Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1878

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Forty-three candidates passed the naval cadetship examination for the July, 1878 term in H.M.S. Britannia in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Frederick Kenrich Colquhoun Gibbons
  2. John Nicholas
  3. Harold Charles Scroggs
  4. Carlton Valentine de Mornay Cowper and Archibald William Shaw-Stewart
  5. above two tied
  6. Walter Lumsden
  7. George Stirling Hockin
  8. Henry Francis Oliver
  9. Ernest Edward Lacy
  10. Edmund Hyde Smith
  11. Arthur Coysgarne Sim
  12. John Scott Luard
  13. Philip Walter
  14. P. V. Lewis and Lionel Francis William Sanders
  15. above two tied
  16. Edward Arthur Salwey
  17. Hugh Henry Darby Tothill
  18. Randal Thomas Mowbray Berkeley
  19. Herbert James Ogilvy Millar
  20. Edgar Guy Hudson Gamble
  21. Stuart Nicholson
  22. Henry Hervey Campbell
  23. Frederick Cecil Montresor
  24. William Bourchier Shirard Wrey
  25. R. M. J. Rowley
  26. Albert Edwin Poland
  27. Basil William Reid Hall
  28. George Walter Smith
  29. Roger Morris
  30. H. K. Warrand
  31. John Edward Pascoe Grenfell
  32. Charles Herbert Morgan
  33. G. W. Soltau
  34. W. K. Trevelyan
  35. Charles Ferdinand Henderson
  36. Charles Delabere Granville
  37. W. W. Williams
  38. Percy Smith
  39. O. W. Carey
  40. Ernest Francis de Chair
  41. J. E. Stilwell
  42. C. S. Hockley
  43. Robert Arthur Dillon

The following applicants were unsuccessful, but would be entitled to a second trial in an upcoming term:

  1. William Ilbert Birdwood (would enter January 1879)
  2. William Osbert Boothby (would enter January 1879)
  3. G. A. Carey
  4. M. Rolland
  5. C. S. Sanders

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 28, 1878; pg. 10; Issue 29293.
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.