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

1923 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Argus, aircraft carrier, lost men to illness in July and December 1923
(Navy Photos/Mark Teadham, 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, 2 January 1923


Hawkins, cruiser

 HOOPER, Geoffrey W W, Lieutenant Commander, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 EARL, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 29063, died



Wednesday, 3 January 1923


Curacoa, light cruiser

 CRIBB, Sidney G, Able Seaman, J 91145, illness



Thursday, 4 January 1923


Barham, battleship

 BOND, Wilfred C, Leading Seaman, J 10428, illness



Wednesday, 10 January 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 CHAPMAN, Richard H, Stoker Petty Officer, 299203, accidentally killed



Friday, 12 January 1923


Tamar, Hong Kong

 KWOK, Kam, Able Seaman, (Chinese), illness



Tuesday, 16 January 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 JARVIS, Clifford, Able Seaman, J 61069, accidentally killed 


Wednesday, 17 January 1923


Clematis, fleet sweeping sloop

 MARDON, Arthur G, Able Seaman, J 41617, illness


Pandora, submarine depot ship

 MILLS, William H, Warrant Shipwright, illness



Saturday, 20 January 1923


Royal Naval Reserve

 GRAY, Robert E, Paymaster Commander, RNR, illness



Sunday, 21 January 1923


Royal Marines

 PARSONS, Cunliffe Mc N, Major General, RM, illness



Tuesday, 23 January 1923


Marlborough, battleship

 SHIELDS, John E, Stoker 1c, SS 118468, illness


Royal Marines HQ, on board Argus, aircraft carrier

 POSSEE, William C N, Corporal, RMLI, 13149 (Ch), illness


Vimiera, destroyer

 KING, Lexie W, Chief Stoker, 308406, illness



Friday, 26 January 1923


Victory, Portsmouth

 LILL, Joseph, Stoker 1c, K 30408, illness



Saturday, 27 January 1923


Charlestown Coast Guard Station, Cornwall

 LAMPSHIRE, James H, Coastguardsman 3c, 182845, illness


Danae, light cruiser

 HAMMOND, James, Leading Stoker, 300492, drowned



Tuesday, 30 January 1923


Royal Naval Reserve

 GREEN, Thomas F, Paymaster Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 31 January 1923


Constance, light cruiser

 WOOD, Charles W, Cook, M 15397, died


Hood, battlecruiser

 BROAD, Thomas M (real name, but served as Thomas Coombes), Petty Officer, 229152, illness



Sunday, 4 February 1923


Impregnable, Devonport

 FINAMORE, John S, Stoker Petty Officer, 308467, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 CUTMORE, William A, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13536, illness



Monday, 5 February 1923


Dublin, 2nd class cruiser

 TRY, Leonard C A, Able Seaman, J 94777, illness



Wednesday, 7 February 1923


Diomede, light cruiser

 SCHOLES, Henry P, Lieutenant, illness



Friday, 9 February 1923


L.18, submarine

 WILLIAMS, John, Warrant Engineer, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 BARTLETT, William H, Stoker 1c, K 19642, railway accident, killed



Saturday, 10 February 1923


Constance, light cruiser

 LEYSHON, Edward G, Paymaster Commander, illness



Monday, 12 February 1923


Malabar, Bermuda

 HARVEY, Harold E, Bugler, RMLI, 12169 (Ch), illness



Wednesday, 14 February 1923


Carlisle, light cruiser

 VESEY-FITZGERALD, William P D, Lieutenant, illness


Iroquois, fleet sweeping sloop

 NORRIS, Allan V, Able Seaman, J 88069, illness



Thursday, 15 February 1923


Tarantula, river gunboat

 TREMAYNE, John W L, Act/Sub Lieutenant, illness


Tourmaline, destroyer

 PINDER, Thomas H, Leading Seaman, J 25342, illness



Friday, 16 February 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 HAMMOND, Thomas S, Coastguardsman 2c, 172058, illness


Royal Navy

 QUINE, William J A, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, illness



Saturday, 17 February 1923


Belfast Coast Guard

 BLACKLER, George F, Leading Boatman, 215761, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 LANE, Henry J, Chief Stoker, 298042, illness



