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1918-1939 - Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies
Researched & compiled by Don Kindell

1920 - in date, ship/unit & name order

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(1) Casualty information in order - Surname, First name, Initial(s), Rank and part of the Service other than RN (RNR, RNVR, RFR etc), Service Number (ratings only, also if Dominion or Indian Navies), (on the books of another ship/shore establishment, O/P on passage), Fate

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Thursday, 1 January 1920


Engadine, seaplane carrier

 BLACKFORD, William J, Ty/Engineer Commander, illness



Friday, 2 January 1920


Caroline, light cruiser

 HARE, Percy A, Leading Seaman, 213902, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CHIPPENDALE, Albert H, Leading Seaman, J 2645, illness



Sunday, 4 January 1920


RM Headquarters

 PAMPLIN, Arthur J, Corporal, RMLI, 17060 (Ch), illness



Monday, 5 January 1920


HM Coast Guard Station Tollesbury

 HERBERT, George A, Coastguardsman 2c, 155129, died



Tuesday, 6 January 1920


Lion, battlecruiser

 HARDING, Thomas, Yeoman of Signals, 234639, illness



Wednesday, 7 January 1920


Blake, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 MILLIGAN, John D, Surgeon Lieutenant, illness


Victoria & Albert, Royal Yacht

 HEATHER, Thomas, Petty Officer Rigger, 169382, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 BACK, Charles, Stoker Petty Officer, K 6263, accident



Thursday, 8 January 1920


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 MARRINER, Harold, Butcher 3c, RAN, 4908, accident

 ROOTS, James, Able Seaman, RAN, 8510, illness


Eaglet, Liverpool

 AITKEN, William, Fireman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness


Handy, dockyard tug

 SMITH, George, Quartermaster, MMR, 588305, illness


Leonard, hired drifter, lost, circumstances not known

 BRUCE, Henry, Trimmer, RNR, TS 5423

 COLBY, Charles R, Trimmer, RNR, TS 7240

 FISHER, Robert, Engineman, RNR, ES 4335

 GILLIES, Roderick, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 20647

 LAWSON, Thomas, Mate, MMR, (no service number listed)  

 MURRAY, John, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 22055



Saturday, 10 January 1920


Royal Naval Reserve

 HUTCHINSON, Ernest H, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Sunday, 11 January 1920


Excellent, Portsmouth

 SCOTT, Henry T, Chief Petty Officer, 212649, died


Rigoletto, hired trawler

 MCHUGH, James, Engineman, RNR, ES 1133, illness


Royal Marines

 TOOTELL, Edward, Major, RM, illness



Monday, 12 January 1920


Crescent, Rosyth

 GOLDSWORTH, Albert E, Sergeant, RMA, RMA 12665, illness



Tuesday, 13 January 1920


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 WEST, Robert H, Able Seaman, 234747, illness



Wednesday, 14 January 1920


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 ATKINSON, Charles H F, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Triad, Admiralty Yacht, SNO, Persian Gulf

 BEVAN, George P, Captain, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CALLEJA, Carmelo, Officer's Cook 1c, 167026, illness



Thursday, 15 January 1920


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 QUIGGAN, Edmund C, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Friday, 16 January 1920


Blake, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 DIXON, William, Stoker Petty Officer, 298628 (Ch), drowned


Botha, destroyer

 BLINCH, John R, Chief Petty Officer, 187787, accident


Excellent, Portsmouth

 DALLIMORE, Arthur, Petty Officer, 236802, illness



Saturday, 17 January 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 PICK, Henry T, Painter 1c, 145746, illness


Vivid II, Devonport

 O'KEEFE, Daniel, Stoker Petty Officer, 305268, illness



Sunday, 18 January 1920


Cheltenham, paddle minesweeper

 WINTER, Thomas J, Leading Stoker, K 8374, drowned



Monday, 19 January 1920


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 THORNE, Sydney R, Regulating Petty Officer, 216932, drowned



Tuesday, 20 January 1920


Ivy, convoy sloop, boat accident, all drowned

 CORBETT, George E, Ordinary Seaman, SS 9760

 MANN, Adam, Ordinary Seaman, J 79193

 WOODCOCK, Frederick C, Able Seaman, J 21383



Wednesday, 21 January 1920


Princess Margaret, minelayer

 CRICHTON, D. (Initial only), Engineer Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Thursday, 22 January 1920




Concord, light cruiser, listed as Russia, so presumably in Black Sea

 WEEKS, Ernest H, Leading Stoker, 305276 (Dev), illness, buried near Instanbul



Tamar, Hong Kong

 LONG, Mok K, Stoker (Chinese), (no service number listed), illness


Vivid, Devonport

 WOOD, Frank L, Stoker 1c, SS 124877, illness



Friday, 23 January 1920


Dolphin, Gosport

 WILDER, William G, Stoker 1c, K 14837 (Ch), illness in UK


RND, Hood Battalion

 MARKEY, Charles A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 MARSHALL, Robert N, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Saturday, 24 January 1920


Ramillies, battleship

 MOUNCE, Harold, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 6280, accident


Waterhen, destroyer

 ELLUL, Carmelo, Officer's Cook 2c, L 3784, illness



Sunday, 25 January 1920


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 MORTEMORE, James A, Private, RMLI, 12302 (Po), died



Monday, 26 January 1920


Europa, Mudros, Aegean

 DOWNS, John M, Stoker 1c, K 56695, illness



Tuesday, 27 January 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 GILLES, Walter A, Able Seaman, J 26257, ex-Whitshed, illness



Thursday, 29 January 1920


Phaeton, light cruiser

 LILLEY, James, Stoker 1c, K 11769, died



Friday, 30 January 1920


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 MELVILL, James C D, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness

 STEADMAN, Lester, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Saturday, 31 January 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 FITZGERALD, John, Able Seaman, 184643, accident



Sunday, 1 February 1920


Caterham, minesweeper

 ALDRIDGE, Archibald P, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7061, drowned


Eaglet, Liverpool

 BRADY, Daniel, Quartermaster, MMR, 997437, illness



Monday, 2 February 1920


Eaglet, Liverpool

 HERON, Michael, Able Seaman, MMR, (no service number listed), illness



Wednesday, 4 February 1920


Caledon, light cruiser

 MANSFIELD, Francis D, Stoker 1c, SS 122132, illness


Caroline, light cruiser

 PALMER, Charles (real name, but served as Frederick C Durkin), Stoker Petty Officer, 308482, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 DAY, Charles S, Able Seaman, J 37762, illness



Thursday, 5 February 1920


Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 O'NEILL, Daniel, Stoker Petty Officer, 294586, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 ASH, Edward G, Chief Stoker, 294823, illness



Friday, 6 February 1920


Royal Navy

 MEARS, Arthur F, Act/Warrant Officer, illness


Triad, Admiralty Yacht, SNO, Persian Gulf

 BAKER, Henry, Petty Officer, J 2045, illness



Saturday, 7 February 1920


Resolution, battleship

 FARTHING, Frank C, Able Seaman, J 20334, drowned



Sunday, 8 February 1920


Eaglet, Liverpool

 HARBOARD, Ernest G, Engineman, RNR, ES 5151, illness



Monday, 9 February 1920


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 MILLER, Charles F, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271248, illness


