Maltese Seamen in the Royal Navy

 

Henry BAILEY, born in Senglea 13th July 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365782

 

Joseph BAILEY, born in Senglea 7th March 1905. He joined the Royal Navy as an Officer's Steward in February 1925 on board HMS Dragon. His service No. L14937. He re-enlisted on 16th August 1926 and his No. was changed to LX.20355

 

William Paul BAILEY, born in Floriana 28th November 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M20699

 

Anthony BAJADA, Able Seaman, E/JX163727, of the minesweeping drifter HMS Sunset, died 31st January 1942, aged 28 years. The son of Francis and Cathrine Bajada, nee Borg, of Valletta

 

Saverio BAJADA, born in Birkirkara on 4th March 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12225

 

Edward BAJO, born on 15th January 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105267

 

Edward BAJO, born about 1860, Bandsman, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

John BAKER, born in Senglea on 15th June 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 112439

 

A. BALDACCHINO, died in WWI. A Bandsman serving on HMS Defence

 

Augteo BALDACCHINO, K57998, born in Zeitun April 1898. Joined the Royal Navy in 1919 as a Stoker on board HMS Aquarius

 

C. BALDACCHINO, died 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. He was Canteen Server on the Armed Cruiser HMS Black Prince. His ship had sustained some damage from a heavy shell during the day, but became separated from other British ships and around midnight came across German battleship Thuringen about 1,000 yards away. The German ship turned her powerful spotlights onto the Black Prince and opened fire with her 12inch guns. Less than a minute after the shells struck there were two massive explosions as the magazines blew up. Every one of the 857 men on board lost their lives

 

Carmelo BALDACCHINO, born in Valletta on 3rd February 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56253

 

Carmelo BALDACCHINO, born on 28th March 1899, joined the Royal Navy and  given the service No. J90041

 

Enrico BALDACCHINO, born in Senglea on 15th December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M35449

 

John BALDACCHINO, born in November 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 50688

 

John BALDACCHINO, born about 1847, Ordinary Seaman, aged 24 years, married, serving on HMS Lord Warden in 1871

 

John BALDACCHINO, born about 1861, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Lewis BALDACCHINO, 119718, born in Valletta on 14th May 1863. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1882 on board HMS Temeraire as a Domestic, but left in December 1882

 

Lorenzo BALDACCHINO, born in Kalkara on 1st April 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 147996

 

Luigi BALDACCHINO, born in Qormi in 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57241

 

Oresto BALDACCHINO, 358654, born 16th August 1880, clerk. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Revenge

 

Salvatore BALDACCHINO, born in Senglea on 5th March 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363378

 

Vincintius BALDACCHINO, L4721, born in Valletta 21st July 1895. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Egmont, and made the Navy his career. He became an Able Seaman on 25th April 1918 and his No. was changed to J.95131

 

Vincenzo BALDACCHINO, J95131, born in Valletta on 21st July 1895. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in April 1918 as an Able Seaman. He was demobbed in February 1919

 

John BALDONHINO, born about 1873, Steward, aged 28 years, married, serving on HMS Ophir in 1901

 

Francis BALDON, born in Valletta 16th June 1839, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 67462

 

Francis BALDON, born about 1842, Ward Room Servant, aged 19 years, serving on HMS James Watt in 1861

 

Francis William BALDON, born about 1849, Ward Room Steward, aged 22 years, married, serving on HMS Plover in 1871

 

Henry BALDON, born about 1845, Ward Room Servant, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Defence in 1871

 

Henry BALDON, born about 1845, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 36 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Henry BALDON, born in Valletta on 14th July 1844, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 60982

 

William BALDON, born in January 1835, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 63521

 

Alfred BALZAN, born in Valletta on 15th January 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359707

 

Alfredo BALZAN, born in Valletta on 22nd January 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10945

 

Antonio BALZAN, born in Vittoriosa about 1844, Captain’s Cook, aged 27 years, married, serving on HMS Prince Consort in 1871

 

Antonio BALZAN, born in Vittoriosa about 1844, Domestic, married, aged 37 years, serving on HMS Turquoise in 1881

 

Antonio BALZAN, born about 1842, Engineer’s Servant, married, aged 39 years, serving on HMS Iris in 1881

 

Antonio BALZAN, born in April 1842, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 90899 (85363)

 

Antonio BALZAN, 63457. Joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on on board HMS Dart on 10th April 1892. He served on several ships and left the service on 31st March 1899

 

Calcedonio BALZAN, born in Valletta in November 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10829

 

Calcedonio BALZAN, E/LX21715, died 25th November 1941, on board the Battleship HMS Barham, which was torpedoed in the Eastern Mediterranean by the German U-Boat U-331. His ship exploded killing 862 members of the crew

 

Carlo BALZAN, 360103, born in Floriana 7th August 1880. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Renown in February 1902 but was discharged in June 1902

 

Carmelo BALZAN, born in Valletta in October 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82143

 

Emanuele BALZAN, born in 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89655

 

Emmanuel BALZAN, born in Valletta on 8th May 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363888

 

Enrico BALZAN, born in Valletta in April 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 239375

 

Frank BALZAN, born in Valletta on 4th October 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361116

 

Frank BALZAN, born in Valletta on 10th February 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358228

 

