Maltese Seamen in the Royal Navy

 

Giobatta VALENCIA, 343633, born in Valletta 27th September 1878. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1900 as a Shipwright on board HMS Hibernia, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in 1922

 

John VALLENO, 107556, born on 24th May 1853. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1878 on board HMS Minotaur as a Shipwright, but left in July 1879

 

Louis VALLETTA, E/LX22981, died 5th April 1942, on board the cruiser HMS Cornwall, when his ship was sunk by Japanese aircraft in the Indian Ocean

 

Antonio VASALLO, born in Valletta on 25th December 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 63422

 

Emmanuel VASALLO, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Joseph VASALLO, Stoker, married, aged 35 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Bernardo VASCOTTO alias BISCOTTO,353332, born in 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

 

Alberto VASSALLO, born about 1874 in Sliema, Domestic, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Pelorus in 1901

 

Alberto VASSALLO, born in Sliema on 25th January 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 168479

 

Alfonso VASSALLO, born on 5th September 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 118906

 

Alfonso VASSALLO, 360007, born in Cospicua 26th July 1864. Joined the Royal Navy. Served on HMS Renown as a Domestic from 2nd November 1901 to 11th June 1902

 

Alfred VASSALLO, born in Hamrun on 14th March 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357945

 

Alfredo VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 1st April 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10078

 

Alfredo VASSALLO, K57992, born in Valletta October 1884, cabman. Joined the Royal Navy in 1919 as a Stoker on board HMS Aquarius

 

Alfredo VASSALLO, born in Cospicua in 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J95477

 

Antonio VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 14th February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360765

 

Antonio VASSALLO, born in Cospicua on 15th June 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13193

 

Anthony VASSALLO, 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

 

Antonio VASSALLO, born in Valletta in March 1849, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 143229

 

Carlo VASSALLO, born in Cospicua on 8th December 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 235505

 

Carlo VASSALLO, born in Valletta in 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 174104

 

Carmel VASSALLO, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX21705, 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

 

HMS Glorious

 

 

Carmelo VASSALLO, born in Sliema on 16th July 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9375

 

Carmelo VASSALLO, born on 28th February 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167024

 

Carmelo VASSALLO, born on 2nd April 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105261

 

Carmelo VASSALLO, died in 1918, Fireman, serving at HMS Egmont

 

Emanuele VASSALLO, born in 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357254

 

Emmanuel VASSALLO, born about 1870, Domestic, aged 31 years, married, serving on HMS Thetis in 1901

 

Emmanuel VASSALLO, 343901, born in Cospicua 3rd October 1880. Joined the Royal Navy in 1900 as a Shipwright on HMS Hibernia. He left the Navy at his own request in April 1902

 

Emmanuel VASSALLO, born about 1882, Domestic, aged 19 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

Emmanuele VASSALLO, born in Floriana on 10th December 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12362

 

Emmanuele VASSALLO, born in Floriana on 25th December 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358367

 

Emmanuele VASSALLO, L4299, born in Valletta 26th December 1884. Joined the Royal Navy in 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Edgar, and served on several ships. He left the Navy in August 1924

 

Ferdinando VASSALLO, 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

 

Gaetano VASSALLO, 106386, born on 12th January 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1878 on board HMS Euryalus as a Bandsman, but left in September 1879

 

Giovanni VASSALLO, 359183, born in Valletta on 8th September 1881. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1901 on board HMS Diana as a Domestic, but left in April 1901

 

Giovanni VASSALLO, born on 12th December 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359597

 

Giovanni VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 20th November 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363641

 

Giuseppe VASSALLO, 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 VASSALLO, born on 3rd April 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10947

 

Giuseppe VASSALLO, born in Notabile on 30th January 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12230

 

Joseph VASSALLO, aged 26 years, Ordinary Seaman, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Joseph VASSALLO, born on 27th December 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11702

 

Joseph VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 9th August 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6423

 

Joseph VASSALLO, born on 23rd August 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5422

 

Joseph VASSALLO, died 1918, Officer’s Cook, serving on HMS Britannia

 

Joseph VASSALLO, Leading Steward, E/LX20820, died 20th November 1939, on board the destroyer HMS Gipsy, which struck a mine off the port of Harwich and sank with the loss of 30 lives

 

Joseph B. VASSALLO, born about 1871, Domestic, aged 30 years, married, serving on HMS Vulcan in 1901

 

Lawrence VASSALLO, born about 1881 in Sliema, Domestic, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Lewis VASSALLO, born on 16th March 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356796

 

Lewis VASSALLO, born about 1876, Musician, aged 25 years, married, serving on HMS Thetis in 1901

 

Lewis VASSALLO, died 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. He was a Carpenter’s Mate 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

 

Lorenzo VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 4th April 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 88240

 

Michael VASSALLO, born in Burmola on 19th September 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 97857

 

Michael VASSALLO, Shipwright, married, aged 25 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Euryalus

 

Michele VASSALLO, born in Cospicua on 3rd December 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 126112

 

Paolo VASSALLO, of Mdina, joined HMS Aurora and/or HMS Captain on 1st January 1794. He made an arrangement that part of his wages would be paid to his family in Malta

 

Paolo VASSALLO, born in 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94184

 

Paolo VASSALLO, 362203, born in Floriana 9th February 1886. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 as a Domestic on board HMS Dryad, and made the Navy his career. Became an Officer’s Cook and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy on 31st December 1928

 

Paolo VASSALLO, born in Valletta in February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 233118

 

Paul VASSALLO, died 31st December 1917. He was a Butcher 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

 

Raffaele VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 8th June 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357288

 

Spiridione VASSALLO, born in Valletta in 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 157896

 

Spiro VASSALLO, born in Valletta on 4th October 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6481

 

Spiro VASSALLO, born in Valletta in November 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 165828

 

Spiro VASSALLO, born in Hamrun on 15th October 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 135351

 

Spiro VASSALLO, born in Valletta in 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11145

 

Teodoro VASSALLO, of Zebbug, 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

 

Vincent VASSALLO, 107980, born in Valletta on 7th March 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1879 on board HMS Invincible as a Domestic, and left January 1888. He later joined the King’s Own Malta Regiment of Militia

 

William VASSALLO, born in Sliema on 3rd February 1902, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14983

 

W.L. VASSALLO, Canteen Manager, died 15th June 1942, on board the destroyer HMS Airedale. His ship was part of the escort for the Convoy ‘Vigorous’ from Alexandria, protecting eleven merchant ships. During the afternoon of the 15th the Convoy was attacked by German dive-bombers, and no less than twelve aircraft targeted HMS Airedale, and left it a smouldering wreck. The after end was completely gone and it is believed that her own ammunition or depth charge store had exploded

 

Carmelo VASSALO, 362514, born in Valletta in May 1881, a bootmaker. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1904 on board HMS Egmont 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 September 1926

 

Lawrence VASSALO, born in Sliema on 16th April 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358241

 

Spiridione VASSALO, 122048, born in Valletta on 1st December 1859. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1882 on board HMS Dragon as a Domestic. He died on 8th October 1884

 

Anglo VELA, 119507, born in Valletta on 11th December 1856. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1882 on board HMS Invincible as a Bandsman, but left in May 1882

 

Andrea VELLA, of Bormola, 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

 

Andrea VELLA, of Zebbug, served on board HMS Aurora and/or HMS Captain in 1794. He had an arrangement that part of his wages would be paid to his family in Malta

 

Angelo VELLA, born in Gozo in March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56239

 

Angelo VELLA, died 2th 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 45 years, the son of Maria and Pubblio Vella, and husband of Giovanna Vella of 31 Broad Street, Hamrun

 

Anglu VELLA, 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

 

Anthony VELLA, born in Sliema on 8th September 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361845

 

Anthony VELLA, Steward, E/LX22885, died 8th April 1940, on board the destroyer HMS Glowworm. His ship encountered the German invasion force for Norway and rammed the German cruiser Admiral Hipper, but was sunk by gunfire from the German ship. Only 38 of the crew survived. Lieut-Commander Roope, the C.O. of the Glowworm  was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross

 

Antoine VELLA, born about 1811, Gun Room Cook, aged 50 years, married, serving on HMS Melpomene in 1861

 

Antonio VELLA, born in Vittoriosa, about 1840, Carpenter’s Crew, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Neptune in 1861

 

Antonio VELLA, 119947, born in 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker. He served on several ships but was invalided out of the Navy in October 1886

 

Antonio VELLA, 153571, born in Valletta on 25th October 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 became an Officer’s Cook. He left the Navy in November 1912

 

Antonio VELLA, born in Misida in December 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56278

 

Antonio VELLA, born on 23rd April 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54165

 

Antonio VELLA, born on 8th April 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92910

 

Antonio VELLA, born in Valletta on 17th November 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 62284

 

Antonio VELLA, 157231, born in Senglea March 1872.  Joined the Royal Navy in 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Colossus

 

