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

1924 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HM Submarine L.27, sister-boat to L.24, lost 10 January 1924
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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 January 1924


HM Coast Guard, Dungeness, Kent

 COOK, Alfred C, Chief Officer, HMCG, illness



Friday, 4 January 1924


Durban, light cruiser

 JOHNSON, John N, Stoker Petty Officer, K 927, illness



Saturday, 5 January 1924


Rocket, destroyer

 BROOKES, Frederick R, Stoker 1c, K 43616, drowned



Sunday, 6 January 1924


Philomel, ex-cruiser, depot ship, New Zealand

 ANDERSON, Edward A, Lieutenant, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CLARK, Ernest A, Officer's Steward 4c, L 14378, illness



Monday, 7 January 1924


Magnolia, fleet sweeping sloop

 SIMPSON, Charles E, Regulating Petty Officer, 237028, illness


Vigorous, Larne, Ireland (but out of commission by 1919)

 FRY, James, Chief Petty Officer, 215283, died



Tuesday, 8 January 1924


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 COOK, Fred, Marine, 15265 (Po), illness



Wednesday, 9 January 1924


Pembroke, Chatham

 LOVE, Herbert, Officer's Steward 4c, L 14804, illness



Thursday, 10 January 1924


L.24, submarine, submerged and in collision with battleship Resolution in English Channel off Portland Bill, Dorset, lost, no survivors

 BALLARD, Sidney R, Stoker 1c, J 22780

 BARTON, Donald H, Lieutenant

 BENNETT, Sidney F, Petty Officer, J 15947

 BUCK, Elijah F, Chief Petty Officer, 224883

 BULBECK, Harold J, Leading Seaman, J 27703

 BYRON, John, Warrant Engineer

 CANN, Headley, Leading Stoker, K 16998

 CHEVIS, Harry F, Leading Signalman, J 13882

 CRUMBIE, David W, Stoker 1c, K 55839

 DEMPSEY, William G, Leading Seaman, 215684

 DONALD, Hugh J, Able Seaman, 228142

 EDDIS, Paul L, Lieutenant Commander

 FLANAGAN, Bertie W, Stoker 1c, K 61053

 FLETCHER, David K, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 21883

 FRANCE, Alfred J M, Able Seaman, J 20742

 GARRISH, William J, Able Seaman, J 16122

 GRAY, Donald N, Lieutenant

 GREEN, George W F, Stoker 1c, J 59790

 GRIGG, Alfred J, Stoker 1c, J 60726

 HILLMAN, Edward J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 15258

 JOHNSON, Edwin G, Act/Leading Stoker, K 20107

 JOHNSTONE, Edwin G, Leading Stoker, K 20107

 LANE, Percy, Engine Room Artificer 1c, M 3721

 LAWLEY, Arthur R, Able Seaman, J 76961

 LOUGH, Frederick C I, Able Seaman, J 11342

 LYONS, Edmond, Stoker 1c, K 17360

 MATTHEWS, Charles, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 6689

 MITCHELL, James, Telegraphist, J 92053

 NEWING, Edward, Stoker 1c, K 22771

 PARKHURST, Thomas M J, Petty Officer Telegraphist, J 8157

 PHILLIPS, Sydney F, Stoker 1c, K 60396

 POUND, Ernest P V, Stoker 1c, K 24137

 QUANTOCK, Thomas H, Able Seaman, J 42358

 SMITH, Allan, Signalman, J 86413

 STAPLETON, Joseph B, Leading Seaman, J 7681

 STEDALL, Eric A, Sub Lieutenant

 STEWART, George W, Stoker 1c, K 56820

 TIPPEN, George J N, Leading Stoker, K 16549

 WALKER, William, Stoker 1c, K 22942

 WALLACE, Andrew C, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 1390

 WATERFIELD, George H, Able Seaman, J 32831

 WATKINSON, Donald J G, Lieutenant

 WILSON, John, Petty Officer, J 71669

 WISE, William J, Petty Officer, 239452



Saturday, 12 January 1924


Royal Australian Navy

 WALNE, Archibald F D, Signalman, RAN, 10030, drowned



Sunday, 13 January 1924


Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 WEEKS, John R, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 347574, died


