List of those who served in HMS Cossack
L03 Ship's Company
Surnames beginning D to G in Alphabetical Order

 

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NAME

DETAILS WHERE KNOWN

DARMANIN, G. Leading Steward. (Maltese) (July - October 1941) No number shown. Borne for victual charges only. No pay documents. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)
DARWIN, Francis Albert Able Seaman. RFR. P/J 94056. (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 39 (married to Lilian Francis of Stamshaw, Portsmouth ) Son of Louisa Mary Dauvin
DAVIES, Anthony D Lt. (Gunnery Officer) Joined RN as a cadet 1926. Joined LO3 Sunday 15 September 1940 –1941 (At BISMARCK action) (Survivor. Wounded 23.10.41 & discharged to HMS Cormorant) Left RN 1946 to become Warden of Windsor Castle 1966 – 1973. Became Rear Admiral CB, CVO. Ships included BRITANNIA, BARHAM, DANAE, DESPATCH, DUNCAN, EXCELLENT, REPULSE, DRAKE, INDFATIGABLE, TRIUMPH, PELICAN. Died 14 January 2003 aged 90.
DAVIES, ‘Willy’ D. P. Ordinary Signalman. October 1929 to March 1940?
DAVIES, Ken Signalman transferred from Afridi. At Altmark incident
DAVIES, Ray.   Ordinary Seaman. P/SSX 36103. Joined RN 1940 Joined LO3 January 1941. At BISMARK battle. (Survivor – in the water for four hours before being picked up by LEGION -discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney landing at Loch Ewe). Escorted Convoy PQ17. Other ships EMERALD, TALLYBONT, BATTLEAXE, MANCHESTER – after sinking during Operation Pedestal ended up in Laghouat a French prisoner of War camp., Left RN 1953 to become carpenter/joiner. Lives in Ledbury
DAVIS, Donald Phillip Ordinary Signalman P/JX 151534 on loan from AFRIDI for Altmark Incident. Awarded DSM.
DAVIS, D.W. Ordinary Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
DAVIS, Sydney (Ivor.)(J.) Boy Seaman. P/JX 171890 Stationed on X gun. Went back onboard from CARNATION. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney). Died 10 June 1994
DAVIES, Vivian Morgan Able Seaman. P/SSX 15190. (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 26 (married to Dilys) Son of William Morgan and Janet Mary of Reading, Berkshire
DAWE, ‘Dickie’ H. C. S. Ordinary Seaman. Commission 1938 to March 1940? Was a member of the boarding party at the Altmark incident. At Bismarck action. Died 1990
DAWSON, Sidney Reynold Able Seaman P/SX 152539. Onboard at October 1939. Died 14 April 1940 Battle of Narvik) Age 33 (married to Winnie Emily of Cowes, Isle of Wight. Son of William George and Florence A. Dawson
DAY, Peter A.C. Sub Lt.(Seaman Executive) Joined RN April 1938. Appointed 14 May 1941 and joined 16 May 1941 at Dartmouth to 23 October 1941 (At BISMARCK action). Survivor-found at foot of bridge ladder-seriously injured 23.10.41 with multiple burns, broken leg, fractured skull and concussion. Discharged to HMS Cormorant. Took passage back to UK in Manxman after 2 months in Gibraltar. Made Lt Cdr. Left RN June 1967 and became a master thatcher for 15 years. Ships include EREBUS, VINDICTIVE, CUMBERLAND DRYAD, EXCELLENT, DOLPHIN, S/M TAKU, NIGERIA, ROMOLA, URANIA, ULLYSES, RESOURCE, SLUYS, COLLINGWOOD, PHOENIX, GLORY, DAEDALLUS, COLL, MELITA, MEDITATOR, VANGUARD, SHEFIELD, MULL of GALLOWAY. Wife Betty. Died 21 February 2007
DAY, William Boy Seaman Ordinary Seaman P/JX 171766. (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) (single) Son of William John Axtell and Violet May Day of Peckham. London
DEAN, I. Stoker 1st Class. P/KX 111730. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)
DE LARA, Cecil William Owen Stoker 1st Class.SSX19344.Changed to P/KX 95367 on 13.10.38. Date of entry for Boy Service 13.11.36 at HMS Pembroke. HMS Wildfire 27 .2.37. HMS Iron Duke 11.6.37. HMS London. 26 July 37. HMS Victory 30.11.38. HMS Nelson 14.1.39. HMS Coldsnap 21.11.39. HMS Victory 16.4.40. HMS Cossack 23.4.40. Joined at Portsmouth on 30 April 1940 . (ERA’s Messman) (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 21 (single) Son of George E. and Nellie L. De Lara of Southampton Boy 2nd Class 13.11.36. Boy 1st Class 19.2.37. Ordinary Seaman 19.3.38. Stoker 2nd Class 13.10.38. Stoker 1st class 13.10.39. Granted 1 Good conduct Badge on 19 March 1941. Character: Very Good
DE PASS, Daniel. ‘hard over Danny’ Captain 28 December 1937 – 28 December 1939 (Incurred their Lordships Displeasure for the collision with SS Borthwick 7.11.39) (Superseded by Captain R. St. V. Sherbrook VC). Before acceptance from the builders the ship sailed down the Tyne to the North Sea where the ship builders transferred to a tug. De Pass then ordered ‘Full Steam Ahead’ As the engines had not been run in serious damage was caused to the engines and L03 had to return for repairs. 15 October 1911 Sub Lt 15 October 1913 Lt 15 October 1921 Lt Cmdr 31 December 1926 Cdr 31 December 1934 Captain Retired 8 January 1944
DEWAR, J. W/Man. P/MX 68640. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)
DIBBEN, G.W. Lt. October 1939 to March 1940?