Marguerite (RAN), fleet sweeping sloop

 HOBBS, Wilfred J, Stoker, RAN, 8566 (RN - K 19874), drowned


Victory, Portsmouth

 THOMAS, Charles F, Leading Cook, M 1724, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 KEOHANE, Daniel, Petty Officer, 211781, illness



Tuesday, 10 February 1920


Gardenia, convoy sloop

 CANNON, Andrew J, Chief Stoker, 294688, drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 SUTTON, Charles, Armourers Mate, M 4207, died

 WEEKS, George W S, Chief Petty Officer Mechanic 2c, F 54675, illness


RMLI, Chatham Division

 BATTEN, Henry C, Private, RMLI, 14067 (Ch), illness


Vulcan, depot ship

 DUNKLING, George W, Private, RMLI, 21068 (Ch), illness



Wednesday, 11 February 1920


Senator, destroyer

 COLES, Arthur S, Stoker 1c, SS 124891, illness



Friday, 13 February 1920


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 GEAREY, William G, Chief Petty Officer, 200304, illness


Julius, shore base, Constantinople

 MOORE, William E, Leading Seaman, 235944 (Po), illness, buried near Istanbul


Vernon, Portsmouth

 KING, William F, Petty Officer, 185277, illness



Saturday, 14 February 1920


Crescent, Rosyth

 TUCKER, Charles R, Chief Stoker, 305252 (Dev), illness in UK


Impregnable, Devonport

 BATCOCK, Frederick G, Boy 2c, J 96140, illness


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 TWITCHETT, Frederick G, Stoker 1c, K 31335, illness in UK



Sunday, 15 February 1920


Julius, shore base Constantinople

 OWEN, Harold W S, Paymaster Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 ARMSTRONG, William L O, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Monday, 16 February 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 ADAMS, John J, Able Seaman, J 52524, ex-Superb, illness


Veteran, destroyer

 SMITH, Sidney G, Able Seaman, J 23246, died



Thursday, 19 February 1920


Valiant, battleship

 SLADE, Harry, Able Seaman, 167464 (Dev), drowned



Friday, 20 February 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 WALLIS, Henry (real name, but served as Henry Schwartz), Stoker 1c, K 6949, illness



Saturday, 21 February 1920


Bruce, flotilla leader

 THOMSON, Frederick W, Able Seaman, J 44418, illness



Sunday, 22 February 1920


Eaglet, Liverpool

 LYNCH, Michael J, 1st Writer, M 1928, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 COLEMAN, Herbert, Petty Officer, 222544, illness



Monday, 23 February 1920


Caledon, light cruiser

 GOULD, Harold P A, Officer's Stewart 1c, L 6443, illness


Centaur, light cruiser

 NORMAN, William H, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 2535, died


Pembroke, Chatham

 MUSKETT, Ernest W, Stoker Petty Officer, K 111, illness



Tuesday, 24 February 1920


Cormorant, Gibraltar

 BENCH, William J, Petty Officer, 192728, illness in Gibraltar


Minotaur, armoured cruiser

 BOND, John, Chief Warrant Engineer, RNR, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CROWLEY, Albert, Stoker 1c, K 6200, illness



Wednesday, 25 February 1920


Euryalus, armoured cruiser

 WHITTENHAM, Alfred J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 2099, illness


Impregnable, Devonport

 FIELDER, Ernest B, Boy 1c, J 94861, illness


Women's Royal Naval Service

 DREWRY, Dorothy M, Telephonist, WRNS, G 2091, illness



Thursday, 26 February 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 FULCHER, Herbert T, Stoker 1c, K 23502, illness



Friday, 27 February 1920


ship or unit not recorded

 GODWIN, James, Chief Stoker, 292626, illness


Sturdy, destroyer

 STARKS, Alfred, Stoker Petty Officer, K 11445, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 FROST, Frank R, Boy Servant, L 13010, illness


Warspite, battleship

 DAVISON, William J, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, illness



Saturday, 28 February 1920


Eaglet, Liverpool

 HOWELL, Thomas C S, Trimmer, RNR, TS 6651, illness


Hermione, 2nd class cruiser

 PURSE, Horace F, Officer's Steward 1c, L 4362, drowned


Pembroke, Chatham

 MANNING, Robert, Petty Officer, 229246, illness


Turbulent, destroyer

 AVES, Thomas, Leading Stoker, K 1919, illness



Sunday, 29 February 1920


Victory I, Portsmouth

 WALSH, Joseph A, Leading Telegraphist, J 41572, illness



Monday, 1 March 1920


Cordelia, light cruiser

 ADAMS, Percy, Gunner, died


Pembroke, Chatham

 WILLIAMSON, William L, Able Seaman, J 22510, illness



Tuesday, 2 March 1920


Iron Duke, battleship

 HEATON, James, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269745, illness


Vivid III, Devonport

 TOFTS, John R, Chief Writer, 347287, illness



Wednesday, 3 March 1920


Assistance, repair ship

 STEPHENSON, Robert W, Leading Stoker, K 1561, illness


HM Coastguard Station Craster

 CAMPBELL, George, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 MALES, William, Able Seaman, J 29834, illness



Thursday, 4 March 1920


Ceres, light cruiser

 HAY, William H, Leading Seaman, 208122, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 COX, Walter J, Ordinary Seaman, J 44853, ex-Tamatrix, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 DOUGLAS, Arthur J, Boy Servant, L 13021, illness

 SPENDLOVE, Charles E, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 2809, illness



Friday, 5 March 1920


Hecla, destroyer depot ship

 BROOKS, Albert W, Stoker 1c, K 12890, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 DICKSON, Frederick, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 549, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 GREEN, William C, Able Seaman, J 38408, illness



Saturday, 6 March 1920


Malabar, Bermuda

 EMMERSON, William G, Armourer, 342312, died


Vivid, Devonport

 LOVE, William, Stoker 1c, K 57930, illness



Sunday, 7 March 1920


Antrim, armoured cruiser

 BULLEN, Henry C, Stoker 1c, 302962, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 SACKREE, Albert, Blacksmith 1c, 304140, accident



Monday, 8 March 1920


Ark Royal, seaplane carrier

 CALLAN, William D, Chief Gunner, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 SANDY, Walter E, Stoker 1c, K 24214, illness



Tuesday, 9 March 1920


Indus, Devonport

 REYNOLDS, Francis C, Boy Artisan, M 35356, illness


President VI, London

 REED, William, Fireman, MMR, 917350, illness


Tenacious, destroyer

 DAVIES, Albert G, Able Seaman, J 11457, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 STEVENS, Alfred S, Ordinary Seaman, J 64364 (Dev), drowned