Royal Australian Navy

 CHAMBERS, Reuben H, Able Seaman, RAN, 9656 (former RN, J 17841), illness



Monday, 14 January 1924


Vancouver, destroyer

 CRITCHELL, Arthur W J, Stoker 1c, K 46631, illness



Wednesday, 16 January 1924


Scimitar, destroyer

 FOSTER, Frederick, Petty Officer, 219244, illness



Friday, 18 January 1924


Dunedin, light  cruiser

 TELFER, John R, Able Seaman, J 91303, drowned


Eagle, aircraft carrier

 BURTON, George W, Leading Telegraphist, J 39729, air accident, killed


Glorious, ex-light battlecruiser, aircraft carrier

 SELLEY, Samuel G, Sailmaker's Mate, 149321, illness



Sunday, 20 January 1924


Constance, light cruiser

 FAIRWEATHER, Henry J, Stoker 1c, K 3600, illness



Monday, 21 January 1924


Victory, Portsmouth

 WEBSELL, Walter J, Stoker 1c, K 29291, illness



Tuesday, 22 January 1924


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 LODGE, Edgar, Boy 2c, J 106632, illness



Wednesday, 23 January 1924


Triad, Admiralty yacht, SNO, Persian Gulf

 ALI, Amhed, Seedie Stoker, Aden 460, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 LORAINE, Henry, Stoker 1c, 300767, illness



Thursday, 24 January 1924


Laburnum, fleet sweeping sloop

 COLLEY, William T, Sick Berth Attendant, M 18537, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SAMMONS, Frank, Petty Officer, 218503, illness



Friday, 25 January 1924


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 KENDALL, Frederick G H, Ordinary Seaman, J 103519, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 STARKEY, Frank A, Able Seaman, J 87050, illness



Sunday, 27 January 1924


Admiralty, Plans Division

 NAYLOR, Charles G, Commander, illness


Dwarf, 1st class gunboat

 WHY, (no first name listed), Krooman, (no service number listed), drowned


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 MORTON, William J R, Boy 2c, J 108571, illness



Tuesday, 29 January 1924


Crocus, fleet sweeping sloop

 DOWLING, Frederick V, Able Seaman, J 14944, illness


Repulse, battlecruiser

 WOOD, George T, Stoker Petty Officer, K 3120 accidentally killed



Saturday, 2 February 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 GEARY, Maurice, Leading Seaman, J 17915, illness



Tuesday, 5 February 1924


Hood, battlecruiser

 BENGER, Walter F, Able Seaman, J 17941, illness



Wednesday, 6 February 1924


Ceres, light cruiser

 AVIS, William B, Private, RMLI, 19136 (Ch), illness


Vulcan, submarine depot ship

 SAUNDERS, Alexander F, Telegraphist, J 96342, illness



Thursday, 7 February 1924


Calypso, light cruiser

 GODDARD, Raymond H, Able Seaman, J 102209, illness



Sunday, 10 February 1924


Pembroke, Chatham

 OWEN, Alec, Stoker 2c, K 62705, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 RIGBY, Bertie, Able Seaman, J 12654, illness



Wednesday, 13 February 1924


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 WATSON, Bernard C, Gunner, illness



