Sergeant, RMA, RMA 11551, accident


Victorious, battleship

 SABISTON, James, Trimmer, RNR, TS 6291, illness



Tuesday, 25 November 1919


Royal Oak, battleship

 FLATMAN, Alfred J, Stoker Petty Officer, 291902 (Ch), drowned



Thursday, 27 November 1919


Cleopatra, light cruiser

 ANSELL, Jesse, Stoker 1c, K 55316, illness


Fox, 2nd class cruiser

 BABBINGTON, Hugh, Lieutenant, illness, buried in Surrey



Friday, 28 November 1919


Attentive III, Dover

 RICHARDSON, Bertie, Petty Officer, 237493, ex-Gainsborough, illness


Comus, light cruiser

 LAWRENCE, Victor A, Victualling Chief Petty Officer, 342141, illness


Crescent, Rosyth

 KINGCROSS, George, Trimmer, RNR, TS 7876, drowned


Royal Naval Reserve

 CHAPMAN, Edward M H, Ty/Midshipman, RNR, illness


TB.36, torpedo boat

 OAKES, George, Artificer Engineer, illness



Saturday, 29 November 1919


Wildfire, Sheerness

 CARROLL, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, 152362, illness



Sunday, 30 November 1919


HM Coastguard Station Withernsea

 WADE, Joseph J, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


ML.378, motor launch, ship lost

 HERBERTSON, James D, Lieutenant, RNVR


Revenge, battleship

 HAMILL, Henry P, Able Seaman, SS 5674, illness


Silvio, fleet sweeping sloop, all drowned

 BRAY, William J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 11968

 COTTON, Alfred E, Stoker 1c, SS 120397

 DAVIS, David K, Stoker 1c, SS 120441

 GULLIFORD, Leonard H, Leading Seaman, K 18802

 THORPE, Clement G, Officer's Steward 3c, L 11661


Swindon, minesweeper

 CRONIN, Christopher, Stoker 1c, SS 122727, drowned



Monday, 1 December 1919


Galatea, light cruiser

 PETERS, Frederick W, Ordinary Seaman, J 80625, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 MEEK, Leslie, Chief Warrant Engineer, RNR, drowned


Vivid, Devonport

 HARROWER, James, Ordinary Seaman, J 80387, illness



Wednesday, 3 December 1919


Catania, hired yacht, minelaying base ship, Taranto

 LAWS, Gilbert U, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Scimitar, destroyer

 HOLDEN, Thomas, Ordinary Signalman, J 85519, illness


Yarmouth, 2nd class cruiser

 WOOD, Daniel E, Warrant Shipwright, accident



Friday, 5 December 1919


Eaglet, Liverpool

 BILTON, Reginald E, Regulating Petty Officer, 224787, accident


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 HYNES, James F, Leading Seaman, J 26607, illness


Victory II, Portsmouth

 HUMM, William, Leading Stoker, 303310, illness



Saturday, 6 December 1919


HM Coast Guard

 PARKER, Edward C, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, died


Sydney (RAN), 2nd class cruiser

 BERRY, Thomas C J, Stoker 2c, RAN, 11260, drowned



Sunday, 7 December 1919


Cerberus, Williamston, Australia

 DANAFORD, Harold W, Chief Petty Officer, RAN, 8295, illness



Monday, 8 December 1919


Vivid, Devonport

 HOPPER, Edwin J, Able Seaman, 228745, drowned



Tuesday, 9 December 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 LOVETT, Ernest J, Officer's Steward 3c, L 5980, illness



Wednesday, 10 December 1919


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 GRANT, John F H, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Thursday, 11 December 1919


Dragon, light cruiser

 RAXWORTHY, Henry F W, Able Seaman, J 34915, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 MOSS, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, J 89339, illness


Retort, rescue tug

 STEEL, John, Leading Fireman, MMR, 838261, drowned



Friday, 12 December 1919


Strathalva, hired trawler

 FLANNERY, Patrick, Skipper, RNR, illness


Stuart, flotilla leader

 BARTON, Robert, Leading Seaman, 238187, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 ROSE, Charles W, Petty Officer, J 531, illness



Saturday, 13 December 1919


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 BENDELOW, James, Plumber 1c, M 622, accident



Sunday, 14 December 1919


Pomone, ex-cruiser, training ship

 BRAY, William J, Chief Stoker, 163063, illness



Monday, 15 December 1919


Lowestoft, 2nd class cruiser

 WESTLEY, John, Krooman, (no service number listed), illness


President, London

 HORSLER, Cyril G, Boy Servant, L 12399, illness


President III, London

 CURETON, Herbert R, Able Seaman, RNVR, Bristol Z 9862, illness


Theseus II, Baku, Caspian Sea

 JAGGER, Norman V, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 7104, died