Frank BALZAN, 359279, born in Sliema on 20th November 1881. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1901 on board HMS Halcyon as a Domestic, but left in Februsary 1902

 

Giuseppe BALZAN, of Birchicara, on board HMS L’Aigle in 1793. His ship was built in France about 1782 and captured from the French Navy by the British and added to the Royal Navy. Discharged abroad from his ship in 1797

 

Henry BALZAN, born in Valletta on 15th December 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361031

 

Ignazio BALZAN, born in Valletta on 4th July 1851, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83686

 

Ignazio BALZAN, born about 1852, Bandsman, aged 19 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1871

 

John G. BALZAN, born about 1843, Boy, aged 18 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Joseph BALZAN, born in Valletta about 1823, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Liffey in 1861

 

Lawrence BALZAN, born in Vittoriosa on 10th August 1849, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 63470

 

Lorenzo BALZAN, born in Burmola on 25th November 1849, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 84949

 

Michael BALZAN, born about 1822, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 39 years, serving on HMS Greyhound in 1861

 

Nicola BALZAN, born in Valletta on 7th January 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 96959

 

Paul BALZAN, born in Valletta on 10th February 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L574

 

Paul BALZAN, born in Valletta in May 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361024

 

Paul BALZAN, 362455, born in Valletta 10th November 1885. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 as a Domestic on board HMS Cornwallis

 

Salvatore BALZAN, 122142, born in Vittoriosa on 2nd January 1865. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1883 on board HMS Condor as a Domestic, but left in July 1886

 

Salvo BALZAN, born in Vittoriosa on 3rd April 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358290

 

Spiro BALZAN, born in Valletta on 11th January 1865, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 134073

 

Vincent BALZAN, 107972, born in Valletta on 4th March 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1879 on board HMS Pallas as a Domestic. He served on several ships, but died at his home on 25th March 1895 from pneumonia

 

Vincent BALZAN, E/LX21301, died 25th November 1941, on board the Battleship HMS Barham, which was torpedoed in the Eastern Mediterranean by the German U-Boat U-331. His ship exploded killing 862 members of the crew

 

Vincenzo BALZAN, 107594, born in Valletta on 8th March 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1879 on board HMS Hibernia as a Bandsman, but left in March 1879

 

Antonio BALZIN, born about 1842, Ward Room Steward, aged 29 years, married, serving on HMS Newport in 1871

 

Giuseppe BALZON, born in February 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54356

 

N. BALZON, born about 1858, Engineer’s Servant, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Temeraire in 1881

 

Salvo BALZUN, born in Vittoriosa on 1st April 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356492

 

Frederick BANFIELD, born in Valletta on 14th November 1902, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. SS10191

 

Spendicus BARAN, born about 1856, Carpenter’s Crew, married, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Superb in 1881

 

Alfred BARBARA, L3019, born in Valletta on 15th July 1890, a tobacconist. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1911 on board HMS Superb as an Officer’s Cook, but became an Officer’s Steward. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He left at the end of 1927 but re-entered the Navy on 20th June 1928 as an Officer’s Steward with the service No.LX.20756

 

Alfred BARBARA, born in Valletta on 11th February 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12538

 

Antonio BARBARA, born in Floriana on 24th August 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355483

 

Carlo BARBARA, born in Floriana on 1st July 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 177525

 

Carlo BARBARA, 354801, born in Floriana on 15th April 1875. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1896 on board HMS Forte as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Cook and served on several ships. He was invalided out of the Navy in December 1922

 

Carlo BARBARA, born about 1876 in Floriana, Domestic, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Carmelo BARBARA, born in Burmola about 1851, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Carmelo BARBARA, born on 10th August 1851, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82949

 

Carmelo BARBARA, born on 15th January 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357200

 

Carmelo BARBARA, born in Valletta on 31st January 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9574

 

Carmelo BARBARA, born in Valletta on 1st December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356680

 

E. BARBARA, died in WWI. He was an Able Seaman, serving on HMS Egmont

 

Ettore BARBARA, born in Burmola on 17th November 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 207590

 

Gaetano BARBARA, born in Floriana in 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358078

 

Gaetano BARBARA, born in Floriana on 20th July 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356745

 

George BARBARA, born on24th August 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44350

 

Giamara BARBARA, 122534, born in Valletta in November 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1883 on board HMS Cruiser as a Domestic, but left in November 1883

 

Giovanni BARBARA, born about 1846, Ward Room Servant, aged 25 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Giovanni BARBARA, born in Valletta on 24th April 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L548

 

Giuseppe BARBARA, born in Kalkara on 22nd March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3940

 

Giuseppe BARBARA, born on 19th March 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363495

 

John BARBARA, 353235, born in Floriana 29th June 1875. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Howe

 

Jose BARBARA, born about 1853, Captain’s Cook, married, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Falcon in 1881

 

Jose BARBARA, born in Floriana on 25th August 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 84954

 

Joseph BARBARA, born in Valletta on 16th July 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6845

 

Joseph BARBARA, born in Cospicua on 3rd September 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 175013

 

Joseph BARBARA, born on 3rd May 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5592

 

Joseph BARBARA, born on 21st March 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L897

 

Joseph BARBARA, born about 1852, Ordinary Seaman, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Joseph BARBARA, 107877, born in Valletta on 21st March 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1879 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman

 

Lawrence BARBARA, born in Kalkara on 23rd January 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359584

 

Michael BARBARA, born in Floriana on 1st October 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 139319

 

Michael BARBARA, born about 1863, Domestic, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Tyne in 1901

 

Nicola BARBARA, born on 12th May 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 65113

 

Nicola BARBARA, born in Valletta on 10th February 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363121

 

Ricardo BARBARA, born in Valletta on 19th December 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361854

 

Saverio BARBARA, born in March 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54334

 

Spiro BARBARA, born in Cospicua on 14th June 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12542

 

Stefano BARBARA, of Micabiba, joined HMS La Fleche on 27th October 1794

 

Vincent BARBARA, born on 1st May 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357799

 

Vincent BARBARA, born on 15th December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357086

 

Vincenzo BARBARA, born in Valletta on 29th April 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10699

 

Antonio BARBER, born about 1878, Domestic, aged 23 years, serving on HMS St.George in 1901

 

William BARBER, born 17th March 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100204

 

Franco BARCIA, born about 1833, Able Seaman, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Imperieuse in 1861

 

Albert Hugh BARDELL, born in Valletta on 28th November 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 203413

 

Lawrence William BARNETT, born in Pembroke on 21st November 1904, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K62938

 

Caspo BARTELLO, born in Valletta about 1838, Gun Room Cook Assistant, married, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Cressy in 1861

 

Gaetano BARTOLLO, born about 1852, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Vincent BARTELLO, born in Valletta in February 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82556

 

Domenico BARTOLLO, born in Valletta in September 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 138603

 

Gaetano BARTOLLO, born in Burmola on 4th December 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No 87091

 

Giuseppe BARTOLLO, born about 1847 in Senglea, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 34 years, seerving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Salvatore BARTOLLO, born in Burmola in 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105087

 

Spiro BARTOLLO, born on 19th September 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44414

 

A. BARTOLO, died in WWI. He was a Cook serving on HMS Ajax

 

Alfred BARTOLO, L4818, born in Valletta 14th June 1891. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Triumph

 

Andrea BARTOLO, born in Floriana in February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8048

 

Angelo BARTOLO, born in Cospicua on 12th May 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J95339

 

Angelo BARTOLO, died 20th January 1918. He was a Fireman travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. The son of Maria Bartolo

 

Antonio BARTOLO, born in Valletta in May 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52063

 

Antonio BARTOLO, born in Valletta in November 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 85238

 

Carmelo BARTOLO, 343833, born in Vittoriosa 16th April 1877. Joined the Royal Navy in 1900 as a Shipwright on HMS Hibernia

 

Carmelo BARTOLO, born about 1878 in Vittoriosa, Shipwright, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Rupert in 1901

 

Carlo BARTOLO, born on 24th March 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358057

 

Carlo BARTOLO born in Senglea on 1stJanuary 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 86894

 

Casto BARTOLO, born in February 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 116674

 

Charles BARTOLO, born in Valletta on 17th January 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356149

 

Dominico BARTOLO, 360242, born in Cospicua 4th February 1882. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Pandora in April 1902 but left the Navy in October 1902

 

Edgar BARTOLO, born in Valletta on 21st January 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358364

 

Emanuel BARTOLO, Steward, E/LX22582, died 9th June 1940, on board the Aircraft Carrier HMS Glorious, when his ship was sunk off the Norwegian Coast by the German Battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst

 

Emanuele BARTOLO, born on 9th March 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11612

 

Emmanuel BARTOLO, born on 22nd March 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 342623

 

Gaspare BARTOLO, born in Senglea on 21st December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 214801

 

G. BARTOLO, died 21st February 1917. He was a Seaman on the Fleet Messenger HMS Princess Alberta, when his ship struck a mine off the island of Lemnos close to the Dardenelles

 

G. BARTOLO, died 21st February 1917. He was a Greaser on the Fleet Messenger HMS Princess Alberta, when his ship struck a mine off the island of Lemnos close to the Dardenelles

 

Giovanni BARTOLO, born about 1859, Ward Room Cook’s Assistant, aged 22 years, serving on HMS Iris in 1881

 

Giovanni BARTOLO, born in Valletta on 15th December 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103815

 

Giuseppe BARTOLO, born on 4th March 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44404

 

Guiseppe BARTOLO, 343831, born in Vittoriosa 8th September 1879. Joined the Royal Navy in 1900 as a Shipwright on HMS Hibernia. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships, being still in the Navy in 1927

 

Giuseppe BARTOLO, born about 1880, Shipwright, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Illustrious in 1901

 

Guzeppi BARTOLO, a crew member of the Mooring Vessel Moor, lost his life on 8th April 1941 when the vessel struck a mine and quickly sank in Grand Harbour

 

HMS Formidable

 

John BARTOLO, Steward, E.LX22088, died 14th October 1939, on board the Battleship HMS Royal Oak, when it was torpedoed in Scapa Flow, Scotland, by the German U-Boat U-47. The ship sank with the loss of over 830 officers and men

 

John BARTOLO, born in Burmola on 1st July 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357618

 

Joseph BARTOLO, born in Floriana in November 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98829

 

Lorenzo BARTOLO, born in Valletta in May 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 231728

 

Lorenzo BARTOLO, born in Zabbar on 9th August 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100350

