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

1938 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Sheffield, light cruiser, lost two of her crew to

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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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Royal Navy

 LEARY, John H, Act/Cook, MX 56971, illness, day and month not listed in record



Saturday, 1 January 1938


Sheffield, light cruiser

 ASHDOWN, Harold H, Shipwright, C/M 19187, illness



Monday, 3 January 1938


Royal Navy

 MOORE, Walter, Chief Stoker, P/K 28982, illness



Tuesday, 4 January 1938


Glasgow, light cruiser

 MCKENNAN, William D, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 52949, illness



Thursday, 6 January 1938


RM Plymouth Division

 HOSKING, Norman V, Marine, X 1743 (Ply), illness



Friday, 14 January 1938


RM Deal

 RICKARD, Thomas G, Marine, 16252 (Ply), illness



Saturday, 15 January 1938


Cardiff, light cruiser

 DRIVER, Henry W, Leading Seaman, C/J 111730, road accident, killed


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 ATKINSON, Horace W, Boy 2c, JX 152770, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 JOHNSON, William H, Chief Skipper, RNR, illness



Thursday, 20 January 1938


FAA, 716 Flight, Amphion, light cruiser (HMAS Perth in 1939), air crash, both killed

 HAMMOND, Leslie V, Able Seaman, P/J 113195

 PRICE, John C H, Lieutenant



Friday, 21 January 1938


Wolsey, destroyer

 TAYLOR, Anthony, Able Seaman, D/JX 138966, illness



Sunday, 23 January 1938


Greenwich, destroyer depot ship

 CORBEN, Percy M, Commissioned Gunner, illness


Salmon, submarine

 SOLLITT, Daniel K, Signalman, P/JX 128638, illness


St Vincent, Gosport

 HOTHAM, Robert, Boy 2c, JX 153869, accidentally killed


Monday, 24 January 1938


Nightingale, mining tender

 FILLERY, Stanley E, Able Seaman, P/JX 140643, drowned



Tuesday, 25 January 1938


Victory, Portsmouth

 SKINNER, Harry C, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 23413, illness



Friday, 28 January 1938


Royal Navy

 DAVIS, Franklin H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 6236, illness



Saturday, 29 January 1938



 FIELD, Staunton A, Major, RM, illness


Royal Marines

 SCOTT, S (initial only) A, Major, RM, illness. (Note: Maj Scott appears in the Navy List Obituaries, but not in the Active or Retired Name Index. His rank might have been Honorary)



Wednesday, 2 February 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 HUBBLE, Walter J H, Able Seaman, C/J 62699, illness



Thursday, 3 February 1938


Caledonia, Rosyth

 SIM, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80799, road accident, killed



Friday, 4 February 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 HARMER, Jack, Stoker 2c, C/KX 92050, illness



Sunday, 6 February 1938


Royal Navy

 AH, Soo, Steward 2c, (no service number listed), illness



Sunday, 13 February 1938


York, heavy cruiser

 GILBERT, Reginald R, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, illness



Wednesday, 16 February 1938


Antelope, destroyer

 SCOTT, Victor G, Lieutenant (E), illness



Monday, 28 February 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 WHEELER, William E, Leading Telegraphist, C/J 28333, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 WALL, Francis B, Petty Officer Cook, P/M 34657, illness



Friday, 4 March 1938


Revenge, battleship

 BELL, Sidney E, Signal Boy, D/JX 148885, accidentally killed


Victory, Portsmouth

 HALL, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 86083, illness



Saturday, 5 March 1938


Medway, submarine depot ship

 ABBOTT, Edgar G, Petty Officer, J 108344, died



Sunday, 6 March 1938


Boreas, destroyer, Spanish bombing

 LONG, George G, Able Seaman, P/JX 129165, DOW



Thursday, 10 March 1938


Royal Navy

 PEARN, Joseph, Chief Petty Officer (Pensioner), 118408, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 O'SULLIVAN, Frederic D, Assistant Steward, P/LX 22363, accidentally killed



Friday, 11 March 1938


Emerald, cruiser

 MCNEAL, John, Stoker 1c, C/KX 75275, illness



Monday, 14 March 1938


Royal Navy

 BRADY, Arthur C, Able Seaman, P/JX 141066, illness



Thursday, 17 March 1938


Drake, Devonport

 DARCH, George, Leading Steward, D/L 9398, accidentally killed



Saturday, 19 March 1938


Victory, Portsmouth

 CRICK, Alfred R, Chief Petty Officer Writer, P/M 35004, died



Sunday, 20 March 1938


Royal Navy

 HOUNSEL, Stephen J P, Able Seaman, P/JX 139937, illness



Tuesday, 22 March 1938


Royal Marines HQ Plymouth

 WINZER, Edward A, Colour Sergeant, RM, G 20200 (Ply), illness



Wednesday, 23 March 1938


Revenge, battleship

 BARKER, Allan, Able Seaman, D/J 98120, drowned



Thursday, 24 March 1938


Dorsetshire, heavy cruiser

 EVANS, Charles, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 52413, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 CLOVER, William G, Leading Signalman, C/J 77754, died



