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

1926 - in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Despatch, light cruiser, lost  three men killed in the Wahnsien Incident,
5 September 1926
(Navy Photos/Mark Teadham, click to enlarge)

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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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Saturday, 2 January 1926


Hawkins, cruiser

 BATCHELOR, Edward E, Able Seaman, J 36735, accidentally killed



Sunday, 3 January 1926


Benbow, battleship

 SILCOCK, Frederick W S, Able Seaman, J 16490, died


Whirlwind, destroyer

 WALKER, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 90331, illness



Sunday, 10 January 1926


Durban, light cruiser

 ROBINSON, Frederick S, Sergeant, RM, 21853 (Ply), illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 SMALL, Ernest E, Petty Officer, 238010, illness



Tuesday, 12 January 1926


Ajax, battleship

 MACDONALD, Murdo, Seaman, RNR, A 9905, accidentally killed


Vernon, Portsmouth

 JACKSON, Cyrus E T, Leading Seaman, J 19496, died



Wednesday, 13 January 1926


Colombo. light cruiser

 WARWICK, Ralph D, Able Seaman, J 28845, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 HOWLETT, Walter G, Boy 2c, J 113957, illness


Wolfhound, destroyer

 LANGSTAFF, Edward G, Lieutenant, drowned



Saturday, 16 January 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 HAMMOND, Edward, Stoker 2c, K 66893, illness



Sunday, 17 January 1926


Resolution, battleship

 LYNCH, John P, Leading Seaman, J 94301, died



Thursday, 21 January 1926


Dragon, light cruiser

 STEPHENSON, Joseph H, Stoker 1c, K 59895, accidentally killed


RM Deal, Kent

 CONYBEARE, Charles B, Captain, RM, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 BARTON, Ernest W, Able Seaman, J 16667, illness



Saturday, 23 January 1926


Victory, Portsmouth

 TAYLOR, Herbert C, Telegraphist, J 101213, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 26 January 1926


Ajax, battleship

 PAGE, George J, Able Seaman, J 105046, illness


Royal Marines HQ

 APPLEBY, James G, Marine, 211570 (Po), illness



Wednesday, 27 January 1926


Rocket, destroyer

 DUNN, Alfred G, Stoker Petty Officer, 306007, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 GEORGE, Edgar R, Officer's Cook 1c, L 2734, illness



Friday, 29 January 1926


Malaya, battleship

 WRIGHT, Warren S, Paymaster Lieutenant, illness, died in HS Maine



Sunday, 31 January 1926


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 MCCUTCHEON, Richard, Boy 2c, J 113441, illness



Monday, 1 February 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 CLARK, Roland A, Commander, illness



Wednesday, 3 February 1926


Douglas, flotilla leader

 CRAINES, Frederick C, Able Seaman, J 90335, illness



Thursday, 4 February 1926


Eagle, aircraft carrier

 BEARER, James H, Stoker 1c, K 26421, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 HARBER, Rowland G, Able Seaman, SS 10831, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 ARSCOTT, Thomas H, Stoker Petty Officer, 310264, illness



Sunday, 7 February 1926


Burslem, minesweeper

 HOLSAN, William J, Leading Stoker, K 15620, illness



Monday, 8 February 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 LAWRY, Edwin S J, Sick Berth Attendant, M 38148, illness



Tuesday, 9 February 1926


Egmont, Malta

 MAGRI, Emmanuelle, Petty Officer, 236002, illness



Wednesday, 10 February 1926


FAA, 405 Flight, Eagle, aircraft carrier, air crash

 HANCOX, Henry R, Lieutenant, killed



Friday, 12 February 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 PEARSON, William B, Able Seaman, J 78869, died



Saturday, 13 February 1926


Shikari, destroyer

 PALMER, Reginald J, Able Seaman, J 64437, illness



Monday, 15 February 1926


Admiralty, Plans Division

 SANDFORD, Francis H, Captain, illness



Tuesday, 16 February 1926


Emerald, light cruiser

 FRIZZELL, Samuel, Able Seaman, J 55335, drowned



Wednesday, 17 February 1926


Montrose, flotilla leader

 FLAMARK, Joseph S, Able Seaman, J 8498, illness



Friday, 19 February 1926


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 D'LOYDE, Phillip J, Marine, 18709 (Po), died



