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

1938 -  in date, ship/unit & name order

HMS Sheffield, light cruiser, lost two of her crew to

illness in 1938 (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

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Notes:

(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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1938 

 

Royal Navy

 LEARY, John H, Act/Cook, MX 56971, illness, day and month not listed in record

 

 

Saturday, 1 January 1938

 

Sheffield, light cruiser

 ASHDOWN, Harold H, Shipwright, C/M 19187, illness

 

 

Monday, 3 January 1938

 

Royal Navy

 MOORE, Walter, Chief Stoker, P/K 28982, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 4 January 1938

 

Glasgow, light cruiser

 MCKENNAN, William D, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 52949, illness

 

 

Thursday, 6 January 1938

 

RM Plymouth Division

 HOSKING, Norman V, Marine, X 1743 (Ply), illness

 

 

Friday, 14 January 1938

 

RM Deal

 RICKARD, Thomas G, Marine, 16252 (Ply), illness

 

 

Saturday, 15 January 1938

 

Cardiff, light cruiser

 DRIVER, Henry W, Leading Seaman, C/J 111730, road accident, killed

 

Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 ATKINSON, Horace W, Boy 2c, JX 152770, illness

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 JOHNSON, William H, Chief Skipper, RNR, illness

 

 

Thursday, 20 January 1938

 

FAA, 716 Flight, Amphion, light cruiser (HMAS Perth in 1939), air crash, both killed

 HAMMOND, Leslie V, Able Seaman, P/J 113195

 PRICE, John C H, Lieutenant

 

 

Friday, 21 January 1938

 

Wolsey, destroyer

 TAYLOR, Anthony, Able Seaman, D/JX 138966, illness

 

 

Sunday, 23 January 1938

 

Greenwich, destroyer depot ship

 CORBEN, Percy M, Commissioned Gunner, illness

 

Salmon, submarine

 SOLLITT, Daniel K, Signalman, P/JX 128638, illness

 

St Vincent, Gosport

 HOTHAM, Robert, Boy 2c, JX 153869, accidentally killed

 

Monday, 24 January 1938

 

Nightingale, mining tender

 FILLERY, Stanley E, Able Seaman, P/JX 140643, drowned

 

 

Tuesday, 25 January 1938

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 SKINNER, Harry C, Ordinary Seaman, P/SSX 23413, illness

 

 

Friday, 28 January 1938

 

Royal Navy

 DAVIS, Franklin H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 6236, illness

 

 

Saturday, 29 January 1938

 

Portsmouth

 FIELD, Staunton A, Major, RM, illness

 

Royal Marines

 SCOTT, S (initial only) A, Major, RM, illness. (Note: Maj Scott appears in the Navy List Obituaries, but not in the Active or Retired Name Index. His rank might have been Honorary)

 

 

Wednesday, 2 February 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 HUBBLE, Walter J H, Able Seaman, C/J 62699, illness

 

 

Thursday, 3 February 1938

 

Caledonia, Rosyth

 SIM, James, Stoker 1c, D/KX 80799, road accident, killed

 

 

Friday, 4 February 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 HARMER, Jack, Stoker 2c, C/KX 92050, illness

 

 

Sunday, 6 February 1938

 

Royal Navy

 AH, Soo, Steward 2c, (no service number listed), illness

 

 

Sunday, 13 February 1938

 

York, heavy cruiser

 GILBERT, Reginald R, Paymaster Lieutenant Commander, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 16 February 1938

 

Antelope, destroyer

 SCOTT, Victor G, Lieutenant (E), illness

 

 

Monday, 28 February 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 WHEELER, William E, Leading Telegraphist, C/J 28333, illness

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 WALL, Francis B, Petty Officer Cook, P/M 34657, illness

 

 

Friday, 4 March 1938

 

Revenge, battleship

 BELL, Sidney E, Signal Boy, D/JX 148885, accidentally killed

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 HALL, Thomas, Stoker 1c, C/KX 86083, illness

 

 

Saturday, 5 March 1938

 

Medway, submarine depot ship

 ABBOTT, Edgar G, Petty Officer, J 108344, died

 

 

Sunday, 6 March 1938

 

Boreas, destroyer, Spanish bombing

 LONG, George G, Able Seaman, P/JX 129165, DOW

 

 

Thursday, 10 March 1938

 

