Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1871

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Competitive entrance examinations produced twenty-six successful candidates for Naval Cadetships in the January 1871 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia, in the following order of merit.[1]

The source article did not mention the prior schooling of the successful candidates.

  1. Henry Noel Thomson
  2. Charles Edward Baxter
  3. Edward Harvey
  4. James George William Grant Ozzard
  5. Edward Roger Jacson (gone from Navy List by Dec 1872)
  6. James Henry Cunningham East
  7. Edmund Waller Yorke
  8. Edward Hunter Blair
  9. Henry Leonard Bethune
  10. Robert James Kidd (b 14 Oct 1857, ret unfit deafness 15 May 1885, Lt. Cdr. retired, d 4 Aug 1940)
  11. Thomas Guthrie Fraser
  12. Aylmer Herbert Garnons Williams
  13. Francis Alexander Fortescue (gone from Navy List by Dec 1872)
  14. Reginald Blayney Colmore
  15. Arthur Henry Stuart Elwes
  16. Egerton Beresford Cleeve
  17. Edward Kaye Daubeny
  18. Philip Evan Fisher
  19. Stedman Arthur Southwell
  20. Reginald Ker Kays
  21. Charles Windham de la Poer Beresford
  22. Arthur Denison Molyneux Purvis
  23. Ernest Leigh Austen
  24. Reginald Henry Curteis
  25. Paul Hewett
  26. Frederick John Oliver Plumer

A number of candidates passed the test, but were not selected and would be welcome to try again in June, 1871:

  1. Hugh Pigot Williams (would enter in July)
  2. Hervey L. Hutchinson
  3. Arthur Faulconer Poulton
  4. Robert H. S. Stewart
  5. Charles Langdale Ottley (would enter in July)
  6. Charles Arnold Buckland
  7. W. V. S. Smyth
  8. Francis Alfred Valentine
  9. Montiford W. Gavin
  10. Charles H. H. Moone
  11. Alexander B. Thellusson
  12. Percy G. Atherley
  13. Evelyn Robert Le Marchant (would enter in July)

Footnotes

  1. "Military And Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 09, 1870; pg. 3; Issue 26929.
Term Intakes into H.M.S. Britannia
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From September 1903 entries were also made to the Royal Naval College, Osborne under the Selborne Scheme. The Britannia was closed in July 1905 after the May entry, which was sent to Bermuda with the January entry. The following two terms under the old scheme were sent straight to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

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