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

1935 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Hood, battlecruiser, lost two men in 1935 - one drowned,

one to illness (Maritime Quest, 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 January 1935


Sussex, heavy cruiser

 SPENCER, Leonard D, Able Seaman, C/J 113345, illness



Thursday, 3 January 1935


Keith, flotilla leader

 DAVIS, Charles A, Leading Signalman, C/J 73968, illness



Friday, 4 January 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 BARRETT, Edward G, Boy 1c, JX 141391, illness



Thursday, 10 January 1935


St Angelo, Malta

 ZAMMIT, John, Officer's Steward, E/LX 21659, illness



Friday, 11 January 1935


Brazen, destroyer

 ELLUL, Lorenzo, Steward, E/LX 21107, died


RM Deal

 HYNE, Bernard S F, Marine, X 1498 (Po), illness



Wednesday, 16 January 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 BUSHE, Thomas, Boy 2c, JX 142505, illness



Thursday, 17 January 1935


St Angelo, Malta

 DARMANIN, Carmelo, Leading Steward, E/LX 21227, illness



Saturday, 19 January 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 WRIGHT, Harry R, Able Seaman, C/JX 130068, illness


Hood, battlecruiser

 BROWN, James M, Boy 1c, P/JX 141271, drowned


Marshall Soult, monitor

 DEGGAN, Hubert S, Chief Petty Officer, C/J 28977, killed


Suffolk, heavy cruiser

 BADHAM, Seymour W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 137592, illness



Tuesday, 22 January 1935


Adventure, minelayer

 HUGHES, Trevor H, Able Seaman, D/JX 130400, illness


Vambery, trawler

 JOHNSON, Fred A, Skipper, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 23 January 1935


Courageous, ex-battlecruiser, aircraft carrier

 HOOPER, Harry J, Chief Petty Officer Writer, P/M 7108, illness



Saturday, 26 January 1935


RM Barracks Chatham

 GURR, Hubert W J, Lance Corporal, RM, A 24453 (Ch), illness



Sunday, 27 January 1935


Esk, destroyer

 GUEST, George H, Leading Signalman, C/J 29344, illness



Monday, 28 January 1935


Colombo, light cruiser

 BAXTER, Frederick J, Stoker 1c, C/KX 77499, died



Tuesday, 29 January 1935


Dolphin, Gosport

 DOVE, Victor A, Able Seaman, P/J 104847, illness


Vesper, destroyer

 BEAL, Charles, Leading Stoker, C/KX 80601, illness



Thursday, 31 January 1935


Royal Navy

 COWELL, Edward W, Able Seaman, P/J 98346, illness



Saturday, 2 February 1935


Dauntless, light cruiser

 STEVENS, John M D, Leading Telegraphist, P/J 32661, electric shock, killed



Sunday, 3 February 1935


Berwick, heavy cruiser

 MAKIN, Herbert, Petty Officer, D/J 46697, died



Monday, 4 February 1935


Achilles, light cruiser

 JOLLEY, Leslie A, Writer, C/MX 30221, illness



Friday, 8 February 1935


Westcott, destroyer

 POPPELSTONE, William H, Able Seaman, D/J 25014, accidentally killed



Sunday, 10 February 1935


Hawkins, cruiser

 GOLDSMITH, Edward P, Paymaster Commander, illness


Hermes, aircraft carrier

 JOHNSON, William, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81784, illness



Tuesday, 12 February 1935


Emerald, light cruiser

 NAZARETH, John B, Officer's Chief Cook, G/LX 10888, illness



Wednesday, 13 February 1935


Drake, Devonport

 JEFFERY, Arthur S, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 18457, illness



Thursday, 14 February 1935


Royal Navy

 NOONAN, John, Stoker 2c, P/KX 8456, illness



Friday, 15 February 1935


Terror, monitor

 MYATT, George, Stoker, D/K 20522, accidentally killed



Sunday, 17 February 1935


Malabar, Bermuda

 ARNOLD, Norman M, Boy 1c, C/JX 141016, illness



Wednesday, 20 February 1935


Valiant, battleship

 ABRAHAM, Arthur, Petty Officer, C/J 18810, drowned



Thursday, 21 February 1935


Marshal Soult, monitor

 LILLYWHITE, Charles H, Petty Officer, C/J 105965, illness



Wednesday, 27 February 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 NICHOLSON, Basil E E, Petty Officer, C/J 90818, illness



