Maltese Seamen in the Royal Navy

 

Joseph MACKAY, born in St. Domenic’s Parish Valletta on 16th April 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173280

 

Joseph McKAY, born in Valletta on 19th April 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No.363139

 

Joseph McKAY, born in Valletta on 19th April 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No.353750

 

Emanuele McKAY, born in Valletta in October 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10751

 

George McCARTHY, born about 1829, Quartermaster, aged 32 years, married, serving in HMS Doris in 1861

 

John McCARTHY, 305102, born in Vittoriosa on 3rd June 1881, a labourer. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1903 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and held the rank of Petty Officer Stoker when he left the Navy in September 1925

 

Bernard McKEON, born about 1846 in Valletta, Bandsman, aged 15 years, serving on HMS Doris in in 1861

 

Bernard McKEON, born in Valletta about 1847, Bandsman, aged 24 years, married, serving on HMS Lord Warden in 1871

 

Bernard McKEON, born in Valletta, Barber, married, aged 34 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Thunderer

 

William George Francis McMAHON, born in Valletta on 8th April 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No.351405

 

Harry McMULLEN, born in Valletta on 27th March 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 233207

 

Joseph Thomas McNERNEY, 358432, born in Valletta on 12th August 1872, the son of Thomas and Caterina McNerney, nee MAGRI. He joined the Royal Navy and was a Domestic on board HMS Renown in 1901. He had married Paula ZAMMIT on 27th January 1894, and died on 7th July 1906

 

Frederick McQUIRE, born at St.Elmo Valletta on 7th January 1851, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 67575

 

Reuben James McVITTIE, born in Valletta on 3rd August 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 202892

 

Joseph MAGARITY, 270369, born on 27th April 1876, a coppersmith. He joined the Royal Navy as ERA on HMS Canopus, on 1st January 1901, and made the Navy his career. He was killed in action on board HMS Black Prince on 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. 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

 

Spiridione MAGRAIN, born on 10th April 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100565

 

Spiro MAGRAIN, Stoker, aged 22 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Superb

 

Francis MAGRIEN, born about 1830, Gun Room Cook, aged 31 years, married, serving on HMS Victor Emanuel in 1861

 

Angelo MAGRI, born about 1876 in Valletta, Domestic, aged 25 years, married, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Angelo MAGRI, died 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. He was an Officer’s Cook 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

 

Angelo MAGRI, 353133, born in Valletta August 1875. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Spartan. He became an Officer’s Cook and served on board several ships. He was killed in action 31st May 1916 on board HMS Defence at the Battle of Jutland

 

Angus MAGRI, born about 1876, Domestic, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Antonio MAGRI, 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. Aged 32 years, the son of Antonia and Paolo Magri, and husband of Marianna Magri of 45 Annunziata Street, Tarxien

 

Carlo MAGRI, born in Valletta in May 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 125367

 

 

Carmelo MAGRI, born in Valletta on 30th December 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365744

 

 

Carmelo MAGRI, born in Burmola on 26th May 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167662

 

Carmelo MAGRI, 354721, born in Valletta on 29th July 1876. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1896 on board HMS Collingwood as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in October 1920

 

Carmelo MAGRI, born about 1877, Domestic, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Hood in 1901

 

Carmelo MAGRI, Assistant Steward, Mercantile Marine Reserve, died 15th October 1917. He was on board M.F.A. Whitehead when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat about 40 miles off Suda Bay, Crete

 

Durante MAGRI, born on 1st January 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 118000

 

 

Emmanuel MAGRI, born in Valletta on 1st January 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 236002

 

 

Emmanuel MAGRI, born in Valletta on 3rd December 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L7497

 

 

Enrico MAGRI, born in Cospicua in April 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 141343

 

Giovanni MAGRI, born in Valletta, Domestic, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Royal Sovereign in 1901

 

Giuseppe MAGRI, born on 16th October 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54295

 

 

John MAGRI, born in Valletta on 22nd September 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364690

 

 

Joseph MAGRI, born in Vittoriosa on 12th February 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M35290

 

 

Lewis MAGRI, born in Valletta on 2nd May 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 88421

 

Lewis MAGRI, Captain’s Cook Assistant, aged 28 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Bittern

 

Manuele MAGRI, born on 1st January 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 131089

 

 

Oreste MAGRI, born in Floriana on 1st April 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 88613

 

 

Paolo MAGRI, born in Valletta on 4th January 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363185

 

Paulo MAGRI, 362125, born in Valletta 2nd February 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 as a Domestic on board HMS Montagu. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships

 

Paul MAGRI, born in Naxxar on 16th March 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8941

 

 

Salvatore MAGRI, born in Zabbar on 8th September 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 216355

 

 

Tancredi MAGRI, born in Valletta in August 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 62271

 

Tancredi MAGRI, born in Valletta, Engineer’s Steward, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Monarch

 

Angelo MAGRO, born in 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52184

 

 

Carmelo MAGRO, born in Cospicua on 17th July 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9713