Antonio VELLA, born in Valletta on 15th July 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10891

 

Antonio VELLA, born in Valletta on 13th August 1906, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14985

 

Antonio VELLA, born on 13th July 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54132

 

Benedetto VELLA, born on 1st May 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J91713

 

Benigno VELLA, born on 31st March 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92823

 

Benjamin VELLA, born in Senglea on 4th December 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 95971

 

Caesar VELLA, born about 1871, Domestic, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Surprise in 1901

 

Calcedonio VELLA, born on 13th May 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93346

 

Carlo VELLA, born on 12th June 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355086

 

Carmelo VELLA, 353116, born in Valletta 1864. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Dreadnought

 

Carmelo VELLA, born about 1872, Shipwright, married, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Theseus in 1901

 

Carmelo VELLA, born in Valletta 13th August 1898. He joined the Royal Navy as an Officer's Cook on board HMS Queen Elizabeth in February 1925 and given the service No. L14940. He re-entered the Navy on 15th November 1927 when his No. was changed to LX.20693. He had previously served for three years in the Royal Air Force

 

Carmelo VELLA, born in Tarxien on 6th September 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356777

 

Carmelo VELLA, born in Valletta on 13th August 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14940

 

Carmelo VELLA, born in Hamrun on 11th February 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89316

 

Carmelo VELLA, born in Calcara on 22nd May 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173714

 

Carmelo VELLA, born in Burmola on 10th January 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 116826

 

Carmelo VELLA, born on 26th January 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12742

 

Carmelo Giuseppe Lorenzo Antonio VELLA, born on 8th February 1903, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93204

 

Carmelo VELLA, died 1915, Fireman, serving on HMS Dartmouth

 

Carmen VELLA, 122842, born on 16th July 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1883 on board HMS Alexandra as a Domestic, and left in April 1884

 

Ceasar VELLA, born on 15th August 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 151291

 

Constantino VELLA, 91234, born May 1850 in Burmola. Joined the Royal Navy as a Painter on HMS Rapid. Seerved on several ships and still in the Navy in 1895

 

Constantinus VELLA, Painter, married, aged 29 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Helicon

 

David VELLA, born in Valletta on 14th February 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356544

 

David VELLA, born in Valletta on 30th June 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355303

 

David VELLA, 360183, born in Senglea 2nd October 1878. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Diana in March 1902

 

Domenico VELLA, born in Valletta on 25th June 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12254

 

Domenico VELLA, born in Vittoriosa in February 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361355

 

Edward VELLA, born on 5th March 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M4356

 

Eduardo VELLA, 358583, born in Valletta 15th April 1880, shop boy. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Royal Oak

 

Edwardo VELLA, born about 1881 in Valletta, Domestic, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1901

 

Emanuel VELLA, born in Valletta on 10th October 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1831

 

Emanuele VELLA, born in Cospicua on 25th December 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K13437

 

Emmanuel VELLA, born in Cospicua on 16th September 1868, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 172998

 

Emmanuele VELLA, 204483, born in Valletta in December 1878, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1899 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman. He made the Navy his career and became an Able Seaman. He left the Navy in June 1921

 

Emmanuele VELLA, 362725, born in Valletta on 20th November 1886. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1904 on board HMS Prince of Wales as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward. He was still in the Navy in September 1926

 

Emanuelle VELLA, born on 4th June 1844, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44374

 

Emmanuele VELLA, born in Valletta on 20th November 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362725

 

Emmanuel VELLA, born about 1845, Assistant Sick Berth Attendant, aged 26 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Emmanuel VELLA, born in Valletta about 1850, Ward Room Cook’s Assistant, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Prince Consort in 1871

 

Emmanuel VELLA, K57816, born in Cospicua January 1889, joined the Royal Navy

 

Emmanuel VELLA, born in Floriana 9th February 1901. He joined the Royal Navy as an Officer's Steward on board HMS Coventry in January 1925 and was still in the Navy at the end of 1928. His service No. L14922

 

Filippo VELLA, born on 29th December 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92821

 

Francis VELLA, born in Valletta on 5th November 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8237

 

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

 

Francisco VELLA, born in November 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90157

 

Francisco VELLA, 83618, born in June 1845, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83618

 

Francisco VELLA, born in July 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54258

 

Frank VELLA, born about 1833, Boatman, aged 38 years, married, serving on HMS Caledonia in 1871

 

Frank VELLA, born about 1843, Ward Room Servant, aged 28 years, married, serving on HMS Lee in 1871

 

Frank VELLA, 207478, born in Sliema on 4th November 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 207478

 

Frank VELLA, born on 8th March 1845, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 55866

 

Frank VELLA, Captain’s Steward, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Cygnet in 1881

 

Gaetano VELLA, born in November 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 86681

 

Gaetano VELLA, K57827, born September 1886, joined the Royal Navy

 

George VELLA, born about 1881, Domestic, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

George VELLA, born on 2nd November 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360833

 

George VELLA, born in Vittoriosa on 1st January 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358081

 

George VELLA, 360386, born in Valletta 1st June 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in 1902 as a Domestic on board HMS Illustrious

 

George VELLA, 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

 

George VELLA, died 20th January 1918. He was an Officer’s Cook 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 Antonio (deceased) and Giovanna Vella, and husband of Giuseppa Vella of 127 Strada Reale, Hamrun

 

Georgio VELLA, born in Valletta on 6th December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356977

 

Giorgio VELLA, born on 6th May 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93125

 

Geraldu VELLA, 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

 

Gioacchino VELLA, 362841, born in Floriana on 22nd June 1882, a tobacconist. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1904 on board HMS Suffolk as a Bandsman

 

Gioacchino VELLA, born in Floriana on 22nd June 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362841

 

Giovanni Maria VELLA, of Floriana, 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

 

Giovanni VELLA, born about 1814, Ward Room Cook, aged 47 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Giovanni VELLA, 91174, born Valletta 17th August 1856. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1876 as a Domestic. Served on HMS Thunderer from April 1879 to January 1880

 

Giovanni VELLA, 360361, born 15th June 1869. Joined the Royal Navy in 1902 as a Domestic on board HMS Renown

 

Giovanni VELLA, born on 19th December 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11199

 

Giovanni VELLA, born on 19th December 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11199

 

Giovanni VELLA, born in Gozo on 17th June 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90021

 

Giovanni Battista VELLA, born in Valletta in November 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 89647

 

Giuseppe VELLA, 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 VELLA, born in Burmola on 18th April 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 236553

 

Giuseppe VELLA, born on 18th April 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2842

 

Giuseppe VELLA, born on 21st May 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93296

 

Giuseppe VELLA, born on 18th April 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J12539

 

Giuseppe VELLA, born in Mosta in 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 125365

 

Giuseppe VELLA, L4964, born 23rd September 1887. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Inflexible, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and re-entered the Navy on 13th July 1927 when his No. was changed to LX.20649

 

Giuseppe VELLA, born on 5th February 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54325

 

Grazio VELLA, born in Gozo in 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90006 (K52110)

 

Henrico VELLA, born in Burmola in 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353864

 

Henry VELLA, born in Burmola on 17th January 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356333

 

Henry VELLA, born in Burmola about 1880, Domestic, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1901

 

John VELLA, born in Valletta on 3rd April 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363615

 

John VELLA, born in Valletta on 23rd September 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361846

 

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

 

Joseph VELLA, 119948, born in 1862. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, but left in June 1883

 

Joseph VELLA, 353197, born in Cospicua 14th May 1864, painter. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1894 as a Musician, on board HMS Spartan

 

Joseph VELLA, 353050, born in Valletta 26th November 1872. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Stork

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Cospicua on 4th October 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M35446

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Vittoriosa on 29th April 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13524

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Calcara on 31st December 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2240

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Cospicua on 10th July 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364368

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Marsamuscetto on 1st June 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 228299

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Valletta on 10th July 1868, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173712

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Misida on 12th December 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 144941

 

Joseph VELLA, born on 22nd December 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 136023

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Valletta on 4th July 1845, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 108664

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Senglea on 25th May 1849, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103283

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Burmola on 7th May 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 95970

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Burmola in March 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 50692

 

Joseph VELLA, 362889, born in Senglea on 6th April 1883. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1904 on board HMS Suffolk as a Bandsman, but left in December 1904

 

Joseph VELLA, 204467, born 4th June 1879. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1899 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman. He served on several ships and became an Able Seaman. He left the Navy with a pension in 1921

 

Joseph VELLA, 360247, born 22nd July 1883 in Misida. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Rupert in April 1902 but left the Navy in July 1902

 

Joseph VELLA, L4343, born in Valletta November 1883. Joined the Royal Navy in 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Inflexible

 

Joseph VELLA, Shipwright, aged 31 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Triumph

 

Joseph VELLA, Stoker, married, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Invincible in 1881

 

Joseph VELLA, born about 1870 in Misida, Domestic, aged 31 years, married, serving on HMS Vulcan in 1901