Sunday, 18 February 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 COX, Joseph, Chief Stoker, 308749, illness



Monday, 19 February 1923


Vernon, Portsmouth

 ROBINSON, Edward J, Electrical Artificer 4c, M 35224, illness



Tuesday, 20 February 1923


Royal Marines HQ

 CALLISTER, George, Sergeant, RMA, RMA 10298, illness



Friday, 23 February 1923


Chatham, 2nd class cruiser

 CHINNERY, Herbert C, Officer's Cook 1c, 363502, drowned



Saturday, 24 February 1923


Yarmouth, 2nd class cruiser

 PHILLIPS, Iver J, Stoker 1c, SS 118035, illness



Sunday, 25 February 1923


Capetown, light cruiser

 SUMNER, John A, Engine Room Artificer 3C, M 26727, illness


ML.291, motor launch

 HINE, William F, Leading Seaman, J 98680, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 27 February 1923


Marlborough, battleship

 CLAYDON, Walter, Chief Petty Officer, 222485, accidentally killed



Friday, 2 March 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 TUNBRIDGE, Harold W, Petty Officer, 209951, illness



Saturday, 3 March 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 GRAHAM, Edward E, Ordinary Seaman, J 98979, illness



Sunday, 4 March 1923


Diomede, light cruiser

 IVES, Sydney J, Leading Seaman, J 24083, illness


Warspite, battleship

 JANE, James H, Stoker 1c, K 56194, illness



Thursday, 8 March 1923


Coventry, light cruiser, at Gibraltar, torpedo explosion, both accidentally killed

 BURT, Fred H J, Chief Stoker, K 10238,

 JACKSON, Garibaldi, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 33565

 (the following information is courtesy Ian Claxton, who also enhanced and sent the photograph showing ERA Jackson holding Roma, the oldest of his two daughters, not long before his death. "Both daughters are still alive, the younger is my customer, and lives in Christchurch UK. The remains of both men were interred in the military cemetery in Gibraltar but reports to the family said that 'the torpedo fell across Jackson before exploding and that Chief Stoker Burt was blown to "smithereens"'. It is suspected Jackson's fate was the same but the authorities declined to elaborate further. The family have inquired about the actual location of a grave but have been told it has been 'lost' and only a 'plot' location is available." If you have any further information on the explosion, please contact



Saturday, 10 March 1923


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 HUTCHINGS, Richard H, Chief Stoker, 302620, drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 HARRIS, Stanley F, Chief Petty Officer Cook, 347299, illness



Monday, 12 March 1923


Defiance, Devonport

 EDWARDS, James, Stoker Petty Officer, 305412, illness



Tuesday, 13 March 1923


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 WOOD, Harry H J, Ordnance Artificer 4c, M 36276, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 14 March 1923


Wivern, destroyer

 SPENCER, Gerald, Able Seaman, J 69706, illness



Thursday, 15 March 1923


Cerberus, Williamston, Australia

 MEACHIN, Arthur, Stoker Petty Officer, 297045, illness


Egmont, Malta

 ESPOSITO, Joseph, Officer's Steward 2c, 360075, illness



Saturday, 17 March 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 SMITH, Albert, Stoker Petty Officer, K 331, illness



Tuesday, 20 March 1923


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 CRISPIN, Grenville, Boy 2c, J 105978, illness



Tuesday, 27 March 1923


Campbell, flotilla leader

 WEIGHILL, Ernest, Signalman, J 64055, train accident in Constantinople, killed



Wednesday, 28 March 1923


Barham, battleship

 KILVERT, Robert E, Major, RM, illness



Saturday, 31 March 1923


Southampton, 2nd class cruiser

 MITCHELL, David C, Chief Petty Officer Cook, 347257, illness



Sunday, 1 April 1923


Royal Marines HQ

 SNOWLING, Bert, Corporal, RMLI, (no service number listed), died


Victory, Portsmouth

 PARKER, George E, Able Seaman, SS 10980, accidentally killed



Monday, 2 April 1923


Excellent, Portsmouth

 ARNOLD, Charles H, Petty Officer, 236201, illness



Wednesday, 4 April 1923


Centurion, battleship

 LIGHT, Walter J, Stoker Petty Officer, 306662, illness



Sunday, 8 April 1923


Blenheim, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 MCLEOD, John, Seaman, RNR, C 4847, illness