 

Carmelo MAGRO, J95109, born in Gozo in May 1874. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in February 1918 as an Able Seaman. He was demobbed in February 1919

 

C. MAGRO, 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

 

Domenico MAGRO, born in Valletta in 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105254

 

Edward MAGRO, born in Valletta on 1st December 1902, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13365

 

Giuseppe MAGRO, born in Qrendi on 12th September 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57239

 

                                                    

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Luigi MAGRO, born in Cospicua in March 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 140193

 

Luigio MAGRO, born about 1859, Domestic, widower, aged 42 years, serving on HMS Melita in 1901

 

Paul MAGRO, born in Cospicua on 1st March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13279

 

 

Salvatore MAGRO, born in Valletta on 1st June 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 354035

 

Salvatore MAGRO, J95056, born in Nadur Gozo in May 1899. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in March 1919

 

Salvatore MAGRO, born on 20th October 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13138

 

Antonio MAHONEY, born 7th January 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44402

 

Antonio MAHONEY, born about 1853, Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Antonio MAHONEY, Engineer’s Cook, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Iris in 1881

 

Charles MAHONEY, born in Senglea 28th April 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K20019 (L1484)

 

John MAHONEY, born 10th August 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44355

 

J. MAHONEY, born about 1850, Ordinary Seaman, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

John MAHONEY, Captain of the Mast, aged 30 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Michael MAHONEY, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Bittern

 

Michele MAHONEY, born 27th November 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82534

 

Thomas MAHONEY, born in Senglea 20th January 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M5746

 

Francesco MAILA, Engineer’s Cook, aged 43 years, serving on HMS Modeste in 1881

 

Francesco MAILA, born on 4th November 1837, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83641

 

William MAIR, born on 18th May 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 156982

 

Themistocles Gauci MAISTRE, 122058, born in Floriana on 13th October 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1882 on board HMS Hecla as a Musician, but left in December 1882

 

Bernard McKEON, born in Valletta 14th April 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 50254

 

Joseph McKEON, born in Floriana 1st December 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 344193

 

Edward MAKIN, born on 22nd February 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M4670

 

John MALAILA, born about 1810, Ward Room Steward, aged 51 years, married, serving on HMS Queen in 1861

 

John MALFIGGIANI, 358714, born in Valletta 28th April 1877. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Royal Sovereign, and served on several ships. He re-entered the Navy on 1st September 1905 as John WHOLGESCHAFFEN-MALFIGGIANI

 

Michael MALIA, born about 1835, Engineer’s Cook, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Victor Emanuel in 1861

 

Michael MALIA, born about 1835 in Valletta, Ward Room Cook, aged 36 years, married, serving on HMS Rapid in 1871

 

Frank MALLARD, born about 1834 in Valletta, Officer’s Steward, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Growler in 1861

 

Alfredo MALLIA, born in Hamrun on 10th October 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87902

 

Antonio MALLIA, born about 1863 in Burmola, Cooper, aged 38 years, married, serving on HMS Pyramus in 1901

 

Antonio MALLIA, born on 13th July 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J54001

 

 

Antonio MALLIA, born on 24th June 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J82322

 

 

Antonio MALLIA, born in Vittoriosa on 20th November 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353688

 

 

Antonio MALLIA, born in Burmola on 2nd January 1863, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 141792

 

Anthony John MALLIA, born in Floriana on 31st October 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3603

 

Calcedonio MALLIA, born in Attard in December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87896

 

 

Carmelo MALLIA, born in November 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54379

 

 

Carmelo MALLIA, born on 30th July 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11926

 

 

Carmelo MALLIA, born in 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90018

 

 

Carmelo MALLIA, born in Valletta on 1st January 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J81539

 

 

Carmelo MALLIA, born in Valletta on 2nd April 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105488

 

Carmelo MALLIA, Ward Room Cook, married, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Carmelo MALLIA, born about 1858, Domestic, aged 43 years, married, serving on HMS Illustrious in 1901

 

Carmelo MALLIA, 153573, born in Valletta on 1st November 1871. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1890, on board HMS Colossus as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left the Navy in January 1901

 

Carmelo MALLIA, L3007, born in Vittoriosa on 6th October 1888. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1911 on board HMS Egmont as an Officer’s Steward. He left the Navy in July 1917

 

Emanuele MALLIA, born in Valletta in December 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361677

 

Emanuel MALLIA, 119869, born on 15th February 1866. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1882 on board HMS Don as a Steward, and left the Navy in November 1886

 

Emmanuel MALLIA, born in Valletta in January 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364032

 

 

Emmanuel MALLIA, born in Valletta on 19th January 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164631

 

 

Emmanuele MALLIA, born on 6th February 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93302

 

 

Ernest MALLIA, born in Sliema in July 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360649

 

Fortunato MALLIA, 90968, born Vittoriosa, 16th July 1849, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1875 as an Ordinary Seaman on HMS Hibernia

 