Sunday, 21 February 1926


Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 WHITEHEAD, John W, Signalman, J 31965, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 BISHOP, John H, Boy 2c, JX 125927, illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 HARRIS, Sidney R, Chief Petty Officer, 216991, illness



Tuesday, 23 February 1926


Calliope, light cruiser

 STEVENS, Stanley, Leading Supply Assistant, M 35208, illness



Wednesday, 24 February 1926


Barham, battleship

 SCOREY, Ernest J, Able Seaman, 231624, accidentally killed

 STARKEY, Arthur E J, Able Seaman, 231624, accidentally killed


Iron Duke, battleship

 SMITH, Bertie E, Officer's Steward 1c, 363090, illness



Thursday, 25 February 1926


Royal Marines HQ

 HEALEY, Norton G, Marine, 22408 (Po), illness



Friday, 26 February 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 JEFFERY, George H, Able Seaman, J 179, illness



Sunday, 28 February 1926


Ajax, battleship

 BAGDEN, Herbert T, Boy 1c, J 113865, illness



Monday, 1 March 1926


Lowestoft, light cruiser

 WATSON, John A, Stoker 1c, SS 125895, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 2 March 1926


Impregnable, Devonport

 CHARLESWORTH, Herbert, Boy 2c, J 115226, illness



Saturday, 6 March 1926


Royal Oak, battleship

 WATSON, James, Marine, 18380 (Ch), died



Sunday, 7 March 1926


Marlborough, battleship

 SAMPSHIRE, Thomas C, Stoker 1c, K 58448, illness



Monday, 8 March 1926


Defiance, Defiance

 PILLAR, Langmead C, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, 347832, illness



Friday, 12 March 1926


Ajax, battleship

 CHILVERS, George L, Boy 1c, J 113528, illness



Wednesday, 17 March 1926


Hermes, aircraft carrier

 SKITTLE, William F, Chief Stoker, 312059, illness



Saturday, 20 March 1926


Cockchafer, river gunboat

 DALE, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 29304, drowned



Monday, 22 March 1926


Egmont, Malta

 DE BONO, Emanuele, Officer's Cook 1c, 360394, illness


Venomous, destroyer

 HATTON, Alfred, Chief Stoker, 309247, illness



Tuesday, 23 March 1926


Thunderer, battleship

 HOURIHANE, Daniel, Stoker 1c, K 56500, illness



Friday, 26 March 1926


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 ARROW, George, Stoker 1c, K 60201, illness


Medusa, minelayer, ex-monitor, tender to Egmont

 SIMPSON, Gibson W, Lieutenant, illness



Tuesday, 30 March 1926


Hermes, aircraft carrier, 441 Flight, landing Fairey 111D, crashed over side

 BRYAN, Thomas L G, Lieutenant, RM, killed



Wednesday, 31 March 1926


Shikari, destroyer

 CLAYTON, Harold E, Able Seaman, J 36354, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 KITT, Walter J S, Chief Petty Officer Cook, 347577, illness



Friday, 2 April 1926


Protea (South African Naval Force), minesweeper, completed as survey vessel

 SHEEHAN, Henry J, Stoker Petty Officer, K 13726, drowned



Sunday, 4 April 1926


Hollyhock, fleet sweeping sloop

 PANTLING, Henry, Able Seaman, J 105596, illness



Friday, 9 April 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 WALE, William L K, Leading Stoker, K 59814, illness



Saturday, 10 April 1926


L.15, submarine

 BERRIDGE, William L, Lieutenant, illness



Tuesday, 13 April 1926


Centurion, battleship

 SWAYNE, Henry J, Warrant Writer, illness


Vernon, Portsmouth

 BAVERSTOCK, Cecil G, Able Seaman, J 97768, illness



Tuesday, 20 April 1926


Danae, light cruiser

 LILLYSTONE, Charles T, Able Seaman, J 37020, illness



Wednesday, 21 April 1926


Whitley, destroyer

 MERCHANT, Henry P, Engineer Lieutenant, illness



Sunday, 25 April 1926


Clematis, fleet sweeping sloop

 WILLIAMSON, Gilbert D, Telegraphist, J 102111, illness



Tuesday, 27 April 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 OSBORNE, Charles W, Officer's Cook 2c, L 12612, died