Tuesday, 10 April 1923


Titania, submarine depot ship

 SENNETT, George H C, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 270992, illness



Thursday, 12 April 1923


Royal Marines HQ

 HOLNESS, Ernest R, Warrant Officer 2c, illness



Saturday, 14 April 1923


Centurion, battleship

 PEAT, Arnold, Ordinary Seaman, SS 11386, drowned



Tuesday, 17 April 1923


Violent, destroyer

 DUNROE, John, Able Seaman, 203394, illness



Wednesday, 18 April 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 HORNSSY, Frederick, Petty Officer, 116222, illness



Friday, 20 April 1923


Moorhen, river gunboat

 YORKE, Arthur L, Stoker 1c, K 22187, drowned



Saturday, 21 April 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 MATTHEWS, Arthur, Leading Cook, M 1634, illness



Thursday, 26 April 1923


Southampton, 2nd class cruiser

 LEWIN, William P, Stoker 1c, K 56891, heat stroke, died



Sunday, 29 April 1923


Dolphin, Gosport

 WILKINS, Edward, Stoker 1c, K 23283, illness



Monday, 30 April 1923


Centurion, battleship

 RAY, Bertram J, Ordinary Seaman, J 96458, illness



Wednesday, 2 May 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 JONES, Frederick J, Officer's Steward 4c, L 13948, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 9 May 1923


Brisbane (RAN), 2nd class cruiser

 MARSHALL, George E, Able Seaman, J 99203, illness


Espiegle, sloop

 SCOTT, Charles, Stoker 1c, K 15386, illness



Tuesday, 15 May 1923


Lowestoft, 2nd class cruiser

 BEAMS, Percy T, Private, RMLI, 15826 (Ch), died


Vivid, Devonport

 GAVAN, William O, Petty Officer, J 4930, illness



Monday, 21 May 1923


RM, 11th Battalion

 COLE, Cyril J, Private, RMLI, 14909 (Po), illness



Tuesday, 22 May 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 RAWLINGS, Ernest W, Able Seaman, J 16094, drowned

 WATERS, Thomas J, Able Seaman, J 35067, killed


Wolfhound, destroyer

 FULLER, Arthur J, Leading Stoker, 307571, drowned



Friday, 25 May 1923


Gibraltar Dockyard

 BARTER, Frederick, Engineer Captain, illness



Saturday, 26 May 1923


Despatch, light cruiser

 CARTER, George H, Stoker 1c, K 56465, illness



Monday, 4 June 1923


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 WEIGHTMAN, Leonard, Boy 2c, J 107275, illness



Wednesday, 6 June 1923


Curacoa, light cruiser

 DODNEY, William E F, Private, RMLI, 19817 (Po), illness



Friday, 8 June 1923


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 STEEGMAN, Edward J, Surgeon Commander, RNVR, illness



Sunday, 10 June 1923


Repulse, battlecruiser

 MCBRIDE, John L, Engine Room Artificer 4c, RNVR, Mersey 5/102, illness


Warspite, battleship

 STACEY, George, Stoker Petty Officer, K 3037, illness



Tuesday, 12 June 1923


Diligence, Scapa Flow

 STAMPF, Charles W, Plumber, M 805, accidentally, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 13 June 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 ALLISON, Kenneth, Boy 1c, J 103169, illness