Fortunato MALLIA, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 33 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Francesco MALLIA, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 35 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Francesco MALLIA, 84953, born in Senglea on 17th August 1845. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1874 on board HMS Hibernia  as an Ordinary Seaman. He became an Able Seaman and left the service in August 1888, having spent the whole of his time on HMS Hibernia

 

Frank MALLIA, born about 1834 in Valletta, Officer’s Steward, aged 27 years, serving in HMS Growler in 1861

 

Giorgio MALLIA, born on 3rd April 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54148

 

 

Giovanni MALLIA, born in Floriana on 8th October 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J53672

 

Giovanni MALLIA, born about 1841, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Cressy in 1861

 

Giovanni MALLIA, 119964, born in 1863. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, but left in October 1882

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, of Floriana, 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

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, 119946, born in 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, but left in October 1882

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, Carpenter’s Crew, married, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Condor in 1881

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born in Valletta on 26th January 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14963

 

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born on 26th January 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54168

 

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born on 20th December 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11935

 

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born in Birkirkara on 20th December 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J71327

 

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born in Hamrun on 7th September 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J81541

 

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born in Msida on 1st October 1868, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164638

 

 

Giuseppe MALLIA, born in Burmola in June 1851, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 90206

 

 

Hugh MALLIA, born in Valletta on 10th April 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359882

 

 

John MALLIA, born on 22nd December 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1672

 

 

John MALLIA, born on 15th September 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L993

 

John MALLIA, born about 1865, aged 36 years, Domestic, serving on HMS Illustrious in 1901

 

John MALLIA, born in Floriana 11th March 1899. He joined the Royal Navy in January 1925 as an Officer's Steward on board HMS Sandhurst. His service No. L14927, and he was still in the Navy at the end of 1928

 

John MALLIA, Leading Steward, died 2nd May 1941, serving on HMS Malaya

 

Joseph MALLIA, born in Isola, Stoker, married, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Thunderer in 1881

 

Joseph MALLIA, born in Valletta on 17th September 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353503

 

 

Joseph MALLIA, born in Senglea on 17th January 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100075

 

Lawrence MALLIA, Steward, E/LX22995, died 19th July 1944, serving on HMS Talbot

 

Lorenzo MALLIA, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 29 years, saerving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Mauruzzo MALLIA, 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

 

Michael MALLIA, born about 1837, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Michael MALLIA, born in Valletta on 1st February 1835, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 49405

 

 

Nazzareno MALLIA, born on 27th March 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92857

 

Nicola MALLIA, of Siggiewi, 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

 

Paolo MALLIA, born about 1837, Ordinary Seaman, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Caesar in 1861

 

Paolo MALLIA, born in Valletta on 1st January 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361393

 

 

Paolo MALLIA, born in Valletta 14th April 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355684

 

Pietro MALLIA, of Hasiac, 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

 

Raffaelo MALLIA, born about 1870 in Burmola, Domestic, aged 31 years, serving on HMS Royal Sovereign in 1901

 

Raffaelo MALLIA, born in Burmola on 22nd January 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 356469

 

Salvatore MALLIA, Musician, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Philomel in 1881

 

Salvatore MALLIA, born in Zurrieq on 15th November 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J81538

 

 

Salvatore MALLIA, born on 9th November 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83642

 

 

Salvo MALLIA alias Salvo MILLIK, born on 9th March 1847, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44392

 

Salvo MALLIA, 94822, born in Vittoriosa on 3rd January 1854. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1876 on board HMS Pallas as a Domestic. He served on several ships and left the Navy in September 1900

 

Salvo MALLIA, Stoker, married, aged 34 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hector

 

Salvo MALLIA, Ward Room Cook, aged 27 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Cygnet

 

Salvo MALLIA, born about 1854 in Vittoriosa, aged 47 years, married, Domestic, serving on HMS Thetis in 1901

 

Vincent MALLIA, born in Valletta on 24th September 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. L10885

 

Vincent MALLIA, born in March 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 161158

 Photo supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

Vincenzo MALLIA, born about 1840, Ward Room Cook Assistant, aged 31 years, serving on HMS Defence in 1871

 

Andrea MAMO, born in Senglea on 9th March 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J95726

 

 

Carmelo MAMO, born in Sliema on 15th August 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6998

 

 

Carmelo MAMO, born on 3rd May 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92843

 

 

Domenico MAMO, born in Valletta on 11th December 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 111949

 

 

Edwardo MAMO, born in Valletta on 6th May 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 140818

 

 

Emanuel MAMO, born in Senglea in September 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361786

 

 

Emmanuel MAMO, born in Valletta on 15th September 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2569

 

Emmanuel MAMO, died 6th September 1941, aged 52 years. Able Seaman on board the Maine

 

F. MAMO, died in WWI. He was a Steward serving on HMS Indefatigable

 

Francesco MAMO, 362730, born in Valletta on 27th September 1884, a dockyard labourer. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1904 on board HMS Implacable as a Domestic, but left in August 1905