Sunday, 27 March 1938


Drake, Devonport

 YELLAND, Ernest J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 92149, illness



Monday, 28 March 1938


Iron Duke, gunnery training ship

 WREN, Richard E, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 12695, illness



Wednesday, 30 March 1938


Porpoise, submarine

 RICHARDSON, John J W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 80336, illness



Monday, 4 April 1938


Malaya, battleship

 BAINES, Michael H, Midshipman, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 COLBURN, Henry N, Marine, X 2068 (Ply), illness



Thursday, 7 April 1938


Hastings, sloop

 FARRELL, James N, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 65172, road accident, killed



Saturday, 9 April 1938


Victory, Portsmouth

 PESTELL, William C A, Petty Officer Steward, P/LX 21914, illness



Tuesday, 12 April 1938


Hawkins, cruiser

 WILSON, Albert H, Chief Petty Officer Steward, P/L 14604, illness



Thursday, 14 April 1938


Royal Navy

 HAMPER, William, Chief Blacksmith, P/M 27874, illness



Monday, 18 April 1938


Bee, river gunboat, Yangste River

 PEACOCK, Hubert W, Able Seaman, P/J 49260, drowned



Tuesday, 19 April 1938


Hastings, sloop

 RAY, Samuel H, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 86816, illness



Wednesday, 20 April 1938


Furious, aircraft carrier

 BURGESS, Ewart, Stoker, D/KX 90840, illness



Thursday, 21 April 1938


Hawkins, cruiser

 WHITE, George E, Mechanician, P/M 66566, illness



Friday, 22 April 1938


Braemar, drifter

 HENDERSON, Andrew, Chief Skipper, RNR, illness


Hawkins, cruiser

 WARREN, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/J 48212, illness



Sunday, 24 April 1938


Hawkins, cruiser

 WHIFFIN, Arthur C, Shipwright, C/MX 45374, illness



Wednesday, 27 April 1938


Dorsetshire, heavy cruiser

 HALSALL, Frederick N, Act/Warrant Engineer, illness



Thursday, 28 April 1938


Drake, Devonport

 WORTHINGTON, George R, Signalman, D/JX 141740, road accident, killed


Sutton, SLOOP

 VERNON, John D, Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 20513, died



Friday, 29 April 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 REDMAN, Douglas F, Chief Mechanician, C/K 58892, road accident, killed


RM Portsmouth Division

 HERRING, George, Marine, X 2103 (Po), illness



Saturday, 30 April 1938


RM Chatham Division

 STARKEY, Sydney W, Corporal, RM, X 537 (Ch), illness



Sunday, 1 May 1938


Royal Navy

 HIGGINS, Denis, Able Seaman, D/J 44452, illness



Wednesday, 4 May 1938


RN Hospital, Capetown

 STEPHENS, Wilfred, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/M 39527, illness



Thursday, 5 May 1938


Proteus, submarine

 MOFFATT, Alaister S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84091, drowned


RM Chatham Division

 GODFREY, Benjamin E, Marine, X 515 (Ch), illness



Sunday, 8 May 1938


Diana, destroyer

 BROWNLOW, Frederick, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17721, illness


RM Plymouth Barracks

 FORD, Peter H W, Captain, RM, illness



Tuesday, 10 May 1938


Royal Navy

 RADCLIFFE, John W, Leading Stoker, P/KX 54557, illness


Warspite, battleship

 AGIUS, Dominick, Leading Steward, E/L 4478, died



Wednesday, 11 May 1938


Wildfire, Sheerness

 CLARK, James W S, Boy 2c, C/SSX 23928, illness



Thursday, 12 May 1938


Robin, river gunboat

 TEMME, Francis B, Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 146573, illness



Saturday, 14 May 1938


Royal Navy

 SEABROOK, Archibald W, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Sunday, 15 May 1938


Centurion, target ship

 JENKINS, William J, Stoker 1c, D/K 64793, illness


Gloucester, light cruiser

 CURTAIN, Edgar C, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Monday, 16 May 1935


Drake, Devonport

 PERRING, William, Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 52336, illness