Royal Navy

 PEARN, Joseph, Chief Petty Officer (Pensioner), 118408, illness

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 O'SULLIVAN, Frederic D, Assistant Steward, P/LX 22363, accidentally killed

 

 

Friday, 11 March 1938

 

Emerald, cruiser

 MCNEAL, John, Stoker 1c, C/KX 75275, illness

 

 

Monday, 14 March 1938

 

Royal Navy

 BRADY, Arthur C, Able Seaman, P/JX 141066, illness

 

 

Thursday, 17 March 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 DARCH, George, Leading Steward, D/L 9398, accidentally killed

 

 

Saturday, 19 March 1938

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 CRICK, Alfred R, Chief Petty Officer Writer, P/M 35004, died

 

 

Sunday, 20 March 1938

 

Royal Navy

 HOUNSEL, Stephen J P, Able Seaman, P/JX 139937, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 22 March 1938

 

Royal Marines HQ Plymouth

 WINZER, Edward A, Colour Sergeant, RM, G 20200 (Ply), illness

 

 

Wednesday, 23 March 1938

 

Revenge, battleship

 BARKER, Allan, Able Seaman, D/J 98120, drowned

 

 

Thursday, 24 March 1938

 

Dorsetshire, heavy cruiser

 EVANS, Charles, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, D/MX 52413, illness

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 CLOVER, William G, Leading Signalman, C/J 77754, died

 

 

Sunday, 27 March 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 YELLAND, Ernest J, Stoker 2c, D/KX 92149, illness

 

 

Monday, 28 March 1938

 

Iron Duke, gunnery training ship

 WREN, Richard E, Petty Officer Steward, P/L 12695, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 30 March 1938

 

Porpoise, submarine

 RICHARDSON, John J W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 80336, illness

 

 

Monday, 4 April 1938

 

Malaya, battleship

 BAINES, Michael H, Midshipman, illness

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 COLBURN, Henry N, Marine, X 2068 (Ply), illness

 

 

Thursday, 7 April 1938

 

Hastings, sloop

 FARRELL, James N, Stoker Petty Officer, C/K 65172, road accident, killed

 

 

Saturday, 9 April 1938

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 PESTELL, William C A, Petty Officer Steward, P/LX 21914, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 12 April 1938

 

Hawkins, cruiser

 WILSON, Albert H, Chief Petty Officer Steward, P/L 14604, illness

 

 

Thursday, 14 April 1938

 

Royal Navy

 HAMPER, William, Chief Blacksmith, P/M 27874, illness

 

 

Monday, 18 April 1938

 

Bee, river gunboat, Yangste River

 PEACOCK, Hubert W, Able Seaman, P/J 49260, drowned

 

 

Tuesday, 19 April 1938

 

Hastings, sloop

 RAY, Samuel H, Stoker Petty Officer, D/KX 86816, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 20 April 1938

 

Furious, aircraft carrier

 BURGESS, Ewart, Stoker, D/KX 90840, illness

 

 

Thursday, 21 April 1938

 

Hawkins, cruiser

 WHITE, George E, Mechanician, P/M 66566, illness

 

 

Friday, 22 April 1938

 

Braemar, drifter

 HENDERSON, Andrew, Chief Skipper, RNR, illness

 

Hawkins, cruiser

 WARREN, Frederick C, Able Seaman, P/J 48212, illness

 

 

Sunday, 24 April 1938

 

Hawkins, cruiser

 WHIFFIN, Arthur C, Shipwright, C/MX 45374, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 27 April 1938

 

Dorsetshire, heavy cruiser

 HALSALL, Frederick N, Act/Warrant Engineer, illness

 

 

Thursday, 28 April 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 WORTHINGTON, George R, Signalman, D/JX 141740, road accident, killed

 

Sutton, SLOOP

 VERNON, John D, Petty Officer Steward, C/LX 20513, died

 

 

Friday, 29 April 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 REDMAN, Douglas F, Chief Mechanician, C/K 58892, road accident, killed

 

RM Portsmouth Division

 HERRING, George, Marine, X 2103 (Po), illness

 

 

Saturday, 30 April 1938

 

RM Chatham Division

 STARKEY, Sydney W, Corporal, RM, X 537 (Ch), illness

 

 

Sunday, 1 May 1938

 

Royal Navy

 HIGGINS, Denis, Able Seaman, D/J 44452, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 4 May 1938

 

RN Hospital, Capetown

 STEPHENS, Wilfred, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/M 39527, illness