Friday, 1 March 1935


Carlisle, light cruiser

 POSTLETHWAITE, John, Leading Stoker, D/KX 78237, road accident, killed


Osprey, Portland

 HEATHCOTE, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/J 106481, illness



Saturday, 2 March 1935


Royal Navy

 RIDDELL, Frederick, Able Seaman, P/JX (number not listed), illness



Tuesday, 5 March 1935


FAA, Base Training Sqn, Gosport, air crash

 WILLIAMS, Nigel R, Sub Lieutenant, killed



Wednesday, 6 March 1935


Specialist Physical and Recreational Training (PR/T) Course

 BRADSHAW, Robert H, Lieutenant, RM, illness



Friday, 8 March 1935


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 COLLINS, Francis J, Able Seaman, P/J 111235, illness



Tuesday, 12 March 1935


Victory, Portsmouth

 SMITH, Edgar J, Leading Seaman, P/J 109628, illness



Thursday, 21 March 1935


Hermes, aircraft carrier

 MARTIN, Wilfrid W G G, Musician, RMB, RMB X 532, illness



Sunday, 24 March 1935


Colombo, light cruiser

 PHIPPS, Sydney G, Leading Seaman, C/J 102377, illness


Valiant, battleship

 HARDY, Henry, Ordinary Seaman, RNVR, MDX 1683, illness



Sunday, 31 March 1935


Malabar, Bermuda

 ALLUM, Eric A F, Petty Officer Cook, C/M 10323, illness



Tuesday, 2 April 1935


Resolution, battleship

 WRIGHT, Albert A, Mechanician, P/K 46909, illness



Wednesday, 3 April 1935


Renown, battlecruiser

 PERKINS, Alan H, Marine, A 18530 (Ch), illness


Rodney, battleship

 GORDON, Willie, Chief Petty Officer, D/J 12581, died


Veteran, destroyer

 ZAMMIT, Joseph, Petty Officer Steward, E/L 4707, illness



Thursday, 4 April 1935


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 CARTWRIGHT-TAYLOR, John W D, Paymaster Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Saturday, 6 April 1935


Courageous, ex-battlecruiser, aircraft carrier

 CASS, Arthur, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 14881, illness



Monday, 8 April 1935


Capetown, light cruiser

 COOK, Charles E C, Petty Officer, D/J 18194, illness


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 HORTON, Horace W, Marine, X 560 (Ply), accidentally killed



Tuesday, 9 April 1935


Victory, Portsmouth

 PHALP, Arthur S, Leading Signalman, P/JX 127503, illness



Thursday, 11 April 1935


Royal Naval Reserve

 MCLEOD, Murdo, Seaman, RNR, X 18132 A, illness



Friday, 12 April 1935


Scarborough, sloop

 SIMS, Edward, Stoker 1c, C/K 66438, died



Saturday, 13 April 1935


Royal Navy

 MARSHALL, John J, Stoker 2c, P/KX 85612, illness



Monday, 15 April 1935


Veteran, destroyer

 THROWER, John E, Leading Seaman, C/J 113794, died


Whitshed, destroyer

 ELLIS, Albert G, Petty Officer Cook, P/M 7670, illness



Thursday, 18 April 1935


Danae, light cruiser

 HALL, Wilfred E, Petty Officer, D/J 23775, accidentally killed


Norfolk, heavy cruiser

 NEWMAN, John W, Able Seaman, D/J 105864, illness



Friday, 19 April 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 DAVIS, John G, Stoker 2c, C/KX 85637, illness



Saturday, 20 April 1935


Medway, submarine depot ship

 SLAYFORD, Ernest, Able Seaman, C/J 90496, illness



Monday, 22 April 1935


Bideford, sloop

 ADAN, Suleman, Somali Stoker, 2/259, illness



Friday, 26 April 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 WOOSTER, Hugh C, Boy 2c, JX 143216, illness



Saturday, 27 April 1935


Leander, light cruiser

 POPE, Ernest W, Petty Officer Steward, D/L 12262, illness



Sunday, 28 April 1935


Colombo, light cruiser

 HOOPER, Eric C W, Supply Assistant, C/MX 47883, illness



Thursday, 2 May 1935


Barham, battleship

 CARTER, Walter W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 81328, accidentally killed


