Francis John Anson Cotter
Life & Career
He was made a Midshipman on 15 September, 1911 and appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Good Hope in the Atlantic Fleet. Over the course of his short naval life, his ships would all be ill-fated: he joined Monmouth in February 1912, Hampshire sometime soon after, and then back to Good Hope for the Test Mobilisation, being granted the acting rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 15 January, 1914.
- "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Saturday, 21 November, 1914. Issue 40703, col B, p. 1.
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 17.
- Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 31.