 

 

Thursday, 5 May 1938

 

Proteus, submarine

 MOFFATT, Alaister S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84091, drowned

 

RM Chatham Division

 GODFREY, Benjamin E, Marine, X 515 (Ch), illness

 

 

Sunday, 8 May 1938

 

Diana, destroyer

 BROWNLOW, Frederick, Able Seaman, C/SSX 17721, illness

 

RM Plymouth Barracks

 FORD, Peter H W, Captain, RM, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 10 May 1938

 

Royal Navy

 RADCLIFFE, John W, Leading Stoker, P/KX 54557, illness

 

Warspite, battleship

 AGIUS, Dominick, Leading Steward, E/L 4478, died

 

 

Wednesday, 11 May 1938

 

Wildfire, Sheerness

 CLARK, James W S, Boy 2c, C/SSX 23928, illness

 

 

Thursday, 12 May 1938

 

Robin, river gunboat

 TEMME, Francis B, Chief Petty Officer, C/JX 146573, illness

 

 

Saturday, 14 May 1938

 

Royal Navy

 SEABROOK, Archibald W, Commissioned Gunner, illness

 

 

Sunday, 15 May 1938

 

Centurion, target ship

 JENKINS, William J, Stoker 1c, D/K 64793, illness

 

Gloucester, light cruiser

 CURTAIN, Edgar C, Commissioned Gunner, illness

 

 

Monday, 16 May 1935

 

Drake, Devonport

 PERRING, William, Supply Chief Petty Officer, D/MX 52336, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 17 May 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 MCELHINNEY, Richard J, Writer, D/MX 56415, illness

 

 

Monday, 23 May 1938

 

Boscawen, Portland

 CARTER, Alfred E, Chief Skipper, RNR, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 24 May 1938

 

Excellent, Portsmouth

 PRICE, John E, Petty Officer, P/J 109494, accidentally killed

 

 

Thursday, 26 May 1938

 

Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 STRANGE, Philip A, Boy 2c, JX 157782, illness

 

RM Plymouth Division

 GRIFFITHS, Raymond O J, Marine, X 2215 (Ply), illness

 

 

Saturday, 28 May 1938

 

Royal Navy

 YOUNG, Thompson S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 83234, accidentally killed

 

 

June 1938

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 CARTER, P (initial only) W, Paymaster Lieutenant (Registrar Clerk), RNR, illness, date not given in Navy List

 

 

Friday, 3 June 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 LUSCOMBE, John A G, Stoker 2c, D/KX 93424, illness

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 LLOYD, Stanley P, Act/Sub Lieutenant, RNR, illness

 

 

Saturday, 4 June 1938

 

Anthony, destroyer

 KENNARD, Alfred E, Stoker 1c, C/KX 78034, road accident, killed

 

 

Monday, 6 June 1938

 

Repulse, battlecruiser

 FARWELL, Frederick B, Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 60857, accidentally killed

 

Royal Navy

 MURTON, Willis, Boy 2c, JX 158216, illness

 

 

Friday, 10 June 1938

 

Royal Navy

 PROBERT, Thomas G, Leading Seaman, C/J 96331, illness

 

 

Sunday, 12 June 1938

 

Royal Navy

 DICKINSON, William A C, Leading Stoker, D/KX 78081, illness

 

 

Thursday, 16 June 1938

 

Keppel, flotilla leader

 HART, Thomas J, Petty Officer, C/JX 127585, accidentally killed

 

Rodney, battleship

 MCINTOSH, Ronald C G, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 22241, accidentally killed

 

 

Friday, 17 June 1938

 

Repulse, battlecruiser

 MATTINGLEY, William J, Able Seaman, SSX 18955, accidentally killed

 

 

Saturday, 18 June 1938

 

Suffolk, heavy cruiser

 LYNCH, Herbert R, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, P M 347783, died

 

 

Monday, 20 June 1938

 

Defiance, Devonport

 LONEY, Edwin T, Petty Officer, D/J 92359, illness

 

Excellent, Portsmouth

 BALDWIN, Bertram W T, Petty Officer, P/JX 131302, road accident, killed

 

Moth, river gunboat

 TUCK, Arthur F, Able Seaman, C/JX 140107, accidentally killed

 

 

Tuesday, 21 June 1938

 

Enterprise, light cruiser

 COX, Albert C M, Engine Room Artificer 3c, P/MX 45610, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 22 June 1938