 

Joseph VELLA, 360247, born 22nd July 1883. Joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic in 1902 on board HMS Rupert

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Misida on 21st April 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13078

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Valletta on 30th March 1903, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13558

 

Joseph VELLA, Leading Steward, E/LX21139, died 21st May 1941, on board the destroyer HMS Juno, which was sunk by German aircraft off the island of Crete

 

Joseph VELLA, died 10th June 1942, aged 35 years. He was a Fireman 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

 

Joseph VELLA, born in Senglea on 6th April 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362889

 

Lawrence VELLA, born on 29th April 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365553

 

Lewis VELLA, born in Valletta on 14th August 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363251

 

Lorenzo VELLA, 106375, born in Vittoriosa on 10th April 1857, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1878 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman. He became an Able Seaman and left the Navy in May 1904

 

Lorenzo VELLA, 107534, born in Senglea on 16th September 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1878 on board HMS Rupert as a Domestic. He made the Navy his career and became a Stoker, and served on several ships. He left the Navy with the rank of Petty Officer Stoker in August 1909

 

Lorenzo VELLA, born in Senglea in 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 151297

 

Lorenzo VELLA, born in Senglea on 17th June 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 144728

 

Louis Henry VELLA, born in Burmola on 1st July 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355882

 

Lucio VELLA, born in December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54365

 

Luigi VELLA, born in Gozo on 3rd December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357718

 

Luigi VELLA, born in Valletta on 2nd February 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13164

 

Matteo VELLA, born on 31st August 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M29193

Photo supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

Michael VELLA, born on 24th July 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360923

 

Michael VELLA, 157251, born in Burmola 2nd August 1870. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1890 as a Domestic on HMS Collingwood, but left in January 1891 at his own request

 

Michael VELLA, born in Vittoriosa, Domestic, aged 32 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Michel VELLA, born on 19th October 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93110

 

Michele VELLA, born in Vittoriosa on 6th April 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82535

 

Michele VELLA, born in Senglea on 12th March 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361357

 

Michele VELLA, born in Cospicua on 15th February 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353685

 

Michele VELLA, born on 16th April 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 175196

 

Michele VELLA, of Floriana, 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

 

Nazia VELLA, born about 1858 in Cospicua, Bumboat Man, aged 43 years, married, serving on HMS Thetis in 1901

 

Nicola VELLA, 359257, born in Valletta on 25th September 1878. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1901 on board HMS Canopus as a Domestic, but left in July 1901

 

Pacifico VELLA, born in Mosta on 9th February 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364308

 

Paolo VELLA, born in Paola on 22nd January 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 168829

 

Paolo VELLA, born in Valletta in June 1839, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 92663

 

Paolo VELLA, born about 1840, Boy, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Paolo VELLA, born about 1849, Captain’s Steward, aged 22 years, serving on HMS Enterprise in 1871

 

Paolo VELLA, Captain’s Cook, widower, aged 41 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Paolo VELLA, 107543, born in Valletta on 3rd December 1859. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1878 on board HMS Agincourt as a Domestic, but left in May 1879

 

Paolo VELLA, J95052, born in Xewkija Gozo on 24th October 1899. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in February 1919

 

Paul VELLA, born on 10th February 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 173275

 

Paulo VELLA, L4218, born in Valletta 3rd February 1893. Joined the Royal Navy in 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Lion. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy in June 1928

 

Pawlu VELLA, 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

 

Philip VELLA, born about 1843, Ordinary Seaman, aged 28 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Philip VELLA, born in Zabbar, Coxswain Barge, married, aged 40 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Pio VELLA, born in Floriana on 23rd November 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M29125

 

Popilio VELLA, 354534, born in Gozo on 15th May 1875. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1896 on board HMS Hood as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became a Stoker and served on several ships. When he left the Navy with a pension in 1922 he held the rank of Petty Officer Stoker

 

Pubblio Maria VELLA, born on 4th July 1844, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 82466

 

Publio M. VELLA, Captain’s Steward, aged 33 years, serving on HMS Helicon in 1881

 

Raphael VELLA, 358722, born in Senglea 1st August 1880, errand boy. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Vulcan, and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy in November 1917

 

Ricardo VELLA, born in Valletta on 2nd January 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 238488

 

Salvatore VELLA, born on 1st June 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93370

 

Salvatore VELLA, born on 23rd December 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92845

 

Salvatore VELLA, born in May 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92825

 

Salvatore VELLA, born in Cospicua on 15th February 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 347347

 

Salvatore VELLA, born in August 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54385

 

Salvatore VELLA, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 25 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Salvo VELLA, born in Valletta on 10th February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L149

 

Spiridione VELLA, born in Valletta on 27th May 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89315

 

Spiro VELLA, born on 13th March 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5064

 

Raffaele VELLA, 354975, born in Calcara on 30th September 1880. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1896 on board HMS Surprise as a Domestic, and made his career in the Navy. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward. He was still in the service in January 1920

 

Raphael VELLA, born about 1871 in Senglea, Domestic, aged 30 years, serving on HMS Vulcan in 1901

 

Salvatore VELLA, 107940, born in Calcara in 1855. 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 March 1883

 

Salvatore VELLA, born about 1855 in Cospicua, Bumboat Man, aged 46 years, married, serving on HMS Thetis in 1901

 

Salvo VELLA, of Zebbug, 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

 

Salvo VELLA, born about 1812 in Valletta, Ward Room Steward, aged 49 years, married, serving on HMS Exmouth in 1861

 

Salvo VELLA, born about 1837, Ordinary Seaman, aged 34 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Salvo VELLA, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 50 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Salvo VELLA, born in Mosta in August 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57815

 

Tancredi VELLA, born in Valletta on 15th July 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358128

 

Vincent VELLA, born in Valletta on 25th September 1863, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 138607

 

Vincent VELLA, born on 17th May 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357711

 

Vincent VELLA, born in Valletta in October 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 92664

 

Vincent VELLA, 84940, born in Senglea on 15th July 1848. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1874 on board HMS Cockatrice as a Domestic. He served on several ships and left the Navy in July 1879

 

Vincent VELLA, 359145, born in Valletta on 22nd December 1880, a barber. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1901 on board HMS Surprise as a Domestic. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He became an Officer’s Steward but was invalided out of the Navy in May 1923

 

Vincent VELLA, born in Vittoriosa, Domestic, married, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Vincent VELLA, born about 1837, Able Seaman, aged 34 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Vincent VELLA, born about 1881, Domestic, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Surprise in 1901

 

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

 

Vincenzo VELLA, born on 17th August 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54530

 

Vincenzo VELLA, born in Hamrun on 9th June 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J78213

 

Vincenzo VELLA, born in 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 116628

 

Vincenzo VELLA, born on 3rd January 1837, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44378

 

Vincenzo VELLA, born in Rabat on 10th February 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12244

 

Xaveius VELLA, born in Cospiuca on 3rd January 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J95136

 

Antonio VENTURA, born in Valletta on 27th July 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13167

 

Carmelo VENTURA, born in Valletta on 13th March 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12741

 

Emmanuele VENTURA, born in Porto Salvo, Valletta on 16th December 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12365

 

Fortunato VENTURA, born in Senglea on 18th January 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362427

 

Francesco VENTURA, 122191, born on 1st October 1862. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1882 on board HMS Superb as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He became an Officer’s Cook and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy in 1915

 

John VENTURA, L4039, born in Valletta 7th December 1892. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1912 on board HMS Cornwallis. He died 23rd July 1913 from enteric fever on HMS Gloucester

 

Joseph VENTURA, born in Calcara on 15th October 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 146431

 

Robert VENTURA, 85199, born on 9th March 1856. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1874 on board HMS Endymion as a Domestic, and left in May 1876

 

Emanuel VIDAL, born on 4th February 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363247

 

Emmanuel VIDAL, 362110, born 31st January 1886, shop boy. Joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Hussar on 11th February 1904 but left the service on 6th June 1904

 

Henry VIDAL, L4559, born in Valletta 30th August 1891. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Hecla

 

Henry VIDAL, E/LX22317, died 14th November 1940, serving on HMS Decoy

 

Joseph VIDAL, born in Msida on 27th January 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5233

 

Nicolo VIDALL, born about 1866, Domestic, aged 35 years, married, serving on HMS Illustrious in 1901

 

Nicola VIDALL, born on 15th January 1866, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 131713

 

Carlo VIDOLICH, born in Cospicua in July 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K50041

 

C. VIDOLICH, died 11th March 1918. He was an Able Seaman on the Drifter Frigate Bird. During darkness his ship collided with the troopship Theseus off Marsaxlokk and seven of the nine-man crew lost their lives

 

Antonio VINCENT, Stoker, aged 25 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Agincourt

 

Antonio VINCENT, born in Senglea on 14th September 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100071

 

Victor Moncado VINCENT, born on 8th June 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M34862

 