Friday, 15 June 1923


Glorious, light battlecruiser

 WARE, John T, Gunner, illness



Sunday, 17 June 1923


Centurion, battleship

 COX, Thomas H, Stoker 1c, K 58473, burns, died


Centurion, battleship

 DILLON, Joseph, Stoker 1c, K 15795, accidentally killed



Monday, 18 June 1923


Centurion, battleship,

 RACE, George L, Stoker 1c, SS 122289, accidentally killed


Diomede, light cruiser

 DYER, George, Ordinary Seaman, J 95962, illness



Friday, 22 June 1923ggg


Excellent, Portsmouth

 CALLAWAY, Albert A W, Leading Seaman, J 16817, illness


Royal Navy

 DICKSON, John H, Warrant Engineer, illness



Wednesday, 27 June 1923


President, London

 SAUNDERS, Charles, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, 201032, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 HARTLEY, Horace B, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 270515, illness



Saturday, 30 June 1923


Comus, light cruiser

 PRESTON, James A, Stoker 1c, K 23631, illness



Tuesday, 3 July 1923


Wolverine, destroyer

 BAMSEY, Richard, Leading Stoker, K 1944, illness



Wednesday, 4 July 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 COOK, Alfred W J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 15869, illness



Friday, 6 July 1923


Calcutta, light cruiser

 LEGG, Reginald G, Able Seaman, J 99300, drowned


Torch, destroyer

 MCDONNELL, John, Stoker Petty Officer, K 9465, illness



Sunday, 8 July 1923


Dolphin, Gosport

 WREN, Alfred W, Electrical Artificer 2c, M 7867, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 GREEN, Charles W, Stoker 2c, K 61453, illness


Sirdar, destroyer

 COWE, Thomas W, Stoker 1c, SS 119925, drowned



Tuesday, 10 July 1923


Victory, Portsmouth

 PAYNE, Albert, Able Seaman, 223540, illness



Wednesday, 11 July 1923


Ajax, battleship

 TEUMA, Albert, Officer's Steward 3c, 358428, illness



Saturday, 14 July 1923


Victory, Portsmouth

 MARSHALL, Henry G, Leading Seaman, J 23995, illness



Friday, 20 July 1923


Blenheim, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 BUTCHER, Edward M, Stoker 1c, 158337, illness



Saturday, 21 July 1923


Britannia, RN College, Dartmouth

 WEEDON, Frank A W, Act/Sub Lieutenant, illness



Sunday, 22 July 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 BOXALL, Frederick A B, Sick Berth Attendant, M 30697, illness



Monday, 23 July 1923


Argus, aircraft carrier

 FRANCIS, William G, Bugler, RMLI, 21338 (Po), illness



Saturday, 28 July 1923


Barham, battleship

 SHEPHARD, Frederick E, Petty Officer Cook, 347798, illness



Wednesday, 1 August 1923


Bryony, convoy sloop

 MCINTOSH, Harold, Stoker 1c, K 59805, died



Saturday, 4 August 1923


Iron Duke, battleship

 NICHOLLS, Douglas J, Boy 1c, J 103993, illness


King George V, battleship

 COPP, Ambrose, Stoker 1c, K 11976, drowned



Monday, 6 August 1923


Scarab, river gunboat

 ROWNTREE, James D, Able Seaman, J 43089, drowned



Friday, 10 August 1923


Velox destroyer

 PACKHAM, Charles R, Able Seaman, J 14619, illness



Sunday, 12 August 1923


Warwick, destroyer

 PRATT, Thomas, Stoker 1c, K 19474, illness



Wednesday, 15 August 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 BRANAGH, Henry, Master at Arms, M 7886, illness



Thursday, 16 August 1923


Royal Marines

 JONES, Walter T C, Lieutenant Colonel, RM, illness



Saturday, 18 August 1923


Carlisle, light cruiser

 HODKINSON, Frederick C, Able Seaman, J 99607, illness


Excellent, Portsmouth

 PEET, Frederick H, Gunner, illness


Hood, battlecuiser

 NICHOLS, Edgar, Marine, Ply/21303, illness



Sunday, 19 August 1923


Iron Duke, battleship

 FOSTER, Charles W, Stoker 1c, K 58245, illness



Monday, 20 August 1923


Dolphin, Gosport

 WILLIAMS, William H, Petty Officer, 209267, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 THOMPSON, John, Chief Petty Officer, 214105, died