Friday, 30 April 1926


Columbine, Rosyth

 STUBBINS, Herbert H, Ordinary Seaman, J 112647, illness


Pilot's Course

 PORTAL, Nigel H, Lieutenant , air crash, killed



Monday, 3 May 1926


Endeavour, survey ship

 CHITTENDEN, Arthur H J, Stoker 1c, K 5910, illness


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 WIGGIN, John, Petty Officer, 239975, road accident, killed



Sunday, 9 May 1926


Ark Royal, seaplane carrier

 COLLINS, Daniel, Able Seaman, J 26937, road accident, killed



Monday, 10 May 1926


Enterprise, light cruiser

 WAITE, James H, Marine, 24396 (Ch), died



Tuesday, 11 May 1926


Dauntless, light cruiser

 DEWING, Alfred P, Lieutenant, illness, died in HS Maine



Wednesday, 12 May 1926


Enterprise, light cruiser

 EALES, Thomas B, Leading Signalman, J 25873, illness


Foxglove, fleet sweeping sloop

 FINCH, Francis A, Stoker 1c, K 50279, drowned


Royal Marines HQ

 HINE, William J, Marine, 19699 (Ply), illness


Vivid, Devonport

 O'FLYNN, William, Leading Stoker, K 21706, illness



Monday, 17 May 1926


Queen Elizabeth, battleship

 SIMPSON, Alfred, Blacksmith 4c, M 37793, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 18 May 1926


Teal, river gunboat

 GILMAN, Francis E J, Sub Lieutenant, illness



Friday, 21 May 1926


Royal Navy, flying in Fairy Flycatcher, squadron and unit not listed

 SMITH, Peter G, Lieutenant, air crash, killed



Saturday, 22 May 1926


Victory, Portsmouth

 LOVELL, Frederick B R, Stoker 2c, KX 75657, illness


Warspite, battleship

 BODY, William J, Chief Petty Officer Writer, M 7649, illness



Sunday, 23 May 1926


Furious, aircraft carrier

 HOWARD, Albert J, Marine, 14972 (Po), illness


Royal Navy

 BEWS, Samuel T, Commissioned Engineer, illness



Wednesday, 26 May 1926


Columbine, Rosyth

 GILL, Sydney M, Able Seaman, J 162149, accidentally killed



Thursday, 27 May 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 WATKINS, Albert E, Able Seaman, J 101435, illness



Friday, 28 May 1926


Mackay, flotilla leader

 MCLUCKIE, John, Warrant Engineer, illness



Sunday, 30 May 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 TERNDRUP, John H, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 1 June 1926


Curlew, light cruiser

 SALISBURY, William W, Able Seaman, J 97120, illness



Thursday, 3 June 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 SNELL, Stanley W, Stoker 1c, 311447, illness



Saturday, 5 June 1926


Seabear, destroyer

 HUMPHRIES, Morgan, Able Seaman, 204595, illness



Monday, 7 June 1926


Caroline, light cruiser

 MARTIN, Ernest A, Chief Petty Officer, 211200, illness



Tuesday, 8 June 1926


Columbine, Rosyth

 PIKE, Stanley J, Painter 4c, M 7895, illness



Wednesday, 9 June 1926


Royal Navy

 BELL, Charles S, Engineer Commander, illness



Thursday, 10 June 1926


Victory, Portsmouth

 SHEATH, Ernest K, Petty Officer, J 1828, illness



Sunday, 13 June 1926


Effingham, cruiser

 HAWKINS, Arthur W, Leading Seaman, J 16167, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 WALDRON, John, Midshipman, illness



Monday, 14 June 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 Earl of Dunraven, Honorary Captain, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 16 June 1926