Saturday, 16 February 1924


Curlew, light cruiser

 TRUE, Henry L, Ordinary Seaman, J 102934, illness



Sunday, 17 February 1924


Delhi, light cruiser

 LAYFIELD, Henry, Marine, 18892 (Ply), accidentally killed


Diligence, formerly Scapa Flow, now Sheerness

 EDE, Sidney W G, Telegraphist, J 77429, illness


Resolution, battleship

 THOMAS, Hugh, Stoker 2c, K 61997, died



Monday, 18 February 1924


Dolphin, Gosport

 HILL, John H, Stoker Petty Officer, K 5328, illness


Teal, river gunboat

 NORTHCOTT, George T, Able Seaman, J 29731, drowned



Tuesday, 19 February 1924


Fisgard. Portsmouth

 HISCOCK, Reginald J, Able Seaman, J 93946, illness



Wednesday, 20 February 1924


Wolsey, destroyer

 HARVEY, William C, Ordinary Seaman, J 99015, accidentally killed



Thursday, 21 February 1924


Abdiel, flotilla leader

 MORROW, Carlton H, Chief Petty Officer, 215589, illness


Tamar, Hong Kong

 AN, Yow, Leading Stoker, (no service number listed), illness



Saturday, 23 February 1924


Glorious, light battlecruiser

 FRANKS, Alfred G, Stoker 1c, K 55851, illness


Senator, destroyer, motorcycle accident, both killed

 AUSTIN, William R, Leading Stoker, K 19479

 DICKENS, Walter, Stoker 1c, K 56538


Tamar, Hong Kong

 SHUE, Wah, Officer's Steward 3c, (no service number listed), illness



Wednesday, 27 February 1924


ML.473, motor launch

 ALFORD, Robert F, Able Seaman, 194808, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 GOWER, John J, Commissioned Signal Boatswain, illness



Thursday, 28 February 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 WAREING, Percy, Stoker 2c, K 63504, illness



Friday, 29 February 1924


RN Hospital, Plymouth

 FENNELL, Walter J, Sick Berth Attendant, D/M 37262, illness



Saturday, 1 March 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 DAVIES, Morris, Stoker 1c, 234928, illness



Sunday, 2 March 1924


Victory, Portsmouth

 REID, William B F, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 14407, illness



Friday, 7 March 1924


Dolphin, Gosport

 BENNING, Charles S, Captain, illness



Saturday, 8 March 1924


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 CHIVERS, Edward G, Officer's Steward 2c, L 3555, illness



Wednesday, 12 March 1924


Hecla, depot ship

 KENNEDY, Angus, Seaman, RNR, A 10014, illness


Truant, destroyer

 DRAKE, William P, Stoker 1C, SS 125649, illness



Friday, 14 March 1924


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 CHAPMAN, William H, Able Seaman, J 22830, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 SKINNER, John J, Marine, 216487 (Po), illness



Sunday, 16 March 1924


Barham, battleship

 PEEL, John W, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 271103, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 MATTHEWS, William B, Boy 1c, J 106576, illness



Tuesday, 18 March 1924


Blenheim, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 NANCARROW, Alfred G, Commissioned Engineer, illness


Constance, light cruiser

 RAINBIRD, Frank L, Signal Boy, J 103500, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 19 March 1924


Thunderer, battleship

 FOGERTY, James, Able Seaman, J 91673, shot by civilian, killed



Saturday, 22 March 1924


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 MELDRUM, Robert, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, 14**66, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 MCGRATH, Matthew, Stoker 2c, K 63398, drowned

 THOMAS, Leon A M, Stoker 2c, K 63496, drowned



Sunday, 23 March 1924


Oriana, steamship

 WILLDIGG, George J, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness



Monday, 24 March 1924


Orcades, steamship

 JACKSON, William S, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 25 March 1924


Devonport Dockyard

 BUDGE, John S, Engineer Commander, illness


Hood, battlecruiser

 PUNSHON, Alfred D, Commissioned Signal Boatswain, illness



Wednesday, 26 March 1924


Victory, Portsmouth

 STEPHENS, Frank H, Surgeon Commander, illness



Thursday, 27 March 1924


Benbow, battleship

 COLE, Leonard W, Able Seaman, J 89323, drowned



Friday, 28 March 1924


Valerian, fleet sweeping sloop

 ROSS, Alexander W, Surgeon Lieutenant, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CRANE, Clarence C, Chief Yeoman of Signals, 223279, illness