DICKEY. A. Stoker. October 1929 to March 1940?
DILKS, James, Alfred Acting Leading Telegraphist. P/JX 138187. (Missing Presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 24 (married to Irene Violet of Copnor, Hampshire) Son of Joseph and Ethel Dilks.
DISLEY, W. J.   Leading Telegarphist. October 1929 to March 1940?
DIXON, John Leo OrdinarySeman/Able Seaman. C/SSX 27515 Onboard at October 1939. Died 25 March 1941. Was ashore and on PEMBROKE’s books. (Ratings Casualty Books) Age 20. Son of Mary Dixon of Preston. Buried at Preston New Mill Lane Cemetery, Lancashire
DOBINSON, ‘Tosh’ S.J. Able Seaman/Ordinary Seaman. P/JX 223109. (Survivor picked up by HMS Carnation and discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney) Looked after Reg Doring whilst onboard CARNATION
DOE, Frederick Charles Petty Officer. P/J 109361. (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) (married Muriel Alice)son of Henry Job and Elizabeth Jane Doe
DONOVAN. F. Stoker Petty Officer. October 1929 to March 1940?
DORING, Reginald A. G. Ordinary Signalman (Leading Signalman 1944) P/JX 190635. Joined RN April 1940. September1940 at Roysth – 23 October 1941 (Ships books show 19 August) First experience of L03 guns fired in anger was October 1940 off Egersund Norway when ambushing a German Convoy (At BISMARCK action) (Survivor. Wounded 23.10.41. Abandoned ship by scrambling over torpedo tubes and jumping from the starboard side. Picked up by HMS Carnation and discharged to military hospital (One week) and HMS Cormorant). Passage home in HMS Zulu which was part of a screen to RODNEY. Ships Royal Arthur, Victory, After COSSACK went to RNB then MERCURY for signal exam followed by RINGWOOD (An old Southern Railway cattle boat used as a netlayer) Drafted to SCYLLA Dido class AA Cruiser – Capt. MacIntyre) Collected AMEER (Escort carrier) from USA Released March 1946. Became GPO Telegraphist and then joined Custom and Excise. Died 18 September 2001 (Wife Edna Died December 2002)
DORRICOTT Richard Frederick Acting Petty Officer Telegraphist. P/JX 143121. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 23 (single) Son of Edward and Florence Mary Dorricott of Manchester
DORRIEN-SMITH, T.M. Lt. September 1938?
DOVE, Eddie. Ordinary Seaman/Able Seaman. Joined RN 1936. 1938 – 1941. (At BISMARCK action, ALTMARK incident and Narvik) (Survivor) Ships included the HOOD. Served with US Rangers at Sword and Juno Beaches. Left the RN 1946 to become a painter and decorator. Died 3 December 2003 aged 83.
DOWDELL, A. F. Stoker. January 1939 to March 1939?
DOWNS, Cyril Henry Acting Leading Stoker. P/KX 86615. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41)
DOWNS, G.W. Telegraphist. P/SSX 31382. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory. Passage taken in HMS Rodney)
DRAKE, Norman . C. Able Seaman. (AA 3) P/JX 156631.Joined 1940 (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney) He was on the multiple pom-pom when the torpedo struck the port side. Died 5th February 2009.