Hood, battlecruiser

 SIMS, Edward T, Electrical Artificer 3c, M 36225, illness



Thursday, 17 June 1926


Barham, battleship

 BOOKER, Edward, Stoker Petty Officer, K 8774, illness



Saturday, 19 June 1926


Effingham, cruiser

 ELSDON, Albert J, Musician, RMB, RMB 2802, illness



Sunday, 20 June 1926


Ambrose, submarine depot ship

 LING, Cheung, Officer's Steward 3c, (no service number listed), drowned



Tuesday, 22 June 1926


Royal Marines HQ

 EDWARDS, John, Marine, 22605 (Ply), illness



Sunday, 27 June 1926


Impregnable, Devonport

 SAVILLE, Percy S, Stoker 1c, K 10730, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 30 June 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 GAME, Neville L, Able Seaman, J 104373, road accident, killed



Friday, 2 July 1926


Curlew, light cruiser

 KITT, Herbert F, Able Seaman, J 106736, drowned


Wessex, destroyer

 CHEVES, Henry E, Able Seaman, J 78832, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 6 July 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 CAZENAVE, Robert J, Petty Officer, J 936, illness



Sunday, 11 July 1926


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 REYNOLDS, Ernest, Leading Stoker, K 14221, illness


Tarantula, river gunboat

 BRANSFIELD, Michael J, Shipwright 1c, 346265, illness



Tuesday, 13 July 1926


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 WILKINSON, Frederick C B, Able Seaman, 237559, illness



Friday, 16 July 1926


Durban, light cruiser

 FAHEY, Michael T, Supply Chief Petty Officer, M 4604, illness


Royal Marines HQ

 BARROW, Alfred O, Marine, 22953 (Ch), died



Saturday, 17 July 1926


Clematis, fleet sweeping sloop

 MILFORD, Albert J, Commissioned Gunner, illness



Friday, 23 July 1926


RM Barracks

 FAWCKNER, William F S, Captain, RM, illness



Saturday, 24 July 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 MAHONEY, Francis J, Chief Petty Officer Cook, 347582, illness



Monday, 26 July 1926


Ramillies, battleship

 HUGHES, Ifor L, Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Wednesday, 28 July 1926


Effingham, cruiser

 FERHAN, Hassan, 2nd Tindal, Aden 503, illness


Ulster Division, RNVR

 ADAMS, E (initial only) T, Honorary Lieutenant, RNVR, illness


Vendetta, destroyer

 FOYLE, Frederick W, Telegraphist, J 87114, illness



Monday, 9 August 1926


H.29, submarine, accidentally flooded and sank alongside in Devonport Dockyard, five civilian workers also killed

 DALTON, Robert W, Chief Engine Room Artificer, 272358, accidentally killed

 ELLIOTT, George, dockyard fitter

 FLETCHER, John, labourer

 HILL, Henry, dockyard fitter

 HOSKINS, Edward, chargeman fitter

 TRUSCOTT, Arthur, dockyard fitter


Pembroke, Chatham

 ORRIN, Percival J, Ordinary Seaman, J 112929, illness



Tuesday, 10 August 1926


Hawkins, cruiser

 SIMMONS, Leonard, Stoker 1c, K 66047, accidentally killed



Wednesday, 11 August 1926


Bee, river gunboat

 SWEETLOVE, Lancelot D, Engineer Commander, illness



Thursday, 12 August 1926


Teal, river gunboat

 HIGGINS, Wilfred A, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Monday, 16 August 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 SUTHERLAND, Bertram R U, Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness



Tuesday, 17 August 1926


Royal Marines

 REES, John L L, Lieutenant, RAF Base Gosport, air crash


Ulster Division, RNVR

 WILLIAMS, Jonathan, Commissioned Mechanician, illness at home



Thursday, 19 August 1926


Fisgard, Portsmouth

 MILLS, Arthur J, Ordnance Artificer Apprentice, M 38432, illness



Friday, 20 August 1926


L.7, submarine

 CARLINE, Leonard, Leading Telegraphist, J 6437, illness


Royal Navy

 CHRISTIAN, Arthur H, Admiral, Rtd, died



Monday, 23 August 1926


Curlew, light cruiser

 MCA'LEARY, Peter, Stoker 2c, K 66154, accidentally killed



Tuesday, 24 August 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 DONALD, Edgar J, Officer's Cook 3c, L 14164, illness


Vulcan, ex-torpedo boat carrier, submarine depot ship

 THOM, Frederick C W, Chief Electrical Artificer 1c, M 1007, road accident, killed