Vivid, Devonport

 POLMEAR, Harold A, Officer's Cook 3c, L 13090, illness



Wednesday, 10 March 1920


Carysfort, light cruiser

 SWATRIDGE, Leslie W, Leading Signalman, J 23733, illness


Egmont, Malta

 FARRER, Wilfred L, Ordinary Seaman, J 91781, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 HOSTLER, Thomas W, Officer's Steward 2c, L 3592, illness

 SULLIVAN, Harold L, Leading Seaman, MC 1846, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 URQUHART, Kenneth W, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 3156, illness



Thursday, 11 March 1920


Assistance, repair ship

 HILL, Edward, Leading Stoker, K 3475, illness


Eaglet III, Liverpool

 DOYLE, Matthew, Trimmer, RNR, TS 8185, drowned


Poppy, fleet sweeping sloop, on books of Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 BRUCE, James A, Leading Seaman, 193410, drowned


Resolution, battleship

 TAYLOR, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, J 86534 (Dev), drowned


RM Deal

 DOWN, John, Private, RMLI, 20694 (Ply), illness


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 WILD, Victor F, Private, RMLI, 16155 (Po), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 DEARLING, Robert G, Leading Seaman, J 10528, illness


Victory II, RND Training Depot, Crystal Palace, but closed down 1919; either post discharge illness or Victory, Portsmouth

 GENTRY, Frederick, Stoker 1c, K 46224, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 SALISBURY, James, Gunner, illness



Friday, 12 March 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 RIDDELL, Percivial B, Telegraphist, J 46220, illness



Saturday, 13 March 1920


Royal Marines

 O'DWYER, Arthur, Lieutenant, RM, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CONNOR, John, Able Seaman, 203843, illness

 O'FEE, Stewart, Naval Schoolmaster, illness


Vivid II, Devonport

 SMITH, Charles, Stoker Petty Officer, 309543, illness



Sunday, 14 March 1920


Carol, oiler, Royal Fleet Auxiliary

 FURLONG, Allan H, Lieutenant, RNR, illness


Queen Alexander's Royal Naval Nursing Service

 BEARD, Eva G, Nursing Sister, illness, sometimes listed as Gladys Eva


Veteran, destroyer

 FRASER, John, Able Seaman, SS 5470, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 COOPER, Gilbert W, Stoker 1c, K 18140, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 WEBBER, George J H, Stoker Petty Officer, K 3031, ex-Walrus, accident



Monday, 15 March 1920


HM Coast Guard Wireless Telegraph Station Rame Head

 HARVEY, William, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness



Tuesday, 16 March 1920


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 BRYANT, William W, Ordinary Seaman, RAN, 6171, illness


RMA Eastney

 KWASNIEWSKI, Francis J, Gunner, RMA, RMA 8946, illness


Valiant, battleship

 TAYLOR, Alfred G, Leading Stoker, K 18022, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 SUTTON, William S, Petty Officer, 213903, illness

 VINCENT, Reginald G, Able Seaman, J 29249, illness



Wednesday, 17 March 1920


Dido, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 MEAD, John D, Leading Cook, M 2042, illness



Thursday, 18 March 1920


P.54, patrol boat

 MUDFORD, Edward S, Leading Seaman, J 26706, illness


RM Deal

 SCHUBERT, Frederick W H, Private, RM, S 337 (Deal), illness


Royal Navy

 DANVERS, Herbert, Surgeon, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BARKER, Alfred, Stoker 1c, K 13516, illness

 SYLVESTER, Sidney, Chief Artificer Engineer, illness


Woolwich, destroyer depot ship

 CARNE, Thomas W, Stoker Petty Officer, 312380, ex-Garland, illness



Friday, 19 March 1920


Erebus, monitor

 MORETON, John A, Captain, illness


Espiegle, sloop

 EDWARDS, Albert E, Leading Signalman, 225965, illness


Lowestoft, 2nd class cruiser

 CURRYER, Henry, Private, RMLI, 17016 (Ch), drowned


Royal Navy

 MORTON, John A, Captain, illness



Sunday, 21 March 1920


Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 REES, Cedric W, Petty Officer, J 469, accident


Tiger, battlecruiser

 WILKS, Albert H, Stoker 1c, K 22292, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 DAWSON, Alfred C, Officer's Cook 1c, 361164, illness



Monday, 22 March 1920


Eaglet, Liverpool

 MCLEOD, John, Able Seaman, MMR, 109650, illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 ROGERS, Harry L G, Petty Officer, 230176, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BRANDON, Edwin S, Petty Officer, 238874, illness



Tuesday, 23 March 1920


Caesar, battleship

 YOUSEF, Fareh, Seedie, (no service number listed), illness


Torch, destroyer

 TABONE, Guiseppe, Officer's Steward 2c, L 5320, accident


Vansittart, destroyer

 LOCKER, Philip C, Able Seaman, J 36999, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 SORE, Charles E, Stoker Petty Officer, K 13050, illness



Wednesday, 24 March 1920


Renown, battlecruiser

 LUSH, William J, Gunner, RMA, RMA 15739, drowned


Royal Marines

 BRAYBROOKE, Charles W, Major, RM, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CLEAVER, Arthur, Petty Officer, J 10356, illness



Thursday, 25 March 1920


Blake, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 FORD, Victor, Boatswain, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 PARKER, James E, Stoker 1c, K 55691, illness



Friday, 26 March 1920


Columbine, Rosyth

 WOOD, Joseph W, Able Seaman, J 20639 ex-Tourmaline, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 LAWRENCE, Frederick T, Boy 2c, J 95478, illness


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 SLAYMAKER, William T, Signalman, J 12533, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 ATCHESON, Robert Mc L, Fireman, MMR, 914382, died


Vivid II, Devonport

 O'MAHONEY, Patrick, Chief Stoker, 288189, illness



Saturday, 27 March 1920


Caledon, light cruiser

 RICHINGS, Reginald S, Private, RMLI, 19336 (Po), died



Sunday, 28 March 1920


RND, Hood Battalion

 BRUCE, George, Leading Seaman, RNVR, London Z 2817, wounded 4 Feb 1917, DOW



Monday, 29 March 1920


New Zealand, battlecruiser

 GRAY, Alexander, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13122, illness


Royal Navy

 SPARKS, John B, Captain, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 MCDONALD, James, Able Seaman, J 36476, illness



Tuesday, 30 March 1920


Dianthus, convoy sloop

 RICE, Frank C, Victualling Petty Officer, 342743, illness


Strenuous, destroyer

 LAWLER, Edward A, Gunner, illness



Wednesday, 31 March 1920


Collingwood, battleship

 OLIVER, Charles W, Armourer, 342977, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 WARD, Charles E, Able Seaman, J 1286, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 JAMES, Walter, Able Seaman, J 27900, illness



Friday, 2 April 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 TREMERE, Albert, Petty Officer, 192669, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 LAWRENCE, Samuel L, Warrant Ordnance Officer, illness


Vulcan II, Portland

 COVENTRY, John H, Able Seaman, J 5773 (Ch), illness in UK



Saturday, 3 April 1920


Ascension Island, South Atlantic

 HARD, William, Krooman, (no service number listed), illness



Monday, 5 April 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 FINDLAY, James, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 6587, illness