Sunday, 30 March 1924


Ormonde, fleet sweeping sloop

 MCGUINNESS, Richard A, Stoker Petty Officer, K 12851, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 REVELL, William, Stoker Petty Officer, K 15419, illness



Wednesday, 2 April 1924


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 AYNSLEY, Thomas, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 271623, illness



Saturday, 5 April 1924


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 DENNIS, Edward A, Leading Stoker, K 35336, illness



Sunday, 6 April 1924


Montrose, flotilla leader

 WILKIN, John, Leading Stoker, 226590, illness



Tuesday, 8 April 1924


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 RAYFIELD, Alfred A, Able Seaman, J 101799, illness


Triad, Admiralty yacht, SNO, Persian Gulf

 ABBAS, Habid B, Seedie Stoker, Aden 401, illness



Wednesday, 9 April 1924


Victory, Portsmouth

 SWAIN, Cecil E, Able Seaman, J 99183, illness



Friday, 11 April 1924


Britannia, RN College, Dartmouth

 SAYLE, James, Seaman, RNR, A 10182, illness


Wessex, destroyer

 DUFTON, Henry H, Stoker 1c, K 54540, illness



Sunday, 13 April 1924


Pembroke, Chatham

 THOMAS, David H, Shipwright Apprentice, M 35267, illness



Monday, 14 April 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 BANKS, John R, Shipwright 3c, M 11859, illness



Tuesday, 15 April 1924


Royal Navy

 EVERY, George E, Commissioned Engineer, illness


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 HERRINGTON, Frederick A, Stoker 2c, K 62089, illness



Wednesday, 16 April 1924


Pembroke, Chatham

 BRISK, William, Stoker Petty Officer, 304964, illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 BAINES, John, Petty Officer, 239220, illness



Friday, 18 April 1924


Defiance, Devonport

 CONLIN, James, Able Seaman, J 96196, drowned


Dauntless, light cruiser, with Squadron visiting Brisbane

 HARRHY, William J, Able Seaman, J 1625, drowned in Brisbane River (grave right - in Toowong Cemetary, with thanks to Rod Peart, 18 May 2011, who also supplied the day of AB Harrhy's death)



Saturday, 19 April 1924


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 BERNARD, William J, Signalman, J 76283, illness



Sunday, 20 April 1924


Pembroke, Chatham

 GOLDSMITH, Charles C, Able Seaman, J 20910, died


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 FINCHAM, Alfred S, Able Seaman, J 85499, illness



Monday, 21 April 1924


King George V, battleship

 EVANS, Richard, Stoker 1c, K 56091, road accident, killed



Saturday, 26 April 1924


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 STEVENS, Harry G, Ordinary Seaman, J 99539, illness



Sunday, 27 April 1924


Cyclops, repair ship

 MILLER, Robert O, Engine Room Artificer 1c, 272509, illness


Magnolia, fleet sweeping sloop

 ROBERTS, Michael, Commissioned Mechanician, illness



Tuesday, 29 April 1924


Victory, Portsmouth

 BRAY, Albert E, Chaplain, illness



Wednesday, 30 April 1924


Carysfort, light cruiser

 BASKERFIELD, Albert, Leading Seaman, J 22193, died



May 1924


Royal Naval Reserve

 CHAMBERLAYNE, Tankerville, Honorary Lieutenant, RNR, illness, day not given in Navy List



Saturday, 3 May 1924


Wolsey, destroyer

 WINDEBANK, Charles, Stoker 1c, 310074, accidentally killed



Monday, 5 May 1924


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 BANISTER, George, Officer's Steward 3c, L 12419, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 PARKER, William, Stoker 1c, K 63846, died



Friday, 9 May 1924


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 HARDY, Richard, Able Seaman, 228588, illness