DRURO ?
DUFFY, F. Ordinary Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
DUNBAR-NAISMITH, D.A. Midshipman. October 1939 to March 1940?
DUNCAN, George Stoker 1st Class. P/KX 107340. (Born Dalkeith) (Missing presumed Killed. 23.10.41) Age 20 (Single) Son of William Pearson and Janet Cornwall of Woodburn, Midlothian
DUREY, Victor John Bunyan/ Able Seaman . P/JX 144767. 14 June 1938 to 20 December 1938. No 4 of a 4.7 gun crew. oined RN 27 May 1935 aged 16 at HMS GANGES as a Boy 2nd Class, 10.11.36 Boy 1st Class. 20.4.36 ROYAL SOVEREIGN, 22.9.36 BARHAM, Ordinary Seaman 3.9.37. 21.9.38 VICTORY, 14.6. 38 COSSACK. 3.9.38 Able Seaman. 21.12.38 VICTORY, 21.1.39 EXCELLENT, 12.4.39 VICTORY, 24.5.39 DAEDALUS, 29.7.39 EMERALD. 8.4.41 Acting Leading Seaman, 7.4.42 Leading Seaman (Temp). 3.7.42 Acting Petty Officer, 6.8.42 VICTORY, 5.9.42 EXCELLENT, !4.12..42 NESS Reverted to Leading Seaman (Permanent), 5.8.43 EDINBURGH CASTLE, 2.3.44 VICTORY, 5.5.44 EXCELLENT, 1.8.44 Acting Petty Officer. 9.6.45 VICTORY, 30.6.45 KHEDIVE as Acting Petty Officer, 5.6.46.VICTORY, 26.2.46 FORMIDABLE, 5.6.47 VICTORY. 10.6.47 Discharge by purchase. Died 24 June 2005
DURROW, E.C. Ordinary Seaman. October 1929 to March 1940?
EAMES, A.G. Warrant Engineer. (Commander (E) ) Chief Engineer to Captain Vian.. Served on Afridi and for a while on Cossack (Appointed 20 May 1940). Was in Bismarck chase but not Altmark incident. Son B.A. Eames was christened onboard Cossack.
EARL, Edward ‘Ted’ Signalman.P/JX152760. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 20 (single) Son of Mary Catherine of Chobham, Surrey
EARLE, Robert Clarence Able Seaman. P/JX 188879. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 20 (single)Son of Henry and Violet Earle of Portugal Cove, Conception Bay Newfoundland
EATON, T.R. Chief ERA. January 1939 to March 1940?
EDINBOROUGH, William Allan Ordinary Seaman. P/JX 274223.Served as an able seaman with the Holt Line. Joined RN 3 June 1941 Joined LO3 26 August 1941 (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) (RN Records spell as Edinbrough) (married to Elsie of Tilehurst, Berkshire, Son of James Samuel and Kate Elizabeth Edinborough
EDMONSON, A. Telegraphist. October 1929 to March 1940?
EDWARDS, R.R. 'Bungy' Able Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
ELFORD, William H. Leading Signalman. P/JX 140721. Joined RN in 1932 age 14 at HMS St Vincent. Served on Arctic convoys. Onboard Cossack as a Signalman January 1939 (Wounded 23.10.41 & discharged to military hospital and HMS Cormorant). Served on HMS Matchless. Discharged from RN January 1949 as Chief Yeoman of Signals. Married three times and had a son and daughter. Became GPO Post Master in Brighton. Died October 1992. His ashes were scattered at sea. Grandson (Richard Elford )piloted helicopters in Afghanistan.