Tuesday, 6 April 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 HAVILL, Harold E, Able Seaman, J 15241, illness



Wednesday, 7 April 1920


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 JOHNSON, George E, Ordinary Seaman, RAN, 6418, illness



Thursday, 8 April 1920


RM Headquarters

 HUTCHINSON, Thomas, Private, RMLI, 21149 (Po), illness


Vanity, destroyer

 KING, John L, Able Seaman, J 49364, illness



Friday, 9 April 1920


Victory II, RND Training Depot, Crystal Palace, but closed down 1919; either post discharge illness or Victory, Portsmouth

 CUDBY, Frederick, Chief Stoker, 288464, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 STEPHENS, Richard, Stoker Petty Officer, 174246, accident



Saturday, 10 April 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 MILLETT, Thompson H, Paymaster Captain, accident



Sunday, 11 April 1920


Crescent, Rosyth

 PIGGOTT, Harold F F, Private, RMLI, 21096 (Ch), illness



Monday, 12 April 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 BURGESS, Robert O, Officer's Steward 2c, L 6606, illness



Tuesday, 13 April 1920


RMLI, Chatham Division

 BUSBY, Victor A H, Private, RMLI, 21231 (Ch), illness


Starfish, destroyer

 FEATHERSTONE, Henry V, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271283, accident



Wednesday, 14 April 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 PLANT, Lewis N W, Stoker 1c, K 55480, illness



Friday, 16 April 1920


Mistley, minesweeper

 TWIGG, Charles, Stoker 1c, K 7163, drowned


RM HQ Portsmouth

 ALLEN, William, Private, RMLI, 15419 (Po), illness



Saturday, 17 April 1920


Magnolia, fleet sweeping sloop

 MAY, Harry, Stoker Petty Officer, 305369, illness



Sunday, 18 April 1920


Stonehenge, destroyer

 BIRD, John O, Leading Seaman, J 34198, accident



Tuesday, 20 April 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 STOKOE, Frederick, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 15821, illness



Wednesday, 21 April 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 WILLIAMS, William, Warrant Engineer, illness



Thursday, 22 April 1920


Godetia, fleet sweeping sloop

 MUNN, James T, Stoker Petty Officer, K 2715, illness


RM Headquarters

 SALLEY, Cyril J, Private, RMLI, 16659 (Ply), accident



Friday, 23 April 1920


Badminton, minesweeper

 POTTER, Albert A, Stoker 1c, K 21548, illness



Sunday, 25 April 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 LEVERSIDGE, Harry T, Leading Telegraphist, J 30404, illness



Monday, 26 April 1920


Royal Navy

 BENDELL, Albert, Lieutenant (ret), illness



Tuesday, 27 April 1920


Eaglet, Liverpool

 MORRIS, Thomas, Engineman, RNR, TS 1205, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 DEANE, Patrick, Regulating Petty Officer, 228541, drowned


Wild Swan, destroyer

 FREESTONE, Albert E, Able Seaman, J 2534, illness



Wednesday, 28 April 1920


Eaglet III, Liverpool

 BARRETT, Augustine, Stoker 1c, K 43568, illness



Friday, 30 April 1920


Conqueror, battleship

 ROWE, George M A, Commander, road accident


RM Labour Corps

 HAYES, Alfred G, Private, RM, S 8818 (Deal), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 PRATT, George A M, Petty Officer, J 12015, illness



Saturday, 1 May 1920


RM Headquarters

 PLEASANTS, Andrew D, Private, RMLI, E 14646 (Ch), illness


RMLI, Chatham Division

 PLEASANTS, Andrew D, Private, RMLI, 14646 (Ch), illness


Royal Navy

 COOKE-HURLE, William A, Captain (ret), illness


Vivid, Devonport

 LINDSAY, William T, Able Seaman, J 7462, illness



Tuesday, 4 May 1920


Canterbury, light cruiser

 COWLEY, Alfred J, Able Seaman, J 30149, died


Colombo, light cruiser

 RUSBRIDGE, Percy M, Able Seaman, J 18638, died


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 HOLLANDS, Arthur J, Boy Artisan, M 35327, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 OGBORNE, Charles S, Stoker 1c, K 58212, illness



Wednesday, 5 May 1920


Benbow, battleship, listed as Sevastopol, so presumably in Black Sea

 TREMLETT, Francis F, Petty Officer, 212980 (Dev), illness, buried near Instanbul


Crescent, Rosyth

 BLACKBURN, Ernest B, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13311, accident



Thursday, 6 May 1920


Britomart, gunboat

 WISDOM, William J G, Armourers Mate, M 3732, died


Hercules, battleship

 ADAM, William, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13580, died



Tuesday, 11 May 1920


Carlisle, light cruiser

 WEBSTER, Harold, Able Seaman, J 76180, drowned


Jumna, base ship, Bombay

 TYSON, Thomas J, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269749, illness


RM Headquarters

 WILD, Victor F, Private, RMLI, 6155 (Po), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 PATIENCE, Charles G, Chief Petty Officer, 167749, illness



Wednesday, 12 May 1920


Emperor of India, battleship

 DRUMMOND-HAY, Edward de V, Lieutenant, illness



Thursday, 13 May 1920


Kempenfelt, flotilla leader

 SIMMONDS, Samuel, Officer's Steward 2c, L 2083, illness



Friday, 14 May 1920


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 ROBERTS, Richard S, Leading Seaman, J 26461, illness



Saturday, 15 May 1920


Ramillies, battleship

 WRIGHT, John H, Stoker 1c, K 57263, drowned


Resolution, battleship

 TOTHILL, Edwin J, Leading Stoker, K 22986 (Dev), drowned



Sunday, 16 May 1920


Crescent, Rosyth

 DIXIE, Albert E, Lieutenant Commander, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 MILES, Archie S, Regulating Petty Officer, K 14922, accident


RM Headquarters

 HOLLAND, Stanley L, Musician, RMLI, 16035 (Po), illness



Monday, 17 May 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 GRAVER, William F, Boy 1c, J 91997, illness


Serene, on books of Columbine, Rosyth

 BATEMAN, Herbert I, Able Seaman, J 22494, illness


Tring, minesweeper

 MORAM, James M, Stoker 1c, SS 121536, died



Tuesday, 18 May 1920


Ramillies, battleship, explosion

 CONNETT, Archibald, Engine Room Artificer 1c, 272114


Victory, Portsmouth

 BURN, John, Commander, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 19 May 1920


Ark Royal, seaplane carrier

 MATTISON, Cuthbert W, Chief Shipwright 2c, 343935, illness


Assistance, repair ship

 MCKEON, John T, Leading Stoker, K 3417, illness


Blake, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 LEE, Douglas W, Stoker Petty Officer, K 19549, accident



