HMS BITTERN

 

Gun Vessel, double screw, 805 tons.

 

Officers:

 

Commander: Edward B. PUSEY, married, aged 42 years, born Garsington, Oxford.

 

Chief Engineer: William WARD, married, aged 42 years, born Devonport.

                       

Surgeon: Penrose J. BARCROFT, Surgeon, aged 27 years, born Holyhead, Wales.

 

Other officers and men:

 

AZZAPARDI, Spero, Carpenterís Crew, aged 36 years, British Subject, born Corfu.

 

BATES, Alfred, Able Seaman, aged 21 years, born Berkswell, Warwickshire.

 

BEDFORD, Charles, Able Seaman, aged 24 years, born London.

           

BENNETT, Robert, Engine Room Artificer, aged 30 years, born Helston, Cornwall.

 

BLACK, William, Boatswainís Mate, aged 36 years, born Scotland.

 

BOND, Arthur H., Sailmakerís Mate, aged 26 years, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

           

BONNICI, Lorenzo, born Malta, married, aged 31 years, Stoker.

 

BOWYER, Harry, Shipís Steward, aged 24 years, born Portsmouth.

 

BREACHER, Samuel, Leading Seaman, married, aged 25 years, born Woolwich, Kent.

 

BROCKWAY, George, Chief Engine Room Artificer, widower, aged 38 years, born Portsmouth.

 

BUHAGIAR, Vincent, Musician, married, aged 33 years, born Malta.

 

CAMILLERI, Antonio, born Malta, aged 30 years, Stoker 2nd Class.

 

CONTI, Carlo, Captainís Steward, married, aged 25 years, born Malta.

                                   

COOK, Charles, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 25 years, born Colchester, Suffolk.

 

COPS, George, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 25 years, born Shoreham, Kent.

 

COROMBE, Henry, Caulker, married, aged 36 years, born St.Germans, Cornwall.

 

CREIGHTON, Walter, Gunner, Royal Marine Artillery, aged 23 years, born Tidcombe, Wiltshire.

           

CRESFIELD, Thomas, Signalman 2nd Class, aged 20 years, born Oxford.

 

DANBY, Robert, Leading Stoker, aged 29 years, born Holtbey, Yorkshire.

 

DAVIDGE, Lewis, Captainís Coxswain, aged 24 years, born Southampton.

 

DAWSON, Peter, Signalman 2nd Class, aged 22 years, born Scotland.

 

DEBONS, Lawrence, Stoker, aged 32 years, born Malta.          

 

DOMVILLE, Ewen Francis, Lieutenant, aged 29 years, born St.Ives, Cornwall.

 

DONOVAN, John, Able Seaman, aged 23 years, born Southampton.

 

DOWELL, John S., Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, born Wycke Regis, Dorset.

 

DUKE, Harry, Armourerís Crew, aged 22 years, born London.

 

DUNN, Robert W., Chief Gunnerís Mate, married, aged 37 years, born Portsmouth.

 

EDWARDS, Edward, Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, born Aberdare, Glamorgan.

 

FLORES, Giovanni, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 36 years, born Malta.

  

FOSTER, Austin, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 21 years, born Ireland.

 

FRANKLIN, Thomas, Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, born Tring, Hertfordshire.

 

GALE, Edward, Able Seaman, aged 22 years, born Postfield, Sussex.

 

GALLIA (? GALEA),  Giuseppe, Stoker, born Malta, married, aged 34 years.

 

GARLAND, Richard, 2nd Captain Forecastle, aged 31 years, born Antony, Cornwall.

                       

GARDENER, Robert J., Stoker, married, aged 22 years, born Portsmouth.

           

GARWICKER, Henry, Able Seaman, aged 22 years, born Bursleton, Hampshire.

 

GILES, William, Able Seaman, aged 19 years, born Stoke Damerel, Devon.

 

GRAY, Thomas, Leading Seaman, aged 25 years, born London.

                       

HARRADINE, James, Leading Seaman, aged 23 years, born Brentford, Surrey.

 

HEATH, Alfred, Warrant Officerís Cook, aged 21 years, born Gosport, Hampshire.

 

HEATHER, Charles, Able Seaman, aged 25 years, born Portsea, Hampshire.

