Saturday, 5 March 2016

Royal Navy casualties Easter 1916

The 1916 Rebellion Handbook lists a single Royal Navy casualty during the Easter Rising. Robert Glaister was in Dublin from Queenstown when he was shot and killed by a soldier.

The Royal Navy casualties from the German raid in support of the Easter Rising don't generally get associated with the Easter Rising. Some of those killed during the raid :

On Shore :
HOLLIS, William Thomas, Petty Officer. Killed in Lowestoft by German Navy shell along with 3 civilians

Conquest, light cruiser damaged in action with battlecruisers
 BALDRY, Arthur F, Able Seaman, J 43124 (Ch)
 BALL, Alfred, Petty Officer 1c, 209945 (Ch)
 BARTON, Joseph, Private, RMLI, 16153 (Ch)
 BATHO, Arthur W, Officer's Steward 3c, L 6439 (Ch)
 BATTER, Frederick E, Private, RMLI, 16282 (Ch)
 BLUNDELL, George H, Boy 1c, J 38330 (Ch) (born 18th Nov 1898)
 BRODRICK, Percy J, Stoker 1c, K 17397 (Ch)
 BULL, Charles, Able Seaman, J 43070 (Ch)
 CURTIS, Ernest H, Officer's Cook 1c, L 7908 (Ch)
 GARDNER, William R, Boy Servant, L 5341 (Ch) (born 17th May 1898)
 HENSLEY, Frederick H, Stoker 1c, K 21402
 HUTT, Alfred T, Able Seaman, 212357 (Ch)
 JUSTICE, James E, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7223 (Ch)
 LAWRENCE, James J, Cooper, 340001 (Ch)
 MERRITT, John E M, Able Seaman, 224919 (Ch)
 MICALLEF, Luigi, Officer's Chief Cook, 356069 (Ch)
 NUNN, Arthur, Officer's Steward 1c, L 4637 (Ch)
 PACKHAM, Percy Albert, Boy 1c, J 34876 (born 20th September 1898)
 PENDLETON, Frank R, Engineer Commander
 POTTER, Fred, Officer's Steward 2c, L 7207 (Ch)
 ROSTRON, John H, Private, RMLI, 11490 (Ch)
 SYMONS, Reginald J M, Leading Stoker, 301117 (Ch)
 TURNER, Charles A, Officer's Cook 3c, L 6159 (Ch)

E 22, submarine, on patrol line to intercept German force, torpedoed and sunk by UB.18
 BACON, Harry S, Leading Seaman, 238739 (Ch)
 BEWERS, William J C, Chief Stoker, 280241 (Ch)
 BREWER, James W, Stoker 1c, K 16024 (Dev)
 CARLES, Alan J, Lieutenant
 CARTER, Fred, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, M 7328 (Ch)
 COLLIER, Edward Des F, Act/Lieutenant, RNR
 DADFORD, Charles H, Stoker 1c, K 8711 (Po)
 DIMSDALE, Reginald T, Lieutenant
 DUMELOW, William H, Stoker 1c, K 7807 (Po)
 DWYER, James, Stoker 1c, K 22241 (Dev)
 ELLIOTT, Wilfred, Chief Engine Room Artificer 2c, 270779 (Po)
 FLYNN, Patrick, Stoker 1c, K 21302 (Dev)
 FROST, Charles A, Petty Officer, 183901 (Ch)
 HAYWARD, George J, Stoker 1c, K 16817 (Po)
 HAZLETON, Harold, Boy Telegraphist, J 38792 (Dev) (aged 16, born 26th April 1899)
 HINGSTON, Richard H B, Stoker 1c, K 11199 (Dev)
 HOOD, Charles R, Able Seaman, J 406 (Ch)
 HOSKIN, John C, Stoker Petty Officer, 300765 (Dev)
 HUNT, Ernest W, Petty Officer, 193302 (Po)
 JECOCK, George W, Able Seaman, J 6004 (Po)
 JELF, Ernest S, Leading Seaman, 224881 (Po)
 NORTON, Harold F, Able Seaman, 239583 (Po)
 ORGAN, Frederick J, Engine Room Artificer 3c, M 1694 (Ch)
 PUCKHABER, Herbert A V, Petty Officer, 233222 (Ch)
 RAYER, Arthur, Leading Stoker, K 4046 (Ch)
 REGAN, Edward F O, Able Seaman, J 7543 (Po)
 ROOK, William, Leading Stoker, K 7179 (Po)
 SKINNER, William H, Act/Leading Stoker, K 3851 (Dev)
 SKOYLES, Henry T, Able Seaman, 239694 (Ch)
 TREBBLE, John, Able Seaman, SS 3243 (Po)
 WOODLAND, William R, Engine Room Artificer 2c, M 321 (Po)

Moss, hired drifter, patrol boat, damaged during bombardment of Lowestoft
 BARBER, Henry, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 1076
 BIRD, Francis A, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 9024 (listed as aged 16)
 COOKE, Charles, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 1075
 GAY, William J, Engineman, RNR, ES 528
 PAYNE, Walter T, Deck Hand, RNR, DA 10726
 SHREEVE, Percy S, Ty/Skipper, RNR