Pembroke, Chatham

 DUNN, Charles W, Able Seaman, C/J 96476, illness


Victory I, Portsmouth

 CAIN, James, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 14980, illness



Wednesday, 8 May 1935


Courageous, ex-battlecruiser, aircraft carrier, flight deck accident

 JAMIESON, William J M, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 15525, killed



Friday, 10 May 1935


Royal Naval Reserve

 ROLFE, Percy H, Honorary Commander, RNR, illness



Sunday, 12 May 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 BRACE, Edward C, Leading Seaman, P/J 31814, illness



Thursday, 16 May 1935


Dolphin, Gosport

 JONES, Robert, Leading Stoker, C/KX 76100, illness



Saturday, 18 May 1935


Calcutta, light cruiser

 NORTON, Reginald J, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 23339, illness



Sunday, 19 May 1935


Diomede, light cruiser

 CUTTER, William H, Engine Room Artificer 4c, D/MX 46008, illness


Rodney, battleship

 YOUNG, Thomas E, Able Seaman, D/SSX 14264, drowned



Monday, 20 May 1935


Drake, Devonport

 DELLOW, Alfred J, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 20937, illness


Furious, aircraft carrier

 YELVERTON, Brian J, Able Seaman, D/J 42355, illness


Grimsby, sloop

 WARD, Charles W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 79238, illness



Wednesday, 22 May 1935


Hood, battlecruiser

 JOHNSON, William H, Stoker 1c, K 57511 (Po), illness



Saturday, 25 May 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 WOODS, Roy W, Boy 2c, JX 142281, illness



Monday, 27 May 1935


Drake, Devonport

 DUNLOP, Frederick J, Corporal, RM, X 449 (Ch), died


RN Hospital, Malta

 MANSELL, Robert, Leading Stoker, D/KX 56422, illness



Tuesday, 28 May 1935


Suffolk, heavy cruiser

 HARRIS, Joseph E, Able Seaman, P/JX 132423, illness



Wednesday, 29 May 1935


Drake, Devonport

 WORTHINGTON, Bernard H, Leading Seaman, D/J 106822, illness



Saturday, 1 June 1935


Royal Navy

 CHAPMAN, Samuel C, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Wednesday, 5 June 1935


Drake, Devonport

 DILBY, Robert J, Cook (S), D/MX 49645, illness



Saturday, 8 June 1935


Defiance, Devonport

 HAMMETT, William A, Shipwright 1c, D/M 3415, illness



Monday, 10 June 1935


Dolphin, Gosport

 MARSHALL, Harry H, Lieutenant (E), illness


RM Deal, Kent

 MASON, Reginald, Marine, X 1685 (Po), struck by lightning, killed



Wednesday, 12 June 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 SHARMAN, John R, Stoker 1c, C/K 65522, died



Friday, 14 June 1935


Adventure, minelayer

 WILLGOSS, William J, Leading Stoker, D/KX 79835, accidentally killed


Cornwall, heavy cruiser

 EVES, Arthur, Commissioned Gunner, illness


Royal Navy

 EVES, Arthur, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Saturday, 15 June 1935


St Angelo, Malta

 BUSUTTIL, Guiseppe, Bandsman, E/M 4664, illness



Wednesday, 19 June 1935


Centurion, ex-battleship, target ship

 WEBBER, Frederick C, Leading Stoker, D/K 236616, illness


Delhi, light cruiser

 HILL, Thomas J E, Marine, 22672 (Ply), drowned



Tuesday, 25 June 1935


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 CHAMPNESS, Richard A B, Shipwright 3c, P/M 39532, road accident, killed



Saturday, 29 June 1935


Furious, aircraft carrier

 ROUTLEDGE, Richard F, Engine Room Artificer 3c, D/M 38825, illness



Sunday, 30 June 1935


Beaufort, survey ship

 HIGGINSON, Charles W, Leading Telegraphist, D/J 16611, illness


Lupin, fleet sweeping sloop

 TANNER, Frank S, Able Seaman, P/J 95659, illness



Friday, 5 July 1935


Boscawen, Portland

 WALL, Leslie A, Cook, P/M 38483, illness



Saturday, 6 July 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 BEESON, Albert H, Able Seaman, C/J 107425, died