 

Francesco MAMO, born in Valletta on 27th September 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362730

 

 

Francis MAMO, born in Valletta in 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 13438

 

 

Francis MAMO, born in Valletta on 31st August 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 366444

 

Francis MAMO, E/L6426, Leading Cook, 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. He was 51 years old, the son of Liberata and Joseph Mamo, and husband of Josephine Mamo of Floriana. His name is included on the Plymouth War Memorial

Photos supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

 

Frank MAMO, born on 1st October 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 117828

 

 

Giovanni MAMO, born in 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90015

 

 

Girolamo MAMO, born in Valletta in April 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355603

 

 

Giuseppe MAMO, born in Sliema on 10th January 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8692

 

Giuseppe MAMO, born about 1850, Ordinary Seaman, aged 21 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Guiliano MAMO, born on 8th November 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90476

 

 

Joseph MAMO, born on 17th April 1849, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44396

 

 

J. MAMO, LX/23267, Leading Steward, the son of Francis Mamo.

 

Photo supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

 

Michael MAMO, born in Valletta on 18th March 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 177570

 

 

Michael MAMO, born on 2nd October 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164639

 

 

Paolo MAMO, born on 16th September 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54529

 

Paul MAMO, born in Valletta on 5th December 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12525

 

Salvatore MAMO, born in Siggiewi on 28th January 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365459

 

 

Vincent MAMO, born in Sliema in May 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6577

 

Joseph MAMMO, Assistant Sick Berth Attendant, married, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Achille MANCHE, 119965, born in January 1863. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic, and served on several ships. Whilst still in the Navy he died at his home on 27th April 1904 from pneumonia

 

Alfred MANCHE, born in Paola in March 1863, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 117995

 

 

Cheseri MANCHE, born in Valletta on 1st April 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127253

 

Chesiri MANCHE, born in Valletta about 1865, Domestic, aged 36 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1901

 

Emmanuele MANCHE, L4219, born in Floriana 5th March 1893. Joined the Royal Navy in 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on HMS Egmont and served on several ships. He left the Navy in November 1919

 

Paolo MANCHE, born about 1863 in Valletta, Domestic, aged 38 years, married, serving on HMS Royal Sovereign in 1901

 

Antonio MANGION, born in Floriana on 22nd July 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8531

 

Archangelo MANGION, of Zurrieq, joined HMS Aurora and/or HMS Captain on 8th January 1794. He made an arrangement that part of his wages would be paid to his family in Malta

 

Carlo MANGION, Warrant Officer’s Servant, aged 20 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Cygnet

 

Carmelo MANGION, born on 2nd January 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 152792

 

 

Carmelo MANGION, born in August 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57629

 

 

Carmelo MANGION, born in Tarxien in October 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56280

 

Charles MANGION, L3198, born in Valletta on 8th February 1885. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1911 on board HMS Swiftsure as an Officer’s Cook, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in September 1928

 

Emanuele MANGION, born in Floriana in December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358232

 

Giuseppe MANGION, Fireman, was on board the Fleet Messenger HMS Sarnia in World War I. His ship was torpedoed in the Mediterranean on 12th September 1918. In 1924 his home address was 13 Strada Catacombe, Casal Paula

 

John MANGION, born in Valletta, Stoker, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Minotaur in 1881

 

John MANGION, born in Valletta on 24th May 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 109037

 

 

Joseph MANGION, born on 2nd September 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1079

 

Joseph MANGION, died 1918, Fireman, served on RFA Vitrol

 

Lorenzo MANGION, born in Isola, Stoker, married, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Monarch in 1881

 

Lorenzo MANGION, 106482, born in July 1856. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1878 on board HMS Minotaur as a Stoker, but left in July 1879

 

Pietro MANGION, of Fornar, 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

 

Spiro MANGION, born in Valletta on 4th September 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 356189

 

Tomaso MANGION, of Siggiewi, joined HMS Aurora and/or HMS Captain on 3rd January 1794. He had an arrangement that part of his wages would be paid to his family in Malta

 

William MANGION, born in Floriana on 14th February 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12531

 

John B. MANGONE, born about 1851, Captain’s Servant, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Lord Warden in 1871

 

Carlo MANJON, 107938, born in Valletta in 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1879 on board HMS Alexandra as an Ordinary Seaman. He served on several ships and left the Navy in December 1886

 

Cecil Gordon MANLEY, born on 11th July 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F36013

 

Gratzio MANTUFF, 122095, born in Calcara on 27th December 1853. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic. He served on several ships, but left in November 1884

 

Antonio MARAINA, born about 1837, Able Seaman, aged 24 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

  

Emanuel Joseph John MARKS, born in Senglea on 1st February 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M35276

 

Alfredo MARMARA, born in Valletta on 13th April 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. L11183

 

Alfredo MARMARA, born in Senglea on 9th February 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12213

 

 

Anthony MARMARA, born on 22nd September 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11937

 

Anthony MARMARA, born on 22nd September 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11937

