Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1872

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Competitive examinations resulted in the acceptance of thiry-eight candidates for Naval Cadetships, listed here in order of merit.[1]

  1. Watkin Harold Wingfield
  2. John Rushworth Jellicoe
  3. Arthur Barry
  4. Richard Hawkesworth Story
  5. Arthur Dodgson
  6. John Martin
  7. Ralph John Ruck-Keene
  8. Charles Honyman Fyge Jauncey
  9. Henry Vernon Hart
  10. Frederick James Charles Norman
  11. Trevenen Penrose Rushton Coode
  12. Bowes Richard Daly
  13. Henry Thomas Carnegie Knox
  14. George Frederick Godfrey Purvis
  15. Hugh Cotesworth
  16. Alfred Ephrot Tizard
  17. Charles E. Rushworth (Navy Lists of June and October 1875 and July 1873 use the initial only)
  18. Logan Sutherland Stansfield
  19. Henry Venn Wood Elliott
  20. Charles Turner Gimlette
  21. Spencer Alwyne Olliver
  22. Edward Cecil St. John B. Neale finding only initials
  23. Ernest Jocelyn Carus-Wilson
  24. Frank Alexander Garforth
  25. Charles Eustace Anson
  26. Francis Barkley Henderson
  27. Arthur E. Currie (Naval Cadet "Arthur E Currie" at TNA, not found in Navy Lists of June/October 1875 or July 1873)
  28. Augustus Edward Codrington
  29. Robert Henry Travers
  30. Stuart Victor Seymour Craigie Messum
  31. William Van Sittart Howard
  32. Thomas Willoughby Shortland
  33. Joseph Honner
  34. Welby Francis Knox
  35. Charles Hope Dundas
  36. William Henry du Caurroy Chads
  37. William Greenwood Stewart
  38. Frank Duncan (for navigating duties)

The following candidates passed the test but were not accepted, and would be entitled to compete again in November.

  1. Robert Charles Evershed (entered January, 1873)
  2. H. C. Cure (not found)
  3. Maurice Charles Knight (entered January, 1873)
  4. Edward Harrington Martin (entered January, 1873)
  5. H. T. Golding (not found)
  6. Roderick Lombard Mayne (entered January, 1873)
  7. Henry Walter Sharp (entered January, 1873)
  8. Beauchamp St. John Moubray (entered January, 1873)
  9. Reginald Godrey Otway Tupper (entered January, 1873)
  10. Charles Wilson Fowler (entered January, 1873)
  11. H. C. Hockin (not found)
  12. Hugh Frederick Daubeny (entered January, 1873)
  13. Alexander Fonnereau Crookshank (entered January, 1873)
  14. Oswald Dundas Grimston (entered January, 1873)
  15. R. W. C. Vyvyan (not found)
  16. George Sarsfield Walsh (entered January, 1873)
  17. Gerald Charles Adolphe Marescaux (entered January, 1873)
  18. W. D. Abercrombie (not found)
  19. Lord Charles Fitzgerald (entered January, 1873)
  20. H. E. F. Goold Adams (not found)
  21. W. Fitzgerald (not found)
  22. F. W. Dickenson (not found, nor as "Dickinson")
  23. Lionel George Spurdione Hancock (entered January, 1873)
  24. A. H. T. Frere (not found)

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jun 29, 1872; pg. 5; Issue 27416.
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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.