Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1884

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Following competitive examinations, thirty-two candidates were selected for naval cadetships in the July 1884 intake term of H.M.S. Britannia. The list is likely in order of merit, as was the custom in printing these if the order was not alphabetical.[1]

  1. Arthur Russell Hulbert
  2. Algernon Douglas Edward Harry Boyle
  3. Richard Harry Parker (b 15 feb 1871, retired unfit, insane, Capt. ret, d 20 Jun 1917)
  4. Frank Russell Hudson (b 16 Aug 1871, Midshipman, resigned 4 Jan 1888)
  5. John Perceval Shipton (b 5 Jun 1871, Lt. Cdr., C.M. for being drunk aboard Tamar in 1905, d 2 Feb 1945)
  6. Montagu Lister Hulton
  7. Francis Elliott Walters
  8. Harry Clarence Boyle (b 8 Mar 1871, Lt., retired 1897, d 16 Jan 1911)
  9. Algernon Walker-Heneage-Vivian
  10. Herbert William James
  11. Francis Gerard St. George Brooker
  12. Llewellyn Griffiths
  13. Llewellyn Dillwyn Crichton (b 11 Mar 1871, Acting Sub Lt., resigned 9 Nov 1891)
  14. John Alexander Waugh (b 10 Aug 1871, Lt., d 2 Sep 1900)
  15. Edward Montgomery Phillpotts
  16. Donald Osborn Springfield (b 18 May 1871, Acting Sub Lt., disch. 1892, failed to pass exams)
  17. Montagu William Warcop Peter Consett
  18. Arthur Courtenay Stewart
  19. Henry Gosset Vereker (b 6 Apr 1871, ret 16 Aug 1904 as Lt, promoted to Cdr. ret., d 4 Jul 1916, "suddenly")
  20. Hugh Fitz Roy Hopkinson
  21. Henry Edmund Sharp
  22. Charles Tuthill Borrett
  23. Edwin Harold Edwards
  24. Henry Arthur Lyall
  25. Stewart Ayscough Perry-Ayscough
  26. Thomas Charles Brown (b 11 Apr 1871, Midshipman, resigned Jul 1890 to avoid C.M.)
  27. Frederick Laurence Field
  28. Thomas Leslie Thorpe-Doubble
  29. Henry Douglas Gerard Foord (b 12 Apr 1871, Capt. ret., d 7 Feb 1958)
  30. Horatio Walcott Colomb (b 18 Sep 1871, Cdr., d 11 Mar 1922)
  31. Arthur Hugh Oldham
  32. Launcelot Charles Cox

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Cadetships" The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jun 26, 1884; pg. 6; Issue 31170.
Term Intakes into H.M.S. Britannia
1859-1869
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Jan, 1866 | May, 1866 | Sep, 1866 | Jan, 1867 | May, 1867 | Sep, 1867 | Jan, 1868 | May, 1868 | Sep, 1868 | Jan, 1869 | May, 1869 | Sep, 1869
1870-1879
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1880-1889
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1890-1899
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1900-1906
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Jan, 1903 | May, 1903 | Sep, 1903 | Jan, 1904 | May, 1904 | Sep, 1904 | Jan, 1905 | May, 1905 | Sep, 1905 | Jan, 1906
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.