Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1879

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At the examinations for naval cadetships, thirty-seven candidates were accepted, in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Stafford Brown
  2. Cuthbert Edward Hunter
  3. Thomas Willing Stirling
  4. Philip Nelson-Ward
  5. John Francis Murray-Aynsley
  6. Thomas Dawson Lees Sheppard
  7. Arthur Trevor Dawson
  8. Arthur John Henniker
  9. Edward Cecil Villiers
  10. Hughes Campbell Lockyer
  11. Edgar Lees
  12. Alfred Edward Hay Marescaux
  13. Frederick Charles Ulick Vernon Wentworth
  14. Berkeley Walter Drummond
  15. Peter Bruff Garrett
  16. Felix Arthur Webber
  17. Edward Buxton Kiddle
  18. Randolph Stewart Tollemache
  19. Edward William Elphinstone Wemyss
  20. Robert Amyas Leslie Bushe
  21. The Hon. William George Damer Fortescue
  22. Cyril Leigh Wasey
  23. The Hon. D'Arcy Lambton
  24. Stewart Evelyn Forster
  25. Lewis Clinton-Baker
  26. Philip Egerton
  27. Bertram Mordaunt Chambers
  28. Arthur Hope Fanshawe
  29. John Frederick Ernest Green
  30. Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown
  31. S. W. B. Boothby
  32. George Shadwell Quartano Carr
  33. H. P. Walton
  34. Charles Gilbert Sclater
  35. Charles Edward Fenwick
  36. Richard Sullivan
  37. George Guy Babington Sheppard

Three candidates were unsuccessful, but were to be allowed a second trial:

  1. John Hamilton Fildes (would successfully enter in January, 1880)
  2. R. G. Ley
  3. C. S. Rogers

Footnotes

  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
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