Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1883

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Thirty-four candidates for naval cadetships were taken in for the January 1883 Term with the following scores following competitive examinations help in late November and early December, 1882.[1]

I have not been able to properly identify two of the men, Waters and Morant (or Moraut).

  1. Harold Granville Grenfell, 1384
  2. Arthur Bertram Finch Dawson, 1364
  3. Philip Sherard Watson, 1349
  4. John William Seymour Talbot-Ponsonby, 1335
  5. Hugh Lindsay Patrick Heard, 1332
  6. Arnold Koike, 1267
  7. James Clement Ley, 1203
  8. Arthur Halsey, 1166
  9. Arthur Charles Molyneux Watling, 1149
  10. William Stanley Lambert, 1126
  11. William Andrew Barkley, 1090
  12. Ernest Richard Hamilton, 1084
  13. Francis Gerald St. John, 1076
  14. William Reginald Hall, 1073
  15. Edward Ashley Baird, 1067
  16. George Murray Kendall Fair, 1052
  17. William Robert Willis, 1045
  18. Harry Lees Dacre Craven, 1044
  19. Archibald Peters MacEwan, 1038
  20. A. L. Morant[?], 1037 (not at TNA or in Navy List of April, 1891 or April, 1887)
  21. Robert Darrell Jeffreys, 1024 (tie)
  22. Guy de Lancy Ormsby Johnson, 1024 (tie)
  23. Arthur Demetrius Katinakis, 1000
  24. Malcolm Sabine Pasley, 993
  25. John Lancelot Cavendish Taylor, 987
  26. Wentworth Heny Davies Magesson, 959
  27. A. E. G. Knight, 945 (not at TNA or in Navy List of April, 1891 or April, 1887)
  28. Ernest Kindersley Loring, 933
  29. H. C. Waters, 932 (not at TNA or in Navy List of April, 1891 or April, 1887)
  30. John Luce, 928
  31. Alexander Attwood Gordon, 924
  32. Charles James Collins, 917
  33. Henry Lancelot Mawbey, 847

In addition, Commerall Markham Cowper-Coles and Henry William Grant qualified for Service Cadetships and Thomas Lawrie Shelford for a Colonial Cadetship.

Victor Gallafent Gurner's service record clearly indicates he was part of this term, but he is not listed in The Times article as having taken intake examinations with the others.

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Cadetships." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 12, 1882; pg. 4; Issue 30688.
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