ELMS, Ronald Raymouth Acting Leading Telegraphist. Temporary. P/SSX 28762. Onboard as Ordinary Telegraphist October 1939 (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 21 (married to A. L. J. of Southampton Son of William and Daisy Elms
ELPHICK Signalman. 1940 at Altmark incident
EMBLEY, Geoff. E. Boy Seaman 1stClass. Bugler. P/JX 164291. Joined LO3 August 1941. The Boys Mess Deck was on the Starboard side of the lower deck. At Action Stations he was the right hand fuse setter on X gun. Was on X Gun deck looking out Port side forward when he saw the phosphorescent trail of the torpedo approaching (Survivor picked up by Legion and discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney). Joined RN 17 2.40 as a Boy 2nd Class at GANGES. 18.2.40 Boy 1st Class. 17.5.40 St GEORGE, 31.10.40 VICTORY, 22.9.40 VERNON, 26.8.41 VICTORY, 29..8.41 COSSACK, 28 .10.41 VICTORY as an Able Seaman, 7.1.42 FORMIDABLE, 23.5.42 Able Seaman, 1.12.43 VICTORY, 9.3.44 VERNON (R), 4.8.44 EMERALD,23.9.44 VICTORY, 3.10.44 VANOC, 10.2.45 VICTORY, 12.2.45 Acting Leading Seaman (Temp), 19.4.45 VERNON (R), 3.8.45 MARLBOROUGH 30.11.45 VERNON, 12.2.46 Leading Seaman (Temp), 24.7.46 MARLBOROUGH, 21.11.46 Leading Seaman, 3.12.46 VERNON , 17.2.47 VICTORY, 19.2.47 COLLINGWOOD, 14.4.47 Changed branch to Leading Electricians Mate and changed number to C/MX766384, 6.7.47 DEFIANCE, 25.10 47 COLLINGWOOD, 25.11.47 MAIDSTONE, 2.2.48 VICTORY, 13.3.48 CONCORD, 7.10.48 Acting Electrician,,28.7.49 BELFAST, 7.10.49 Electrician, 6.4.50 TERROR, 11.4.50 VICTORY, 5.7.50 OSPREY, 6.6.51 JUTLAND, 3.5.52 BARROSA, 4.5.53 PEMBROKE – CS expired., Left RN 1954 and joined Royal Canadian Navy for 21½ years followed by 14 years in the Canadian Coastguard. 7.7.54 NIOBE as P2ET3, 16.7.54 CORNWALLIS, 29.11.54 STADACONA, 12.12.54 NOOTKA, 28.3.55 STADACONA, 19.12.55 QUEBEC, 6.6.56 MAGNIFICENT,1.6.57 P2ET4, , 15.6.57 STADACONA, 23.6.58 CAPE BRETON, 8.8.58 NADEN (Shipyard), 29.8.58 BROCKVILLE, 31.10.58 STADACONA, 28.12.58 KOOTENAY, 17.12.60 TERRA NOVA, 17.1.62 STADACONA, 3.6.62 OUTREMONT, 15.4.63 STANSACONA, 6.3.63 CAPE SCOTT, 6.9.63 NADEN (FS), 1.12.63 C2ET4 –Promoted to commissioned officer 17.4..64. Died 13.5.2014.
EMMENS, Alfred George Petty Officer -Acting Yeoman of Signals. P/JX 130917. At Battle of Narvik and BISMARK (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 29 (married Lilian Violet of Newbury, Berkshire. Son of Mr and Mrs Alfred M. Emmens. Left wife and son. Born in Newbury and attended St Mary’s School, Speenhanland and then became a messenger boy at Newbury Post Office. Mentioned in despatches for Service in AUCKLAND
ENGLISH, W. Telegraphist. October 1929 to March 1940?
EPHGRAVE, W.C. Ordinary Seaman. January 1939 to March 1939?
EVA, Joseph Daniel PKX 62487 Naval Barracks Portsmouth Oct 1938 to Dec 1938 REVENGE Dec 1938 to March 39 Stoker 2nd Class. COSSACK L03 March 1939 - May 1941 1st Class Stoker MIDDLETON June 1941 - 1944 DUKE (Malvern) 1944 Leading Stoker BLACK PRINCE 1944 PO Stoker KING GEORGE V 1944 - 1947 COSSACK D57 1948 - 1950 LOCH ARKAIG 1951 - 1953 TIGER 1954 – 1957 Chief Stoker ZULU 1958 - 1961 OSPREY 1963 - 1964 INTREPID 1964 - 1966 Discharged May 1966. Died 19th December 2012.
EVANS, L.D.W. Supply Petty Officer. January 1939 to March 1940?
EVANS, N.L. Lt. October 1939 to March 1940?
EVANS, S. Leading SA. January 1939 to March 1940?