 

Anthony MARMARA, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX11937, 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

 

Carmelo MARMARA, born in Floriana on 12th July 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 158565

 

 

Giovanni MARMARA, born on 29th November 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83706

 

 

Giuseppe MARMARA, born in Senglea on 19th September 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355351

 

Giuseppe MARMARA, died 1918, Officer’s Steward, served on the Destroyer HMS Pincher

 

John MARMARA, born about 1867, Domestic, aged 34 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1901

 

John MARMARA, born on 22nd February 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 1282365

 

 

Joseph MARMARA, born in Senglea on 19th May 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 93187

 

Lewis MARMARA, born in Senglea on 24th April 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363696

 

 

Spiro MARMARA, born in Valletta in February 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 114545

 

Spiro MARMARA, born in Valletta, Gun Room Servant, aged 19 years, in 1881

 

Alberto MARMORA, born in Senglea on 12th November 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 93182

 

 

Carmelo MARMORA, born in Valletta in April 1836, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82473

 

Giovanni MARMORA, Sick Berth Steward, HMS Hibernia, married, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Monarch in 1881

 

Giuseppe MARMORA, born in Senglea on 8th March 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 96976

 

Antoni MARNSEGNEL, Musician, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Condor

 

George MARSH, born at Ricasoli on 20th September 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M5824

 

George Frederick James Bernard MARSH, born in Calcara on 20th September 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8777

 

Henry P. MARSH, born on 25th May 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 42805

 

Joseph MARTEN, born about 1828, Able Seaman, aged 33 years, serving on HMS Grasshopper in 1861

 

Fred MARTIN, born in Valletta on 17th October 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. SS105790

 

George MARTIN, born in Cospicua on 16th February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 224247

 

George Ernest MARTIN, born on 17th February 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J54925

 

John MARTIN, born on 20th November 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 220716

 

Vincent MARTIN, born on 20th December 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127194

 

Giovanni MARTINELLI, born in Valletta on 16th May 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94157

 

 

Jose MARTINELLI, born in Senglea on 14th October 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 120157

 

Jose MARTINELLI, born about 1860 in Senglea, Leading Shipwright, aged 41 years, married, serving on HMS Rupert in 1901

 

Joseph MARTINELLI, born in Vittoriosa on 26th April 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 240057

 

 

Lorenzo MARTINELLI, born in Senglea on 19th May 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 175591

 

William Clayton MASON, born on 23rd December 1847, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 42533

 

John MATTOCKS, born in Valletta on 26th November 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J97484

 

Paul Arthur MATTOCKS, born in Valletta on 10th February 1904, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14961

 

Matteo MAURO, born on 14th March 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361461

 

V. MAURO, died in WWI. He was the Bandmaster serving on HMS Defence

 

William H. MAXWELL, Captain, married, aged 40 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Emerald

 

Henry T. MAYNARD, born about 1850, Ordinary Seaman, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Blanche in 1871

 

Giovanni MAYRI, 157268, born 25th December 1871 in Valletta. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Fearless, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward. He was still in the Navy in 1920

 

Antonio MAZZALLI, 139947, born in Vittoriosa on 12th February 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1886 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman, but left in April 1887

 

Guzeppi MAZZELLI, 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

 

Joseph MEDINA, Stoker 1st Class, E/KX98141, died when HM Drifter Justified was lost 16th June 1942

 

Lawrence MEDINA, born in Cospicua on 7th October 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M35453

 

Lorenzo MEDINA, L4658, born 7th October 1889. Joined the Royal Navy

 

Paolo MEDINA, born in Burmola in January 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105180

 

Carmelo MEILAK, born on 7th August 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92839

 

 

Emmanuele MEILAK, born in Hamrun in October 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52061

 

 

Francisco MEILAK, born in Hamrun in February 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56221

 

 

John MEILAK, born in Vittoriosa on 29th January 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13121

 

Salvatore MEILAK, J95061, born in Ghainsielem Gozo in April 1870. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in February 1919

 

Salvatore MEILACK, 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. Aged 28 years, the son of Emilia and Vincent Meilack, and husband of Maria Dolores Meilack of 52 Strada Torre San Giovanni, Vittoriosa

 

Spiridione MEILACK, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 28 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Invincible

 

Spiridione MEILAK, born in Kalkara on 1st April 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100121

 

Victor MEILAK, 353049, born 6th September 1875 in Calcara. Joined the Royal Navy in 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Surprise. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on board several ships. He was still serving in the Navy in August 1920

 

Francis MELARK, born about 1834, Captain’s Cook, aged 37 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Antonio MELI, born in Valletta on 19th September 1835, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 45403

 

Antonio MELI, 359354, born in Valletta on 1st January 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1901 on board HMS Scout as a Domestic. He served on several ships and left the Navy in September 1906

 

Carmelo MELI, born on 9th October 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J84043

 

Carmelo MELI, died 20th January 1918. He was an Able Seaman travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. Aged 23 years, the son of John Meli of 22 Strada Mezzo Giorno, Zabbar