Tuesday, 17 May 1938


Drake, Devonport

 MCELHINNEY, Richard J, Writer, D/MX 56415, illness



Monday, 23 May 1938


Boscawen, Portland

 CARTER, Alfred E, Chief Skipper, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 24 May 1938


Excellent, Portsmouth

 PRICE, John E, Petty Officer, P/J 109494, accidentally killed



Thursday, 26 May 1938


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 STRANGE, Philip A, Boy 2c, JX 157782, illness


RM Plymouth Division

 GRIFFITHS, Raymond O J, Marine, X 2215 (Ply), illness



Saturday, 28 May 1938


Royal Navy

 YOUNG, Thompson S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 83234, accidentally killed



June 1938


Royal Naval Reserve

 CARTER, P (initial only) W, Paymaster Lieutenant (Registrar Clerk), RNR, illness, date not given in Navy List



Friday, 3 June 1938


Drake, Devonport

 LUSCOMBE, John A G, Stoker 2c, D/KX 93424, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 LLOYD, Stanley P, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Saturday, 4 June 1938


Anthony, destroyer

 KENNARD, Alfred E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 78034, road accident, killed



Monday, 6 June 1938


Repulse, battlecruiser

 FARWELL, Frederick B, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 60857, accidentally killed


Royal Navy

 MURTON, Willis, Boy 2c, JX 158216, illness



Friday, 10 June 1938


Royal Navy

 PROBERT, Thomas G, Leading Seaman, C/J 96331, illness



Sunday, 12 June 1938


Royal Navy

 DICKINSON, William A C, Leading Stoker, D/KX 78081, illness



Thursday, 16 June 1938


Keppel, flotilla leader

 HART, Thomas J, Petty Officer, C/JX 127585, accidentally killed


Rodney, battleship

 MCINTOSH, Ronald C G, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 22241, accidentally killed



Friday, 17 June 1938


Repulse, battlecruiser

 MATTINGLEY, William J, Able Seaman, SSX 18955, accidentally killed



Saturday, 18 June 1938


Suffolk, heavy cruiser

 LYNCH, Herbert R, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, P M 347783, died



Monday, 20 June 1938


Defiance, Devonport

 LONEY, Edwin T, Petty Officer, D/J 92359, illness


Excellent, Portsmouth

 BALDWIN, Bertram W T, Petty Officer, P/JX 131302, road accident, killed


Moth, river gunboat

 TUCK, Arthur F, Able Seaman, C/JX 140107, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 21 June 1938


Enterprise, light cruiser

 COX, Albert C M, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 45610, illness



Wednesday, 22 June 1938


Caledonia, Rosyth

 SAMPSON, James, Boy 2c, JX 158483, illness


Courageous, ex-battlecruiser, aircraft carrier

 DUMMER, John W, Able Seaman, P/JX 149704, illness


Royal Navy

 DOUGLAS, Robert, Signalman, P/JX 125837, illness



Thursday, 23 June 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 FIDLER, Richard, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 23693, illness



Saturday, 25 June 1938


Centurion, target ship

 RUSSELL, James W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 87097, illness


RM Barracks Chatham

 MOORE, Reginald, Marine Tailor, 22988 (Ch), illness



Monday, 27 June 1938


Barham, battleship

 EWENS, Arthur G, Electrical Artificer 2c, P/MX 4751, drowned



Thursday, 30 June 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 SMITH, Dennis L, Leading Signalman, C/JX 137083, illness



Friday, 1 July 1938


Medway, submarine depot ship

 STICKELLS, Harry J, Able Seaman, C/J 90095, illness


Royal Navy

 CALVERT, Thomas F P, Rear Admiral, illness



Saturday, 2 July 1938


Royal Navy

 COOKE, Cecil H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 14152, illness



Tuesday, 5 July 1938


Curlew, light cruiser

 KENDALL, Alfred P, Painter 1c, C/MX 46708, illness



Thursday, 7 July 1938


Resource, fleet repair ship

 STEAD, Christopher D, Stoker 1c, KX 83701, illness



Sunday, 10 July 1938


Repulse, battlecruiser

 RAPPE, Charles E, Colour Sergeant, RM, 14854 (Po), illness



Tuesday, 12 July 1938


Royal Navy

 TAYLOR, Claude C R, Leading Stoker, P/KX 81948, illness



Wednesday, 20 July 1938


Express, destroyer

 KNIGHT, Sidney H, Able Seaman, P/JX 140965, drowned



Sunday, 24 July 1938


Caledonia, Rosyth

 LOCKERBIE, Bruce, Boy 2c, JX 158771, illness



Tuesday, 26 July 1938


Kent, heavy cruiser

 MARSH, William A, Stoker 1c, C/K 63651, illness



Friday, 29 July 1938



 WHITE, Ernest C, Quartermaster Sergeant, RM, E 24036 (Ch), illness



Wednesday, 3 August 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 EVANS, William E, (no rank listed), C/MX 389, illness