Saturday, 10 May 1924


Emperor of India, battleship,

 PALMER, Victor M, Able Seaman, J 93436, accidentally killed



Sunday, 11 May 1924


Carlisle, light cruiser

 WEBSTER, Harold, Able Seaman, J 76180, drowned


L.33, submarine

 TREAGUS, James G, Leading Stoker, K 13717



Monday, 12 May 1924


Laconia, steamship

 PETERS, Vicary, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 14 May 1924


Vernon, Portsmouth

 BURN, Allen J, Able Seaman, J 49807, illness



Sunday, 18 May 1924


Hermes, aircraft carrier

 MARTIN, Reginald T, Officer's Steward 1c, L 3191, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 WRIGHT, Harold, Able Seaman, J 92721, illness



Monday, 19 May 1924


Emperor of India, battleship

 BOW, Robert W, Ordinary Seaman, J 101624, illness



Tuesday, 20 May 1924


K.2, submarine

 STONEMAN, Christopher J, Leading Stoker, K 11962, died



Wednesday, 21 May 1924


RN War College, Greenwich

 BUCKLE, Hugh C, Captain, illness



Thursday, 22 May 1924


Wolverine, destroyer

 THOMPSON, John M, Able Seaman, J 100923, illness



Sunday, 25 May 1924


Tiger, battlecruiser

 DALEY, Ernest, Stoker 1c, K 59298, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 27 May 1924


Royal Marines HQ

 STUART, Robert, Marine, 23587 (Ch), illness



Thursday, 29 May 1924


Royal Marines HQ

 MOORE, William P, Bandsman, 14997 (Po), illness



Friday, 30 May 1924


Defiance, Devonport

 BRYANT, Frederick A, Leading Seaman, J 11302, illness



June 1924


Royal Marines HQ

MILLER, Roy L, Corporal, RM, 213488 (Po), accidentally killeddate not given in record



Wednesday, 4 June 1924


Pembroke, Chatham

 SMITH, Hugh C, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 7333, died


Victoria & Albert, Royal Yacht

 FREER, Henry, Seaman Rigger, 227022, died



Thursday, 5 June 1924


Tamar, Hong Kong

 WATERWORTH, Frank R, Petty Officer, J 41623, illness



Friday, 6 June 1924


Royal Navy

 FINNEY, David, Warrant Mechanician, illness



Sunday, 8 June 1924


Registan, steamship

 LAWLOR, Leslie, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness


Warspite, battleship

 GREENWAY, William, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7403, illness



Friday, 13 June 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 RODEN, Walter, Able Seaman, 218464, illness



Saturday, 14 June 1924


Marlborough, battleship

 LINEY, James F T, Able Seaman, J 25576, illness



Monday, 16 June 1924


Dublin, light cruiser

 WRIGHTSON, Charles H, Shipwright 1c, 345525, illness



Wednesday, 18 June 1924


Shikari, destroyer

 HUNTER, Gordon, Leading Telegraphist, J 35039, illness



Tuesday, 24 June 1924


Centurion, battleship

 LISTER, Herbert, Ordinary Seaman, J 103458, illness



Monday, 30 June 1924


Southampton, light cruiser

 DEAN, Norman E, Paymaster Lieutenant, illness



Wednesday, 2 July 1924


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 PACKER, Thomas W, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 270828, illness



Thursday, 3 July 1924


Tasmania (RAN), destroyer

 BACON, Edgar J, Petty Officer, J 23487, burns, died



Saturday, 5 July 1924


Marlborough, battleship

 WARD, Arthur R, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 11360, illness


Sandhurst, destroyer depot ship

 GLINN, John H, Shipwright 2c, M 17053, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 WINSTANLEY, Thomas, Able Seaman, J 906997, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 WATTS, Allan J N, Leading Seaman, J 10560, illness