 

Lorenzo BARTOLO, born on 31st July 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92841

 

Lorenzo BARTOLO, born about 1855, Stoker, married, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Coquette in 1881

 

Michael BARTOLO, born about 1865, Domestic, aged 36 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

Michele BARTOLO, born in Vittoriosa on 15th May 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 141761

 

Nicola BARTOLO, born in Valletta on 1st January 1865, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 131032

 

Paolo BARTOLO, born on 17th February 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K53006

 

Paolo BARTOLO, born in Valletta on 25th December 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353863

 

Paolo BARTOLO, born about 1850, Ordinary Seaman, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Paulo BARTOLO, born on 15th October 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11251

 

Salvatore BARTOLO, born in Senglea on 1st August 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 354224

 

Salvo BARTOLO, born on 13th June 1845, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44403

 

Giuseppe BATTAJLLE, 106474, born in Cospicua on 19th July 1859, a carpenter. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1879 on board HMS Defence as a member of the Carpenter’s Crew. He served on several ships and left the Navy in February 1883

 

Giuseppe BATTAYULLE, born about 1860, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Raffaele BAVIA (?), born about 1880, Domestic, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Vindictive in 1901

 

William George Ernest BEAL, born in Floriana on 13th November 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J26220

 

Willoughby Drummond BEATON, born about 1835, Chief Engineer, aged 36 years, married, serving on HMS Cossack in 1871

 

Willoughby D. BEATON, Chief Engineer, married, aged 47 years, serving on HMS Triumph in 1881

 

Peter BELLIA, born in Valletta in January 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 143230

 

Antonio BELIZZI, born about 1877 in Valletta, Bandsman, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Giovanni BELIZZI, born in September 1835, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 84903

 

Salvatore BELIZZI, born about 1859, Bandsman, aged 22 years, serving on HMS Superb in 1881

 

Frank BELLAR, born in Valletta about 1839, Ordinary Seaman, aged 22 years, serving on HMS Agamemnon in 1861

 

Carlo BELLIA, of Attard, joined HMS Aurora and/or HMS Captain on 7th January 1794. He made an arrangement that part of his wages would be paid to his family in Malta

 

Guiseppe BELLIA, J95062, born in Mosta in April 1894. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in May 1918

 

Harry BELLIA, born in Valletta on 14th October 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13366

 

Lorenzo BELLIA, born about 1838 in Valletta, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 43 years, serving on HMS Falcon in 1881

 

Lorenzo BELLIA, born in Vittoriosa on 15th October 1837, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 66595

 

Pietro BELLIA, born about 1858, Warrant Officer’s Servant, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Pietro BELLIA, born in Valletta on 15th March 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127381

 

Pietro BELLIA, born in Valletta on 1st January 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103813

 

Antonio BELLIZZI, 354868, born in Valletta on 27th June 1876. Joined the Royal Navy in June 1896 on board HMS Grafton as a Bandsman, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left the Navy in February 1920

 

Emmanuele BELLIZZI, born about 1855, Bandsman, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Invincible in 1881

 

Emmanuele BELLIZZI, born in St. Domenic’s Parish, Valletta, on 15th March 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 115451

 

Francis BELLIZZI, 362186, born in Valletta 23rd November 1885, musician. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 as a Bandsman on HMS Albemarle, and made the Navy his career. He became Band Corporal then Bandmaster and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy on 31st December 1928

 

Giovanni BELLIZZI, born about 1836, Tinsmith, aged 35 years, married, serving on HMS Defence in 1871

 

Lorenzo BELLIZZI, born about 1851 in Valletta, Lamptrimmer, married, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Thunderer in 1881

 

Lorenzo BELLIZZI, born in Valletta on 12th May 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105211

 

Salvatore BELLIZZI, born in June 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 113900

 

Salvatore BELLIZZI, born in Senglea in June 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105178

 

Salvatore BELLIZZI, born about 1865, Chief Bandmaster, aged 36 years, serving on HMS Royal Arthur in 1901

 

Giovanni BELMONTE, 362602, born in Valletta on 7th May 1883. Joined the Royal Navy in June 1904 on board HMS Albemarle as a Bandsman. He died 3rd April 1905 from Malta Fever in Hospital at Trincomallee, Ceylon

 

William BENN, born in Stella Maris Parish Sliema 29th June 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12424

 

David BENNETT, born about 1860, Able Seaman, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Terror in 1881

 

David BENNETT, born on 9th December 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 89016

 

Joseph BENNETT, 360145, born in Valletta 23rd December 1882. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Renown in March 1902. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships, and left the Navy in June 1922 with a pension

    

John Percy BENNETT, born 13th October 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 239616

 

Joseph BENNETT, born Valletta 28th December 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360145

 

Thomas Hector BENNETT, born 4th March 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J85907

 

Donald Francis Ross BERRY, born in Valletta on 17th April 1906, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J104520

 

Joseph BERRY, born on 15th May 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82875

 

William John BERRY, born on 4th December 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 155285

 

Joseph BERTUELLO, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX20700, died when HMS Kandahar hit a mine and sank 19th December 1941

 

Carlo BESSOTINA, 106488, born in 1858. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1878 on board HMS Minotaur as a Stoker, but left in July 1879

 