 

Caledonia, Rosyth

 SAMPSON, James, Boy 2c, JX 158483, illness

 

Courageous, ex-battlecruiser, aircraft carrier

 DUMMER, John W, Able Seaman, P/JX 149704, illness

 

Royal Navy

 DOUGLAS, Robert, Signalman, P/JX 125837, illness

 

 

Thursday, 23 June 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 FIDLER, Richard, Ordinary Seaman, C/SSX 23693, illness

 

 

Saturday, 25 June 1938

 

Centurion, target ship

 RUSSELL, James W, Stoker 1c, D/KX 87097, illness

 

RM Barracks Chatham

 MOORE, Reginald, Marine Tailor, 22988 (Ch), illness

 

 

Monday, 27 June 1938

 

Barham, battleship

 EWENS, Arthur G, Electrical Artificer 2c, P/MX 4751, drowned

 

 

Thursday, 30 June 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 SMITH, Dennis L, Leading Signalman, C/JX 137083, illness

 

 

Friday, 1 July 1938

 

Medway, submarine depot ship

 STICKELLS, Harry J, Able Seaman, C/J 90095, illness

 

Royal Navy

 CALVERT, Thomas F P, Rear Admiral, illness

 

 

Saturday, 2 July 1938

 

Royal Navy

 COOKE, Cecil H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 14152, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 5 July 1938

 

Curlew, light cruiser

 KENDALL, Alfred P, Painter 1c, C/MX 46708, illness

 

 

Thursday, 7 July 1938

 

Resource, fleet repair ship

 STEAD, Christopher D, Stoker 1c, KX 83701, illness

 

 

Sunday, 10 July 1938

 

Repulse, battlecruiser

 RAPPE, Charles E, Colour Sergeant, RM, 14854 (Po), illness

 

 

Tuesday, 12 July 1938

 

Royal Navy

 TAYLOR, Claude C R, Leading Stoker, P/KX 81948, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 20 July 1938

 

Express, destroyer

 KNIGHT, Sidney H, Able Seaman, P/JX 140965, drowned

 

 

Sunday, 24 July 1938

 

Caledonia, Rosyth

 LOCKERBIE, Bruce, Boy 2c, JX 158771, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 26 July 1938

 

Kent, heavy cruiser

 MARSH, William A, Stoker 1c, C/K 63651, illness

 

 

Friday, 29 July 1938

 

Chatham

 WHITE, Ernest C, Quartermaster Sergeant, RM, E 24036 (Ch), illness

 

 

Wednesday, 3 August 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 EVANS, William E, (no rank listed), C/MX 389, illness

 

 

Thursday, 4 August 1938

 

Esk, destroyer

 YOUNG, Alfred, Officer's Cook 2c, P/L 12499, road accident, killed

 

 

Saturday, 6 August 1938

 

St Vincent, Gosport

 JARVIS, Thomas A, Boy 2c, JX 159123, illness

 

 

Sunday, 7 August 1938

 

Port Jackson, trawler

 CHURCH, Colin J, Py/Midshipman, RNR, illness

 

 

Monday, 8 August 1938

 

Ladybird, river gunboat

 SMITH, Frederick W, Stoker 1c, P/KX 64748, heat stroke, died

 

Westcott, destroyer

 FIRTH, Cyril J, Commander, illness

 

 

Thursday, 11 August 1938

 

Devonshire, heavy cruiser

 MITCHELL, Robert M, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 146035, accidentally killed

 

Hawkins, cruiser

 TAYLOR, William S, Stoker 1c, P/KX 84825, illness

 

 

Saturday, 13 August 1938

 

Tamar, Hong Kong

 LO, Leung, Able Seaman, (Chinese), illness

 

 

Sunday, 14 August 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 WICKES, Henry T, Signalman, C/J 114687, road accident, killed

 

 

Monday, 15 August 1938

 

Iron Duke, gunnery training ship

 SPEARS, Thomas, Leading Stoker, P/KX 7893, accidentally killed

 

 

Tuesday, 16 August 1938

 

Calcutta, light cruiser

 THOMSON, Alexander P, Petty Officer, C/J 113357, illness

 

 

Saturday, 20 August 1938

 

Cardiff, light cruiser

 ALLEN, Herbert, Sick Berth Petty Officer, D/M 39287, (cause of death not listed)

 