Friday, 27 August 1926


Barham, battleship

 RANDALL, Norman L W, Marine, 21942 (Po), accidentally killed



Saturday, 28 August 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 MACIVER, Charles, Honorary Captain, RNR, illness



Monday, 30 August 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 GAMBRILL, Frank, Leading Seaman, J 101320, road accident, killed


Vivid, Devonport

 SALTER, Ernest J, Stoker 1c, K 24355, died



Tuesday, 31 August 1926


Tamar, Hong Kong

 CHU, Tsing, Officer's Steward 1c, (no service number listed), died



Wednesday, 1 September 1926


Gnat, river gunboat

 SKELTON, Charles T W, Able Seaman, J 12923, drowned



Thursday, 2 September 1926


Endeavour, survey ship

 PURSER, Arthur A, Able Seaman, J 96521, illness


Pembroke, Chatham

 BENNETT, John H, Stoker 1c, K 64918, illness



Sunday, 5 September 1926


WAHNSIEN INCIDENT, Yangtze River, China recovery of seaman from two British merchant ships captured by Chinese troops


Cockchafer, river gunboat

 RIDGE, Christopher F, Sub Lieutenant, killed



Despatch, light cruiser (above - Navy Photos/Mark Teadham), serving on auxiliary steamer Kiawo as boarding party, all killed

 DARLEY, Frederick C, Commander,

 FARMINER, Norman J, Able Seaman, J 108648

 HIGGINS, Alfred R, Lieutenant


Scarab, river gunboat, all killed

 FARROW, Frederick J, Able Seaman, J 91863

 HASLAM, Herbert, Leading Seaman, J 102105

 MARROTTE, William, Able Seaman, J 46224



Tamar, Hong Kong

 AH, Pong, Sailmaker, (no service number listed), died



Monday, 6 September 1926


FAA, 421 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier

 HADDOW, James W, Leading Telegraphist, J 48913, air crash, killed



Tuesday, 7 September 1926


Excellent, Portsmouth

 VASS, Reginald, Chief Petty Officer, 223858, died


Victory, Portsmouth

 LEARLY, Lionel F, Stoker 2c, KX 76175, illness



Wednesday, 8 September 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 D'ARCY, Richard J, Paymaster Lieutenant, RNR, illness



Thursday, 9 September 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 THOMAS, Evan, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, RNR, illness



Friday, 10 September 1926


Tamar, Hong Kong

 WATTS, Alexander W, Stoker 1c, K 11139, illness

 YOW, Kan, Able Seaman, (Chinese), died



Tuesday, 14 September 1926


Emerald, light cruiser

 THOMAS, Lancelot J, Able Seaman, J 45533, illness



Wednesday, 15 September 1926


RN Hospital, Chatham

 CRUST, Harold S, Sick Berth Attendant, M 39264, illness



Saturday, 18 September 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 ADAMS, Herbert A O, Engine Room Artificer Apprentice, M 37911, illness