Thursday, 23 August 1923


Chatham, 2nd class cruiser

 READ, Cecil W, Petty Officer, 227245, illness



Monday, 27 August 1923


Carlisle, light cruiser

 SWANTON, Herbert F, Blacksmith, 346627, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 28 August 1923


Burslem, minesweeper

 FORD, Henry E, Stoker 1c, 310426, drowned


Castor, light cruiser

 BROWN, Eustace W, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 34385, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 CLARK, Robert E, Master at Arms, 195657, illness



Wednesday, 29 August 1923


Ceres, light cruiser

 CORDING, Edward, Boy 1c, J 101694, drowned


Impregnable, Devonport

 BORGNET, Eric C J, Boy 2c, J 107596, illness



Thursday, 30 August 1923


Chrysanthemum, convoy sloop

 RIDDELL, Francis R C, Lieutenant, illness



Friday, 31 August 1923


Hawkins, cruiser

 PILE, Harry H, Leading Seaman, 235972, drowned



Sunday, 2 September 1923


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 HOLLOWAY, John W B, Marine, 19800 (Po), died



Monday, 3 September 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 NEVIN, John T, Regulating Petty Officer, M 36359, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 4 September 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 PARKER, Frederick W, Able Seaman, 217317, illness



Friday, 7 September 1923


RN Hospital, Haslar

 MARSH, Alex B, Surgeon Commander, illness



Sunday, 9 September 1923


Vanessa, destroyer

 KENNEDY, Alfred M, Able Seaman, J 10439, accidentally killed



Thursday, 13 September 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 TURNER, Albert G, Able Seaman, J 83715, illness



Friday, 14 September 1923


Centurion, battleship

 MARSHALL, Charles A, Leading Stoker, 305171, illness


Constance, light cruiser

 SAUNDERS, Sydney, Marine, 13829 (Ch), road accident, killed


P.59, patrol boat

 RIGGS, Reginald O, Able Seaman, J 22629, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 TUCKER, Robert H, Stoker 1c, K 47056, illness



Monday, 17 September 1923


Agamemnon, target ship

 CHIVERS, Horace W, Stoker 1c, K 14297, illness


Excellent, Portsmouth

 BURNS, Allan R, Able Seaman, J 24920, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 18 September 1923


Royal Naval Reserve

 WOODROOFE, Robert, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 19 September 1923


Ceres, light cruiser

 VELLA, Raphaell, Officer's Steward 2c, 358722, illness



Friday, 21 September 1923


Victory, Portsmouth

 STUTCHBURY, Frederick N, Telegraphist, J 70431, illness



Sunday, 23 September 1923


Centaur, light cruiser

 POWELL, Bernard, Electrical Artificer 3c, M 33891, illness



Monday, 24 September 1923


P.47, patrol boat

 BOYD, Alfred, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 18099, drowned



Wednesday, 26 September 1923


Vernon, Portsmouth

 BARKER, William A H, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Thursday, 27 September 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 GREEN, John, Musician, RMB, RMB 2076, illness



Thursday, 4 October 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 TELFORD, William, Leading Stoker, K 10747, illness



Saturday, 6 October 1923


Fantome, ex-sloop, survey ship

 MCDOUGAL, William J, Able Seaman, 233413, drowned


Warspite, battleship

 CAHILL, Joseph, Able Seaman, J 12725, illness



Tuesday, 9 October 1923


Seawolf, destroyer

 STOCKMAN, Frederick, Able Seaman, 203678, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 10 October 1923


Dolphin, Gosport

 YOUNG, Thomas, Stoker Petty Officer, 217754, illness



Saturday, 13 October 1923


Dolphin, Gosport

 JONES, Harold G, Petty Officer, J 7994, illness



Tuesday, 16 October 1923


Barham, battleship

 HUNTINGFORD, George T, Able Seaman, J 13272, illness


Comus, light cruiser

 PIDGEON, William J, Petty Officer, J 11337, drowned



Saturday, 20 October 1923


Philomel, ex-cruiser, depot ship, New Zealand

 TICKELL, William G, Stoker Chief Petty Officer, M 618, accidentally killed



Sunday, 21 October 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 KERR, William, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 9383, illness