Thursday, 4 August 1938


Esk, destroyer

 YOUNG, Alfred, Officer's Cook 2c, P/L 12499, road accident, killed



Saturday, 6 August 1938


St Vincent, Gosport

 JARVIS, Thomas A, Boy 2c, JX 159123, illness



Sunday, 7 August 1938


Port Jackson, trawler

 CHURCH, Colin J, Py/Midshipman, RNR, illness



Monday, 8 August 1938


Ladybird, river gunboat

 SMITH, Frederick W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 64748, heat stroke, died


Westcott, destroyer

 FIRTH, Cyril J, Commander, illness



Thursday, 11 August 1938


Devonshire, heavy cruiser

 MITCHELL, Robert M, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 146035, accidentally killed


Hawkins, cruiser

 TAYLOR, William S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84825, illness



Saturday, 13 August 1938


Tamar, Hong Kong

 LO, Leung, Able Seaman, (Chinese), illness



Sunday, 14 August 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 WICKES, Henry T, Signalman, C/J 114687, road accident, killed



Monday, 15 August 1938


Iron Duke, gunnery training ship

 SPEARS, Thomas, Leading Stoker, P/KX 7893, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 16 August 1938


Calcutta, light cruiser

 THOMSON, Alexander P, Petty Officer, C/J 113357, illness



Saturday, 20 August 1938


Cardiff, light cruiser

 ALLEN, Herbert, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/M 39287, (cause of death not listed)


Warspite, battleship

 WILSON, John H, Petty Officer, P/96906, illness



Monday, 22 August 1938


Stork, sloop

 MOHAMED, Ismail, 2nd Tindal, 357, illness



Tuesday, 23 August 1938


Royal Oak, battleship

 WRIGHT, James, Signalman, JX 140212, road accident, killed



Saturday, 27 August 1938


Folkestone, sloop

 BAKER, Alfred W, Telegraphist, C/JX 133942, shark attack, killed



Sunday, 28 August 1938


RN Hospital, Haslar

 JOHNSON, John S, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 47183, illness


Rodney, battleship

 MOCKRIDGE, Frederick J, Leading Cook, D/MX 50531, died



Thursday, 1 September 1938


Diomede, light cruiser

 JONES, John L, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 28769, died



Sunday, 4 September 1938


Furious, aircraft carrier

 DRUITT, Robert, Able Seaman, D/JX 143457, drowned



Saturday, 10 September 1938


Impregnable, Devonport

 OKE, Thomas W H, Boy 2c, JX 158150, illness


Malaya, battleship

 GAMBLIN, Reginald, Marine, X 1942 (Po), accidentally killed



Monday, 12 September 1938


Hood, battlecruiser

 VAIARELLA, Antonio, Steward, E/LX 21002, illness



Saturday, 24 September 1938


Deptford, sloop

 WAREHAM, Leslie, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 134173, illness



Saturday, 1 October 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 KING, Joseph W, Stoker, C/K 50749, road accident, killed



Sunday, 2 October 1938


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 BIRD, Edward F, Boy 2c, JX 156251, illness



Monday, 3 October 1938


Kent, heavy cruiser

 THOMPSON, Douglas P, Able Seaman, C/JX 141095, drowned



Tuesday, 4 October 1938


Victory, Portsmouth

 RAINES, Alec W, Shipwright 1c, P/M 19782, illness



Friday, 7 October 1938


Glasgow, light cruiser

 FARREN, Ernest R, Shipwright 3c, P/MX 45699, accidentally killed



Sunday, 9 October 1938


Pembroke, Chatham

 MUNRO, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, C/308914, illness


Sheffield, light cruiser

 MCCARRY, Daniel B, Blacksmith 3c, C/MX 51606, illness



Wednesday, 12 October 1938


FAA, 801 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 SNOW, John N, Lieutenant, RM, killed


Pembroke, Chatham

 BATEMAN, Frederick C, Stoker 1c, C/K 64805, illness



Friday, 14 October 1938


Aurora, light cruiser

 UPTON, Kenneth P, Stoker 1C, P/KX 91207, drowned



Sunday, 16 October 1938


Birmingham, light cruiser

 PITMAN, Frederick G, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 76252, died



Monday, 17 October 1938


Newcastle, light cruiser

 DUNSTAN, William J, Chief Ordnance Artificer, D/M 34953, illness


Royal Navy

 SCANLON, John, Able Seaman, SSX 17110, illness



Tuesday, 18 October 1938


Regent, submarine

 SANDERS, Herbert, Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 49136, illness