Antonio BEZZINA, born about 1858 in Vittoriosa, Domestic, aged 43 years, married, serving on HMS Royal Sovereign in 1901

 

Antonio BEZZINA, born in Valletta on 25th July 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356935

 

Antonio BEZZINA, born in Zabbar on 25th December 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 228291

 

Antonio BEZZINA, born in Vittoriosa in March 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 92657

 

Carmelo BEZZINA, born in December 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54404

 

Carmelo BEZZINA, born in Vittoriosa on 14th February 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 122057

 

Carmelo BEZZINA, born about 1863, Domestic, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Ramillies on 1901

 

Carmelo BEZZINA, 122057, born in Vittoriosa on 14th February 1866. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1882 on board HMS Cruiser as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships. He left the Navy with a pension in November 1912

 

Carmelo BEZZINA, 122057, born in Vittoriosa on 14th February 1866. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1882 on board HMS Cruiser as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships. He was serving on HMS Larne off Scotland when he died on 15th November 1912, aged 46 years. He was buried in Cromarty Gaelic East Cemetery, Cromarty, Black Isle, Scotland

 

Emmanuele BEZZINA, 360006, born in Valletta 19th December 1876. Joined the Royal Navy. Served on HMS Ramillies as a Domestic from 28th November 1901 to 19th February 1903

 

Giacomo BEZZINA, born about 1856, Captain’s Cook, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Cruiser in 1881

 

Giacomo BEZZINA, born in 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83619

 

Giovanni BEZZINA, born about 1841, Ward Room Steward, aged 30 years, married, serving on HMS Lord Warden in 1871

 

Giuseppe BEZZINA, born on 13th July 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93112

 

John BEZZINA, born in 1840, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 49533

 

Lorenzo BEZZINA, born about 1854, Captain’s Steward, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Cruiser in 1881

 

Lorenzo BEZZINA, born on 16th March 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 49537

 

Michael BEZZINA, born in Valletta on 1st January 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356692

 

Nazzareno BEZZINA, born on 29th November 1903, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14982

 

Paolo BEZZINI, born in Floriana on 24th May 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 108696

 

Wigi BEZZINA, a crew member of the Mooring Vessel Moor, lost his life on 8th April 1941 when the vessel struck a mine and quickly sank in Grand Harbour

 

Antonio BEZZINI, 119982, born in Valletta in 1841. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic but left in March 1883

 

Carmelo BEZZINI, born about 1863, Domestic, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Geo. BEZZINI, born in Valletta about 1825, Bandsman, married, aged 36 years, serving on HMS Exmouth in 1861

 

Giuseppe BEZZINI, born about 1841, Engineer’s Servant, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1861

 

Giovanni BEZONNI, born about 1840, Gun Room Servant, aged 21 years, serving on HMS James Watt in 1861

 

P. BIANCHI, died in WWI. He was a Fireman on the s.s. Daybreak

 

Giuseppe BIANCO, of Mdina, served on HMS Aurora and/or HMS Captain in 1794. He made an arrangement that part of his wages would be paid to his family in Malta

 

Giuseppe BIANCO, born in Floriana on 7th May 1895, joined the royal Navy and given the service No. J95745

 

Joseph BIANCO, Steward Petty Officer, E/LX11181, died on the destroyer HMS Mohawk, when it was sunk by enemy fire 16th April 1941

 

Ricardo BIANCO, born in Floriana in February 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8121

 

Salvatore BIANCO, born on 22nd March 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K55071

 

Michele BIASINE, born in Valletta on 15th July 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356009

 

Michele BIGENI, J95054, born in Xewkija Gozo in January 1900. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in February 1919

 

Carlo BIRCH, born about 1815, Gun Room Steward, married, aged 46 years, serving on HMS Hannibal in 1861

 

Joseph BIRCH, born about 1815, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 46 years, serving on HMS Hannibal in 1861

 

Michael BIRCH, Gun Room Steward, married, aged 22 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1861

 

Bernardo BISCOTTO alias VASCOTTO, 353332, born Senglea 7th September 1875, blacksmith. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1894 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Camperdown. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy in March 1920

 

Henry BISENTINE, born in Valletta about 1840, Engineer’s Servant, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Exmouth in 1861

 

Henry BLACKMAN, born August 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 163942

 

Paul BLACKMAN, born in Valletta on 14th October 1902, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12744

 

Richard BLACKMAN, born in Valletta 29th January 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 165832

 

Edward Charles BLAKE, born in Cottonera on 25th January 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 180887

 

John BLONDEN, L3084, born in Valletta on 28th December 1890. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1911 on board HMS Doris as an Officer’s Steward but he left in July 1912

 

David John BLUNT, born on 5th December 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 96304

 

George BLYE, died 10th June 1942, aged 38 years. He was a Donkeyman on RFA Brambleleaf, a Fleet oiler. They had left Alexandria, Egypt, for Tobruk when attacked by a German U-boat off the Egyptian coast. He was one of the two crewmen who died, the other 58 were rescued by the Greek Navy and taken back to Alexandria. The Brambleleaf did not sink, and was later towed back to Alexandria and used as an oil hulk

 

John BLYE, born in Vittoriosa 10th March 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 147999

 

Joseph BLYE, born in Vittoriosa 1st November 1841, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 96982

 

