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 (b 20 Jan 1867, Lt. d 29 Oct 1893)
  3. Francis William Chaine, 1073 (b 25 Jan 1867, resigned as Lt. 2 Apr 1890, Cdr. during war, d 4 Dec 1923)
  4. Frank Mansel-Jones, 1065 (b 6 May 1867, d enteric fever at Malta 6 Dec 1896 as Lt.)
  5. William George Elmhirst Ruck-Keene, 1059
  6. Arthur Osborne D'Arcy, 1043 (allowed to resign to avoid Court Martial, 25 Sep 1883)
  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 (b 11 Dec 1867, resigned Apr 1900 as Lt.)
  12. Henry Francis Gordon de la Fosse, 979 (b 25 Feb 1867, resigned as acting Sub Lt. 9 Mar 1888)
  13. Marcus Rowley Hill, 961
  14. Wathen Henry Waller, 949 (b 4 Jun 1867, discharged unfit as Midshipman in 1886)
  15. Walter Tyrell Ross, 947 (b. 12 Apr 1867, name removed from list as Lt Mar 1893, "no reason to be given")
  16. Henry Arthur Beverley Shrubb, 946 (b. 11 May 1867, resigned 1894, war service Cdr., d 3 Feb 1927)
  17. Douglas Romilly Lothian Nicholson, 926
  18. P. S. Polcher, 921
  19. Charles Blois Miller, 918
  20. George Frederick Edward Nugent, 905 (b 5 Feb 1867, Cdr., d 26 Apr 1917)
  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 (b 30 Apr 1867, died Jan 1895 at Malta Hospital, possibly of apoplexy)
  30. William John Standly Alderson, 778
  31. Charles Acheson Lyle, 757 (b 1 Feb 1867, removed from list Jul 1888 as Mid, d 31 Aug 1888)
  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.