Wednesday, 19 October 1938


RN Hospital, Haslar

 SHORTER, Leonard F T, Supply Chief Petty Officer, P/M 37639, illness



Friday, 21 October 1938


Revenge, battleship

 WIDGER, Kenneth J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20228, died



Saturday, 29 October 1938


RN Hospital, Haslar

 MORRIS, Nelson V, Petty Officer, P/216174, illness



Monday, 31 October 1938


Forth, submarine depot ship

 CURRY, John H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, MX 46717, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 1 November 1938


Belfast, light cruiser

 WILSON, Philip L, Engineer Commander, illness


Hobart (RAN), light cruiser

 WEBB, Walter R, Ordinary Seaman, RAN, 21363, died



Friday, 4 November 1938


Furious, aircraft carrier

 ROOKELL, George, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 21559, died


Royal Navy

 JEFFERSON, Ronald G, Engineering Commander, illness



Sunday, 6 November 1938


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 LEE-WHITE, Ronald, Paymaster Midshipman, illness


Hyperion, destroyer

 WESTWOOD, John C, Leading Stoker, P/KX 80045,  in Marseilles, France, shot by a barkeeper, died in hospital (Petty Officer Bramble was also shot and seriously wounded)



Monday, 7 November 1938


Tamar, Hong Kong

 LEUNG, Sui, Leading Stoker, (Chinese), died



Sunday, 13 November 1938


Royal Navy

 MCKNIGHT, William, Petty Officer Recruiter, C/188612, illness



Monday, 14 November 1938


Victory, Portsmouth

 KIRBY, John L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 148912, illness



Thursday, 17 November 1938


RN Hospital, Haslar

 GIBBS, Charles H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 80427, died



Friday, 18 November 1938


Cochrane, Rosyth

 AUSTEN, Frederick T L, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/M 31522, illness


Diamond, destroyer, sampan accident, all died

 CONNOR, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16501

 MUIR, George, Leading Stoker, D/KX 78208

 MULLIGAN, Patrick, Stoker 1c, D/KX 89328

 SHUTTLEWORTH, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/SSX 15187



Saturday, 26 November 1938


RN Engineering College, Keyham

 MORCOM, John E, Sub Lieutenant (E), illness



Friday, 2 December 1938


Drake, Devonport

 COSTELLO, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17624, illness



Tuesday, 6 December 1938


RN Hospital, Plymouth

 PITTMAN, Francis R, Stoker 2c, D/KX 94065, illness



Wednesday, 7 December 1938


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 SLATER, Guy B S, Lieutenant, illness



Thursday, 8 December 1938


Hussar, minesweeper

 BRYANT, William C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 48241, drowned



Friday, 9 December 1938


Drake, Devonport

 HINGSTON, Arthur E, Stoker, (no service number listed), illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 BOOTH, Charles, Honorary Captain, RNR, illness


Tamar II, Hong Kong

 KELLY, Phillip, Able Seaman, C/JX 134903, drowned



Sunday, 11 December 1938


RN Hospital, Plymouth

 BOZMAN, David, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 64310, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 14 December 1938


Victory, Portsmouth

 PHYTHIAN, Richard, Stoker 1c, P/KX 76632, illness



Thursday, 15 December 1938


Camber (type not known)

 ARLAND, Gerald A T, Able Seaman, C/JX 145158, accidentally killed


London Division, RNVR

 BULL, William M, Surgeon Commander (D), RNVR, illness



Tuesday, 20 December 1938


Sabre, destroyer

 WARD, Thomas W, Officer's Cook 2c, C/LX 20162, illness



Wednesday, 21 December 1938


Suffolk, heavy cruiser

 POWELL, Joseph, Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 54699, died



Thursday, 22 December 1938


Norfolk, heavy cruiser

 MOIST, Leslie, Able Seaman, D/J 81175, illness



Friday, 23 December 1938


FAA, 714 Flight, Manchester, light cruiser, air crash, both killed

 BOXER, Peter N, Sub Lieutenant

 COLLIS, John F R, Sub Lieutenant (A)


Royal Navy

 HEARNE, Joseph, Regulating Petty Officer, D/M 39809, illness



Sunday, 25 December 1938


London Division, RNVR

 WATSON, Charles J T, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Monday, 26 December 1938


Dainty, destroyer

 FARR, Derrick W, Able Seaman, P/JX 141054, accidentally killed



Thursday, 29 December 1938


Shropshire, heavy cruiser

 BAKER, Cyril H G, Able Seaman, C/JX 132107, illness


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