Monday, 22 October 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 BIRD, Albert E, Sick Berth Attendant, M 33621, illness



Wednesday, 24 October 1923


Crocus, fleet sweeping sloop

 BOHO, Mordhammen, Seedie, (no service number listed), illness



Saturday, 27 October 1923


Delhi, light cruiser

 SMITH, James E, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 14558, illness



Sunday, 28 October 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 JONES, Francis P, Stoker 1c, K 23368, illness



Monday, 29 October 1923


Ramillies, battleship

 CHURCHMAN, Henry E E, Petty Officer, J 12266, illness



Tuesday, 30 October 1923


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 FAIRWEATHER, Frederick A, Able Seaman, J 7766, drowned


Walker, destroyer

 CLARK, Duncan, Able Seaman, J 95446, drowned



Thursday, 1 November 1923


Flora, Simonstown, South Africa

 SALAH, Abdullah B, Seedie, (no service number listed), illness



Friday, 2 November 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 SCRAGG, William A, Regulating Petty Officer, M 37148, illness



Saturday, 3 November 1923


Royal Navy

 KNAPP, Christopher R, Warrant Mechanician, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 EASTMENT, Walter J, Able Seaman, SS 5934, road accident, killed



Sunday, 4 November 1923


Tamar, Hong Kong

 RICHARDSON, Dudley J, Leading Stoker, K 21018, drowned



Thursday, 8 November 1923


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 LOCOCK, Victor G, Able Seaman, J 58584, illness



Friday, 9 November 1923


Royal Marines HQ

 LUCAS, John J, Marine, RMLI, 14122 (Ch), died



Saturday, 10 November 1923


Columbine, Rosyth

 RAMSEY, Kenneth G, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Saturday, 17 November 1923


Victoria & Albert, Royal Yacht

 WOODWARDS, Charles A, Stoker Petty Officer, 281765, illness



Wednesday, 21 November 1923


Flora, Simonstown, South Africa

 WILLIAM, George, Krooman, (no service number listed), illness



Thursday, 22 November 1923


Tarantula, river gunboat

 SMITH, Patrick C, Lieutenant, illness



Friday, 23 November 1923


Enterprise, light cruiser

 TURNER, Percy, Commissioned Shipwright, illness



Saturday, 24 November 1923


Ajax, battleship

 LYONS, Edward J, Chief Stoker, 304685, illness


Defiance, Devonport

 BOLT, John G, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 1002, illness



Sunday, 25 November 1923


Hood, battlecruiser

 HORTON, James, Able Seaman, J 102952, drowned



Monday, 3 December 1923


Argus, aircraft carrier

 SMYTH, Sidney R, Shipwright 2c, 347216, illness



Tuesday, 4 December 1923


Vivid, Devonport

 EVANS, Harry, Sick Berth Petty Officer, M 3178, illness



Wednesday, 5 December 1923


L.11, submarine, fire onboard

 BEAL, George W (real name, but served as George W Brown), Leading Stoker, K 18357, killed



Saturday, 8 December 1923


Pembroke, Chatham

 DONNELLY, Thomas, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Sunday, 9 December 1923


Marazion, ex-minesweeper, submarine depot ship, Hong Kong

 LINGARD, Edward V, Leading Stoker, K 23637, illness



Thursday, 13 December 1923


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 EDWARDS, Garnet, Officer's Steward 1c, 360453, illness



Friday, 21 December 1923


Alecto, submarine depot ship

 TUCKER, Frederick J, Officer's Steward 3c, 363935, accidentally killed



Saturday, 22 December 1923


Royal Navy

 ROBERTSON, Frederick L, Engineer Commander, illness, date listed as 22nd/23rd



Thursday, 27 December 1923


Revenge, battleship

 DIPLOCK, Harry, Signalman Petty Officer, 311859, illness



Saturday, 29 December 1923


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 BUXTON, Bernard, Commander, illness


Dolphin, Gosport

 O'BRIEN, Joseph, Stoker 1c, K 14645, died


Vivid, Devonport

 KEAST, Daniel C, Officer's Steward 3c, L 10802, illness


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