Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1885

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Thirty-eight candidates were accepted for naval cadetships in the Britannia term of January, 1885 following competitive examinations in late 1884. Their scores were as follows.[1]

  1. Harry Beaumont Heygate, 1428 (b 8 Feb 1872, Lt., d 20 Jul 1897 suicide)
  2. Guy Montagu Marston, 1411
  3. Charles George de Beauvoir Tupper, 1410 (b 16 Jun 1872, Lt., d 3 Nov 1893 in a powder store explosion ashore at Rio de Janeiro)
  4. Charles Martin-de-Bartolomé, 1401
  5. Lionel Halsey, 1391
  6. Charles Pipon Beaty-Pownall, 1382
  7. John Douglas Edwards, 1377
  8. Godfrey Marshall Paine, 1360
  9. Henry Lake Cochrane, 1355
  10. Ernest Sausmarez Carey, 1333
  11. John Collings-Taswell Glossop, 1325
  12. Arthur William Craig, 1324
  13. John Roderick Segrave, 1315
  14. William Francis Benwell, 1309
  15. Charles Samuel Wills, 1306
  16. Philip James Stopford, 1291
  17. George Cuninghame Quayle, 1276
  18. George Henry Baird, 1275
  19. Herbert William Richmond, 1274
  20. M. L. O. O. Johnes, 1272 (not found in Navy List of April, 1891 or at TNA)
  21. Gerald Frederic Trotter, 1264 (not found at TNA)
  22. Wilmot Stuart Nicholson, 1241
  23. Godfrey George Edward Webster, 1239 (not found at TNA)
  24. Harry Grey Jenkinson, 1230 (b 13 Apr 1872, Midshipman, drowned 11 Jul 1887 at Halifax after pleasure boat capsized)
  25. William Alexander Sturrock Dodds, 1229 (b 28 Mar 1872, Lt., d 27 Jun 1898 of meningitis)
  26. Charles John Wintour, 1228
  27. Reginald Francis Parker, 1221
  28. Sidney Robert Drury-Lowe, 1220
  29. Frank Brandt, 1213
  30. Ernest Martyn Williams, 1201 (not found at TNA)
  31. Henry Luxmoore, 1200
  32. James Rose Price Hawksley, 1199
  33. Murray MacGregor Lockhart, 1195
  34. Reginald William Kiddle, 1180 (b 8 Nov 1881, retired Cdr.)
  35. Richard Ford Heath, 1171 (b 23 Jan 1872, Midshipman, d 25 Sep 1888 [year not certain] of gunshot wound on an island)
  36. Langton William Browell, 1163 (b 2 Sep 1871, Cdr., d 27 Jun 1943)
  37. Edmund James Prendergast, 1127
  38. Charles Beauchamp Vyvyan, 1125 (b 17 Feb 1872, Midshipman, resigned service 11 Dec 1890)

In addition, the following two men were accepted for Service Cadetships:

  1. James Douglas Dick, 953
  2. Herbert George Sotheby, 780 (not found at TNA)

Footnotes

  1. "Cadetships In The Navy." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 06, 1884; pg. 7; Issue 31310.
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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.