Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of September, 1903

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Sixty-nine cadets were accepted for entrance with the September 1903 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia following competitive examinations held in July, 1903. The format and order of the names suggests they are listed in order of merit.[1]

  1. Walter Jeremy Bright-Barton
  2. James Bruce North Carvick
  3. Edward Cambridge Carré
  4. Henry Martin Daniel
  5. Hugh Percival Cotton
  6. Basil John Pailthorpe
  7. Edward Wortley Sinclair
  8. Edward Leigh Stuart King
  9. Henry William Borton Fligg (his service records indicate Sep 1902 and Jan 1905 as entry dates)
  10. Charles Maurice Stack
  11. Charles Denniston Burney
  12. Evelyn Neville Lewis White
  13. Montague Egerton Weatherall
  14. William Scott Chalmers
  15. Gilbert Molesworth Welman
  16. Arthur Lumley St. George Lyster
  17. Harold Owen Joyce
  18. Walter Clark Clark-Hall
  19. John Sydney Plumptre Colquhoun
  20. Piers Keane Kekewich
  21. Eric Alfred Norton
  22. Robert Neville Stopford
  23. Henry Edward Rendall
  24. Reginald John Bone
  25. Eustace Harold Wace
  26. Henry Gray Higgins
  27. Arthur Edwin Durham
  28. John Benedict Spurgin
  29. James William Ogilvy Dalgleish
  30. George Samuel Brown
  31. Daniel Harvey Rainier
  32. Denys Arthur Henderson
  33. Francis Paul Orlando Bridgeman
  34. Allan Poland
  35. John Gordon Boyd
  36. John Noel Pelly
  37. Geoffrey Edward Burton
  38. John Norman Tait
  39. Clement Rolfe Ingleby
  40. John Malby Bergin Hanly
  41. Reginald Dillworth Howard
  42. Eric John Shelley
  43. Colin Alexander Gordon Hutchison and Claude Bertram Elbrow
  44. above two tied
  45. Geoffrey Arthur Gordon Haggard
  46. Donald Francis O'Callaghan Brodie
  47. Edmund Francis Fitzgerald
  48. Alfred Edward Whitehouse
  49. Eric Harding Ward
  50. Philip Lloyd Neville
  51. Hugh Cecil Havelock Percy Austin
  52. Thomas Charles Alexander Heathcote Ouchterlony
  53. Norman Douglas Holbrook
  54. Frank George Fowle
  55. C. P. Harvey (possibly "G. P. Harvey" – neither found at TNA)
  56. John Andrew Hanson Scaife
  57. James Victor Vincent Magrane
  58. Paul Felix Palmer Berryman
  59. George Sarsfield Walsh
  60. Cecil Stanley Sandford
  61. Napier Robert Peploe
  62. Rainald Hugo Burne
  63. Basil Owen Bell-Salter
  64. Richard Charles Montague Pink and Cecil Montague Ward
  65. above two tied
  66. George Eric Jenkinson
  67. Edward Clement Cruttwell
  68. Alfred Edward Stocks
  69. Maxwell Napier Williamson-Napier

Additionally, Herbert Norman Cooper-Key passed the qualifying examination for a Service Cadetship.

Although not mentioned in The Times, the service records of the following men suggest that they, too, may have been in this term.

  1. Roden Henry Victor Buxton
  2. Kenneth Park Dalglish
  3. Wharton Stanley Gray
  4. Leslie Thomas Creery Hill
  5. Logan Hook
  6. Richard Charles Arthur Littleton

Footnotes

  1. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Aug 15, 1903; pg. 4; Issue 37160.
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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.