Warspite, battleship

 WILSON, John H, Petty Officer, P/96906, illness

 

 

Monday, 22 August 1938

 

Stork, sloop

 MOHAMED, Ismail, 2nd Tindal, 357, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 23 August 1938

 

Royal Oak, battleship

 WRIGHT, James, Signalman, JX 140212, road accident, killed

 

 

Saturday, 27 August 1938

 

Folkestone, sloop

 BAKER, Alfred W, Telegraphist, C/JX 133942, shark attack, killed

 

 

Sunday, 28 August 1938

 

RN Hospital, Haslar

 JOHNSON, John S, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 47183, illness

 

Rodney, battleship

 MOCKRIDGE, Frederick J, Leading Cook, D/MX 50531, died

 

 

Thursday, 1 September 1938

 

Diomede, light cruiser

 JONES, John L, Chief Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 28769, died

 

 

Sunday, 4 September 1938

 

Furious, aircraft carrier

 DRUITT, Robert, Able Seaman, D/JX 143457, drowned

 

 

Saturday, 10 September 1938

 

Impregnable, Devonport

 OKE, Thomas W H, Boy 2c, JX 158150, illness

 

Malaya, battleship

 GAMBLIN, Reginald, Marine, X 1942 (Po), accidentally killed

 

 

Monday, 12 September 1938

 

Hood, battlecruiser

 VAIARELLA, Antonio, Steward, E/LX 21002, illness

 

 

Saturday, 24 September 1938

 

Deptford, sloop

 WAREHAM, Leslie, Leading Telegraphist, P/JX 134173, illness

 

 

Saturday, 1 October 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 KING, Joseph W, Stoker, C/K 50749, road accident, killed

 

 

Sunday, 2 October 1938

 

Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 BIRD, Edward F, Boy 2c, JX 156251, illness

 

 

Monday, 3 October 1938

 

Kent, heavy cruiser

 THOMPSON, Douglas P, Able Seaman, C/JX 141095, drowned

 

 

Tuesday, 4 October 1938

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 RAINES, Alec W, Shipwright 1c, P/M 19782, illness

 

 

Friday, 7 October 1938

 

Glasgow, light cruiser

 FARREN, Ernest R, Shipwright 3c, P/MX 45699, accidentally killed

 

 

Sunday, 9 October 1938

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 MUNRO, Henry, Stoker Petty Officer, C/308914, illness

 

Sheffield, light cruiser

 MCCARRY, Daniel B, Blacksmith 3c, C/MX 51606, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 12 October 1938

 

FAA, 801 Sqn, Furious, aircraft carrier, air crash

 SNOW, John N, Lieutenant, RM, killed

 

Pembroke, Chatham

 BATEMAN, Frederick C, Stoker 1c, C/K 64805, illness

 

 

Friday, 14 October 1938

 

Aurora, light cruiser

 UPTON, Kenneth P, Stoker 1C, P/KX 91207, drowned

 

 

Sunday, 16 October 1938

 

Birmingham, light cruiser

 PITMAN, Frederick G, Chief Petty Officer, P/J 76252, died

 

 

Monday, 17 October 1938

 

Newcastle, light cruiser

 DUNSTAN, William J, Chief Ordnance Artificer, D/M 34953, illness

 

Royal Navy

 SCANLON, John, Able Seaman, SSX 17110, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 18 October 1938

 

Regent, submarine

 SANDERS, Herbert, Engine Room Artificer, D/MX 49136, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 19 October 1938

 

RN Hospital, Haslar

 SHORTER, Leonard F T, Supply Chief Petty Officer, P/M 37639, illness

 

 

Friday, 21 October 1938

 

Revenge, battleship

 WIDGER, Kenneth J, Able Seaman, D/SSX 20228, died

 

 

Saturday, 29 October 1938

 

RN Hospital, Haslar

 MORRIS, Nelson V, Petty Officer, P/216174, illness

 

 

Monday, 31 October 1938

 

Forth, submarine depot ship

 CURRY, John H, Chief Engine Room Artificer, MX 46717, accidentally killed

 

 

Tuesday, 1 November 1938

 

Belfast, light cruiser

 WILSON, Philip L, Engineer Commander, illness

 

Hobart (RAN), light cruiser

 WEBB, Walter R, Ordinary Seaman, RAN, 21363, died

 

 

Friday, 4 November 1938

 