Thursday, 20 May 1920


HM Coastguard Station Costello Bay

 YOUNG, Charles, Coastguardsman 2c, 155620, illness



Friday, 21 May 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 WILSON, James, Stoker Petty Officer, K 15592, ex-Blenheim, illness


RM Artillery

 WACE, Stephen C, Lieutenant Colonel, RMA, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 CRIMMINS, Daniel, Ordinary Seaman, SS 9473 (Dev), illness



Monday, 24 May 1920


Delhi, light cruiser

 HAMER, Fred, Boy 1c, J 89948, drowned



Tuesday, 25 May 1920


Anzac (RAN), flotilla leader

 GREEN, Eric, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 11777, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 BOWEN, Morris, Stoker 1c, K 11695, illness



Wednesday, 26 May 1920


Vanity, destroyer

 EASTON, Alfred, Able Seaman, J 35475, illness



Thursday, 27 May 1920


Tay, tender, Devonport

 BLATCHFORD, Albert, Petty Officer, 220400, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CRAWFORD, James A, Able Seaman, 213515, illness



Friday, 28 May 1920


Resolution, battleship

 TRETHEWEY, Walter A, Able Seaman, J 51871 (Po), drowned


Wildfire, Sheerness

 GOLDSMITH, Frederick W, Shipwright 1c, 91771, illness



Monday, 31 May 1920


Thisbe, destroyer

 DINMORE, Sidney A, Able Seaman, J 3412, illness



Tuesday, 1 June 1920


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 CAMPBELL, William, Able Seaman, RAN, 9073 (RN J 7936), drowned



Wednesday, 2 June 1920


Hecla, destroyer depot ship

 WALES, Michael, Leading Stoker, 303910, illness



Friday, 4 June 1920


Colleen, Queenstown, Ireland

 CONSTABLE, Frederick H, Stoker 1c, K 12620, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 CURTIS, Owen S C, Leading Telegraphist, J 8621, accident



Saturday, 5 June 1920


Ark Royal, seaplane carrier

 SCOTT, Samuel, Warrant Engineer, illness



Sunday, 6 June 1920


Concord, light cruiser

 COLE, Charlie E, Victualling Chief Petty Officer, 361337 (Dev), illness


President, London

 WIMBER, Lewis R, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, illness


Prince of Wales

 WIBNER, Lewis R, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, illness



Tuesday, 8 June 1920


Malaya, battleship

 BARTER, Reginald W, Boy 1c, J 90112 (Dev), drowned



Thursday, 10 June 1920


Caroline, light cruiser

 HORTON, Bertie W J, Leading Victualling Assistant, M 4640, illness



Sunday, 13 June 1920


Tiger, battlecruiser

 SOPER, Sydney A, Stoker 1c, K 22972, accident



Tuesday, 15 June 1920


Ajax, battleship

 ARMSTRONG, Isaac, Regulating Petty Officer, 221060, drowned


Hood, battlecruiser

 HINGSTON, Sydney, Chief Stoker, 306670, illness



Friday, 18 June 1920


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 PLESTED, William J, Private, RMLI, 8631 (Po), illness



Saturday, 19 June 1920


Lucia, submarine depot ship, boat accident, all drowned

 BARRETT, Ernest, Leading Seaman, J 8093 (Dev)

 DAND, William, Petty Officer, J 5946

 HART, Charles, Petty Officer, 218441 (Dev)

 PATTINSON, William, Petty Officer, J 11184 (Dev)

 SCRIVNER, Harold, Able Seaman, J 20222 (Dev)


RM Headquarters

 ADAMS, Vincent, Band Corporal, RMLI, 13528 (Ch), illness

 BUNTING, Henry J, Colour Sergeant, RMLI, 22760, illness, died of influenza


RMLI, Chatham Division

 ADAMS, Vincent, Corporal, RMLI, 13518 (Ch), illness



Monday, 21 June 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 HARMS, Edward F, Able Seaman, 228812, died



Tuesday, 22 June 1920


Benbow, battleship

 MONKS, Henry G, Stoker 1c, K 16124, accident



Wednesday, 23 June 1920


Dido, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 CARTER, Edward W, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7528, drowned


Raider, destroyer

 MOSS, George T, Chief Stoker, 306064, illness



Friday, 25 June 1920


Glowworm, river gunboat

 ADSLEY, George W, Mechanician, 308309, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 PARKER, Reginald H, Midshipman, DOW



Saturday, 26 June 1920


Marlborough, battleship

 BROWN, John R S, Able Seaman, SS 7409, accident


Vivid, Devonport

 SCHOFIELD, Wilfred, Able Seaman, SS 9727, illness



Sunday, 27 June 1920


Julius, shore base Constantinople

 DOBSON, Frederick H J, Ordinary Seaman, J 93563, ex-Caradoc, illness



July 1920


RM Headquarters

 ENTWISTLE, William, Private, RMLI, 18459 (Ply), DOW, date not given in record



Thursday, 1 July 1920


RM, Adjutant General

 MERCER, David, Major General, RM, illness


RMLI, Plymouth Division

 ENTWHISLTE, William, Private, RMLI, 18059 (Ply), died


Tamar, Hong Kong

 TURNER, George D W, Lieutenant, illness



Friday, 2 July 1920


Caledon, light cruiser

 HARRIS, James A, Warrant Shipwright, illness


Cleopatra, light cruiser

 ALEXANDER, Frederick, Engineer Commander, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 JENKINS, John H, Stoker Petty Officer, 310627, illness



Saturday, 3 July 1920


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 DAVEY, William J, Petty Officer, 193429, illness



Sunday, 4 July 1920


Osborne, RN College, Ryde, Isle of Wight

 TALBOT, Henry F G, Captain, illness


Monday, 5 July 1920


Afrikander, Simonstown, South Africa

 HOSSEU, Said M, Officer's Cook 1c, (no service number listed), illness


RM Headquarters

 ROBSON, Stephen L, Private, RMLI, 12113 (Ply), illness



Tuesday, 6 July 1920


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 HUMPHREY, Fred, Able Seaman, J 23348 (Po), wounded on shore, DOW



Wednesday, 7 July 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 CRITCHLEY, David, Able Seaman, J 17823, drowned



Sunday, 11 July 1920


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 MARTIN, George E, Boy 2c, J 97437, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 DERBYSHIRE, William A, Signalman, J 19095 (Dev), drowned



Tuesday, 13 July 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 BAYNE, John, Stoker 1c, KX 7858, illness



Wednesday, 14 July 1920


Veronica, fleet sweeping sloop

 FERGUSON, Alexander B, Sub Lieutenant, drowned



Saturday, 17 July 1920


Caradoc, light cruiser

 RAMSAY, Hubert L, Private, RMLI, 20471 (Ch), illness



Sunday, 18 July 1920


Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 COOKSON, Joseph, Able Seaman, J 62848, accident in Wei Hai Wei



Monday, 19 July 1920


Revenge, battleship

 WALLACE, Donald C, Able Seaman, J 69473, illness



Tuesday, 20 July 1920


Calypso, light cruiser

 CAME, John, Leading Telegraphist, J 808, drowned


Tempest, destroyer, both drowned

 EDWARDS, Frederick R, Ordinary Seaman, SS 9684 (Ch)

