Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1880

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Thirty-two candidates passed the naval cadetship examination for the July, 1880 term in H.M.S. Britannia in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Charles Lionel Vaughan-Lee, 1095 marks
  2. John Francis Adam Blandy, 1093
  3. Francis William Chaine, 1073
  4. Frank Mansel-Jones, 1065
  5. William George Elmhirst Ruck-Keene, 1059
  6. Arthur Osborne D'Arcy, 1043
  7. Francis William Melvill, 1034
  8. George Bowes Hutton, 1028
  9. Trevylyan Dacres Willes Napier, 1023
  10. Samuel Montagu Agnew, 1017
  11. Henry Buller Bradshaw, 1006
  12. Henry Francis Gordon de la Fosse, 979
  13. Marcus Rowley Hill, 961
  14. Wathen Henry Waller, 949
  15. Walter Tyrell Ross, 947
  16. Henry Arthur Beverley Shrubb, 946
  17. Douglas Romilly Lothian Nicholson, 926
  18. P. S. Polcher, 921
  19. Charles Blois Miller, 918
  20. George Frederick Edward Nugent, 905
  21. C. P. Mellor, 905
  22. John Knox Laird, 898
  23. Adrian George Allgood, 888
  24. F. B. Starkey, 885
  25. Constantine Henry Hughes-Onslow, 882
  26. John Clark Soady, 875
  27. W. N. Evans, 868
  28. H. O. Boyer, 820
  29. Raymond Abelard Langley Ozzard, 792
  30. William John Standly Alderson, 778
  31. Charles Acheson Lyle, 757
  32. Sholto Grant Douglas, 722

Though they were not mentioned in the above source, the service records of Crawford Maclachlan and William Firth Slayter indicate that they were also part of this term.

Lastly, Edmund Percy Fenwick George Grant entered this term as a Colonial Cadet.[2]

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 25, 1880; pg. 8; Issue 29917.
  2. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jun 22, 1880; pg. 5; Issue 29914.
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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.