Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of May, 1899

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Fifty-nine candidates for Naval Cadetships were accepted for the May 1899 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia, following competitive examinations in which the following scores were obtained.[1]

  1. Roger Mowbray Bellairs, 3183 marks
  2. Henry Percival Wilson, 3168
  3. Allan Baddeley, 2923
  4. Bertram Vigne, 2822
  5. Richard Leslie Pennington, 2778
  6. Cecil Ponsonby Talbot, 2755
  7. John Harry Kay Clegg, 2737
  8. George Bryan Palmes, 2701
  9. Maurice Percy Berkeley Portman, 2677
  10. The Hon. Guy Stopford, 2662
  11. Cecil Hunter Boyd Gowan, 2652
  12. Robert Ambrose Sandys Mansel, 2648
  13. Anthony Lancelot Henry Dean Coke and Ralph Crosbie-Hill, 2568
  14. above two tied
  15. Thomas Gilbert Carter, 2560
  16. Francis Leonard Back, 2470
  17. Charles Henry Mackinnon, 2468
  18. Raymond Jocelyn Harris-St. John, 2459
  19. Bernard Knightley Boase, 2406
  20. Gerald Scrivener Coburn, 2395
  21. Philip Walter Kent, 2389
  22. Arthur Swynfen Durance George, 2369
  23. Edward Travers Fletcher, 2338
  24. Cyril John Laugham Noakes, 2289
  25. Hugh Duppa Collins, 2232
  26. Philip Wilfred Sidney King, 2223
  27. Ennis Tristram Ratcliffe Chambers, 2211
  28. Ernest Jerome Fitzpatrick Tisdall, 2203
  29. John Robert Guy Moncreiffe, 2186
  30. Ronald Wigglesworth, 2174
  31. Ernest Cyril Brent, 2148
  32. George Wyatt Edgell Naper, 2132
  33. Stephen St. Leger Moore, 2130
  34. Reginald Vesey Holt, 2112
  35. Cosmo Alec Onslow Douglas, 2091
  36. Cyril Herbert Gordon Benson, 2090
  37. Henry William Allen Adams, 2080
  38. Joseph Newill, 2071
  39. Charles Worthington Craven, 2069
  40. Ernle William Money and Llewellyn Trevor Charles Sackville-West, 2065
  41. above two tied
  42. Alistair Robert Farquhar Spottiswood, 2048
  43. John Lainson Field, 2041
  44. Donald William Farmer, 2038
  45. Clive Neville Rolfe, 2034
  46. John Fawcett, 2028
  47. The Hon. Edmund Rupert Drummond, 2023
  48. Geoffrey Layton, 2022
  49. Horatio Morey Garrett, 2014
  50. William Mervyn Vaughan Lewis, 2010
  51. Ronald Hubert Hilliard, 2005
  52. Myles Aldington Blomfield, 2004
  53. George Perceval Maxwell FitzGerald, 2001
  54. Arthur Cecil Roberts, 1992
  55. James Lenox Conyngham Clark, 1983
  56. Robert Bertram Ramsay, 1975
  57. Herbert Bromley Price, 1971
  58. Desmond FitzHarry Dolphin, 1953
  59. Rolf Viney, 1952

Two men were accepted for Service Cadetships:

  1. Fischer Burges Watson, 1697
  2. Alexander Sholto Douglas, 1304

Two were accepted for Colonial Cadetships:

  1. George Hamilton Dennistoun, 1973
  2. Trevor Eardley-Wilmot, 1085

Not named in the article, but the Service Record of James Stuart Maclaren Ritchie indicates that he, too, was part of this term.

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Apr 21, 1899; pg. 11; Issue 35809.
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