Friday, 12 July 1935


Royal Naval Reserve

 RAMSAY, Charles T, Honorary Engineer Commander, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 16 July 1935


Royal Navy

 HAYNES, John F, Surgeon Commander, illness



Thursday, 18 July 1935


Effingham, cruiser

 ASTLEY-RUSHTON, Edward A, Vice Admiral, Vice Admiral Reserve Fleet, illness


Sandwich, sloop

 SEVERS, Fred, Signalman, P/JX 133233, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 STORIE, James, Stoker 2c, P/KX 84722, died



Saturday, 20 July 1935


Dryad, Portsmouth

 DUNCAN, George W D, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Monday, 29 July 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 PHILLIPS, John M, Stoker 2c, KX 80386, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 31 July 1935


Drake, Devonport

 DAVIES, Richard F, Able Seaman, D/J 63005, illness



Friday, 2 August 1935


President II, London

 PARTRIDGE, Sydney G, Petty Officer, D/J 25481, illness



Sunday, 4 August 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 COTTON, Albert J A, Boy 2c, JX 144440, illness



Tuesday, 6 August 1935


Curacoa, light cruiser

 HUMPHREYS, Arthur F, Paymaster Commander, illness



Wednesday, 7 August 1935


Drake, Devonport

 AGGETT, William H, Shipwright 3c, D/M 8077, illness



Saturday, 10 August 1935


RM Barracks Eastney

 CARTER, Frederick H, Marine, 24423 (Ch), died



Thursday, 15 August 1935


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 NICHOLAS, Reginald D, Marine, 21667 (Ply), illness


St Angelo, Malta

 FARRELL, Joseph A, Commissioned Boatswain, illness, died in RN Hospital Malta



Friday, 16 August 1935


Kent, heavy cruiser

 AH, Po, Leading Steward, (no service number listed), illness



Saturday, 17 August 1935


Royal Navy

 SHEEHAN, Francis P O, Able Seaman, D/J 36681, illness



Sunday, 18 August 1935


Course at Portsmouth

 ANTHONY, George M, Sub Lieutenant, illness


Excellent, Portsmouth

 CALLOW, Cecil C, Musician, RMB X 259, road accident, killed



Friday, 23 August 1935


RM Portsmouth Division

 PEEL, James, Marine, 211377 (Po), illness



Wednesday, 28 August 1935


Delight, destroyer

 JENNER, Harry D, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Thursday, 29 August 1935


RN Hospital, Malta

 SOLLARS, Claude E, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 15764, illness



Sunday, 1 September 1935


Vernon, Portsmouth

 WHEADON, John R, Stoker 1c, P/K 21435, illness



Tuesday, 3 September 1935


Capetown, light cruiser

 KIDSTON, James, Able Seaman, D/JX 130799, died



Wednesday, 4 September 1935


Berwick, heavy cruiser

 MURRIE, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80608, drowned



Saturday, 7 September 1935


Titania, submarine depot ship

 CLARK, Charles L, Stoker 2c, C/KX 84988, illness



Sunday, 8 September 1935


Royal Navy

 PEARCE, Ernest A, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 12235, illness



Monday, 9 September 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 WATERMAN, William, Chief Yeoman of Signals, C/J 13749, died



Tuesday, 10 September 1935


Royal Navy

 MURRAY, David, Midshipman, illness



Wednesday, 11 September 1935


Valiant, battleship

 GLADWIN, Frank H, Marine, 18254, illness



Thursday, 12 September 1935


L.71, submarine

 LODER, Hubert G, Act/Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, P/M 6253, died from fall



Sunday, 15 September 1935


Harebell, sloop

 SADD, Charles W J, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Saturday, 21 September 1935


Nelson, battleship

 VINSON, Arthur W, Leading Cook, P/M 15326, died


Victory, Portsmouth

 WHITE, Edward H, Able Seaman, P/J 102222, illness



Sunday, 22 September 1935


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 GILLOW, Walter F P, Cook, C/M 36446, illness