Luigi VINCENTE, 107596, born in Valletta on 22nd November 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1879 on board HMS Agincourt as a Bandsman, but left in May 1879

 

Antonio VIRGIN, 94731, born in Senglea in 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1876 on board HMS Hercules as a Domestic. He served on several ships and left the Navy in October 1882

 

P. VISCOSO, died in WWI. He was a Cook serving on HMS Indefatigable

 

Publius VISCOSO, L3293, born in Misida on 20th January 1892. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1911 on board HMS Swiftsure as an Officer’s Steward, and served on several ships. He was on the Battle Cruiser HMS Indefatigable at the Battle of Jutland. 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 on 31st May 1916

 

Vincenzo VISCOSO, Domestic, married, aged 28 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Vincenzo VISCOVO, born about 1853, Domestic, aged 48 years, married, serving on HMS Vindictive in 1901

 

Vincenzo VISCOSO, born in Senglea on 17th July 1852, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98862

 

Agostino VITELLARO, 122799, born in Cospicua in January 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1882 on board HMS Monarch as a Domestic. He served on several ships and left the Navy in June 1891

 

William WADGE, E/LX21093, 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

 

Alfred Henry WAKELY, born in Valletta on 9th February 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 272280

 

Francis WALKER, born in Burmola on 1st August 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 116825

 

Francis WALKER, born in Burmola in 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 129751

 

William Frank WALKER, born in Valletta on 1st February 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K13582

 

John WALTERS, born in Valletta on 13th August 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 308439

 

William Nassau WALTERS, 145061, born on 12th September 1868, a blacksmith. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1888 as an Armourer’s Assistant on board HMS Excellent, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was promoted to Armourer’s Mate then Chief Armourer. He left the Navy in January 1918

 

Salvo WARPENTON, born on 1st February 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 137049

 

Carmino James WATSON, born on 10th November 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 163231

 

Henry WATSON, born on 17th June 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 101923

 

Joseph WEBSTER, born in Vittoriosa on 27th September 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167006

 

James WEEKS, born in Senglea on 18th October 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363897

 

Alfred WEST, born in Burmola 2nd October 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 177050

 

Frank WEST, 358615, born in Burmola 24th January 1880, painter. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Venus

 

Giuseppe WEST, born 1st December 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 3361441

 

Joseph WEST, born in Valletta 20th September 1851, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 83704

 

Joseph WEST, born about 1852, Warrant Officer’s Servant, aged 19 years, serving on HMS Rapid in 1871

 

Thomas WHITE, 122542, born in Senglea in January 1865. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1883 on board HMS Cygnet as a Domestic, and served on this ship until he left the Navy in 1887

 

William Wilson WHYTE, M35197, born in Valletta on 12th June 1903. Joined the Royal Navy as a Shipwright on board HMS Victory on 1st September 1919, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships, and was still in the service in December 1928

 

Christopher Harold WILKINS, born in Valletta on 17th November 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F48309

 

Arthur Thornhill WILKINSON, born in Valletta on 8th December 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M22625

 

Arthur Beagley WILKS, born on 29th December 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M33538

 

Alfred WILLIAMS, born on 5th February 1869, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 284585

 

Alfred WILLIAMS, born in Valletta on 16th January 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K49009

 

Alfred WILLIAMS, died 20th January 1918. He was a Stoker 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 Angela and George Williams, and husband of Giuseppa Williams of 44 Strada San Giuseppe, Valletta

 

George WILLIAMS, born about 1818, aged 42 years, married, serving on HMS Simon in 1861

 

George WILSON, born about 1832, Able Seaman, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1861

 

William John WILLIAMS, born on 1st August 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 63199

 

John WILSON, born in Valletta on 22nd August 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K58660

 

Kenneth Nelson WINGROVE, born in Imtarfa on 24th October 1905, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M36710

 

Joseph Walter WINSTONE, born on 25th November 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 188542

 

Walter WINSTONE, born in Valletta on 15th January 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358301

 

George WOOD, born in Valletta on 1st June 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 161267

 

Alfred Lawrence WOODWARD, 356037, born in Valletta on 24th August 1879. Joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Revenge on 21st September 1897, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward in 1907. He left the service on 21st March 1923

 

Alfred Lawrence WOODWARD, born in Valletta 24th August 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356037

 

Victor WOPPINGTON, born in Senglea on 5th September 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 177523

 

Benjamin William WRIGHT, born in Sliema on 15th May 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 310512

 

Antonio XERRI, born on 30th September 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93295

 

Antonio XERRI, K52046, born in Floriana in 1900. He joined the Royal Navy as a Stoker on HMS Egmont in May 1918 and was demobbed on 31st March 1919

 

Antonio XERRI, L2727, born on 23rd September 1883 in Zabbar, a carpenter. He joined the Royal Navy on board HMS Diana as an Officer's Cook in March 1911 but left the service at his own request in November 1911

 

Anthony XERRI, L11074, born in Valletta 16th July 1893. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1918 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Lowestoft, and made the Navy his career. He re-entered the Navy on 1st November 1926 when his No. was changed to LX.20463

 

Arcangelo XERRI, born in Gozo on 2nd January 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87540

 

Carmelo XERRI, born in Valletta on 12th May 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1119

 

Carmelo XERRI, J91708, born on 3rd December 1896, a labourer. He joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont as an Ordinary Seaman in July 1918 and was demobbed on 10th January 1920

 

Carmelo XERRI, died 20th January 1918. He was a Seaman travelling on the Armed Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. Aged 29 years, the son of Carmela and Michael Xerri, and husband of Rosina Xerri

 

Emanuel XERRI, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX11125, died 22nd May 1941, on board the cruiser HMS Gloucester, which was sunk by enemy aircraft, off south west Crete, with the loss of 693 officers and men

 

Emmanuel XERRI, born in Zabbar on 24th July 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361960

 

Emmanuele XERRI, born in Zabbar on 10th February 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J95742

 

Emmanuelle XERRI, born in Valletta on 29th April 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11125

 

Francesco XERRI, of Gozo, 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

 

Francesco XERRI, Caulker’s Mate, aged 27 years, serving on HMS Alexandra in 1881

 

Francisco XERRI, 94986, born in April 1851 in Tarxien. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1876 on board HMS Devastation as a Caulker. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He left the Navy in January 1896

 

Gannmari XERRI, 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

 

George XERRI, was born in Zabbar on 6th May 1890, and joined the Royal Navy on 11th August 1914 as a Fireman, with the service No. 406017. He served for a time on HMS Defence, and was a member of the crew on a voyage from Malta to Chatham Dockyard, where he disembarked. The ship sailed with a new crew to take part in the Battle of Jutland where she was sunk and everybody on board lost their lives. He later served on HMS Whitehead and HMS Bacchus. He married Ludgarda Candela, and had a family. He died in 1959

 

Giovanni XERRI, born in Gozo in January 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56238

 

Giuseppe XERRI, born in Senglea on 19th November 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365573

 

Giuseppe XERRI, 364710, born in Senglea on 3rd January 1888. He joined the Royal Navy on board HMS Venerable as a Domestic on 25th April 1906 but left the service in July 1906

 

Giuseppe XERRI, J92846, born on 13th March 1893, a labourer. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont on 8th August 1918, and served on a few ships until he was demobbed on 20th April 1920

 

Harry XERRI, born in Valletta on 27th August 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363965

 

Joseph XERRI, born in Valletta on 9th April 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 106996

 

Joseph XERRI, J78214, born in Senglea on 20th October 1884, a bumboatman. He joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont on 23rd August 1917 as an Ordinary Seaman, and became an Able Seaman on 10th December 1917. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships and was still in the Navy on 1st January 1929

 

Karmenu XERRI, 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

 

Lorenzo XERRI, 85211, born in Burmola on 3rd February 1853. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1874, on board HMS Pallas as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in July 1893

 

Lorenzo XERRI, Ward Room Steward, married, aged 28 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Zephyr

 

Lorenzo XERRI, born in Floriana on 23rd September 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10995

 

Nicola XERRI, of Siggiewi, joined HMS L’Aigle on 26th December 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 XERRI, born in Valletta on 9th June 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10941

Photo supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

Paolo XERRI, born in Valletta on 22nd April 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 13475

 

Paul XERRI, 230268, born in Valletta on 16th November 1885. He joined the Royal Navy as an Ordinary Seaman on HMS Egmont on 18th March 1904, and became an Able Seaman on 11th November 1906. He left the service at his own request in March 1907. Prior to joining the Royal Navy he had been in the Royal Malta Militia

 

Robert XERRI, 364242, born in Floriana on 8th January 1888. He joined the Royal Navy on board HMS Leviathan as a Domestic on 20th November 1905, and became an Officer's Steward on 24th December 1907. He served on several ships and left the service on 6th January 1915

 

Salvatore XERRI, L4713, born in Senglea 14th December 1891. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Indomitable

 