 LARKINS, Arthur T, Leading Seaman, J 14227 (Ch)



Wednesday, 21 July 1920


Titania, submarine depot ship

 HOLMES, James, Warrant Engineer, drowned in Hong Kong



Friday, 23 July 1920


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 ADAMS, Albert A B, Boy 2c, J 96948, illness


HM Coast Guard

 WHITE, Joseph, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


Malabar, Bermuda

 TREMLETT, Sidney W, Officer's Chief Steward, 359608, illness


Temeraire, battleship, explosion

 PARKER, Albert T, Stoker 1c, K 48040



Saturday, 24 July 1920


RM, 8th Battalion

 YATES, Charles B, Corporal, RMLI, 19287 (Ch), died



Sunday, 25 July 1920


HM Coastguard Station Ballygrovane, both killed by Irish Republican Army

 BROWN, Charles, Coastguardsman, 166914

 SNEWIN, Phillip W, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, 132104


Revenge, battleship

 O'NIELL, Arthur J, Private, RMLI, 13755 (Ply), died


Royal Arthur

 COLLINS, Gilbert P, Petty Officer, 223640, accident


Monday, 26 July 1920


Royal Arthur, ex-cruiser, depot ship

 FLORENCE, George W, Leading Cook, M 4585 (former L 45188), accident


Royal Oak, battleship

 SHARP, William, Chief Stoker, 291284, illness


Tuesday, 27 July 1920


Dauntless, light cruiser

 GUY, Francis, Officer's Steward 3c, L 11870 (Dev), drowned


Wednesday, 28 July 1920


Comus, light cruiser

 TUCKER, Alfred, Stoker Petty Officer, 302038, illness


Crescent, Rosyth

 SMITH, Charles E, Lieutenant, illness


Cricket, river gunboat

 HUGHES, Robert S P, Able Seaman, 216567, illness


Vampire, destroyer

 AYLING, Harry T, Leading Stoker, K 17614 (Po), drowned



Friday, 30 July 1920


Commander-in-Chief, North America Station

 NAPIER, Sir Trevylyan D W, Admiral, illness in Bermuda


Voyager, destroyer

 LARNER, Henry, Able Seaman, J 34741, illness



Monday, 2 August 1920


Columbine, Rosyth

 MILES, William S, Stoker Petty Officer, 307232, accident



Tuesday, 3 August 1920


Emperor of India, battleship

 CUMPSTEY, Harold, Gunner, RMA, RMA 16072, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 ANDERSON, John A, Signalman, J 11253, illness



Friday, 6 August 1920


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 WOOLDRIDGE, Archibald D, Leading Stoker, K 20971, accident



Saturday, 7 August 1920


HM Coast Guard

 ACTON, Fitzmaurice, Commander, illness


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 ROWE, George, Petty Officer, 212126, died



Sunday, 8 August 1920


Greenwich, destroyer depot ship

 WRIGHT, Joseph, Stoker 1c, K 11553, drowned


Widgeon, river gunboat

 COOK, William R, Chief Petty Officer, 206122, illness



Monday, 9 August 1920


Odin, sloop

 MAHMOOD, Isman, Seedie Stoker, 140 (Aden), illness



Tuesday, 10 August 1920


Castor, light cruiser

 CRIBBEN, William S, Petty Officer, 191518, drowned


Jumna, base ship, Bombay

 BARGERY, David C, Commissioned Gunner, illness


Tamar, Hong Kong

 SUTTERS, Henry J, Sick Berth Steward, 351434 (Po), illness in Hong Kong


Warspite, battleship, both drowned

 HASKELL, Thomas W R H, Able Seaman, J 73410

 WELLINGTON, Frederick C, Able Seaman, J 49478



Wednesday, 11 August 1920


Caroline, light cruiser

 POOLE, Albert E, Blacksmith 1c, 345362 (Po), illness


RM Deal

 SOMNER, Arthur C, Armourer Quartermaster Sergeant, RM, S 351 (Deal), illness



Thursday, 12 August 1920


Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 MAHONEY, Henry C J, Cooper 1c, 344158, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 HOYLE, William, Shipwright 2c, M 7409, accident



Saturday, 14 August 1920


Dolphin, Gosport

 CROWDER, Robert J, Leading Telegraphist, J 40580, drowned in UK



Sunday, 15 August 1920


Moorhen, river gunboat

 SIMS, Henry T, Stoker 1c, K 22447 (Ch), illness in Hong Kong



Monday, 16 August 1920


Impregnable, Devonport

 WHITFORD, Alfred W, Boy 2c, J 96633, illness


Warspite, battleship

 HASKELL, Thomas R H, Able Seaman, J 73419, drowned



Tuesday, 17 August 1920


Tribune, destroyer

 CONROY, Walter, Stoker 1c, K 6865, illness



Wednesday, 18 August 1920


Barham, battleship

 SCHEPENS, Ferdinand, Private, RMLI, 12825 (Po), died



Friday, 20 August 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 SAVILLE, Ernest R B, Chief Writer, 345591, illness



Wednesday, 25 August 1920


Lowestoft, 2nd class cruiser

 LEA, Frederick, Stoker 1c, K 23535, accident



Thursday, 26 August 1920


Cleopatra, light cruiser

 SMITH, Algie A, Stoker Petty Officer, 308836, illness



Monday, 30 August 1920


Gibraltar, ex-cruiser, depot ship

 COUSINS, William L, Able Seaman, J 43266, died


Indus, Devonport

 WOODLEY, Reginald E, Engine Room Artificer Apprentice, M 27006, illness



Tuesday, 31 August 1920


Caledon, light cruiser

 BURNELL, Arthur E, Private, RMLI, 19174 (Po), drowned


L.7, submarine, on books of Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 WELCH, William H M, Stoker 1c, K 18634, illness in Singapore



Wednesday, 1 September 1920


Valorous, destroyer

 CONNEELY, James, Stoker 1c, 300248, illness



Thursday, 2 September 1920


HM Coast Guard

 MURCH, John, Chief Officer, HM Coast Guard, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 BRIGHT, George H, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 1671, illness



Friday, 3 September 1920


Glowworm, river gunboat

 COYLE, Henry, Able Seaman, J 49359, drowned


RM Deal

 ANNING, John H, Private, RMLI, 20683 (Ply), illness


Royal Navy

 MARECAUX, Gerald C A, Vice Admiral, illness



Saturday, 4 September 1920


Cicala, river gunboat

 JOHNSON, John W, Shipwright 3c, 343852 (Ch), heat stroke in Hong Kong


Royal Oak, battleship

 SMITH, Alec, Musician, RMB, RMB 1910, illness


Spear, destroyer

 JOHNSON, Frank P, Telegraphist, J 50081, illness



Monday, 6 September 1920


Dartmouth, 2nd class cruiser

 PEEK, Gilbert George, Able Seaman, 237697, illness, buried in Simonstown


L.17, submarine

 LINNINGTON, Albert E, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 1336, drowned in UK



