Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
The Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve provided much of the manpower Britain required to crew the massive number of vessels required during the Great War.
In early 1914 the R.N.V.R. was organised into six division comprising 47 companies, the strength on 1 January, 1914, being:
|Royal Naval Volunteers||Establishment||Strength|
|Petty officers and men||4,612||4,127|
Petty officers and men
The divisional strength of the R.N.V.R. on 1 January, 1914, was:
- Statement of the First Lord of the Admiralty Explanatory of the Navy Estimates, 1914-1915. p. 16.
- Statement of the First Lord of the Admiralty Explanatory of the Navy Estimates, 1914-1915. p. 17.