Salvatore XERRI, J95152, born in Vittoriosa in 1899, labourer. Joined the Royal Navy as Ordinary Seaman on board HMS Egmont II on 16th May 1918, and was demobbed on 2nd July 1919

 

Salvatore XERRI, L13168, born in Sliema on 17th December 1901. Joined the Royal Navy as Officer’s Steward on HMS Emperor of India on 30th November 1919, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left the service on 10th April 1927

 

Vincenzo XERRI, born in Valletta on 4th March 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2665

 

Vincenzo XERSCION, Ordinary Seaman, married, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Anthony XUEREB, born in Hamrun on 28th March 1904, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14962

 

Agustino XEUREB, born in Zabbar on 25th July 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 230265

 

Carmelo XEUREB, J95036, born in Gozo in December 1899. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in March 1919

 

Gio Maria XEUREB, born in Zabbar in 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 230261

 

Salvatore XEUREB, J95035, born in Gozo in January 1880. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in February 1919

 

Giuseppe XIBERRAS, born in Hamrun on 12th October 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356928

 

Giuseppe XIBERRAS, died 11th March 1918. He was an Able Seaman on the Drifter Frigate Bird. During darkness his ship collided with the troopship Theseus off Marsaxlokk and seven of the nine-man crew lost their lives. Aged 38 years, the son of Rosa and Giovanni Xiberras, and husband of Maria Xiberras of Gozo

 

Giuseppe XIBERRAS, died 1918, Officer’s Steward, serving on HMS Comet. Aged 40 years, the son of Rosina and Giovanni Xiberras, and husband of Maria Xiberras of Hamrun

 

Francesco XICLUNA, of Gozo, 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

 

George XICLUNA, born about 1873, Bandsman, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Theseus in 1901

 

Giovanni XICLUNA, 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

 

Giuseppe XICLUNA, of Zejtun, joined HMS L’Aigle on 26th December 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 XICLUNA, of Bormola, 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

 

G. XICLUNA, born about 1820, aged 51 years, Able Seaman, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

G.B. XICLUNA, born about 1820, Ordinary Seaman, aged 41 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Henrie XICLUNA alias SICHLONA, born on 12th August 1844, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 80988

 

James XICLUNA, born in Msida on 6th January 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105063

 

John XICLUNA, born on 7th July 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 98989

 

Lewis XICLUNA, 362511, born in Valletta on 8th November 1876. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1904 on board HMS Brisk as a Domestic, but left in August 1905. Re-joined the Navy in August 1911 as an Officer’s Steward and served until June 1915

 

Lorenzo XICLUNA, 91006, born 1849, musician. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1875 as a Bandsman on HMS Undaunted

 

Luigi XICLUNA, born in Valletta on 4th March 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 354538

 

Pasquale XICLUNA, 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

 

Angelo XUEREB, died 1917, Officer’s Cook, serving on HMS Vanguard

 

Angelo XUEREB, born in 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89679

 

Carlo XUEREB, died 20th January 1918. He was an Officer’s Cook travelling on board the Boarding Steamer HMS Louvain, which was torpedoed by the German U-boat U22 in the Aegean Sea. Aged 42 years, the son of Vittoria and Michele Angelo Xuereb, and husband of Rosaria Xuereb of 10 Strada Reale, Hamrun

 

Carmelo XUEREB, born in Floriana on 16th April 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M37076

 

Carmelo XUEREB, born in Birkirkara on 23rd December 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52097 (J96490)

 

Carmelo XUEREB, born in 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52106

 

Emanuele XUEREB, born in Hamrun on 3rd March 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11194

 

Giuseppe XUEREB, Ordinary Seaman, aged 25 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Alexandra

 

Giuseppe XUEREB, born about 1856, Able Seaman, aged 45 years, serving on HMS Renown in 1901

 

Giuseppe XUEREB, born in Gozo on 20th November 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56232

 

Giuseppe XUEREB, born on 17th January 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93303

 

Giuseppe XUEREB, born on 1st January 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 114000

 

John XUEREB, E/LX22100, 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

 

Lorenzo XUEREB, J95123, born in Misida in January 1899. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in February 1918 as an Able Seaman. His record shows ‘Run September 1918’, placed in the Lunatic Asylum

 

Loreto XUEREB, born in Gozo in October 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J87556

 

Luigi XUEREB, born on 19th December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90474

 

Luigi XUEREB, J95114, born in Gozo in April 1881. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in February 1918 as an Able Seaman, but was invalided out of the service in April 1918

 

Michele XUEREB, J95104, born in Gozo in March 1891. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in February 1918 as an Able Seaman. He was demobbed in September 1919

 

Paolo XUEREB, born in Valletta on 24th January 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52112

 

Salvatore XUEREB, born in St. Domenic's Parish, Valletta, on 21st March 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 137074

 

Salvatore XUEREB, born in Zabbar in August 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52107

 

Salvatore XUEREB, born in Zabbar on 20th June 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 212439

 

Salvatore XUEREB, born on 20th April 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11780

 

Salvatore XUEREB, born about 1859, Domestic, aged 42 years, married, serving on HMS St.George in 1901

 

Salvatore XUEREB, died 1918, Trimmer, on the Tug Aguia

 

Salvo XUEREB, born in Sliema on 15th December 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5019

 

Vincent XUEREB, L3199, born in Vittoriosa on 6th December 1877. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1911 on board HMS Orontes as an Officer’s Cook, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in August 1926. He re-entered the service on 1st June 1927 as an Officer’s Cook and was given the service No.LX.20627

 

Vincent XUEREB, born about 1878, Domestic, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Rambler in 1901

 

Vincent XUEREB, born in Sliema on 19th January 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361068

 

Vincent XUEREB, born on 6th December 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357095

 

Angelo XUIEREB, L4706, born 19th August 1893. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Blonde

 

Alfredo ZAHARESE, J95022, born in March 1883 in Cospicua, a boatman. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in March 1919

 

Alfredo ZAHRA, born on 28th June 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11782

 

Alfredo ZAHRA, born in Senglea on 10th May 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 204492

 

Alfredo ZAHRA, 204492, born in Senglea on 10th May 1879, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1899 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman. He made the Navy his career became an Able Seaman. He left the Navy in June 1921

 

Angelo ZAHRA, of Zeitun, 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

 

Anthony ZAHRA, born in Valletta on 14th March 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L7449

 

Antonio ZAHRA, born in Valletta on 20th October 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355282

 

Antonio ZAHRA, born on 19th September 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K53002

 

Carmel ZAHRA, E/LX22135, 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

 

Carmelo ZAHRA, born in April 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52191

 

Emmanuel ZAHRA, born in Valletta on 23rd December 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361040

 

Emanuele ZAHRA, 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 32 years, the son of Maria Antonia and Lorenzo Zahra, and husband of Carmela Zahra, of Birkirkara

 

Francesco ZAHRA, born on 10th March 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9478

 

Francisco ZAHRA alias Frank ZAST, born on 1st January 1850, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 70083

 

Frank Saverio ZAHRA, 122872, born in November 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1883 on board HMS Invincible as a Domestic, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left the Navy with a pension in August 1905

 

Gaetano ZAHRA, 424, AB, was born in Malta about 1813. In 1852 he changed his trade to Stoker. He was invalided out of the Navy in October 1853. He re-enlisted in 1859 but only served a short time as he was invalided out again in 1861. He re-enlisted again in 1866, and was serving as a Ship’s Cook on HMS Cockatrice when he finally left the Royal Navy on 16th July 1867

Photo supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

George ZAHRA, 359210, born in Cospicua on 1st February 1883. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1901 on board HMS Pyramus as a Domestic. He served on several ships, and left the Navy in February 1910

 

Giovanni ZAHRA, born about 1846, Ordinary Seaman, aged 25 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Giovanni ZAHRA, Able Seaman, married, aged 32 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Giuseppe ZAHRA, born in Valletta on 20th November 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11200

 

Giuseppe ZAHRA, born on 18th June 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11344

 

Gorg ZAHRA, 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

 

J.B. ZAHRA, born about 1823, Ward Room Steward, aged 38 years, married, serving on HMS Scylla in 1861

 

John ZAHRA, Steward, E/LX20554, 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 ZAHRA, born in Senglea on 7th February 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363148

 

John ZAHRA, born in Valletta on 16th April 1902, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13170

 

John ZAHRA, born in Senglea on 24th February 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355903

 

John Baptiste ZAHRA, born in Valletta in July 1823, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 84154

 

Joseph ZAHRA, born on 1st August 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9976

 

Joseph ZAHRA, Steward, E/LX22982, 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

 

Luigi ZAHRA, J95347, born in Zabbar on 20th May 1899, boatman. Joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on board HMS Egmont II on 29th April 1919, but was demobbed December 1919

 

Pasquale ZAHRA, born in Cospicua on 3rd January 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355275

 

Pasquale ZAHRA, born in Burmola on 18th January 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167605

