Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of September, 1897

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Sixty-three candidates were selected as naval cadets following several days of examination commencing on 20 July, 1897. Their examination scores were as follows.[1]

  1. Geoffrey Charles Candy, 1630
  2. Basil Edward Reinold, 1551
  3. Thomas Hugh Binney, 1540
  4. Hubert Edwin Gore-Langton, 1539
  5. Charles Rumney Samson, 1533
  6. Richard St. John, 1497
  7. John Browne Thursfield, 1489 (b 20 Jul 1883, Mid, withdrew Sep 1899 kidney disease)
  8. Guy Blatherwick, 1451 (b 1 May 1883, Lt. Cdr., became an aviator)
  9. Edward Aylmer Digby, 1429 (b 3 Oct 1883, ret. Cdr., d 14 Nov 1935)
  10. Harry Lees Dacre Craven,1418
  11. Edward Oliver Brudenell Seymour Osborne, 1398
  12. Alexander Neville Lubbock, 1391
  13. Wilfrid Ward Hunt, 1390
  14. Leycester Curzon Maude Roxby, 1382
  15. Philip Vere Kilgour, 1353
  16. Hugh Barrington Worsley, 1348
  17. Edgar Christopher Cookson, 1339
  18. James Murray Pipon, 1332
  19. Roy Bacchus, 1319
  20. Geoffrey Neville Henson, 1317
  21. Alan John Lance Scott, 1316 (not found at TNA)
  22. William Frederick Charles McClintock, 1314 (not found at TNA)
  23. Neville Brevoort Carey Brock, 1312
  24. Herbert Gerald Briggs, 1307
  25. Robert Charles Cator Smart, 1302 (b 11 Sep 1882, P/T ret. Capt., )
  26. John Cecil Davis, 1293 (b 25 Jul 1883, gunnery Capt., WW2 service)
  27. Francis Edward Henry Graham Hobart, 1296
  28. Herbert Reginald McClure, 1286 (b 23 Mar 1883, acting SubLt., resigned 25 May 1903 to avoid CM)
  29. Thomas Henry Earle, 1286 (b 24 Mar 1883, Mid, withdrawn)
  30. Patrick George Edward Cavendish Acheson, 1284 (b 30 Jun 1883, ret. Capt., )
  31. Arthur Lawrell Bell, 1284 (b 21 May 1883, Cdr., d 31 Jan 1944 apparently in the war)
  32. John Preston Churchill, 1276
  33. Cecil Bartlett Shaw, 1265 (b 2 May 1883, ret. Cdr., WW2 service, d 12 Jan 1946)
  34. Basil Lancelot Wymer, 1262
  35. Ernest William Leir, 1260
  36. Cecil Henry Hulton Sams, 1249
  37. Robert Henry Ames, 1226
  38. Arthur Guy Sparrow, 1221 (b 21 Jun 1883, gunnery ret. Capt., d 24 Nov 1944)
  39. Walter Colin Lucas, 1219 (b 11 Mar 1883, gunnery ret. Capt., WW2 service)
  40. Richard Harold Falkiner, 1217 (b 1 Jul 1882, Lt. Cdr., d 9 Oct 1918)
  41. Edward George Chichester, 1216 (b 22 Jan 1883, ret. Cdr., d 26 Sep 1940 in war)
  42. Edmund John Birch, 1211 (b 17 Jan 1883, navigating ret. Cdr., )
  43. Randolph Divett, 1211 (b 17 May 1883, Lt., dismissed service in disgrace CM forgery)
  44. Lindsay Richard Venn, 1211
  45. William Eckford Cornabé, 1202
  46. Wellwood George Courtenay Maxwell, 1200
  47. Nigel Kenneth Walter Barttelot, 1193
  48. Arthur Gordon Leslie, 1184
  49. Frederic William Clarkson, 1166
  50. Henry Crosby Halahan, 1162
  51. John Sinclair Morrell, 1151
  52. Alan Frederic William Howard, 1145
  53. Robert Cecil Norris-Jones, 1145
  54. Gordon Alison Matthew, 1145
  55. The Hon. Charles Frederick Cavendish, 1134
  56. George William Taylor, 1133
  57. John Harold Young, 1132
  58. Henry Taprell Dorling, 1113
  59. Thomas William Edge-Partington, 1110
  60. Walter Arthur Selby, 1108
  61. Edward McConnell Wyndham Lawrie, 1104
  62. Frederick Avenel Sommerville, 1102
  63. George Frederick Montagu, 1093

Additionally, David William Shafto Douglas passed a qualifying examination as a Service Cadetship, with 829 marks.

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Aug 13, 1897; pg. 8; Issue 35281.
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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.