Antonio BOFFA, born in Burmola on 5th October 1841, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 86656

 

Benjamin BOFFA, born about 1863, Domestic, aged 38 years, married, serving on HMS Surprise in 1901

 

Benjamin BOFFA, 122055, born March 1863. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left in August 1904

 

John BOFFA, born in Cospicua in March 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12352

 

Paolo BOFFA, 157485, born in Senglea, 15th August 1870, labourer. Joined the Royal Navy in 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Phaeton, and served on several ships

 

Salvatore BOFFA, 360104, born in Sliema 21st January 1879. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Renown in February 1902 but was discharged in June 1902

 

Samuel BOFFA, Able Seaman, married, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Samuel BOFFA, born about 1832, Able Seaman, aged 39 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Samuel BOFFA, born on 8th August 1831, joined the Royal Navy and give the service No. 44424

 

Carlo BOHM, born in Valletta in 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 138077

 

Luigi BOHM, born in Senglea on 9th March 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 146495

 

Louis BOHM, born about 1872 in Isola, Painter, aged 29 years, married, serving on HMS Pyramus in 1901

 

Louis BOHM, 353038, born 9th March 1872, painter. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1894 as Band Corporal on HMS Arethusa

 

William BOHM, born in Senglea on 17th December 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 292292

 

William BOHM, born on 16th December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 270988

 

William BOHM, born on 23rd December 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355001

 

Andrew BONACI, born about 1851, Bandsman, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Temeraire in 1881

 

Giuseppe BONACI, 360144, born in Valletta 10th November 1881. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Renown in March 1902 and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships, but left the Navy in January 1913

      

Paolo BONACI, born in Valletta on 14th July 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M5474

 

Vincent BONAGE, born about 1823, Gun Room Cook, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1861

 

Emanuel BONALLE, born about 1880, Domestic, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Illustrious in 1901

 

Fabio BONAVIA, born on 6th April 1834, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44377

 

Michele BONAVIA, of Curmi, on board HMS L’Aigle in 1793. His ship was built in France about 1782 and captured from the French Navy by the British and added to the Royal Navy

 

Salvo BONAVIA, of Valletta, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Salvo BONAVIA, born about 1834, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Salvo BONAVIA, born about 1836, Able Seaman, aged 35 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Samuel BONAVIA, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 27 years, in 1861 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Simone BONAVIA, of Zeitun, on board HMS L’Aigle in 1793. His ship was built in France about 1782 and captured from the French Navy by the British and added to the Royal Navy

 

Emmanuel BONELLI, born about 1880. Domestic, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Illustrious in 1901

 

Alfredo BONELLO, born in Senglea on 10th September 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 214130

 

Antonio BONELLO, born on 21st April 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54335

 

Antonio BONELLO, born in November 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355280

 

Battista BONELLO, of Dingli, on board HMS Juno in 1793. His ship was a 32 gun Frigate, launched in 1780, with a total complement of 215 men. There were 60 Maltese on the ship’s books and part of their wages was paid monthly to their families in Malta

 

Carmelo BONELLO, 362732, born in Senglea on 11th October 1881. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1904 on board HMS Implacable as a Domestic, but left in October 1906

 

Carmelo BONELLO, born in Valletta on 3rd October 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12228

 

Carmelo BONELLO, born in Senglea on 11th October 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362732

 

Carmelo BONELLO, born in Senglea on 21st September 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359757

 

Charles BONELLO, born in Senglea on 24th October 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 366296

 

Domenico BONELLO, born in Valetta on 29th October 1840, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98011

 

Domenico BONELLO, born about 1841, Bandsman, married, aged 40 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Emanuel BONELLO, born in Valletta on 8th September 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357737

 

Emanuele BONELLO, born in Senglea on 2nd January 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 235976

 

Filippo BONELLO, of Zebbug, on board HMS L’Aigle in 1793. His ship was built in France about 1782 and captured from the French Navy by the British and added to the Royal Navy

 

Fortunato BONELLO, born on 20th January 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54153

 

Francisco BONELLO, L4332, born 24th June 1894 in Floriana, barman. Joined the Royal Navy in 1913 on board HMS Black Prince

 

Giobatta BONELLO, born in Burmola on 10th June 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355084

 

Joseph BONELLO, born in Valletta on 13th January 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13188

 

Joseph BONELLO, Leading Steward, died 8th June 1940, on board the Aircraft Carrier HMS Glorious, when his ship was sunk off the Norwegian Coast by the German Battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst

 

Lorenzo BONELLO, died 20th January 1918. He was a Leading Stoker travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea

 

Lorenzo BONELLO, born in Senglea on 18th May 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K46069

 

Michael BONELLO, born in Valletta on 1st June 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 136038

 

Nicholas BONELLO, born in Cospicua on 13th April 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9596

 

Noah BONELLO, born in Valletta on 28th October 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2907

 

Paolo BONELLO, born in Senglea on 8th December 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173276

 

Salvatore BONELLO, born on 29th April 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11922

 

Salvatore BONELLO, Leading Steward, died 14th October 1939, on board the Battleship HMS Royal Oak, when it was torpedoed in Scapa Flow, Scotland, by the German U-Boat U-47. The ship sank with the loss of over 830 officers and men

 