 

Salvatore ZAHRA, born in July 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54297

 

Salvatore ZAHRA, born on 27th April 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J90045

 

Saverio ZAHRA, 91094, born Valletta, 26th November 1854. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1875, as a Domestic on HMS Hercules

 

Saverio ZAHRA, Ward Room Servant, married, aged 26 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Thunderer

 

Spiro ZAHRA, J95014, born in Cospicua in August 1890. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in April 1918 but was invalided out of the service

 

Vincent ZAHRA, 119724, born on 10th June 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 May 1903

 

Vincent ZAHRA, born in Burmola on 12th February 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356306

 

Spero ZAMBE, born about 1840, Captain’s Cook, aged 31 years, married, serving on HMS Newport in 1871

 

Angelo ZAMIT, born on 13th November 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 139074

 

Giuseppe ZAMIT, born in Valletta in November 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K57624

 

Lawrence ZAMIT, 157250, born in Floriana 13th July 1869. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Collingwood  but left in December at his own request

 

Luigi ZAMIT, born on 1st January 1863, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 126598

 

Vincent ZAMMET, born about 1843, aged 28 years, Ward Room Cook, serving on HMS Jaseur in 1871

 

George ZAMMETT, born in Valletta on 24th May 1844, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 50573

 

Salvatore ZAMMETT, born on Gozo about 1841, Bandsman, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Cressy in 1861

 

Agostino ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 6th January 1868, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 143228

 

Agostino ZAMMIT, 157482, born in Valletta 8th August 1869. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Polyphemus, but left in January 1891 as unfit

 

Agostino ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 13th August 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164598

 

Alberto ZAMMITT, 362788, born in St.Julians in June 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1904 on board HMS Duncan as a Domestic, but his record shows ‘Run in November 1904’

 

Alfonso ZAMMIT, born about 1873 in Valletta, Domestic, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Victorious in 1901

 

Alfonso ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 18th February 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 171469

 

Alfredo ZAMMIT, born in Vittoriosa on 16th December 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363009

 

Alfredo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 18th October 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357946

 

Alfred ZAMMIT, L4638, born in Valletta 4th February 1894. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Diadem, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and re-entered the Navy on 5th May 1927, when his No. was changed to LX.20608

 

Alfred ZAMMIT, born in Sliema on 26th October 1905, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14972

 

Alfred ZAMMIT, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX21720, died 13th November 1940, serving on HMS Decoy

 

Alfred ZAMMIT, Steward, E/LX25380, died 19th April 1942, serving on HMS Medway

 

Andrea ZAMMIT, born in Luqa in March 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56251

 

Angelo ZAMMIT, born in Zabbar in January 1895, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52084

 

Angelo ZAMMIT, aged 53 years, Chief Signalman, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Anthony ZAMMIT, born in Hamrun in November 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358000

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in St. Paul's Parish, Valletta, on 15th October 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12991

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 6th February 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L7852

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Msida on 12th December 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K32475

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 18th April 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J85331

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 13th August 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362747

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 3rd October 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 355876

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Vittoriosa on 16th May 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 341521

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born on 2nd May 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 131096

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, of Hasciac, 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

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, 204480, born in Burmola on 7th February 1877, a boatman. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1899 on board HMS Hibernia as an Ordinary Seaman. He became an Able Seaman, and left the Navy in November 1903

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, 360119, born in Valletta 8th January 1882, a groom. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Victorious in February 1902 but left the Navy in November 1902 at his own request

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born about 1877 in Vittoriosa, Cooper’s Crew, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Victorious in 1901

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, 362747, born in Floriana on 13th August 1884, shop assistant. Joined the Royal Navy in July 1904 on board HMS Bulwark as a Domestic. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward. He left the Navy in February 1917

 

Antonio ZAMMIT, born in Valletta in 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52096

 

Arthur ZAMMIT, L4125, born in Valletta 8th September 1891, office boy. Joined the Royal Navy in 1912 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Invincible. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He left the Navy in 1921

 

Arturo ZAMMIT, born on 19th September 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11611

 

Bernardo ZAMMIT, of Bormola, 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

 

Carlo ZAMMIT, born in Sliema in 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52052

 

Carlo ZAMMIT, born in Senglea on 1st December 1861, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 135642

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born in Msida on 29th March 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1465

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 21st March 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L8779

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born on 9th August 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54142

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born in December 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52190

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 17th July 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K49010

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta about 1835, Gun Room Steward, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Recruit in 1861

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, born about 1835 in Valletta, Ward Room Steward, aged 36 years, married, serving on HMS Columbine in 1871

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, Carpenter’s Crew, married, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Invincible in 1881

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT,  born on 12th October 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11097

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, J95053, born in Valletta in April 1892. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in June 1918

 

Carmelo ZAMMIT, 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. Aged 30 years, the son of Elizabetta and Paolo Zammit and husband of Carmela Zammit of 92 Strada San Giuseppe, Valletta

 

Dando ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 10th April 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363410

 

Domenico ZAMMIT, born in Vittoriosa on 18th September 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13194

 

Domenico ZAMMIT, L3294, born in Valletta on 29th November 1889. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1912 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 October 1926. He re-entered the service on 18th July 1927 as an Officer’s Cook, and was given the service No.LX.20646. During his time in the Navy he was attached to the Royal Air Force for four years

 

Dominico ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 12th July 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356011

 

Dominico ZAMMIT, born on 3rd October 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J92828

 

Edward ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 26th January 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10551

 

Edward ZAMMIT, Fireman, was on board HMS Chesterfield, a Fleet Messenger in World War I. When his ship was about 42 miles from Malta it was torpedoed by a German submarine and sunk, 18th May 1918. Four men lost their lives. In 1924 his home address was 59 Strada San Giuseppe, Valletta

 

Elias ZAMMIT, born about 1872 in Birkirkara, Domestic, aged 29 years, serving on HMS Victorious in 1901

 

Elias ZAMMIT, born in Sliema on 2nd September 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 169728

 

Emanuele ZAMMIT, J95115, born in Valletta in April 1895. Joined the Royal Navy on HMS Egmont in February 1918 as an Able Seaman. His record shows ’Run October 1918’

 

Emanuel ZAMMIT, Chief Petty Officer Steward, E/LX13163, died 13th November 1940, serving on HMS Decoy

 

Emmanuel ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 8th September 1842, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94326

 

Emmanuele ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 10th February 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L478

 

Emmanuele ZAMMIT, 359488, born in Floriana on 18th May 1877, a tailor. Joined the Royal Navy in June 1901 on board HMS Scout as a Domestic, but left in September 1901

 

Emmanuele ZAMMIT, 354765, born in Valletta on 10th April 1878. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1896 on board HMS Fearless as a Domestic, but left in December 1896. He re-entered the Navy in November 1902 as a Domestic on HMS Orion. He became an Officer’s Steward and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy in March 1924

 

Emmanuele ZAMMIT, L3204, born in Valletta on 8th October 1890. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1911 on board HMS Hibernia as an Officer’s Cook

 

Emmanuele ZAMMIT, born in Misida on 10th May 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13163

 

Enrico ZAMMIT, Ward Room Cook Assistant, aged 19 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Temeraire

 

Enrico ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 15th March 1862, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 116079

 

Francesco ZAMMIT, of Birchicara, 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

 

Francesco ZAMMIT, 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

 

Frederick ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 10th July 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361034

 

Gaetano ZAMMIT, born in Valletta in 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L1041

 

Gaetano ZAMMIT, born on 28th December 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L2941

 

Gaetano ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 13th December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364047

 

George ZAMMIT, born in Qormi on 5th June 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10951

 

George ZAMMIT, born in Valletta about 1828, Officer’s Cook, aged 33 years, married, serving on HMS Lapwing in 1861

 

George ZAMMIT, born about 1845 in Cospicua, Gun Room Servant, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Prince Consort in 1871

 

George (Giovanni) ZAMMIT, born in Qormi on 15th April 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10946

 

Georgio ZAMMIT, born on 19th May 1890, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93984

 

Giovanni ZAMMIT, of Siggiewi, joined HMS L’Aigle on 26th December 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 ZAMMIT, of Vittoriosa, joined HMS Juno on 30th January 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

 

Giovanni ZAMMIT, born on 13th June 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54308

 

Giovanni ZAMMIT, born on 19th August 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54952

 

Giovanni ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 19th February 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89201

 

Giovanni ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 18th March 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 359700

 

Giovanni Maria ZAMMIT, 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

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, of Qormi, joined HMS L’Aigle on 27th December 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 ZAMMIT, of Borgo, 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 ZAMMIT, of Hasciac, 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 ZAMMIT, born about 1843, Gun Room Cook’s Assistant, aged 18 years, serving on HMS Caesar in 1861

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born on 19th May 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10756

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, K57624, born in Valletta November 1899. Joined the Royal Navy in June 1919 as an Stoker, on board HMS Europa