Sunday, 6 July 1924


Maidstone, submarine depot ship

 HALE, Alfred J, Able Seaman, J 34121, drowned


Resolution, battleship

 LITHERLAND, Harold, Able Seaman, J 37340, illness


Sturgeon, destroyer

 HOOPER, George, Able Seaman, 219911, illness



Wednesday, 9 July 1924


Marlborough, battleship

 KYNVIN, Thomas C, Act/Gunner, illness



Sunday, 13 July 1924


Whitley, destroyer

 SHEPHERD, Moses, Leading Seaman, J 44339, drowned



Monday, 14 July 1924


X.1, submarine

 HILL, Geoffrey F K, Lieutenant, illness



Tuesday, 15 July 1924


Centurion, battleship

 KITCHENER, Walter, Able Seaman, 190701, illness



Friday, 18 July 1924


Victory, Portsmouth

 TAYLOR, William T, Leading Stoker, K 12468, illness



Saturday, 26 July 1924


Impregnable, Devonport

 ANDERSON, Gustave A M, Surgeon Lieutenant Commander, illness



Sunday, 27 July 1924


Victoria & Albert, Royal Yacht

 BUNDY, Walter W, Stoker 1c, K 10451, illness



Tuesday, 29 July 1924


Southampton, 2nd class cruiser

 FERNANDES, Louis C, Officer's Cook 2c, L 11047, died



Wednesday, 30 July 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 BOLTON, Cyril, Stoker 1c, K 19211, accidentally killed



Sunday, 3 August 1924


Iron Duke, battleship

 STEWARD, William F V, Corporal, RM, 213977 (Po), died



Tuesday, 5 August 1924


Teal, river gunboat

 HEWITT, Richard C, Able Seaman, J 99374, illness


Titania, submarine depot ship

 FRASER, James F, Warrant Engineer, illness



Thursday, 7 August 1924


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 GRIFFIN, Harold E M, Electrical Artificer Apprentice, M 37697, illness



Sunday, 10 August 1924


Repulse, battlecruiser

 HICKMAN, Leonard R, Chief Electrical Artificer 2c, M 2469, drowned



Tuesday, 12 August 1924


Dolphin, Gosport

 BENNETT, Edwin, Regulating Petty Officer, M 38034, died



Saturday, 16 August 1924


Weymouth, 2nd class cruiser

 HORGAN, William H, Chief Stoker, 308642, heat stroke, died



Sunday, 17 August 1924


Engineering Course

 JONES, Oswald O, Midshipman, illness



Friday, 22 August 1924


Engineering Course

 TOWER, Ernest C, Sub Lieutenant, illness



Tuesday, 26 August 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 JACKETT, Albert E, Stoker 2c, K 63160, illness



Wednesday, 27 August 1924


Royal Naval Reserve

 MAIN, James Mc C, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness


Wolfhound, destroyer

 GREEN, George W, Able Seaman, J 20759, illness



Monday, 1 September 1924


Curlew, light cruiser

 FAUX, James, Able Seaman, J 103187, illness (right, courtesy his nephew Rod Faux; photographs of AB Faux's funeral can be found in "Commission of HMS Curlew, 1922-25")


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 RUSSELL, Edward, Lieutenant, illness



Tuesday, 2 September 1924


Valentine, destroyer

 HARE, William G, Stoker Petty Officer, K 11033, illness



Wednesday, 3 September 1924


Royal Navy

 LOCK, Walter W, Engineer Commander, illness



Thursday, 4 September 1924


Resolution, battleship

 MADDEFORD, Frederick R, Engine Room Artificer 5c, M 35404, illness



Friday, 5 September 1924


Capetown, light cruiser

 SKINNER, Frederick, Signalman, J 68143, drowned



Tuesday, 9 September 1924


Benbow, battleship

 KENNEDY, William O, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 271897, accidentally killed


Royal Naval Reserve

 THOMSON, Robert B, Commander, RNR, illness



Saturday, 13 September 1924


Thunderer, battleship

 BLAKEMAN, George E, Officer's Steward 3c, L 13338, illness



Sunday, 14 September 1924


Despatch, light cruiser

 NAUGHTON, Daniel, Stoker Petty Officer, 289258, drowned


Dragon, light cruiser

 MARTIN, Harold E, Able Seaman, SS 10737, illness


Dwarf, 1st class gunboat

 JACKSON, Ernest W, Leading Signalman, J 30788, illness


Titania, submarine depot ship

 NEWBOLD, Aubrey C, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Tuesday, 16 September 1924


