Benbow Battalion 1915

 

In Memory to the sailors who served in the

“Benbow Battalion” 1914 to 1915

During the Gallipoli Campaign, there were nine sailors KIA /DOW prior to the Benbow disbandment on 12th June1915

 

“Our Life is but a Vapour”

 

Surname

 

 

 

Rev ~ 25/10/2015

 

Addison A

Clyde Z/2256 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/181

13th July 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound chest.

16/07/15 Died of wounds.

Age 20

East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece

 

Aitken J (Meritorious Service Medal)

Clyde Z/1391 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/62

31/07/19 Demob

 

Alexander AWH

London Z /697 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/60

28/06/18 KIA

Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France

(Lived in Little Thurrock, Grays, Essex.)

 

Alexander JG

Clyde Z/2267 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/180

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 20

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Allan HS (Military Medal)

Clyde Z/1353 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/219

18/08/15 Wounded. Shrapnel wound left knee.

10/07/16 Wounded. Bayonet wound right leg.

30/12/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound right thigh.

27/01/18 Died of wounds.

Mon Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France

 

Allison FC
London Z/1005 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/90

11/10/17 Wounded. Shrapnel wound right shoulder & back.

12/10/17 DOW

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

Allshorn SG

London 7/2846 ~ 1st Benbow Antwerp 1915 & Interned in Holland 08/10/14

Lived in Highgate North London.

 

Ames HC (Mentioned in Dispatches)

London Z/60 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/27

15/05/17 Gassed & invalided to UK.
31/03/18 Demob.

 

Anderson G

Temp. Sub Lt (ex Clyde Z/1453) ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/45

13/11/16 Wounded. Shrapnel wound left ankle.

23/01/18 Demob.

 

Anderson W

Clyde Z/1859 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/184

24/03/18 KIA
Arras Memorial, France

 

Andrew J

Mersey Z/336 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/35

13/11/16 Died of wounds.

“Battle of Ancre”

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Angold HF

Temp Sub Lt (ex London Z/328) ~ 2nd Reserve Battalion late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy
Demob?

 

Appleton Wilfred H (Mentioned in Dispatches)

Acting Lt (ex London Z/107) ~ Drake late Nelson & 2nd Benbow A/7

13/03/18 Gassed

18/04/19 Demob. (See page 164 &227 Nelson at War)

 

Archer J

Mersey Z/34 (ex SS/109953) ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/76

17/02/17 KIA
Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Arblaster W (Military Cross & Mentioned in Dispatches)

Acting Commander (ex London Z/396) ~ Hood late Hawke, Anson & 2nd Benbow D/7

10/04/19 Demob.

 

Ash W

Clyde Z/2974 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow

14/11/16 KIA

Varennes Military Cemetery, France.

 

Ashby CT

London 2/92 ~ 2nd Benbows Late 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

 

Austin F

London Z/1269 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/185

20/02/17 KIA

Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, France

 

Baird A

Clyde Z/1571 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/62

21/09/15 Wounded. Shrapnel wound right thigh, hip & forearm.

19/11/15 Died of wounds.

Malta Military Cemetery

 

Bakewell F

Kitchener W/255 ~ Anson late Hood C/54 & Benbow E/1063

30/09/18 KIA

Proville British Cemetery, France

 

Baldwin HR

Temp Lt ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow ‘B’ Coy & Howe.

13th July 1915 KIA

Helles Memorial, (addenda) Gallipoli

 

Bamford SJ (Military Medal)

London Z/658 ~ Drake ‘C’ Coy late 2nd Benbow A/43

23/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

Banks Charles

Sub Lt ~ 1st Benbow 8th Platoon 14th Section (Antwerp 1914)

 

Barclay WEB (Military Cross)

Temp Lt (ex London 1/3323) ~ 188th Brigade MG Coy late Hood & Benbow C/449

05/07/17 Transferred to RFC

1918? Demob.

 

Barling E

London Z/738 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/134

26/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium

 

Baron EV

London 6/2676 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

Oct 1914 Interned Holland

19/11/18 Repatriated

1919/1923 Died after demob.

 

Bartlett Jonathan

London Z/1039 ~ Drake ‘A’ Coy late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy

12/04/1897 DOB

04/08/15 Wounded. Bullet wound left leg (shin)
18/03/1919 Demob. Crystal Palace

23/03/1961 Died

(Lived at 25 Canton Rd, Enfield. ~ Civil employment Printer ~ April 2007 Contact made with Jonathan’s Son John who lives near Victoria, Vancouver Island, Canada.)

 

Barrett AH

Temp Lt (ex London Z/1/3365) ~ Worcs. Regt. late Anson & 1st Benbow? C/570 & ‘D’ Coy.

15/07/15 Accidental bullet wound left leg.

1918 Demob?

 

Barrett F

Acting Lt (ex London Z/367 PO) ~ Howe late Nelson & 2nd Benbow C/7

02/11/17 Gassed.

21/01/19 Demob.