 

HIBLING, Charles, Ordinary Seaman, aged 20 years, born Brighton, Sussex.

                        

HILL, Charles, Shipís Cook 1st Class, married, aged 36 years, born Portsea, Hampshire.

 

HINES, William, Asst. Engineer, married, aged 28 years, born Gosport, Hampshire.

 

HOLT, Robert, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, married, aged 34 years, born Woolwich, Kent.

 

KEEPING, George, Able Seaman, aged 23 years, born Christchurch, Hampshire.

          

KERBY, Harry, Ward Room Officerís Servant, aged 25 years, born Winchester, Hampshire.

 

KING, Robert, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 36 years, born Salisbury, Wiltshire.

 

KING, Thomas, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 32 years, born Mildenhall, Suffolk.

 

LANGDON, Thomas, Signalman 2nd Class, aged 21 years, born Bedminster, Bristol.

         

LEDLIE, Robert, Able Seaman, aged 21 years, born Ireland.

                       

LONG, John, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 24 years, born Ireland.

 

McGREGOR, Peter, Shipís Corporal 1st Class, married, aged 29 years, born Scotland.

 

McKINNELL, John, Able Seaman, aged 19 years, born Southwark, London.

 

MABBOTT, William, Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, born London.

          

MAGRI, Lewis, Captainís Cooks Assistant, aged 28 years, born Malta.

 

MAHONEY, Michael, Carpenterís Crew. aged 26 years, born Malta.

 

MARTIN, John, Sergeant, Royal Marines Artillery, aged 35 years, born Penryn, Cornwall.

 

MILLER, John T., Able Seaman, married, aged 26 years, born Romford, Essex.

           

MOIEST, Hubert F., Quarter Master, aged 25 years, born Barnstaple, Devon.

           

NOTLEY, Robert, Gunner, Royal Marine Artillery, aged 30 years, born Salisbury, Wiltshire.

 

O'FLAHERTY, John, Quarter Master, aged 35 years, born Ireland.

 

PAYNE, John, Able Seaman, aged 25 years, born Winchester, Hampshire.

 

PECKHAM, Alfred, Leading Stoker, married, aged 31 years, born Plymouth.

 

PEGG, James, Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry, aged 34 years, born Great Warburgh, Derbyshire.

 

PEGRAM, Edward, Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, born London.

 

PLUMB, Charles, Stoker 2nd Class, aged 20 years, born Southwick, Hampshire.

 

PRIMROSE, George Anson, Lieutenant, aged 31 years, born Scotland.

 

REYNOLDS, Henry, Able Seaman, aged 27 years, born Malcot, Somerset.

           

RICHARDS, Henry, Stoker, married, aged 38 years, born Bridport, Dorset.

           

RICHARDSON, William S., Asst. Paymaster, aged 34 years, born Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.

 

ROBSHAW, John J., Ordinary Seaman, aged 17 years, born Bermondsey, London.

 

ROSE, Walter, Blacksmith, married, aged 32 years, born Portsmouth.

 

ROWE, William, Chief Carpenterís Mate, married, aged 39 years, born Plymstock, Devon.

 

SALLAWAY, Richard W., Able Seaman, aged 20 years, born Kensington, London.

 

SARGEANT, William, Able Seaman, aged 25 years, born Polperro, Cornwall.

 

SCINTINS, Carmelo, Captainís & Ward Room Cook, married, aged 42 years, born Malta.

           

SHEPPARD, William, Sick Berth Attendent, aged 22 years, born Devonport.

 

SHIRLEY, John, Able Seaman, aged 22 years, born Arreton, Hampshire.

 

SLACK, George, Stoker, aged 21 years, born Muckham, Nottingham.

 

STEPHENS, Aaron, Boatswain, married, aged 43 years, born South Molten, Somerset.

 

SULLIVAN, Daniel, Able Seaman, aged 23 years, born Newport, Monmouthshire.

 

TAPLIN, William, Leading Stoker, married, aged 38 years, English Parents, born Bermuda.

 

WAY, William, Lieutenant, aged 33 years, born London.

            

WELCH, Thomas, Stoker, married, aged 28 years, born Bosham, Sussex.

 

WINSTANLEY, James, Ordinary Seaman, aged 26 years, born London.

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