Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of September, 1868

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Thirty-seven of sixty candidates for Naval Cadetships were accepted after competitive examinations.[1]

Those with marked with an asterisk have names I have not completely discovered. I presume this list is in order of merit in entrance exam scoring, but it was not explicitly stated.

  1. George Cartwright
  2. George Langford
  3. Francis Edward Janverin Tottenham
  4. Walter Pigot
  5. Henry James Daniel Laxton
  6. Robert Horace Walpole
  7. William Hughes Hallett Montresor
  8. Arthur C. A. Baron*
  9. Lord Muskerry
  10. Frederick Sidney Pelham
  11. Frederic Edward Errington Brock
  12. Frederick Palmer Graves
  13. George Sackville Sinclair Wemyss
  14. Arthur Henry Loring
  15. George Hext
  16. Louis R. Northey*
  17. Arthur Horatio Shirley
  18. Alexander Meldrum
  19. R. de la P. B. Pierce*
  20. W. M. Innes*
  21. Frederick Slight
  22. John Martin Stokes
  23. Philip Arthur Bentley
  24. Wilson Noble Hoare
  25. A. R. Newburgh*
  26. Joseph Hugh Pennyfather Thackwell
  27. Henry Evans
  28. Charles Goodhart May
  29. Charles Holcombe Dare
  30. Bernard Dickinson
  31. Gilbert de Hoghton
  32. Reginald Purves Cochran
  33. James Augustus Paterson Robeson
  34. Ian Mackenzie Fraser
  35. Mortimer Keppel Wodehouse
  36. Mansel Young
  37. Walter W. Pownall*

The Service Record of Keppel Wade clearly indicates that he, too, was in this term.

Footnotes

  1. "Military And Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Aug 26, 1868; pg. 7; Issue 26213.
Term Intakes into H.M.S. Britannia
1859-1869
Dec, 1859 | Jun, 1860 | Sep, 1860 | Dec, 1860 | Mar, 1861 | Jun, 1861 | Sep, 1861 | Mar, 1862 | Jun, 1862 | Sep, 1862 | Dec, 1862
Mar, 1863 | Jun, 1863 | Sep, 1863 | Jan, 1864 | Mar, 1864 | Aug, 1864 | Oct, 1864 | Jan, 1865 | Mar, 1865 | May, 1865 | Sep, 1865
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
Jan, 1870 | Jul, 1870 | Jan, 1871 | Jul, 1871 | Jan, 1872 | Jul, 1872 | Jan, 1873 | Jul, 1873 | Jan, 1874 | Jul, 1874
Jan, 1875 | Jul, 1875 | Jan, 1876 | Jul, 1876 | Jan, 1877 | Jul, 1877 | Jan, 1878 | Jul, 1878 | Jan, 1879 | Jul, 1879
1880-1889
Jan, 1880 | Jul, 1880 | Jan, 1881 | Jul, 1881 | Jan, 1882 | Jul, 1882 | Jan, 1883 | Jul, 1883 | Jan, 1884 | Jul, 1884 | Jan, 1885 | Jul, 1885
Jan, 1886 | Jul, 1886 | Jan, 1887 | Jul, 1887 | Jan, 1888 | Jul, 1888 | Jan, 1889 | Mar, 1889 | Jul, 1889
1890-1899
Jan, 1890 | Jul, 1890 | Jan, 1891 | Jul, 1891 | Jan, 1892 | Jul, 1892 | Jan, 1893 | Jul, 1893
Jan, 1894 | Jul, 1894 | Jan, 1895 | Jul, 1895 | Jan, 1896 | Jul, 1896 | Jan, 1897 | May, 1897 | Sep, 1897
Jan, 1898 | May, 1898 | Sep, 1898 | Jan, 1899 | May, 1899 | Sep, 1899
1900-1906
Jan, 1900 | May, 1900 | Sep, 1900 | Jan, 1901 | May, 1901 | Sep, 1901 | Jan, 1902 | May, 1902 | Sep, 1902
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.

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