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born on 10th November 1903, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L14321

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born on 17th March 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J89685

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born in December 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54347

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born in November 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54319

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born in April 1891, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54291

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born on 16th May 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K54527

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born in Valletta in 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52047

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born on 30th October 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J81536

 

Giuseppe ZAMMIT, born on 10th June 1881, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357556

 

Henry ZAMMIT, 360400, born 24th March 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in 1902 as a Domestic on board HMS Ramillies and made it his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy in 1919

 

Hugh ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 13th February 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9907

 

John ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 2nd December 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L9576

 

John ZAMMIT, born on 8th May 1893, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5569

 

John ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 20th January 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 101540

 

John ZAMMIT, born in Floriana on 15th May 1900, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12431

 

John ZAMMIT, Leading Steward, E/LX21887, died 28th December 1942, when HMS St.Issey, was sunk by the German U-Boat U-617 off Benghazi

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born in Valletta about 1818, Engineer’s Servant, aged 42 years, married, serving on HMS Racoon in 1861

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born about 1875, Domestic, aged 26 years, married, serving on HMS Speedy in 1901

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, 353474, born in Cospicua 16th February 1875. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1894 as a Domestic on board HMS Colossus. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Steward. He was still in the Navy in February 1920

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, 359062, born in February 1882. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1900 on board HMS Emperor of India as a Domestic. His record says May 1901 ‘Run’

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, L4707, born 27th December 1889, barber. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1913 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Blake, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and was still in the Navy on 31st December 1928

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, E/LX23471, 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

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born in Hamrun on 8th October 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364191

 

Joseph (Giuseppe) ZAMMIT, born on 1st December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357579

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 10th August 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 165764

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born on 26th June 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 164561

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born in 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 148301

 

Joseph ZAMMIT, born in Gozo in 1859, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 108499

 

Julio ZAMMIT, born about 1842, Domestic, aged 59 years, married, serving on HMS Pactolus in 1901

 

Karmenu ZAMMIT, 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

 

Lawrence ZAMMIT, L4145, born in Vittoriosa 10th August 1893. Joined the Royal Navy in 1912 as an Officer’s Steward on board HMS Hibernia. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He was still in the Navy on 31st December 1928

 

Lawrence ZAMMIT, 358911, born 3rd March 1878, boatman. Joined the Royal Navy 1900 as a Domestic on board HMS Vindictive, and served on several ships. He became an Officer’s Steward, and was still in the Navy in February 1926

 

Lawrence ZAMMIT, born about 1878, Domestic, aged 23 years, serving on HMS Vindictive in 1901

 

Lorenzo ZAMMIT, born on 11th August 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J91682

 

Louis ZAMMIT, born on 1st May 1875, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 353820

 

Louis ZAMMIT, Steward, E/LX25645, died 19th August 1942, serving on HMS Hyacinth

 

Luigi ZAMMIT, born on 5th February 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54395

 

Luigi ZAMMIT, born in November 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54330

 

Luigi ZAMMIT, born on 25th October 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361380

 

Manoel ZAMMIT, born on 4th November 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357886

 

Michael ZAMMIT, born on 15th February 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 63551

 

Michael ZAMMIT, born in Zeebug, Bandsman, married, aged 28 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Monarch

 

Michael ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 8th September 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L10799

 

Michelangelo ZAMMIT, born on 16th July 1860, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 145993

 

Michele ZAMMIT, born in Msida in December 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52102

 

Nicola ZAMMIT, of Valletta, 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

 

Nicola ZAMMIT, born about 1835, Gun Room Steward, aged 25 years, serving on HMS Caesar in 1861

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, 107545, born in December 1850. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1878 on board HMS Agincourt as a Domestic, but left in May 1879

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, 94798, born in Valletta on 12th February 1854. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1876 on board HMS Helicon as a Domestic. He made the Navy his career and became an Officer’s Steward. He served on several ships, and left the Navy in October 1916

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born about 1858, Domestic, aged 43 years, married, serving on HMS Hussar in 1901

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born about 1875 in Valletta, Domestic, aged 26 years, serving on HMS Ramillies in 1901

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, L4836, born in Valletta 2nd March 1892. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1913 as an Officer’s Cook on board HMS Hercules

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, died 31st December 1917. He was a Stoker 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

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born in March 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54357

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born in February 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54267

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born in February 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54266

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 26th April 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361426

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 15th June 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357594

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born on 24th December 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357353

 

Paolo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 12th February 1854, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 94798

 

Patrick ZAMMIT, born on 10th November 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361066

 

Raffael ZAMMIT, L3195, born in Floriana on 29th August 1889. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1911 on board HMS Cormorant as an Officer’s Steward, and made the Navy his career. He left the service in August 1925, but re-entered on 28th May 1926 as an Officer’s Steward and given the service No.LX.20249

 

Rosario ZAMMIT, 343950, born in Calcara 25th December 1880. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1901 as a member of the Carpenter’s Crew on HMS Hibernia. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships, being still in the Navy he received his pension on 5th February 1923

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, 107593, born in Valletta on 7th December 1859. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1879 on board HMS Hibernia as a Bandsman, but left in November 1879 at his own request

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, Assistant Steward, was on board HMS White Head in World War I. His ship was a Store Carrier and was torpedoed by a German submarine 40 miles from Suda Bay, on 15th October 1917. The ship sank and 23 men lost their lives

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 17th January 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 157898

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, born in Ghaxaq on 29th September 1886, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L13864

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, born in Zabbar in May 1892, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K52083

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 26th March 1876, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 360768

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 24th May 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 108687

 

Salvo ZAMMIT, born in February 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54273

 

Salvo ZAMMIT, born in Sliema on 20th September 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364896

 

Salvo ZAMMIT, 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

 

Salvo ZAMMIT, a Boy, serving on HMS Captain, died 19th July 1796 on board his ship. His body was discharged to Ajaccio Hospital

 

Spiro ZAMMIT, Ship’s Steward, married, aged 41 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Salamis

 

Spiro ZAMMIT, born about 1859, Domestic, aged 42 years, serving on HMS St.George in 1901

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, 106387, born in Valletta on 25th December 1857. Joined the Royal Navy in September 1878 on board HMS Euryalus as a Bandsman, but left in May 1899

 

Salvatore ZAMMIT, born in Valletta about 1871, Domestic, aged 30 years, serving  on HMS Royal Sovereign in 1901

 

Saverio ZAMMIT, born about 1841, Ordinary Seaman, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Scylla in 1861

 

Spiro ZAMMIT alias LAMMIT, born in September 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 96978

 

Spiro ZAMMIT, born in Hamrun on 20th July 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 365066

 

Vincenzo ZAMMIT, born in December 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54305

 

Vincenzo ZAMMIT, born in Valletta on 3rd August 1896, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12233

 

V. ZAMMIT, Gun Room Cook, married, aged 37 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Temeraire

 

Vincent ZAMMIT, born about 1843, Gun Room Cook, aged 28 years, serving on HMS Jaseur in 1871

 

William ZAMMIT, born about 1861, Ward Room Messman, aged 40 years, married, serving on HMS Tyne in 1901

 

Alberto ZAMMITT, born in St. Julians in June 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 362788

 

Angelo ZAMMITT, born on 5th August 1817, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44361

 

Angelo ZAMMITT, born about 1822, Ordinary Seaman, aged 39 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Angelo ZAMMITT, born about 1818, Chief Signalman, aged 53 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Antonio ZAMMITT, born about 1877 in Vittoriosa, Cooper’s Crew, aged 24 years, married, serving on HMS Victorious in 1901

 

Carmelo ZAMMITT, 85220, born on 20th June 1852. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1874, on board HMS Immortalite as a Barber, and served the whole time on this ship until he left the Navy in May 1877

 

Carmelo ZAMMITT, 94736, born in November 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in December 1875 on board HMS Hercules as a member of the Carpenter’s Crew. He served on several ships, and left the Navy in January 1886

 

Carmelo ZAMMITT, born on 29th July 1846, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 101872

 

Carmelo ZAMMITT, born in Paola on 11th March 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 101766

 

Carmelo ZAMMITT, born in Valletta on 13th February 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 72748

 

Charles ZAMMITT, born on 9th March 1865, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 137057

 

Elias ZAMMITT, born in 1872, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 165808

 

Emanuel ZAMMITT, born about 1825, Officer’s Cook, aged 35 years, married, serving on HMS Banshee in 1861

 

Emmanuel ZAMMITT, Ordinary Seaman, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Felice ZAMMITT, born about 1845, Boy, aged 16 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Francesco ZAMMITT, 119955, born in 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1882 on board HMS Hibernia as a Stoker, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and left in August 1902

 

Francis ZAMMITT, 157312, born in Malta 6th October 1864. Joined the Royal Navy in August 1890 as a Domestic on board HMS Trafalgar, but left in September at his own request

 