Furious, aircraft carrier

 ROOKELL, George, Ordinary Seaman, D/SSX 21559, died

 

Royal Navy

 JEFFERSON, Ronald G, Engineering Commander, illness

 

 

Sunday, 6 November 1938

 

Cormorant, Gibraltar

 LEE-WHITE, Ronald, Paymaster Midshipman, illness

 

Hyperion, destroyer

 WESTWOOD, John C, Leading Stoker, P/KX 80045,  in Marseilles, France, shot by a barkeeper, died in hospital (Petty Officer Bramble was also shot and seriously wounded)

 

 

Monday, 7 November 1938

 

Tamar, Hong Kong

 LEUNG, Sui, Leading Stoker, (Chinese), died

 

 

Sunday, 13 November 1938

 

Royal Navy

 MCKNIGHT, William, Petty Officer Recruiter, C/188612, illness

 

 

Monday, 14 November 1938

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 KIRBY, John L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 148912, illness

 

 

Thursday, 17 November 1938

 

RN Hospital, Haslar

 GIBBS, Charles H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 80427, died

 

 

Friday, 18 November 1938

 

Cochrane, Rosyth

 AUSTEN, Frederick T L, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, C/M 31522, illness

 

Diamond, destroyer, sampan accident, all died

 CONNOR, John, Able Seaman, D/SSX 16501

 MUIR, George, Leading Stoker, D/KX 78208

 MULLIGAN, Patrick, Stoker 1c, D/KX 89328

 SHUTTLEWORTH, Stanley, Able Seaman, D/SSX 15187

 

 

Saturday, 26 November 1938

 

RN Engineering College, Keyham

 MORCOM, John E, Sub Lieutenant (E), illness

 

 

Friday, 2 December 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 COSTELLO, Thomas, Able Seaman, D/SSX 17624, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 6 December 1938

 

RN Hospital, Plymouth

 PITTMAN, Francis R, Stoker 2c, D/KX 94065, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 7 December 1938

 

Ganges, Shotley/Harwich

 SLATER, Guy B S, Lieutenant, illness

 

 

Thursday, 8 December 1938

 

Hussar, minesweeper

 BRYANT, William C, Engine Room Artificer 4c, C/MX 48241, drowned

 

 

Friday, 9 December 1938

 

Drake, Devonport

 HINGSTON, Arthur E, Stoker, (no service number listed), illness

 

Royal Naval Reserve

 BOOTH, Charles, Honorary Captain, RNR, illness

 

Tamar II, Hong Kong

 KELLY, Phillip, Able Seaman, C/JX 134903, drowned

 

 

Sunday, 11 December 1938

 

RN Hospital, Plymouth

 BOZMAN, David, Stoker Petty Officer, D/K 64310, accidentally killed

 

 

Wednesday, 14 December 1938

 

Victory, Portsmouth

 PHYTHIAN, Richard, Stoker 1c, P/KX 76632, illness

 

 

Thursday, 15 December 1938

 

Camber (type not known)

 ARLAND, Gerald A T, Able Seaman, C/JX 145158, accidentally killed

 

London Division, RNVR

 BULL, William M, Surgeon Commander (D), RNVR, illness

 

 

Tuesday, 20 December 1938

 

Sabre, destroyer

 WARD, Thomas W, Officer's Cook 2c, C/LX 20162, illness

 

 

Wednesday, 21 December 1938

 

Suffolk, heavy cruiser

 POWELL, Joseph, Engine Room Artificer, P/MX 54699, died

 

 

Thursday, 22 December 1938

 

Norfolk, heavy cruiser

 MOIST, Leslie, Able Seaman, D/J 81175, illness

 

 

Friday, 23 December 1938

 

FAA, 714 Flight, Manchester, light cruiser, air crash, both killed

 BOXER, Peter N, Sub Lieutenant

 COLLIS, John F R, Sub Lieutenant (A)

 

Royal Navy

 HEARNE, Joseph, Regulating Petty Officer, D/M 39809, illness

 

 

Sunday, 25 December 1938

 

London Division, RNVR

 WATSON, Charles J T, Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, illness

 

 

Monday, 26 December 1938

 

Dainty, destroyer

 FARR, Derrick W, Able Seaman, P/JX 141054, accidentally killed

 

 

Thursday, 29 December 1938

 

Shropshire, heavy cruiser

 BAKER, Cyril H G, Able Seaman, C/JX 132107, illness

 

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