EWEN, J. Able Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
EWING, T.S. Ordinary Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
FALZON, M. Leading Steward. (Maltese) (July – October 1941) No number shown. Borne for victual charges only. No pay documents. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)
FARMER, Eric Telegraphist. P/SSX 28764 Onboard as an Ordinary Telegraphist at October 1939 (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 20 (single) Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann of Thornton, Leics
FARRUGIA, Francis (Cikku) Cook (0) E/LX 22311.Joined RN 8th March 1937 and Cossack as an Assistant Cook (O) on 9th June 1938 and left to join HMS Zulu on 9th October 1940. Also served in HM Ships Speedy and Hebe during WWII and then, after the war, in Triumph, Falcon, Ocean, Glory, Forth, Gambia, Chieftain, Solebay and Bermuda as well as ashore in St. Angelo. He was rated P.O. Cook (O) in June 1952 and in September of that year was awarded his Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. He completed his 22 years service on 20th September 1959 and went to pension. Joined RAF Malta as a civilian until 1976. Earned the following medals during the war - 39-45 Star, Africa Star, Atlantic Star, Italy Star, War Medal and Oak Leaf. Died 8th March 1984.
FERGUSON, J. ERA5. No number shown. Borne for victual charges only. No pay documents. (Discharged to military hospital and HMS Cormorant.) (Not listed as wounded or injured in the Official Admiralty Communique of 1941) May have been from another ship and on passage back to UK
FIELD, W.H. (H.W.) Paymaster Lt. October 1939 to March 1940? Secretary to Captain Vian. Became Cdr (S) OBE DSC (Served in Norfolk, Cossack, Naiad, Pembroke, Glory, Condor, Newcastle , President, Daedalus, Cochrane
FINN, T. Signalman. January 1939 to March 1939?
FLINT, J.D. Lt. RNVR. October 1939 to March 1940?
FLOYD, Stanley R. ‘Bungey’ ‘Bunker’ Yeoman of Signals. P/JX 133915. Onboard as Acting Yeoman at October 1939. (Wounded 23.10.41 & discharged via military hospital to HMS Cormorant) Strong swimmer.
FOGGART, D.W. Boy Seaman. October 1929 to March 1940?
FORBES, Ralph. Morrison Able Seaman. P/JX 188884. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 19 (single) Son of Archibald and Minnie of St John’s, Newfoundland
FORD, George Ronald Able Seaman. P/JX150916. Onboard as an Ordinary Seaman October 1939. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41)
FOSTER, ‘Monty’ Montague George Foster Warrant Officer Gunner (T) Lt Cmdr.) Joined the RN 1924. Joined LO3 1940 at Gourock near Glasgow (Previous ship JERSEY) (Survivor picked up by HMS Carnation & discharged to HMS Cormorant) Returned to Uk in SCYTHIA. Left the RN in 1957 to join RNZN until 1962 when he became farmer, motel manager, property manager, Farmer again then kennel owner. Died 11 January 2000. Also served in Cossack D57 and DUNCAN
FOX, Alfred Burt Leading Seaman. P/JX 164423. Helmsman at action stations. Taught those new to the RN how to cook. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 36 (married to Olive Winifred of Sherborne, Dorset) son of Arthur Thomas and Jane Fox
FOX, James Joseph Boy 1st Class/Ordinary Seaman. P/JX 188575. (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 18 (single) Son of James and Florence Phyliss of Saltley, Birmingham
FOX, W. Stoker. October 1939 to March 1940?
FRADLEY, Mervyn George Boy 1st Class P/JX 194790. (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 17 (single) son of Mervyn Berrisford and Violet Irene Fradley
FREELAND, S. R. Ordinary Seaman. P/JX 274220. (Survivor discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)
FRETT, A. J. Stoker. January 1939 to March 1939?
FULTON, K. B. Able Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
FURRELL, P.R. Leading SA. January 1939 to March 1939?
GALE, W.H. Ordinary Seaman/Able Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
GALLIC, B.D. Lieut. 18.1.40 to March 1940?
GALLIENNE, A.E. Able Seaman. January 1939 to March 1939? Is this and the record below of the same person?
GALLENNE, Edward.A.G. Leading Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GAMBLIN, C.W.J. Able Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GAMMACK, Douglas Maurice. Chief Stoker/Stoker Petty Officer P/K 61629. (Born Aberdeen ) (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 37 (married to Jane Walker of Piershill, Edinburgh) Son of Alexander Maurice and Mary Jane Gammack
GAMMON, J.W. Able Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GARDNER, J. Ordinary Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GATES, Samual George ‘Tanky’ Able Seaman. P/J 77381. Onboard at October 1939 Ships Butcher. .‘A’ gun crew (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) (married to Ethel Dinah of Sway, Hampshire) Son of Samuel and Lottie Gates
GENOVESE, Paul >Leading Steward. (Maltese) (29 July 1939 to July 1941) (Shown on Victualling list from January 1939)
GEORGE, J.E. Acting Leading Signalman. January 1939 to March 1940? Acting Yeoman (Transferred to Afridi before Narvik)
GIBBS, W.S. Petty Officer. October 1939 to March 1940?