Giuseppe ZAMMITT, 84952, born on 2nd May 1832. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1874 on board HMS Hibernia as a Domestic, and left in September 1878. He re-entered the Navy in November 1883 and served until November 1885

 

Giuseppe ZAMMITT, born about 1843, Boy, aged 18 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Giovanni ZAMMITT, born in Senglea on 8th January 1864, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 126558

 

John ZAMMITT, 122535, born in Vittoriosa in January 1864. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1883 on board HMS Cruiser as a Domestic, and left the Navy in April 1889

 

Jose ZAMMITT, Ordinary Seaman, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Jose ZAMMITT, born on 28th May 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105140

 

Lewis ZAMMITT, 122890, born on 15th May 1863. Joined the Royal Navy in April 1883 on board HMS Alexandra as a Lamptrimmer, but left in December 1883

 

Lorenzo ZAMMITT, born in Floriana on 25th December 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358289

 

Luigi ZAMMITT, born in January 1863, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 160350

 

Michael ZAMMITT, born in Cospicua on 7th December 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364236

 

Michael ZAMMITT, 90895, born Valletta, 13th September 1848, joined the Royal Navy in May 1875, as a Domestic on HMS Bittern

 

Paolo ZAMMITT, born on 29th June 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 160317

 

Paul ZAMMITT, born in Vittoriosa on 28th September 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 167606

 

Salvo ZAMMITT, born in Senglea in June 1894, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6139

 

Salvo ZAMMITT, born on 13th March 1884, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L5014

 

Vincent ZAMMITT, born about 1831, Sailmaker’s Mate, aged 30 years, married, serving on HMS Liffey in 1861

 

Vincent ZAMMITT, born about 1820, Gun Room Steward, aged 51 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1871

 

Vincenzo ZAMMITT, born about 1820, Gun Room Steward, aged 41 years, married, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Vincenzo ZAMMITT, Domestic, married, aged 63 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Hibernia

 

Vincenzo ZAMMITT, born on 4th January 1820, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 44372

 

Emmanuel ZAMMUT, born on 10th February 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100068

 

Giuseppe ZAMMUT, born in March 1882, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54408

 

Giuseppe ZAMMUT, of Zebbug, 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 ZAMMUT, born in Valletta on 17th October 1899, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11079

 

Spiridione ZAMMUT, born about 1837, Ward Room Steward, aged 34 years, married, serving on HMS Pandora in 1871

 

William ZAMMUT, 107876, born in Sliema on 25th January 1861. Joined the Royal Navy in March 1879 on board HMS Thunderer as a Domestic. He made the Navy his career and served on several ships. He became an Officer’s Steward, and left the Navy in July 1912

 

Michele ZAMPA, 122837, born on 1st April 1855. Joined the Royal Navy in February 1883 on board HMS Alexandra as a Bandsman

 

Paolo ZAMPA, born in Valletta on 10th May 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L6693

 

Paul ZAMPA, born in Valletta on 10th May 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 358926

 

E. ZAMUM, married, Band Corporal, serving on HMS Ocean in 1901

 

Andrew ZARA, born in Senglea in December 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 151789

 

Giuseppe ZARA, Warrant Officer’s Servant, aged 22 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Alexandra

 

Michele ZARA, born on 25th December 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J88132

 

Raffaele ZARA, Stoker, married, aged 33 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Falcon

 

Raphael ZARA, born on 19th April 1848, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 100396

 

Salvatore ZARA, born in Marsa on 22nd January 1887, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 363662

 

Vincent ZARA, 360195, born 13th December 1879. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Rupert in February 1902, and made the Navy his career. He served on several ships and became an Officer’s Cook. He was still in the Navy in April 1925

 

Michele ZARAFA, born in August 1874, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. F54387

 

Salvatore ZARAFA, J95076, born in Nadur Gozo in February 1890. He joined the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman on HMS Egmont II in February 1918 but left the service in January 1919

 

Alfred ZARB, 354730, born in Vittoriosa on 26th March 1878. Joined the Royal Navy in May 1896 on board HMS Astraea as a Domestic, but left in August 1896

 

Antonio ZARB, born in Valletta about 1842, Ordinary Seaman, aged 19 years, serving on HMS Cressy in 1861

 

Antonio ZARB, born in Cospicua on 19th November 1878, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 356386

 

Carmelo ZARB, born about 1841, Boy, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1861

 

Carmelo ZARB, born on 16th April 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L11606

 

Carmelo ZARB, born on 27th July 1880, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 357041

 

Charles ZARB, born about 1824 in Valletta, Ward Room Cook, aged 37 years, married, serving on HMS Argus in 1861

 

Charles ZARB, born about 1841, Bandsman, aged 30 years, married, serving on HMS Royal Oak in 1871

 

Charles ZARB, Musician, on HMS……………….., aged 37 years, in 1881

 

Charlie ZARB, born about 1840 in Valletta, Bandsman, aged 21 years, serving on HMS Cressy in 1861

 

Emanuele ZARB, born in Burmola on 15th November 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 95857

 

Emmanuele ZARB, born in Burmola on 1st February 1885, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 364881

 

Emmanuel ZARB, Shipwright, aged 23 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Cruiser

 

Ernesto ZARB, Flag Lieutenant’s Servant, married, aged 24 years, serving on HMS Hibernia in 1881

 

Ernesto ZARB, born on 18th August 1855, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 89652

 

George ZARB, born about 1831, Officer’s Cook, aged 30 years, married, serving on HMS Medina in 1861

 

Giuseppe ZARB, of Mosta, 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 ZARB, born about 1870 in Burmola, Cooper, aged 31 years, married, serving on HMS Vulcan in 1901

 

Giuseppe ZARB, born in Burmola on 5th February 1870, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 158366

 

Giuseppe ZARB, born in 1856, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105272

 

Giuseppe ZARB, born in St. Domenic's Parish Valletta on 28th December 1853, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 101365

 

John ZARB, born in Cospicua on 21st November 1867, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 143363

 

John ZARB, born about 1868 in Cospicua, Cooper, aged 33 years, serving on HMS Royal Sovereign in 1901

 

Joseph ZARB, 106490, born in 1856. Joined the Royal Navy in November 1878 on board HMS Minotaur as a Stoker, but left in July 1879

 

Joseph ZARB, born in Senglea on 23rd November 1877, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 270521

 

Joseph ZARB, born in Valletta on 25th January 1889, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L684

 

Lorenzo ZARB, born in Senglea on 6th September 1897, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J53670

 

Roberto ZARB, born in Valletta on 16th May 1873, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361826

 

Salvatore ZARB, born in Vittoriosa on 21st December 1888, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12621

 

Salvatore ZARB, born in Misida in December 1871, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. K56270

 

Salvo ZARB, born in Vittoriosa on 25th December 1883, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 361043

 

Joseph ZARB, born in Senglea on 10th June 1901, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. L12250

 

Salvatore ZARB, 360077, born in Vittoriosa 25th December 1882. He joined the Royal Navy as a Domestic on board HMS Vulcan in January 1902 but was discharged in May 1902 as unfit

 

Salvatore ZARB, born in Cospicua 30th September 1901. He joined the Royal Navy as an Officer's Cook on board HMS Greenwich in January 1925, with the service No. L14931. He re-entered the Navy on 10th April 1926 when his service No. was changed to LX.20225

 

Salvatore ZARB, Petty Officer Steward, E/LX20832, 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

 

Salvatore ZARB, E/LX20225, Petty Officer Cook, HMS Saumarez, died 4th November 1946, aged 44 years. The son of John and Concepta Zarb and husband of Therese Zarb of Cospicua

 

Salvo ZARB, born about 1858, Domestic, aged 43 years, serving on HMS Surprise in 1901

 

Salvo ZARB, born on 23rd June 1857, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 103118

 

Spiridione ZARB, E/J54002, Able Seaman, HMS St. Angelo, the Naval Shore base, died 5th September 1941, aged 48 years. The son of George and Frances Zarb, and husband of Mary Zarb of Gzira

 

Vincent ZARB, Ward Room Servant, married, aged 23 years, in 1881 serving on HMS Invincible

 

Vincent ZARB, born in Burmola on 31st March 1858, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. 105086

 

Vincent ZARB, 362136, born in Senglea 8th June 1885. Joined the Royal Navy in 1904 as a Domestic on board HMS London

 

Thomas ZARP, 210437, Petty Officer, HMS Egmont

Photos supplied by Joseph Scerri from his collection

 

Spero ZEMBE, born about 1840, Ward Room Cook, aged 20 years, serving on HMS Doris in 1861

 

Antonio ZERAFA, born on 26th December 1879, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. J93128

 

Carmelo ZERAFA, born on 22nd March 1898, joined the Royal Navy and given the service No. M93982

 

Giuseppe ZERAFA, of Curmi, 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

 

Andrew ZICLUNA, 107517, born in Senglea in October 1860. Joined the Royal Navy in October 1878 on board HMS Black Prince as a Domestic, but left the Navy in May 1880

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