 

Francesco MELI, born on 8th December 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103466

 

Giuseppe MELI, born in Sliema on 12th October 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13206

 

John MELI, born in Valletta in March 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 111020

 

Joseph MELI, born in Sliema on 6th October 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L150

 

Joseph MELI, born in Floriana on 15th January 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363159

 

Paolo MELI, 362447, born in Sliema 6th November 1884. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 as a Domestic on board HMS Illustrious, and made it his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Cook

 

Vincenzo MELI, 91088, date of birth and place unknown, a shoemaker. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1875 as a shoemaker on HMS Devastation

 

Angelo MERCIECA, born in Zeitun on 17th September 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13165

 

 

Antonio MERCIECA, born in 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89651

 

 

Antonio MERCIECA, born in Valletta on 27th March 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361781

 

Anthony MERCIECA, E/LX21860, died 10th April 1940, on board the destroyer HMS Hunter. His ship with others engaged some destroyers of the German Navy in Ofotfjord, Norway, and was successful in torpedoing and sinking two, the Wilhelm Heidkamp and the Anton Schmitt. On their way down the fjord they came under attack from other German destoyers and the Hunter was hit by shellfire and set ablaze, then torpedoed, and sank

 

HMS Hunter

 

Domenico MERCIECA, born in Valletta on 26th December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359911

 

 

Fortunato MERCIECA, born in Cospicua on 14th April 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 345264

 

 

Francesco MERCIECA, born in Floriana on 18th July 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8120

 

Francesco MERCIECA, of Gozo, 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

 

Giorgio MERCIECA, 122135, born on 16th March 1858. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1883 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward. He left in November 1920

 

Giuseppe MERCIECA, born in Valletta on 24th September 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. L10906

 

John MERCIECA, born in Valletta on 24th June 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13661

 

 

John MERCIECA, born on 20th March 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L995

 

 

John MERCIECA, born in Valletta on 19th August 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J52300

 

 

Joseph MERCIECA, born in Luqa on 21st July 1865, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 160312

 

Joseph MERCIECA, born in Floriana on 22nd February 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13630

 

Michael MERCIECA, Ordinary Seaman, aged 18 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Riccardo MERCIECA, born in Hamrun on 8th September 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13215

 

Salvo MERCIECA, 354618, born in Senglea on 10th August 1873, carpenter. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1896 on board HMS Sybille as a member of the Carpenter’s Crew and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became a Cooper. He left the Navy in January 1920

 

Salvo MERCIECA, 305086, born in Senglea on 20th August 1883. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1903 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and held the rank of Petty Officer Stoker when he left the Navy in September 1925

 

Spiridione MERCIECA, born about 1879, Domestic, aged 22 years, serving on HMS St.George in 1901

 

Spiridione MERCIECA, born on 15th February 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357047

 

 

Spiro MERCIECA, born in Floriana on 15th September 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363125

 

Vincent MERCIECA, 343902, born in Senglea 5th February 1879. Joined the Royal Navy in 1900 as a Shipwright on HMS Hibernia

 

Enrico MERCIEKA, Blacksmith’s Crew, aged 21 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Euryalus

 

Enrico MERCIEKA, born in April 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 111940

 

Salvo MERRICK, Stoker, married, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Superb in 1881

 

Joseph Henry MEYERS, born on 29th March 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 285405

 

Espedito MICALLE, born in Stella Maris Parish Sliema on 17th June 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12528

 

Alfonso MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 12th November 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 110495

 

Andrew MICALLEF, was born on 13th March 1908, and joined the Royal Navy in 1929, as an Officer's Steward. In 1930 he married Mary, and the couple went on to have four children. He served on several ships and in WWII was serving on board the cruiser HMS Exeter in the Far East when it was attacked by the Japanese Navy on 1st March 1942. His ship was badly damaged and was sinking so the Captain gave the order to abandon ship. This battle is known as the Battle of the Java Sea. Together with about six hundred other members of the crew he was picked up from the sea by the Japanese ships. The men were taken to Makasar (Ujung Pandang) Prisoner of War camp in the Celebes islands. Late in 1945 the camp was liberated by Australian troops, and their horrific ordeals at the hands of their Japanese captors were over. More than 130 men of the Exeter had died in captivity. He arrived back home in Malta in December 1945 to be re-united with his wife. He continued to serve in the Royal Navy after the war, on HMS Wolfe, HMS Forth, and his last ship was the aircraft carrier HMS Ocean in 1949

 

Anthony MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 13th September 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363998

 

 

Antonio MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 28th April 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355666

 

 

Antonio MICALLEF, born on 3rd February 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M820

 

 

Antonio MICALLEF, born on 23rd June 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 156026

 

 

Antonio MICALLEF, born in Zeitun on 1st January 1830, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 86657

 