Vincent BONELLO, 139593, born in Valletta in November 1866. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1886 on board HMS Carysfort as a Domestic, but left in January 1887

 

Vincent BONELLO, born in Valletta in 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12534

 

Vincenzo BONELLO, born in Valletta on 18th November 1827, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 106384

 

Vincenzo BONELLO, born about 1826, Bandsman, married, aged 55 years, serving on HMS Euryalus in 1881

 

Vincenzo BONELLO, 106384, born in Valletta on 18th November 1827. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1878 on board HMS Euryalus as a Bandsman. He left the Navy in June 1892

 

Walter BONELLO, Steward, died 8th June 1940, on board the Aircraft Carrier HMS Glorious, when his ship was sunk off the Norwegian Coast by the German Battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst

 

Giovanni BONET, born on 13th July 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93300

 

Paolo BONET, died 31st December 1917. He was an Assistant Steward on HMS Osmanieh. His ship was carrying troops and hit a mine at the entrance of Alexandria Harbour, Egypt, and sank with a large loss of life

 

Annetto (Netto) BONETT, born in Valletta in 1843, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 79487

 

Arthur BONETT, born in Valletta on 16th October 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3968

 

Carmelo BONETT, born in Valletta in October 1851, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 50693

 

Carmelo BONETT, died 21st February 1917. He was an Assistant Steward on the Fleet Messenger HMS Princess Alberta, when his ship struck a mine off the island of Lemnos close to the Dardenelles

 

Gaetano BONETT, born in Burmola about 1876, Domestic, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1901

 

Gaetano BONETT, died in 1917, Officers Steward, served on HMS Europa

 

Gaetano BONETT, born in Senglea on 31st October 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355177

 

Giuseppe BONETT, born in December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361467

 

Giuseppe BONETT, born in Valletta on 16th November 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355114

 

Ignazio BONETT, born 6th January 1843, Admiral’s Domestic, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Lord Warden in 1871

 

Peter BONETT, born in Sliema on 10th September 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 366312

 

Salvo BONETT, born in Valletta on 18th September 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94253

 

Vincenzo BONETT, born in Valletta on 1st April 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given he service No. 114660

 

Angelo BONICI, born on 20th September 1843, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105117

 

Angelo BONICI, born about 1860, Warrant Officer’s Cook, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Monarch in 1881

 

Antonio BONICI, died 1915, Fireman, served on HMS Dartmouth

 

Giuseppe BONICI, born in Vittoriosa on 7th March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J8605

 

Vincent BONGEODINNI, born about 1822, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 39 years, serving on HMS St.Jean D’Acre in 1861

 

Francis BONAFACIO, born about 1843, Stoker, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Newport in 1871

 

Francesco BONIFACIO, born about 1843, Leading Stoker, married, aged 38 years, serving on HMS Helicon in 1881

 

Angelo BONNELL, born about 1853, Stoker, married, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Invincible in 1881

 

Angelo BONNELL, born in Senglea on 19th September 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 92980

 

Joseph BONNELL, born about 1848 in Senglea, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 33 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Joseph BONNELL, 90970, born Isola, 14th April 1850, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy as an Ordinary Seaman in April 1875, and served on HMS Hibernia

 

William BONNER, born about 1833, Able Seaman, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Immortalite in 1861

 

Vincenzo BONNET, born about 1861 in Valletta, Ward Room Cook Assistant, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Thunderer in 1881

 

Annetto BONNETT, born about 1843 in Valletta, Captain’s Servant, aged 28 years, married, serving on HMS Prince Consort in 1871

 

Edward BONNETT, born in Sliema on 15th March 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360675

 

Michael BONNETT, born in Sliema on 26th January 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L549

 

Alfredo BONNICE, born on 3rd February 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11784

 

Domenico BONNICE, born in Valletta on 29th December 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10685

 

John BONNICE, born on 28th November 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5343

 

Pietro BONNICE, born about 1821, Captain’s Servant, widower, aged 60 years, serving on HMS Fenedol in 1881

 

Remigio BONNICE, born in Msida on 6th February 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10095

 

Alessandro BONNICI, born on 12th May 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 222182

 

Alfred BONNICI, born in Valletta on 1st May 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164630

 

Alfred BONNICI, born in Valletta on 1st May 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164630

 

Alfredo BONNICI, born in Valletta in June 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52059

 

Amabile BONNICI, Bandsman, married, aged 42 years, serving on HMS Liffey in 1861

 

Angelo BONNICI, 107968, born in Valletta on 20th April 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1879 on board HMS Monarch as a Domestic. He served on several ships and left the Navy in May 1902

 

Antonio BONNICI, born in Valletta on 11th June 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10800

 

Antonio BONNICI, born in Tarxien in June 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87899

 

Antonio BONNICI, born in Valletta in October 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98637

 

Carmelo BONNICI, born in Valletta on 24th July 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12291

 

Carmel BONNICI, Petty Officer Steward, died 5th April 1942, on the the Cruiser HMS Cornwall. His ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft, and sunk in the Indian Ocean

 

Carmelo BONNICI, 358927, born in Vittoriosa 16th February 1876. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Scout

 

Carmelo BONNICI, died in 1915, Fireman, serving on board the Cruiser HMS Inflexible

 

Edgardo BONNICI, born in Valletta on 14th December 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11142

 