Tuesday, 7 September 1920


Australia (RAN), battlecruiser

 SCULLY, James, Stoker, RAN, 5738, illness



Thursday, 9 September 1920


Renown, battlecruiser

 BARNES, Fred, Stoker 1c, K 7861 (Po), illness



Friday, 10 September 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 CAREY, Alfred, Able Seaman, J 9112, ex-Somme, illness



Saturday, 11 September 1920


RM Headquarters

 COLLINS, Cornelius R, Private, RMLI, 12030 (Po), died


Watchman, destroyer

 HATHERLY, Sidney W B, Able Seaman, J 49371, illness



Sunday, 12 September 1920


P.46, patrol boat

 GALE, William I, Stoker 1c, K 30752 (Po), illness


Platypus (RAN), submarine depot ship

 SHOEBRIDGE, Henry F, Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269037, illness


Pomone, ex-cruiser, training ship

 JOHNS, Richard, Leading Stoker, 305812, drowned



Saturday, 18 September 1920


Lucia, submarine depot ship

 KITT, Reginald S, Private, RMLI, 17996 (Ply), illness



Monday, 20 September 1920


Hawkins, cruiser

 HUMPHRYES, John, Able Seaman, J 25494, illness in Wei Hai Wei



Tuesday, 21 September 1920


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 NORRIS, William C, Commissioned Boatswain, illness



Wednesday, 22 September 1920


Rugby, minesweeper

 HUNT, John T, Warrant Engineer, illness



Thursday, 23 September 1920


Egmont, Malta

 BURY, George W, Lieutenant, RNVR, illness



Friday, 24 September 1920


Benbow, battleship

 WEST, John T E, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13942, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 MITCHELL, Albert E, Chief Mechanician 2c, 289904, accident



Saturday, 25 September 1920


Brisbane (RAN), 2nd class cruiser

 EMSLIE, Alexander, Engine Room Artificer 3c, RAN, 2016, illness



Sunday, 26 September 1920


Actaeon, Sheerness

 LINTONBON, Henry J, Able Seaman, J 45654, road accident


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 STARES, John T, Private, RMLI, 16058 (Po), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 MCLEOD, John K, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Monday, 27 September 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 ADAM, Herbert A, Captain, illness



Wednesday, 29 September 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 GOUGH, Charles H, Able Seaman, J 21314, died



Thursday, 30 September 1920


Cricket, river gunboat

 GOODFIELD, James, Able Seaman, J 8320, drowned


Royal Navy

 MILLAIS, Sir JOHN E, Lieutenant Commander (ret), illness



Friday, 1 October 1920


Ramillies, battleship

 ISOM, Arthur W, Leading Seaman, J 8084, illness



Saturday, 2 October 1920


Badminton, minesweeper

 GOTT, Francis S, Sub Lieutenant, drowned


Blenheim, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship

 SPITERI, Angelo, Carpenters Mate, 343832, illness


Clematis, fleet sweeping sloop

 TIDDY, Richard J, Cook, M 7507, illness


Egmont, Malta, transferred from Clematis to hospital

 TINDALL, Noel S, Commander, illness



Monday, 4 October 1920


Mistley, minesweeper

 LIGHT, Robert, Leading Stoker, K 2544, illness



Tuesday, 5 October 1920


Northumbria, HM Transport

 FIRTH, Edward, Skipper, RNR, illness


Tiger, battlecruiser

 COTTAM, Charles H, Leading Stoker, K 9856, illness



Wednesday, 6 October 1920


Impregnable, Devonport

 MURPHY, Frederick L, Boy 2c, J 97898, illness



Thursday, 7 October 1920


Titania, submarine depot ship

 BROWNE, Louis C, Stoker 1c, SS 23159, illness in Wei Hai Wei



Friday, 8 October 1920


Lion, battlecruiser

 MCLAUGHLIN, Charles, Plumber 1c, 344307, accident


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 MILLS, Frederick W, Mechanician, 309822, drowned



Saturday, 9 October 1920


Ajax, battleship

 WATKIN, William R, Ordinary Seaman, J 94909, accident


Bryony, convoy sloop

 HAYDEN, Thomas (real name, but served as Thomas Helton), Chief Shipwright 2c, 343328, illness


Royal Naval Reserve

 HUTCHINSON, Henry, Captain, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 13 October 1920


Dunedin, light cruiser

 BUGGS, Harry, Stoker Petty Officer, K 4487, illness



Friday, 15 October 1920


Barham, battleship

 HENDRY, James S, Gunner, RMA, 9777, drowned



Saturday, 16 October 1920


Excellent, Portsmouth

 CRESSWELL, John, Act/Lieutenant, drowned



Sunday, 17 October 1920


Caledon, light cruiser

 TULLETT, James A, Leading Seaman, J 41685 (Po), drowned


Glowworm, river gunboat

 GADD, James, Able Seaman, 211709, drowned



Tuesday, 19 October 1920


Sylph, destroyer

 PHILLIPS, Charles J, Able Seaman, J 34124, accident



Wednesday, 20 October 1920


Venomous, destroyer

 EMERY, Charles J, Able Seaman, SS 6565, illness



Sunday, 24 October 1920


Cleopatra, light cruiser

 DEARNS, Edmund, Able Seaman, J 60545, drowned



Monday, 25 October 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 WRIGHT, George, Able Seaman, J 33449, illness



Wednesday, 27 October 1920


HM Dockyard Pembroke

 PAGE, George F L L, Commander, illness



Thursday, 28 October 1920


Royal Naval Reserve

 BRISCOE, Robert F, Honorary Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Monday, 1 November 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 BELCHER, Arthur, Able Seaman, 197362, illness in Gibraltar



Tuesday, 2 November 1920


Sabre, destroyer

 RAVEN, Frederick W, Leading Signalman, 225331, illness


Vampire, destroyer

 WARD, Frederick G, Able Seaman, J 4150, illness



Wednesday, 3 November 1920


Cleopatra, light cruiser, ship's boat in collision with Admiralty drifter Flat Calm, lost

 BURGESS, Gilbert M, Able Seaman, J 40911

 COOPER, Russell, Ordinary Seaman, J 58364

 GEAR, Bert J J, Ordinary Seaman, J 77919

 KEEN, William G, Leading Seaman, J 18263

 STEELE, Frank C, Warrant Shipwright



Friday, 5 November 1920


Dwarf, 1st class gunboat

 TONNER, Charles, Chief Stoker, 302413 (Ch), drowned


Highflyer, 2nd class cruiser

 DE SOUZA, Pedro C, Officer's Cook 1c, 355326, illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 FEBEN, Herbert E, Able Seaman, SS 7007, accident



Monday, 8 November 1920


Antrim, armoured cruiser

 KENYON, Walter, Stoker 1c, SS 117527, illness


RM Headquarters

 STARLING, Percy V, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13560, died