 

Barron Henry John Sheridan

London 7/3350 ~ 1st Benbow (Interned Antwerp 1914)

Enlisted 01/08/1914

Born 26/05/1891 Walthamstow,London. Drapers Assistant.
Died 30/08/1970

25/02/2014 Contact made with Henry's daughter Rosie Humphreys.

 

Barrow Henry John Sheridan (Barron is spelt wrong in some records, see above)

  

Bass W

London Z/1010 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/237

21/08/18 Died of wounds.

Railway Cutting Cemetery, Courcelles-le-Comte, France

 

Batty PG

Tyneside Z/3093 ~ Nelson ‘A’ Coy late 2nd Benbow R/95 from 1st Reserve A/95

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 20

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Bayliss AW

Bristol 2/1267 ~ Howe late 1st Benbow? B/358 (Antwerp 1914?) & 2nd Benbow C/29

03/03/14 Enlisted

19/07/15 Wounded. Shrapnel wound back, hands & Tetanus

11/08/15 Died of wounds.

Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

 

Beck JE

London Z/1252 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/153

21/09/15 KIA

Beach Cemetery, Anzac, Gallipoli

Born 14/07/1892

(Lived at 76 Byfron Street, Barking, Essex.)

 

Bell C

Clyde Z/1789 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/206

07/09/15 ~ KIA

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Bell F

Tyneside Z/3378 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow AR/109 from 1st Reserve (A/109)

03/01/18 Died of wounds.

Sunken Road Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, France

 

Bell J

Clyde Z/1575 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/119

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 19

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Bell J

Clyde Z/2236 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/187

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 27

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

(James Barclay ~ Clyde Z/607 Nelson Battalion, reported seeing Joseph hit in the leg and in a bad way, just in front of  the second trench captured.)

 

Bell R

Tyneside Z/2241 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/40

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Bell WJ

Clyde Z/1436 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/154

13/11/16 Accidentally shot. Gunshot wound chest.

30/11/16 Died of wounds.

Boisquillaume Communal Cemetery, France

 

Berg AH

London Z/200 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/213

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 21

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli
Lived at 3 Claremond Gardens, Surbiton, Surry

 

Bisset J

Clyde Z/2229 ~ 63rd MG Battalion late Hood & 2nd Benbow B/182

24/12/15 Wounded, Bullet wound, right shoulder.

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound neck.

24/03/18 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Bizzell BA

London Z/1222 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy

10/09/15 KIA (Bullet wound chest.)

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Black LG

Temp Sub Lt (ex London 7/3203) ~ Hawke ‘A’ Coy late 1st Benbow D/652 (Antwerp 1914?)

13/11/16 Wounded. Shrapnel wound to face & right thigh.

13/12/16 Died of wounds, UK.

Buckhurst Hill Churchyard, Essex.

 

Blair S

Clyde Z/1910 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow A/173

6th June 1915 Heat Stroke invalided to UK

23/04/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound chin.

04/11/17 Died of wounds. Shrapnel wound neck, face & left arm.

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

 

Bolton E

Temp Sub Lt (ex Mersey Z/1) ~ Hood ‘C’ Coy late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/4

03/11/17 KIA (Edward received a shrapnel wound to the head, near “Source Farm”)

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium

 

Bonner JS

London Z/1210 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/196

13/11/16 Gunshot wound left wrist.

2510//17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

Boothroyde A

Clyde Z/958 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/226

01/10/15 Wounded. Shrapnel wound left elbow, invalided to UK

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound left hand, elbow & leg, invalided to UK

26/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

Bridges ?

Major ~ Anson late Benbow?

1918 Demob?

 

Bremner F

Clyde Z/1865 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/202

12/07/15 Died Brain abscess. Hospital Ship “Delta” & buried at sea.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, UK

 

Brooks LH

Temp Sub Lt (ex Bristol Z/161) ~ Drake late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/45

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound abdomen.

14/10/19 Demob.

 

Brown W

Tyneside Z/411 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/221

19/04/17 Wounded.

20/04/17 Died of wounds.

Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, France

 

Brundred W

329969 (ex Kitchener W/74) RAF 47 Squadron late 1st Benbow E/26/1091 (Antwerp 1914)

08/10/14 Interned Holland

19/11/18 Repatriated.

23/01/1920 Died South Russia.

Haidar Pasha Memorial, Turkey

 

Buch HEF

London 7/3231 ~ 1st Benbow A/18/146 (Antwerp 1914)

08/10/14 Interned Holland.

Feb 1920 Died after Demob.

 

Burrell FS

Tyneside Z/386 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/92

27/12/17 KIA

Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery, France

 

Burwell James Herbert (Bert)

London Z/78 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/196

16/06/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound abdomen.

17/06/15 Died of wounds.

Lancashire Landing, Helles, Gallipoli

Born 1891, Enlisted Sept 1914 Lived at 24 Sholebroke Mount, Leeds.

 

Butler JW

Temp. Sub Lt (ex London Z/376) ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow A/1?

20/03/18 Gassed & brain concussion.

08/04/19 Demob.