Constance, light cruiser

 BURROWS, Edmund G, Lieutenant, accidentally killed


Constance, light cruiser

 O'CALLAGHAN, Denys P, Lieutenant Commander, accidentally killed



Thursday, 18 September 1924


Verity, destroyer

 PERRY, Laylard G, Engine Room Artificer 5c, M 34931, illness



Saturday, 20 September 1924


Diomede, light cruiser

 CLARK, Malcolm G, Stoker Petty Officer, K 3401, drowned


Revenge, battleship

 TITBALL, John, Stoker Petty Officer, K 5300, drowned



Monday, 22 September 1924


Curacoa, light cruiser

 MAGUIRE, William, Able Seaman, J 15873, accidentally killed


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 PAINE, Arthur F, Engine Room Artificer Apprentice, M 36100, illness



Tuesday, 23 September 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 RUSSELL, George E L, Leading Seaman, J 40716, illness



Thursday, 2 October 1924


Maidstone, submarine depot ship

 LAXTON, Percy A, Chief Petty Officer, 211099, accidentally killed



Friday, 3 October 1924


Gunnery Course

 CRAWFORD, William R, Engineer Captain, illness



Saturday, 4 October 1924


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 COX, Albert, Stoker Petty Officer, K 5970, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 POLING, Edward J, Leading Stoker, K 62218, illness



Sunday, 5 October 1924


Hawkins, cruiser

 NASH, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, K 25515, accidentally killed



Thursday, 9 October 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 TOMS, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 20076, illness



Saturday, 11 October 1924


Emperor of India, battleship

 WALDRON, Edward L, Ordinary Seaman, J 103545, illness



Sunday, 12 October 1924


Calliope, light cruiser

 FARMER, Stanley J, Ordinary Seaman, J 105755, drowned


Calliope, light cruiser

 PHILPIN, Thomas W, Able Seaman, J 30152, drowned



Wednesday, 15 October 1924


Macedonia, steamship

 MAXWELL, James, Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 WALTER, Charles A, Petty Officer, J 1304, road accident, killed



Saturday, 18 October 1924


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 ROBINSON, Henry, Stoker 1c, K 60966, died



Monday, 20 October 1924


HM Coast Guard

 THOMAS, William J, Station Officer, HMCG, illness


Titania, submarine depot ship

 WARD, Edward G, Shipwright 2c, M 6763, drowned


Victory, Portsmouth

 GORDON, John A, Able Seaman, J 42767, illness



Tuesday, 21 October 1924


Royal Australian Navy

 DENNER, Frederick, Petty Officer Telegraphist, RAN, 10827 (RN 236025), accidentally killed


Royal Naval Reserve

 MAIN, Frank M, Commander, RNR, illness


Royal Navy

 TACK, John P, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Wednesday, 22 October 1924


Coventry, light cruiser

 BAIRD, Sir George H, Rear Admiral, Rear Admiral Destroyers, illness


Danae, light cruiser

 HERSEY, Leslie E, Cook 1c, M 36876, illness



Thursday, 23 October 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 CLARKE, William H, Engineer Lieutenant Commander, illness



Friday, 24 October 1924


Badminton, minesweeper

 DAVIS, Edward C, Leading Seaman, J 10556, drowned



Saturday, 25 October 1924


Vivid, Devonport

 BARBER, William H, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, M 1545, illness



Thursday, 30 October 1924


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 SAFE, (no first name listed), Seedie, X 53, illness



Friday, 31 October 1924


Crocus, fleet sweeping sloop

 SKINNER, John G, Armourer, M 5198, died



Saturday, 1 November 1924


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 MCDONALD, Lionel E, Engineer Lieutenant, illness