Monday, 20 September 1926


Pembroke, Chatham

 STEVENS, Roland, Supply Assistant, M 37956, road accident, killed



Tuesday, 21 September 1926


Delhi, light cruiser

 BREMRIDGE, James P A, Lieutenant Commander, illness



Wednesday, 22 September 1926


Veronica, sweeping  fleet sloop

 SWEENEY, William H, Officer's Steward 1, 363033, illness



Thursday, 23 September 1926


Moth, river gunboat

 HOLLOWAY, Harold L, Petty Officer, J 3262, illness



Sunday, 26 September 1926


Dunedin, light cruiser

 MILLER, Allan W, Able Seaman, J 51831, drowned



Thursday, 30 September 1926


Revenge, battleship

 BUTT, Ronald A F, Signal Boy, J 112249, accidentally killed



Friday, 1 October 1926


Royal Naval Reserve

 LIST, John, Honorary Engineer Commander, RNR, illness


Victory, Portsmouth

 SMITH, George H, Able Seaman, J 100920, road accident, killed



Sunday, 3 October 1926


Wild Swan, destroyer

 BEECH, George H, Able Seaman, J 104450, illness



Wednesday, 6 October 1926


Impregnable, Devonport

 WILLSON, George, Sergeant, RM, 16333 (Ply), road accident, killed



Thursday, 7 October 1926


Britannia, RN College, Dartmouth

 WATERS, Frederick W A, Stoker 1c, K 60872, illness


Royal Oak, battleship

 UDEN, Albert E, Able Seaman, J 81315, accidentally killed



Friday, 8 October 1926


Barham, battleship

 GRIFFITHS, Ernest, Chief Petty Officer Cook, 347943, illness



Monday, 11 October 1926


Engineering Course

 METCALFE, John F, Midshipman (E), illness



Tuesday, 12 October 1926


Victory, Portsmouth

 GUTTERIDGE, Sydney G W, Leading Seaman, J 32179, illness



Friday, 15 October 1926


Broke, flotilla leader

 KREIS, Percy H, Paymaster Lieutenant, illness



Sunday, 17 October 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 DOYLE, Martin, Leading Seaman, J 15434, illness



Monday, 18 October 1926


Resolution, battleship

 HIGGINS, William, Marine, 15909 (Po), road accident, killed



Thursday, 21 October 1926


Hermes, aircraft carrier, Avro Bison seaplane of 423 Flight, flying Gibraltar to Malta, crashed into the sea 5 1/2 miles from Valetta, all killed

 ANDERSON, Joseph E S, Lieutenant (Coventry)

 GIBBS, Robert W, Telegraphist, J 81144 (Egmont)

 CARSLAKE, Henry L, Lieutenant (Egmont I)

 LAY, Hugh N, Lieutenant (Hermes)



Friday, 22 October 1926


Valerian, fleet sweeping sloop, on passage to Bermuda, foundered in hurricane off there, some 29 survivors rescued from carley float by light cruiser Curlew