Royal Indian Marine, explosion

 HAWKEN, Alfred G, Leading Seaman, 238809


Vivid, Devonport

 THAIN, Alfred, Chief Shipwright 2c, 344427, ex-Malaya, illness



Tuesday, 9 November 1920


Victory, Portsmouth

 JOLLY, Frederick, Able Seaman, J 83696, train accident



Wednesday, 10 November 1920


Cambrian, light cruiser

 CLAY, William, Chief Plumber, 344151, illness


Carlisle, light cruiser

 HORNER, Frederick W, Chief Petty Officer, 199744, drowned


RM, 8th Battalion

 MUIR, Robert J, Corporal, RMLI, 11359 (Ply), killed


Victory, Portsmouth

 JACOBS, Thomas E G, Petty Officer, 205244, illness



Thursday, 11 November 1920


RMLI, Portsmouth Division

 BRADLEY, Thomas H J, Private, RMLI, 18070 (Po), accident


Vivid, Devonport

 EVEA, Ronald, Engine Room Artificer 2c, 271890, illness



Sunday, 14 November 1920


Blake, ex-cruiser, destroyer depot ship, fire

 WHITE, Frederick R, Stoker Petty Officer, K 18594



Monday, 15 November 1920


Revenge, battleship

 WEST, Albert, Able Seaman, J 69054, illness



Tuesday, 16 November 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 SMALE, Andrew C, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 3152, illness



Wednesday, 17 November 1920


RM, 3rd Battalion

 JONES, Frank J, Private, RMLI, 16467 (Ply), killed



Thursday, 18 November 1920


Crescent, Rosyth, both drowned

 COOMBE, Frederick H, Able Seaman, J 52858 (Dev)

 HARRIS, Francis R, Able Seaman, J 80263 (Dev)



Friday, 19 November 1920


Birmingham, 2nd class cruiser

 BAGGLEY, Henry S, Leading Telegraphist, J 41284 (Po), drowned


Fantome, ex-sloop, survey ship

 KEYES, Arthur W, Officer's Cook 1c, L 10311, illness



Saturday, 20 November 1920


Iron Duke, battleship

 CHURCHER, Francis W G, Stoker 1c, K 5891, illness



Sunday, 21 November 1920


Greenwich, destroyer depot ship

 PERRETT, Warren, Chief Shipwright 2c, 346856, illness


Valiant, battleship

 YEARLING, Charles S, Master at Arms, 201729, drowned



Monday, 22 November 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 MOYES, Arthur J, Signal Lieutenant, accident



Tuesday, 23 November 1920


Royal Navy

 CALLAGHAN, Sir George A, Admiral of the Fleet, illness



Wednesday, 24 November 1920


Collingwood, battleship

 GLANVILLE, John J, Able Seaman, 222971, accident


Dunedin, light cruiser

 ALLISON, Eric W, Able Seaman, J 66121, illness


Pegasus, seaplane carrier

 GLANVILLE, John H, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 269246, drowned



Friday, 26 November 1920


Cairo, light cruiser

 BIRCH, Steuart C, Ordinary Seaman, J 93587 (Dev), illness in Hong Kong



Sunday, 28 November 1920

(both men buried in same cemetery, presumably the same incident)


HM Coast Guard Station Sandgate

 MCDERMOTT, James, Coastguardsman, 283038, mine explosion


HM Coastguard Station Deal

 WALKER, William E, Leading Boatman, 204453, mine explosion



Monday, 29 November 1920


RMLI, Adjutant General

 CAMPBELL, Gunning M, Major General, RM, illness



Wednesday, 1 December 1920


Queen Elizabeth, battleship, all drowned

 DUNN, Edward P, Gunner

 GROUT, Egbert W J, Petty Officer, 193771

 HEWITSON, Bertie, Able Seaman, J 6905 (Po)

 YOUNG, Arthur W, Gunner, RMA, RMA 16509



Thursday, 2 December 1920


Ramilles, battleship

 DREW, Benjamin, Leading Stoker, 300885, illness


RM, 8th Battalion

 WHYMAN, Edward A, Private, RMLI, 14419 (Ply), accident


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 GREENWOOD, Charles, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, illness



Friday, 3 December 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 BAILEY, Arthur J, Private, RMLI, 11767 (Ch), illness



Saturday, 4 December 1920


Tobago, destroyer

 ALESSANDRO, Antonio, Officer's Steward 1c, L 4825, accident



Sunday, 5 December 1920


Royal Sovereign, battleship

 STENNING, Frederick G, Musician, RMB, RMB 2185, illness



Wednesday, 8 December 1920


Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 CROZIER, William E, Telegraphist, J 57974, accident in Hong Kong


Walpole, destroyer

 FERRIS, William H, Able Seaman, J 8534



Thursday, 9 December 1920


Army, on loan to

 MONTGOMERY, Hugh F, Major & Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, illness


Jumna, base ship, Bombay

 NOAKES, Ernest S, Stoker 1c, K 18600, illness



Saturday, 11 December 1920


Venomous, destroyer

 PRICE, Alfred J, Leading Stoker, K 14102, illness


Victoria & Albert, Royal Yacht

 ANNETTS, Ivy, Private, RMLI, 8750 (Po), gun shot wound, died



Sunday, 12 December 1920


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 NEW, Herbert, Boy 2c, J 99722, illness



Monday, 13 December 1920


Pembroke, Chatham

 BRANSBY, Arthur, Able Seaman, 238417, illness



Tuesday, 14 December 1920


Pactolus, submarine depot ship

 HUTCHIESON, George P, Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 GODDEN, William, Coastguardsman, HM Coast Guard, 149623, illness, buried at Freshwater



Wednesday, 15 December 1920


RM Eastney

 MILLER, John J, Musician, RMB, RMB 809, illness



Friday, 17 December 1920


Dragon, light cruiser

 MARTIN, Thomas W, Private, RMLI, 12898 (Ch), illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 BATES, Percival F, Leading Sick Berth Attendant, M 5509, illness



Monday, 20 December 1920


Wireless Telegraph Station Kingstown

 JOHNS, William J V, Boatman, J 43841, illness



Tuesday, 21 December 1920


Senior Naval Officer Aberdeen

 LAIRD, John K, Captain, illness



Friday, 24 December 1920


Warwick, destroyer

 HAWKINS, Henry W, Able Seaman, 225264, drowned



Saturday, 25 December 1920


Heather, convoy sloop

 GLAZEBROOK, Alfred, Leading Signalman, J 23547, accident



Sunday, 26 December 1920


Vivid, Devonport

 READ, Harry C, Engineer Commander, illness



Monday, 27 December 1920


Assistance, repair ship

 EMMERSON, John, Bugler, RMLI, 21014 (Po), illness



Tuesday, 28 December 1920


Emperor of India, battleship

 ALMOND, Joseph A, Electrical Artificer 5c, M 33797, illness



Friday, 31 December 1920


Actaeon, Sheerness

 PHILLIPS, Joseph L, Armourer, 295133, illness


on to 1921
or return to inter-war casualties, 1918-1939

revised 3/9/11