Wednesday, 25 September 1935


Rochester, sloop

 PROOM, Joseph, Stoker 1c, C/KX 76957, illness



Saturday, 28 September 1935


Norfolk, heavy cruiser

 PEDDLE, Percy, Chief Mechanician 2c, D/K 55163, road accident, killed



Thursday, 3 October 1935


Montrose, flotilla leader

 SHERIDAY, John E, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, D/J 33153, illness



Friday, 4 October 1935


Drake, Devonport

 BROADRIBB, Walter F, Able Seaman, D/JX 127701, road accident, killed



Tuesday, 8 October 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 McEMERY, Henry W, Regulating Petty Officer, C/M 39907, illness


RM Portsmouth Division

 JOHNSON, William W, Marine, 18124 (Po), illness



Thursday, 10 October 1935


Nelson, battleship

 BROWN, Robert A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 136366, illness



Friday, 11 October 1935


Engineer In Chief Department

 SMITH, Frederick W G, Engineer Captain, illness



Tuesday, 15 October 1935


Wild Swan, destroyer

 SYMES, Walter C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 136030, illness



Monday, 21 October 1935


Drake, Devonport

 CHAPMAN, Albert E, Able Seaman, D/J 29850, illness



Tuesday, 29 October 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 CLARK, Ernest W, Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist, C/J 39039, illness



Thursday, 31 October 1935


Royal Navy

 BROOKS, William R, Petty Officer, P/J 23358, illness



Tuesday, 5 November 1935


Emerald, light cruiser

 WIGGETT, George J, Leading Stoker, C/KX 76332, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 MATTHEWS, Francis V, Boy 2c, JX 144760, illness



Friday, 8 November 1935


Kent, heavy cruiser

 COBBETT, William, Marine, 20288 (Ch), illness



Saturday, 9 November 1935


Winchester, destroyer

 FRANKLIN, Herbert, Able Seaman, C/SSX 12843, illness



Monday, 11 November 1935


Ramillies, battleship

 BALDOCK, Thomas, Able Seaman, C/J 105047, died



Tuesday, 19 November 1935


Drake, Devonport

 TAVINOR, Harold L, Stoker 2c, D/KX 85466, illness


Rodney, battleship

 SMEE, Frederick J, Stoker 1c, D/KX 85130, illness



Sunday, 24 November 1935


Drake, Devonport

 WILSON, William D C, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 16520, illness



Wednesday, 27 November 1935


Victory, Portsmouth

 GILL, William, Musician, RMB, RMB X 146, died



Thursday, 28 November 1935


RM Chatham Division

 KERR, George, Marine, (no service number listed), died



Friday, 29 November 1935


Pembroke, Chatham

 LLEWELLYN, Griffith D, Schoolmaster, illness



Saturday, 30 November 1935


Excellent, Course

 JONES, Francis J, Lieutenant (E), accidentally killed

 NIXON, Ernest G, Lieutenant (E), accidentally killed



Sunday, 1 December 1935


Leith, sloop

 BRETT, Bertram H, Gunner, illness



Sunday, 8 December 1935


Duchess, destroyer

 WILDMAN, Roland S, Able Seaman, C/J 113186, illness



Saturday, 14 December 1935


Royal Navy

 ALLAM, Frank J, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 15858, illness



Sunday, 15 December 1935


Malta Dockyard

 VANHORN, Frederick, Constable, (no service number listed), illness



Monday, 16 December 1935


Cornwall, heavy cruiser

 GASK, Vivian D, Lieutenant, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 18 December 1935


Cameronia, passenger liner

 AVANT, John H, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 63397, probably on passage, drowned



Friday, 20 December 1935


Effingham, cruiser

 PRIOR, Alfred, Leading Stoker, P/KX 78832, illness



Saturday, 21 December 1935


Selkirk, minesweeping sloop

 BRURTON, Harold, Leading Stoker, D/JX 77767, illness



Monday, 23 December 1935


Delight, destroyer

 WATTS, John C, Able Seaman, P/J 86158, illness



Wednesday, 25 December 1935


RM Plymouth Division

 CURLING, John E, Musician, RMB X 478, illness



Sunday, 29 December 1935


Winchester, destroyer

 WHEELER, Frederic A J, Officer's Cook 3c, P/LX 20123, illness



Tuesday, 31 December 1935


RM Deal

 BROWN, Arthur, Marine, X 1283 (Ch), illness


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