 ALDRED, James, Stoker 1c, K 18460

 ALLAN, Alexander, Officer's Cook 2c, L 14118

 ARIS, Frederick J, Able Seaman, J 98858

 ASQUITH, James W, Gunner

 BAKER, Frederick, Stoker 1c, K 22941

 BARNES, Jack N, Chief Petty Officer Writer, M 8494

 BEECHAM, Gilbert H, Stoker 1c, K 16245

 BELLIS, William H, Commissioned Engineer

 BOYES, Jack, Stoker 1c, K 63216

 BRAHAM, Harry G, Petty Officer, J 31109

 BRIDGER, Arthur, Stoker Petty Officer, K 21764

 BRIEN, Peter J, Stoker 1c, K 57245

 BROCKHURST, Archibald, Leading Stoker, K 6755

 BUGG, William H, Able Seaman, J 6759

 BURBERRY, Bert, Leading Stoker, K 22945

 BURGESS, William, Stoker 1c, K 47262

 BURROWS, Alfred H S, Stoker 1c, K 57934

 CHARLES, Harold, Chief Sick Berth Attendant, M 359

 CLARKE, Ernest E, Stoker 1c, K 29851

 COLTHERUP, Frederick C, Joiner 1c, M 8132

 COOPER, Harold A, Stoker 1c, K 60045

 CRAGG, Harold, Stoker 1c, K 58062

 CROW, David, Stoker 1c, K 56426

 DEW, George, Stoker 1c, K 12398

 DICKINSON, Jesse, Chief Engine Room Artificer 1c, M 452

 DONEGAN, Ernest G, Able Seaman, 223779

 DUGGAN, Frederick C, Stoker Petty Officer, 233709

 EDWARDS, Leonard, Leading Signalman, J 41856

 FLAKE, Frederick C, Cook, M 7107

 FULBROOK, Frank, Shipwright 1c, 347150

 GOWER, Frederick J B, Stoker 1c, K 62483

 GRAVESTOCK, Louis B, Stoker 1c, K 56743

 GREENWOOD, Arthur G, Stoker 1c, K 59964

 GRIFFIN, Leonard D, Stoker 1c, K 59339

 HAY, William J, Leading Cook, M 4687

 HAYNES, Henry C, Able Seaman, J 95694

 HEYWOOD, Ernest E, Able Seaman, J 42399

 HOLDEN, Ernest, Able Seaman, J 40164

 HUDSON, Joseph, Ordinary Seaman, J 111510

 JAMES, Arthur G, Leading Stoker, K 14152

 JAMIE, Donald F, Able Seaman, J 52449

 JOINER, Colin, Surgeon Lieutenant

 LEVITT, Arthur, Leading Seaman, L 17145

 LILLEY, George H, Leading Stoker, K 17175

 LITTLEFIELD, Albert F, Canteen Manager,  Admiralty civilian

 LODDER, Sydney N, Telegraphist, J 90181

 MCGEORGE, Reginald H, Able Seaman, J 101426

 MEADOWCROFT, Allan, Able Seaman, J 94841

 MEAKER, Leonard S, Able Seaman, J 108162

 MUGGLETON, Leonard H J, Chief Petty Officer, 224713

 NEWMAN, Percival G, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 785

 NORTON, Frank, Officer's Steward 1c, L 4709

 NOYCE, Alfred G, Act/Yeoman of Signals, J 22520

 PAINE, Alfred E, Able Seaman, 214039

 PAINE, Horace S, Officer's Steward 3c, L 13079

 PAINE, William C, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 6252

 PATTERSON, William F, Supply Petty Officer, M 31842

 PEYTON (Pexton in Admiralty List), Dennis G W, Able Seaman, J 89272

 PHILLIPS, Frank, Stoker 1c, K 57617

 PIKE, Ernest C, Able Seaman, J 8633

 PINK, William G, Stoker 1c, K 23787

 POLING, Raymond G, Stoker 1c, K 60480

 PRESTON, James, Stoker Petty Officer, 311643

 READ, Edward, Stoker Petty Officer, K 11509

 ROBILLIARD, Albert F, Leading Telegraphist, J 38478

 ROCHESTER, James L, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 14974

 ROMERIL, Philip E, Able Seaman, J 62692

 SIVITER, George, Stoker 1c, K 11842

 SMITH, Charles H, Officer's Steward 2c, L 3554

 SMITH, William G, Officer's Steward 2c, L 12593

 SMITH, William S, Leading Stoker, 238460

 SQUIRE, William, Chief Stoker, K 10540

 SUMMERFORD, Ronald B, Sub Lieutenant

 SYKES, George H, Able Seaman, J 80580

 TAYLOR, Harold, Regulating Petty Officer, M 35731

 THOMAS, Denis H, Leading Seaman, J 73983

 THOMPSON, William H, Stoker Petty Officer, K 13914

 THORNBACK, James J O, Officer's Steward 1c, L 3246

 THORPE, George, Stoker 1c, K 64074

 USHER, Charles J, Able Seaman, J 93569

 WATSON, Robert D, Able Seaman, J 28030

 WELLER, William H L, Able Seaman, J 53045

 WESTMACOTT, James H, Able Seaman, J 95664

 WOOLNER, Frederick C, Able Seaman, J 96488

 WYNN, Albert, Stoker Petty Officer, K 2436



Saturday, 23 October 1926


Marlborough, battleship

 HULSE, George T, Able Seaman, J 98409, accidentally killed


Victory, Portsmouth

 MORRELL, Philip H, Leading Seaman, J 47854, illness



Sunday, 24 October 1926


Barham, battleship

 PERRY, Cecil J, Marine, 216432 (Po), accidentally killed



Monday, 25 October 1926


Wallflower, fleet sweeping sloop

 LOWER, Lewis C, Chief Petty Officer Writer, 347962, died



Tuesday, 26 October 1926


Frobisher, cruiser

 BLACKMORE, Arthur E C, Supply Chief Petty Officer, M 4550, illness



Friday, 29 October 1926


Gnat, river gunboat

 WHITNEY, Edward H, Stoker 1c, K 64268, illness


Royal Navy

 GRAHAM, Francis C, Warrant Ordnance Officer, illness



Sunday, 31 October 1926


Admiralty Dockyard Department

 ROBERTS, Ivor E S, Engineer Captain, illness



Monday, 1 November 1926


Dolphin, Gosport

 SKILLERN, Reginald R, Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 35040, illness



Thursday, 4 November 1926


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 HARTLAND, Edward G, Boy 2c, JX 127194, illness