GIBSON, J. Boy Seaman/Ordinary Seaman January 1939 to March 1940?
GILHAM, James H. Ordinary Seaman. P/JX 274225. (Wounded 23.10.41 and discharged to HMS Victory taking passage in HMS Rodney)
GILMORE, L.A. Stoker. January 1939 to March 1940?
GOBLE, Alfred Writer. P/SMX 332. (Missing presumed Killed 23.10.41) Age 19 (single) Son off Andrew and Florence Goble of North End, Portsmouth
GODWIN, S. Ordinary Seaman/Able Seaman. January 1939 to March 1940?
GOLBEY, V.J. Gunner. Appointed to Cossack 19 June 1941. Survivor discharged to HMS Sikh
GOLDSMITH, A.W. Lt. October 1939 to March 1940?
GOOD, Charles Henry Able Seaman. (P/JX137014 Picked up by Legion but died of injuries 23.10.41. Age 24 (single) Son of Harry James and Nora Bessie of Hambrook, Sussex. Identified by Harry Redman who believes he was a Torpedoman.
GORDON, A. Able Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GOULDER, John William Boy Seaman. Onboard at January 1939. Altmark Incident. (Commander MBE Served 1937 -1972 in Ganges. Ramillies, Shikari, Resource, Cossack, Pembroke, Golden Eagle, Goathland, Diadem, Lynx, Belfast, Diamond, RN Staff College Greenwich, Deputy Captain of Port Portsmouth .) Died Aged 79
GOULDING, A.D. Telegraphist. October 1939 to March 1940?
GRANT, ‘Nobby’ Arthur David Henry Lewis Able Seaman/Acting Leading Seaman DSM for making secure loose depth charges during a storm . Tied himself to the rail and a loose depth charge and waited for the next watch to come and assist. At Altmark Incident – His wife was a catholic and he wasn't and when he went back after one leave she had bought him a silver cigarette case and had his initials engraved on it. It is flat and on the top where his initials are there is a little place for matches and she asked him to put a Miraculous Medal of the Virgin Mary in it to keep him safe.  He did so to please her and also put a photo of his wife with it. A bullet hit it and it is all bent and you can see the impact.  He was a bit embarrassed to tell the story. (COSSACK May 1938 to April 1941. ). See Newsletter 1/2002. Joined the Queens Own Surrey’s Regiment 1924 (Age 14) (Lance Corporal Lewis Gunner) and transferred to the RN 1926 where he served until 1946. Ships include the ALACRITY, BENBOW (1941), BERWICK (1928-1929), GLENGYLE. Born 27.9.1910. Died November 1993 aged 83
GRAY, E.D. Ordinary Seaman. January 1939 to March 1939?
GRAY, J.W. Able Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GRAY, W.R. Ordinary Seaman. January 1939 to March 1939?
GREED, R. Ordinary Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GREEN, H. Stoker 2nd Class. P/KX 119199. (Survivor discharged to Military hospital and HMS Cormorant) (Not listed as wounded or injured in the Official Admiralty Communique of 1941
GREEN, Walter Hogg. Stoker 2nd Class/1st Class. P/FX 76200. (Born Ednam, Scotland (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 20 (single) Son James and Margaret Green
GRETTON, Peter William Lt. DSC (Jimmy the One) Royal Humane Society’s Testimonial on Vellum for rescue of Sgt A. (624917) Johnstone RAF 6 July 1940 Lieutenant at Battle of Narvik. Joined the RN as a Cadet in 1926. Later Vice Admiral Sir Peter Gretton. KCB DSO** DSC OBE Ships include RENOWN, DUNCAN, VICTORIA and ALBERT, COURAGEOUS, DURBAN, IMPREGNABLE, OSPREY, VEGA, SABRE, WOLVERINE, GAMBIA Retired in 1963 as 5th Sea Lord. Married to Leading Wren Judy Du Viver. Three sons and a daughter. Born 27 August 1912. Died 11 November 1992 aged 80
GRIFFITHS, George Albert Engine Room Artificer 4th Class P/MX 56013. Onboard at January 1939. Died 13 April 1940 ( Battle of Narvik)
GULLY, F.J. Ordinary Seaman. October 1939 to March 1940?
GUYLER, W.J. Acting Leading Telegraphist. January 1939 to March 1940?

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