Antonio Lucas Joseph MICALLEF, born 28th January 1903 in Calcara. He joined the Royal Navy in January 1925 as an Officer's Cook on board HMS Cardiff, and was still serving in the Navy at the end of 1928. His service No. L14926

 

Antonio MICALLEF, born about 1831 in Zeitun, Musician, aged 40 years, married, serving on HMS Enterprise in 1871

 

Benjamino MICALLEF, born in Sliema on 6th September 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365474

 

Carlo MICALLEF, 106398, born in Valletta on 15th November 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1878 on board HMS Wye as a Domestic, and left in October  1879

 

Carlo Vassalo MICALLEF, 359345, born in Cospicua on 19th October 1881, a carpenter. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1901 on board HMS Pylades as a Domestic, but left in June 1901

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born about 1877, Bandsman, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 17th February 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 354557

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, K57824, born in Hamrun 1884, joined the Royal Navy

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, L4562, born in Cospicua 21st July 1891. Joined the Royal Navy in June 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Yarmouth and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and re-entered the Navy on 17th August 1928 when his No. was changed to LX.20828

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 24th September 1908, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13146

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, died 31st May 1916, at the Battle of Jutland. He was serving as an Officer’s Steward 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

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, died 20th January 1918. He was an Assistant Cook travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. Aged 46 years, the son of Maria and Giachino Micallef, and husband of Giovanna Ellul Micallef of 149 Strada Reale, Zabbar

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born in September 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M33611

 

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 24th February 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5585

 

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born in Hamrun in 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57824

 

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born on 17th June 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54521

 

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born on 10th August 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92847

 

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born in St. Julians on 2nd January 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363225

 

 

Carmelo MICALLEF, born on 15th September 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355401

 

Charles MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 17th April 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12447

 

C. MICALLEF, died in WWI. He was a Cook serving on HMS Defence

 

Dande MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 17th March 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167617

 

 

Domenico MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 17th January 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357738

 

 

Domenico MICALLEF, born in Valletta in January 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355278

 

 

Dominico MICALLEF, born in Sliema on 20th July 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 177018

 

Dominico MICALEFF, 122003, born in Valletta in 1862. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1882 on board HMS Iris as a Domestic, but left in December 1883

 

Domenico MICALLEF, 360357, born in St.Julians 8th May 1884. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Renown in June 1902 and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy at the end of 1928

 

Edward MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 27th January 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5076

 

Emanuele MICALLEF, born in Valletta in August 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355592

 

Emanuel MICALLEF, E/LX21166, 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

 

Emidio MICALLEF, born in Sliema on 20th September 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 230271

 

Emmanuele MICALLEF, born about 1875, Bandsman, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Royal Arthur in 1901

 

Emmanuele MICALLEF, born on 7th December 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 356134

 

Emmanuele MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 7th March 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11632

 

 

Emmanuele MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 25th December 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5196

 

Espedito MICALLEF, Leading Steward, E/LX12523, 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

 

Faustino MICALLEF, born about 1877, Bandsman, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Faustino MICALLEF, born on 15th September 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355404

 

 

Felice MICALLEF, born on 16th February 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J80854

 

Francesco MICALLEF, 354802, born in Vittoriosa on 10th October 1870, carpenter. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1896 on board HMS Ramillies as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became a Shipwright and served on several ships. He left the Navy in February 1920

 

Francesco MICALLEF, K57817, born in Valletta September 1900, joined the Royal Navy

 

George P.C. MICALLEF, Able Seaman, E/JX283054, HMS Talbot, the submarine base, died 25th October 1942

 

Giovanni MICALLIF, J95126, born in Pieta in October 1893, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in March 1918 as an Able Seaman. He was demobbed in February 1919

 

Giovanni MICALLEF, died 20th January 1918. He was an Assistant Cook travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. Aged 24 years, the son of Henry and Mary Borg Micallef of 4 School Street, Hamrun

 

Giovanni MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 28th November 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9575

 

 

Giovanni MICALLEF, born on 1st March 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54526

 

 

Giovanni MICALLEF, born in Burmola on 22nd July 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359885

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 14th April 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 161155

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in January 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54316

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 28th January 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2966

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in August 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52186

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 12th January 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365064

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in Gozo on 4th January 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355368

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173393

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 28th February 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 140427

 

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born on 5th June 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 118950

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, of Mdina, 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

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born about 1844, Boy, aged 17 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, 119508, born in Valletta on 26th January 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1882 on board HMS Invincible as a Bandsman, and left the Navy in November 1885

 

Giuseppe MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 6th June 1906, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14992

 

Henry MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 16th June 1872 (1878), joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 175641

 

John MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 8th September 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 356254

 

John MICALLEF, born about 1877, Domestic, married, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Theseus in 1901

 

John MICALLEF, died 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. He was an Officer’s Steward 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

 

John MICALLEF, E/LX23399, 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

 

Joseph MICALLEF, L4335, born in Valletta 25th December 1894. Joined the Royal Navy in 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Dartmouth. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy on 31st December 1928

 