Marlborough, battleship

 SKEWS, Nathaniel R H, Leading Seaman, J 93752, illness



Saturday, 6 November 1926


Britannia, RN College, Dartmouth

 WILKINSON, Sidney, Stoker 1c, K 35069, illness



Wednesday, 17 November 1926


Dolphin, Gosport

 AUSTEN, Henry T, Petty Officer, 233645, illness


Ramillies, battleship

 COOPER, William G, Able Seaman, J 52280, accidentally killed



Thursday, 18 November 1926


Titania, submarine depot ship

 AH, Kay, Officer's Steward 3c, (no service number listed), illness



Saturday, 20 November 1926


Diomede, light cruiser

 WELCH, Richard G, Able Seaman, J 37574, illness



Monday, 22 November 1926


Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 SPICER, Frank A, Boy 2c, JX 28249, illness



Wednesday, 24 November 1926


Royal Marines HQ

 SMITH, James W, Marine, 19397 (Ply), illness



Thursday, 25 November 1926


Centaur, light cruiser

 LEWINGTON, Leonard F, Officer's Steward 1c, 364140, illness



Friday, 26 November 1926


Resolution, battleship

 TURNER, Ernest G, Signalman, J 64645, illness



Saturday, 4 December 1926


Dauntless, light cruiser

 NARAN, Tomas, Officer's Steward 3c, LX 20237, illness


Malaya, battleship

 JOSSER, Sydney N, Boy 1c, J 112168, drowned



Monday, 6 December 1926


Capetown, light cruiser

 KILLHAM, Frederick, Steward 1c, L 3205 (served as Charles Frederick Hills)


Impregnable, Devonport

 SULLIVAN, David F, Boy 2c, JX 126379, illness



Friday, 10 December 1926


Caradoc, light cruiser

 BROAD, John R, Electrical Artificer 1c, 347604, illness


Comus, light cruiser

 FLEMING, Patrick, Ordinary Seaman, J 107373, died



Sunday, 12 December 1926


FAA, 401 Flight, Vindictive, cruiser, air crash

 MAUDE, Maurice A, Lieutenant, killed



Tuesday, 14 December 1926


Vivid II, Devonport

 WILLIAMS, Willam J P, Petty Officer Writer, P/M 26297, died



Wednesday, 15 December 1926


Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

 DAY, Ernest F, Honorary Lieutenant Commander, RNVR, illness



Thursday, 16 December 1926


Victory, Portsmouth

 KETTLEY, Victor, Able Seaman, J 95438, illness



Sunday, 19 December 1926


Vivid, Devonport

 DENHAM, Ernest, Petty Officer, J 13071, road accident, killed



Monday, 20 December 1926


Cairo, light cruiser

 GEARY, William, Stoker Petty Officer, K 165, illness


Tamar, Hong Kong

 TOPP, John H, Lieutenant, drowned



Tuesday, 21 December 1926


Tamar, Hong Kong

 WILLIAMS, James H, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/M 24645, illness



Saturday, 25 December 1926


Moth, river gunboat

 PILCHER, Richard L, Able Seaman, J 91388, drowned



Monday, 27 December 1926


Royal Marines HQ

 BEVAN, Winston, Marine, 22690 (Ply), road accident, killed



Tuesday, 28 December 1926


Emerald, light cruiser

 WARREN, Edwin N, Able Seaman, J 95403, illness


Excellent, Portsmouth

 PRITCHARD, Tom, Officer's Steward 1c, 363129, illness



Wednesday, 29 December 1926


President, London

 COLES, Edwin G, Warrant Writer, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 MAUNDERS, Harry L T, Stoker Petty Officer, K 58502, died



Thursday, 30 December 1926


Royal Marines HQ

 CUSWORTH, William R, Lance Sergeant, RM, 185644, illness



Friday, 31 December 1926


Emperor of India, battleship

 ROBERTSON, Sydney L, Leading Seaman, J 21332, accidentally killed


Pembroke, Chatham

 HUNT, Herbert, Leading Seaman, J 79164, illness


Vivid, Devonport

 KENEFICK, Edward, Chief Stoker, K 190, illness


on to 1927
or return to inter-war casualties, 1918-1939

revised 3/9/11