Emmanuel BONNICI, born in Vittoriosa on 12th June 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 189582

 

Emmanuele BONNICI, born in Msida on 27th May 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9977

 

Enrico BONNICI, born in Valletta in 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 163427

 

Ernest BONNICI, born in Vittoriosa on 19th October 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M28058

 

Francesco BONNICI, born in Vittoriosa on 1st March 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 113903

 

Francesco BONNICI, born about 1861, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Gaetano BONNICI, born in Zurrieq in December 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6578

 

Gaetano BONNICI, born in Senglea on 5th March 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 84950

 

George BONNICI, born in Valletta on 23rd December 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364147

 

Giorgio BONNICI, born in Valletta on 27th July 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363195

 

Giovanni BONNICI, of Zeitun, on board HMS L’Aigle in 1793. His ship was built in France about 1782 and captured from the French Navy by the British and added to the Royal Navy

 

Giovanni BONNICI, of Zabbar, on board HMS L’Aigle in 1793. His ship was built in France about 1782 and captured from the French Navy by the British and added to the Royal Navy. Deserted abroad from his ship in 1797

 

Giovanni BONNICI, 119956, born in 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, but was invalided out of the Navy in August 1884

 

Giuseppe BONNICI, born on 18th May 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1567

 

Giuseppe BONNICI, born in Vittoriosa on 7th March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K58602

 

Giuseppe BONNICI, born on 19th March 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94186

 

Henry BONNICI, born in Valletta on 14th May 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M25970

 

John BONNICI, born in Valletta on 25th January 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given he service No. L6697

 

John BONNICI, born about 1815, Bandsman, married, aged 46 years, serving on HMS Liffey in 1861

 

Joseph BONNICI, died 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. He was a Canteen Assistant on board the Armoured Cruiser HMS Defence, which was the flagship of Rear Admiral Sir Robert Arbuthnot. His ship came under intense gunfire from six German dreadnoughts, and was set ablaze, a further salvo hit the ship which then exploded sending smoke and flames hundreds of feet high. All the 903 men on board lost their lives

 

Joseph M. BONNICI, E/JX132594, Petty Officer, died 10th March 1941, aged 49 years, of the minesweeper HMS Ploughboy. The son of Francis and Esther Bonnici and husband of Grace Mary Bonnici of Zeitun

 

Lawrence BONNICI, 119723, born on 11th April 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1882 on board HMS Beacon as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left in January 1899

 

Lorenzo BONNICI, born about 1850, Stoker, married, aged 31 years, serving on HMS Bittern in 1881

 

Lorenzo BONNICI, born on 14th June 1847, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82737

 

Lorenzo BONNICI, born in Hamrun on 1st May 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52050

 

Lorrato BONNICI, born about 1838, Gun Room Steward, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Medina in 1861

 

Michael BONNICI, born about 1876, Domestic, aged 25 years, serving on HMS St.George in 1901

 

Michael BONNICI, born in Valletta on 23rd September 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 177076

 

Paolo BONNICI, born in Vittoriosa on 20th October 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 138605

 

Paolo BONNICI, died 20th January 1918. He was a Trimmer travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea

 

Pietro BONNICI, Domestic, married, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Theseus in 1901

 

Pietro BONNICI, born in October 1820, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 60314

 

Pio BONNICI, born in Valletta on 9th August 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164577

 

Pio BONNICI, born in Valletta in 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 157749

 

Rogantino BONNICI, born in Valletta on 18th July 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359987

 

Rosario BONNICI, born on 15th October 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11970

 

Spiridione BONNICI, born in Valletta in March 1865, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 129604

 

Spiro BONNICI, born on 17th December 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364253

 

Toni BONNICI, a crew member of the Mooring Vessel Moor, lost his life on 8th April 1941 when the vessel struck a mine and quickly sank in Grand Harbour

 

Ugo BONNICI, born on 16th August 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11788

 

Carmelo BONO, 122862, born in Valletta in January 1862. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1883 on board HMS Cygnet as a Domestic, and left the Navy in June 1887

 

Ettore BONO, born in Valletta on 3rd January 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127589

 

A. BORDA, died 31st May 1916, at the Battle of Jutland. He was serving as Canteen Assistant on the Battle Cruiser HMS Indefatigable. Three armour-piercing shells fired by the German Ship Von der Tann, penetrated the Indefatigable’s deck and exploded inside the ship blowing up a magazine. As the stricken ship started to sink by the stern more shells hit near the bow. This time within thirty seconds there was a violent explosion as another magazine blew up and the doomed ship heeled over and disappeared beneath the sea. It happened so fast that there were only two survivors, and 1,019 men lost their lives

 

Alfred BORDA, born in Calcara on 5th June 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13082

 

Emmanuele BORDA, born in Vittoriosa on 10th December 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13158

 

Giovanni BORDA, born in Kalkara in February 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56246

 

John Baptist BORDA, born in Valletta on 20th March 1904, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14975

 

Joseph BORDA, born in Kalkara on 22nd March 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9327

 

Paul BORDA, born in Calcara on 16th June 1904, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13603

 

Alfred BORDA, Leading Steward, E/LX20695, died 9th June 1940, on board the Aircraft Carrier HMS Glorious, when his ship was sunk off the Norwegian Coast by the German Battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst

 

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