Sunday, 2 November 1924


Calcutta, light cruiser

 FRENCH, George, Electrical Artificer 2c, M 6171, illness



Wednesday, 5 November 1924


Calcutta, light cruiser

 THOMAS, Charles H, Stoker 1c, K 58945, illness



Monday, 10 November 1924


Hood, battlecruiser

 ARNOTT, George, Stoker 1c, K 60731, illness


Pilot's Course, No.1, air crash

 CHANDLER, John M, Lieutenant, killed



Tuesday, 11 November 1924


Tamar, Hong Kong

 KAN, Dow, Officer's Steward 3c, (no service number listed), died



Saturday, 15 November 1924


Hood, battlecruiser

 MACKEY, Michael, Officer's Steward 1c, L 6031, drowned


Wren, destroyer

 SPINKS, Thomas, Stoker Petty Officer, K 772, illness



Sunday, 16 November 1924


Hood, battlecruiser

 DAGLEISH, David, Able Seaman, J 41983, drowned day after accident



Monday, 17 November 1924


Argus, aircraft carrier

BROWN, Alfred H, Leading Stoker, K 9126, accidentally killed


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser, road accident, both killed

 COCKRILL, Francis T, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, 240069

 GARNER, William, Stoker Petty Officer, K 5490


Vivid, Devonport

 TAYLOR, Stephen, Mechanician, 307681, illness



Tuesday, 18 November 1924


Curlew, light cruiser

 EASEN, Henry J, Stoker 1c, K 60457, accidentally killed


Vimiera, destroyer

 KNIGHT, William, Able Seaman, 222481, illness



Friday, 21 November 1924


Marlborough, battleship

 DUNN, William Stannard, Able Seaman, J 43883, born Oct/Nov 1899, entered RN as Boy 2, 7 Sept. 1915, served throughout World War 1, seriously injured in accident and died  (additional information courtesy his nephew Bob Dunn)



Wednesday, 26 November 1924


Danae, light cruiser

 TREVETT, Arthur W, Master at Arms, 218878, illness



Thursday, 27 November 1924


Frobisher, cruiser

 BARNETT, William H, Marine, 13826 (Ply), illness



Friday, 28 November 1924


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 BURBRIDGE, Stanley H G, Boy 2c, J 112093, illness



Sunday, 30 November 1924


Impregnable, Devonport

 CARD, Ernest, Boy 2c, J 109656, illness



Monday, 1 December 1924


Royal Marines HQ

 STEADMAN, Joseph G, Marine, 17067 (Ch), accidentally killed



Tuesday, 2 December 1924


Dwarf, 1st class gunboat

 SMITH, Albert H, Able Seaman, J 22170, drowned



Thursday, 4 December 1924


Vimiera, destroyer

 USHER, David E, Ordinary Seaman, J 104705, accidentally killed



Saturday, 6 December 1924


Benbow, battleship

 CHAPPELL, Frederick J T, Leading Signalman, J 23743, illness


Egmont, Malta

 ROGERS, Robert, Telegraphist, J 87856, illness



Sunday, 7 December 1924


Chatham, 2nd class cruiser

 JEEMS, Herbert, Stoker 1c, K 57433, illness



Wednesday, 10 December 1924


Royal Marines HQ

 SILLENCE, Ernest, Bugler, 15575 (Ch), illness



Thursday, 11 December 1924


Argus, aircraft carrier

 HEATH, Maurice, Able Seaman, J 24409, illness



Tuesday, 16 December 1924


Vernon, Portsmouth

 WITHERS, Albert W F, Able Seaman, J 98966, illness



Thursday, 18 December 1924


Columbine, Rosyth

 HENDERSON, James T, Chief Stoker, 303510, illness



Sunday, 28 December 1924


Cairo, light cruiser

 WILKES, Cyril P, Marine, 20317 (Ply), illness



Tuesday, 30 December 1924


Revenge, battleship

 GOLDING, Richard F, Stoker 1c, K 61836, illness



Wednesday, 31 December 1924


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 COWDREY, William J, Musician, RMB, RMB 2559, illness


on to 1925
or return to inter-war casualties, 1918-1939

revised 3/9/11