Tuesday, 16 December 1919


Tenedos, destroyer

 PALMER, Arthur S, Signalman, J 35450 (Ch), drowned


Victory, Portsmouth

 HODGE, Alfred L, Stoker Petty Officer, MC 1187, ex-Eaglet, illness



Wednesday, 17 December 1919


Chester, light cruiser

 HYAMS, Philip, Stoker 1c, SS 117451, illness


Lapwing, destroyer

 LEACH, Frederick S, Petty Officer, 208350 (Ch), drowned


RN Hospital Pembroke

 LAMBERT, Harry E, Warrant Wardmaster, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 MATTHEWS, Frederick W T, Regulating Petty Officer, 300592, drowned


Victory, Portsmouth

 MILLER, Alexander S, Chief Petty Officer, 171848, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 BRAITHWAITE, Charles, Stoker 1c, K 50409, accident



Friday, 19 December 1919


Europa, Mudros, Aegean

 SALIBA, Carmelo, Able Seaman, J 95744, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 MCILKENNON, Patrick, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 22775, drowned



Sunday, 21 December 1919


Pembroke VII, Grimsby

 SHIELDS, Robert, Petty Officer 1c, 137680, drowned



Monday, 22 December 1919


Impregnable, Devonport

 CHAMBERS, William F H, Boy 1c, J 94935, illness



Tuesday, 23 December 1919


Pembroke, Chatham

 PARADISE, Harris, Signalman, J 25052, illness


RM Eastney

 SIMPSON, Charles H, Gunner, RMA, RMA 15954, illness


Victorious, battleship

 LOCK, Christopher, Carpenter, MMR, 981391, illness



Wednesday, 24 December 1919


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 MADDISON, Ernest, Leading Stoker, K 4355, illness


Niobe (RCN), ex-cruiser, harbour service

 LARGE, Charles A E, Leading Seaman, J 3485, illness


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 EVANS, Evan, Lieutenant, RNVR, drowned



Thursday, 25 December 1919


Grenville, flotilla leader

 MARTIN, Richard, Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, drowned


HM Coast Guard Station Pentewan

 SULLIVAN, Albert, Coastguardsman 2c, 142339, illness


Larkspur, fleet sweeping sloop

 SMITH, Waugh, Leading Signalman, 223412, exposure


Pembroke I

 JONES, George W, Leading Seaman, 206942, illness


RM Deal

 ROOS, Henry, Lance Corporal, RMLI, S 312 (Deal), illness


RM Headquarters

 ROOS, Henry, Lance Corporal, RMLI, D 312, illness



Friday, 26 December 1919


Furious, aircraft carrier

 BENNETT, Charles P, Gunner, illness


Oracle, destroyer

 GAUNT, George, Leading Stoker, K 18101, ex-Dido, illness



Saturday, 27 December 1919


Francol, oiler, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, boat accident, all drowned

 CAMPBELL, James, Able Seaman, J 20620 (Ch)

 RONAYNE, Patrick, Able Seaman, 101251

 SHEERAN, Charles, Greaser, MMR, 713819

 TYLER, John, Ordinary Seaman, MMR, 883964


Indomitable, battlecruiser

 PATTERSON, Francis W J, Artificer Engineer, drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 LAWS, John, Trimmer, RNR, TS 7610, illness


Wistaria, fleet sweeping sloop, boat accident

 HOW, Alfred, Stoker Petty Officer, K 3435, drowned



Sunday, 28 December 1919


Victory, Portsmouth

 DAVIES, Thomas, Boy 1c, J 48302, illness



Monday, 29 December 1919


Erebus, monitor

 GLEN, George R, Signalman, J 48580 (Ch), drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 LENNOX, William B, Able Seaman, SS 9172, illness



Tuesday, 30 December 1919


Blenheim, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 FARRUGIA, Giuseppe, Officer's Cook 2c, 365483, ex-Tobago, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 ROBINS, James A, Stoker 1c, K 50283, ex-Euryalus, died


Resolution, battleship

 EDGECOMBE, Arthur, Leading Stoker, K 18083, died



Wednesday, 31 December 1919



Catspaw, Admiralty drifter, sailing Reval (Tallinn) for Copenhagen, lost in bad weather near Oland Island, no survivors, all members of crew buried in Kviberg Cemetery, Gothenburg, Sweden (above - courtesy Gareth Thomas)

 BENNETT, George H, Petty Officer, 191017

 BOWERMAN, Thomas J, Engine Room Artificer 5c, M 14502

 BREWER, Arthur B, Mechanician, 310926

 DINGLE, Edward H, Stoker 1c, K 24623

 JENKINS, David J, Stoker 1c, SS 120469

 JUSTIN, Thomas H, Able Seaman, J 20176

 LEADON, John, Able Seaman, SS 6815

 LEES, Arthur, Stoker 1c, K 55385

 MORCEL, Headby A, Ordinary Seaman, J 91014

 REYNOLDS, Rowland, Act/Lieutenant

 VALLINGS, Frederick F O, Sub Lieutenant

 WEBB, Charles S, Able Seaman, J 40368

 WILDING, Thomas E, Stoker Petty Officer, K 16770

 WILLIAMS, Geoffrey H C, Act/Lieutenant


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