Joseph MICALLEF, Leading Steward, E/LX21220, died 22nd May 1941, on board the cruiser HMS Gloucester, which was sunk by enemy aircraft

 

Joseph MICALLEF, born on 20th August 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 137023

 

 

Joseph MICALLEF, born in Hamrun on 7th September 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5237

 

 

Joseph MICALLEF, born on 22nd October 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3636

 

 

Joseph MICALLEF, born on 7th September 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363583

 

 

Joseph MICALLEF, born in Zabbar on 5th June 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356979

 

 

Lewis MICALLEF, born on 6th October 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L3846

 

Lewis MICALLEF, died 30th December 1915. He was an Officer’s Cook on the Cruiser HMS Natal. Whilst in the Cromarty Firth, there was an explosion in the magazine

 

Lorenzo MICALLEF, born on 13th October 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54533

 

 

Lorenzo MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 17th February 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 354133

 

 

Lorenzo MICALLEF, born on 12th July 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 168804

 

 

Luigi MICALLEF, born in Cospicua on 11th December 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361836

 

Luigi MICALLEF, born on 5th December 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 356069

 

Luigi MICALLEF, died 1916, Officer’s Cook, served on HMS Conquest

 

Michael MICALLEF, born in Burmola, about 1851, Musician, married, aged 30 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Daring

 

Michele MICALLEF, 63421, born 29th September 1850. Joined the Royal Navy as a Musician on board HMS Hart on 1st January 1873, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships, and left the service on 27th June 1896

 

Michele MICALLEF, J91690, born 22nd January 1898, labourer. Joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on board HMS Egmont in July 1918, and was demobbed 9th June 1919

 

Michele MICALLEF, J95142, born in Valletta, April 1900, labourer. Joined the Royal Navy as Ordinary Seaman on board HMS Egmont II on 15th May 1918, and became an Able Seaman on 2nd April 1919. He was demobbed 3rd May 1920. He tranfered to Officer’s Steward, on HMS Egmont II on 19th April 1920 and his No. was changed to L13313

 

Paolo MICALLEF, of Valletta, 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

 

Paolo MICALLEF, born about 1849, Domestic, aged 52 years, married, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Paolo MICALLEF, born about 1869, Domestic, aged 32 years, married, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Paolo MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 27th July 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8949

 

 

Paolo MICALLEF, born in Attard in December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87894

 

 

Paolo MICALLEF, born in Cospicua in April 1868, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 140208

 

Peter MICALLEF, 362846, born in Misida on 4th August 1886. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1904 on board HMS Suffolk as a Domestic. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Cook. He was invalided out of the Navy in January 1916

 

Peter MICALLEF, the son of Vincent Micallef, was born on 4th August 1886 in Msida. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 and given the service No. 362846. He married Alice Louisa WRAY, in Medway, Kent in 1914, and was invalided out of the service in 1916. He died in England in 1918

 

Pietro MICALLEF, Domestic, married, aged 31 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Pietro MICALLEF, born in Floriana on 16th September 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 91916

 

 

Pubblio MICALLEF, born on 1st July 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127392

 

Publio MICALLEF, 360127, born in Valletta 26th March 1879. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Renown in February 1902 and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Cook and served on several ships, and was still in the Navy at the end of 1928

 

Raffaele MICALLEF, born in Valletta on 6th July 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9905

 

 

Salvatore MICALLEF, born in Zabbar on 20th February 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 13474

 

 

Salvatore MICALLEF, born in Msida on 20th August 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362804

 

 

Salvatore MICALLEF, born on 6th May 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 127647

 

 

Salvatore MICALLEF, born in November 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98638

 

Salvatore MICALLEF, 362804, born in Misida on 20th August 1885. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1904 on board HMS London as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Cook and served on several ships. He died in action on board HMS Indefatigable on 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland

 

Salvatore MICALLEF, died 31st May 1916, at the Battle of Jutland. He was serving as an Officer’s Steward 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

 

HMS Indefatigable

 

Salvo MICALLEF, born about 1848, Gun Room Cook, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1871

 

Salvo MICALLEF, Ward Room Cook, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Iron Duke in 1881

 

Salvo MICALLEF, born in Burmola on 6th May 1845, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 159796

 

 

Saverio MICALLEF, born in Cospicua on 14th April 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12539

 

 

Spiridione MICALLEF, born on 24th July 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93120

 

Vincensio MICALLEF, J95017, born in Vittoriosa in February 1898. He joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but his record shows ‘Run’

 

Vincenzo MICALLEF, born in January 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54326

 

William MICALEFF, born in Floriana in June 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given service No. 233119

 

Carlo MICALLIF, born in Burmola on 1st April 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83826

 

 

George MICALLIF, born in Qormi in May 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52048

 

 

Michele MICALLIF, born in Cospicua on 16th September 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353871

 

 

Paolo MICALLIF, born in Cospicua in February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52067

 

T. MICALLIF, died 20th January 1918. He was an Assistant Cook travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea

 

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