 

Cairnduff J

Clyde Z/701 ~ Hawke late Nelson, Anson & 2nd Benbow D/124

25/08/18 KIA

Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France

 

Cameron JR

London Z/1282 ~ Anson attached to 188th Brigade LT Mortar & late 2nd Benbow D/170

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Camies EA

Temp.2nd Lt (ex London Z/483) ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/10

15/07/16 KIA

Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Carson AG

London Z/ 1049 ~ Nelson ‘A’ Coy late 2nd Benbow A/98

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 21

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Caunter LRG

London Z/143 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/16

31/08/15 Died of wounds. Gunshot wound head. Hospital Ship “Delta”& buried at sea.

Chatham Naval Memorial, UK

 

Campbell J

Clyde Z/899 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/ 173

15/11/16 Died of wounds. (Gunshot wound?)

Puchevillers British Cemetery, France

 

Campbell J

Clyde Z/1020 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/143

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 22

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Campbell John R (Military Medal)

Clyde Z/1562 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow

13th July 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound neck.

1918 ‘Puisieux Trench’ Puisieux-au-Mont. (All toes amputated due to frost-bite.)

August 1918 Discharged/Invalided. (See “Nelson at War page 137 & 223)

 

Campbell W

Clyde Z/1585 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow

08/07/15 KIA

Skew Bridge, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Chapman G

London Z/461 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/11

26/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, France

 

Chirnside JS

Tyneside Z/293 ~ Drake ‘C’ Coy 11th Platoon late 2nd Benbow A/125

25/03/18 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Clak David

Clyde Z/? ~ Benbow? (See Glasgow.gov.uk item 1565)

David came from Dalmuir, Glasgow, Scotland.

4th June 1915? Wounded

 

Clark JBW

Tyneside Z/450 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/217

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound knee.

24/03/18 POW

25/10/18 Died, Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany

 

Clelland JW

Clyde Z/2996 ~ Nelson ‘A’ Coy late 2nd Benbow from 1st Reserve Battalion R/111

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 24

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Cockburn J

Tyneside Z/3030 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/140

26/10/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound right arm

26/08/18 Died of wounds. Shrapnel wound back.

Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France

 

Colchester Maurice Travers

LT ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow Sub Lt 'A' Coy

04/06/15 Wounded left leg

Evacuated by HMS "Invernia" to Malta and then to Alexandria for light duties with Howe Battalion

10/15 ~ Gallipoli with Howe Battalion and promoted to Temp Lt. Contracted gastritis and returned to Alexandria Egypt

11/11/16 ~ Etaples, France. Howe A Coy

04/17 ~ Transferred to the Indian Army

27/01/1897 ~ Born in Bromley, Kent

19/11/1966 ~ Died Ipswich, Suffolk

 

For a full history of Maurice Travers Colchester contact his son Giles Colchester at gsc@mydsq.freeserve.co.uk.

 

Contact made with Giles Sept 2015, who gave permission to to use the above information. The full story may be subject to copyright.

 

Connelly WC

Clyde Z/1437 ~Anson late 2nd Benbow D/47

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

(Brother John ~ Clyde Z/7741 Drake KIA 04/11/17)

 

Connor J

Clyde Z/1734 ~Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/144

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Cooke GP

Temp Sub Lt (ex London 1/2879) ~Nelson A Coy No4 Platoon late 1st Benbow B/3/225 (Antwerp 1914)

03/05/15 KIA. Battle for Baby 700 Anzac

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Coombs V

Bristol Z/325 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/82

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 19

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Coull GI

Clyde Z/2227 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/194

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 27

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Coull T

A Z234 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

 

Coulthard TE

Tyneside Z/1522 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/136

24/11/15 Died. Dysentery

Flimby Cemetery, Maryport, (Cumberland & Westmoreland), UK

 

Couttie J

Clyde Z/2211 ~ Hawke late Nelson & 2nd Benbow B/196

14/08/17 Accidentally wounded, Shrapnel wound left hand.

28/09/18 DOW Shrapnel wound right leg, right arm & left leg.

Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St-Marc, France 

 

Coutts AR

Clyde Z/1798 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/551

24/07/15 KIA

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Cowell F

Mersey Z/314 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/66

21/06/15 Died of wounds. Gunshot wound to head.

Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Craggs W

Mersey Z/309 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/224

22/12/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Croft Thomas

Kitchener W/175 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

08/10/14 Interned in Holland.

Repatriated?

DOB 06/04/1884

(Lived in Barnsley, Yorkshire)

 

Crone GC

Tyneside Z/341 ~ Drake ‘C’ Coy late 2nd Benbow A/121

23/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Criman Joseph Thomas

Clyde Z/ ? ~ Benbow (See Glasgow.gov.uk item 1997)

3rd June 1915? Wounded. 

(Lived in Glasgow?)

 

Curson RW

Tyneside Z/3083 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow from 1st Reserve

21/06/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Cuthbert T

Clyde Z/973 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/96

05/07/17 KIA

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli 

 

Cutts H

Kitchener W/73 ~ Nelson ‘B’ Coy late 1st Benbow ‘C’ Coy 10th Section (Antwerp 1914)

& 2nd Benbow A/57

13th July 1915 KIA (Shrapnel below left knee?)

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Dadd SG

London Z/544 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/61

05/07/15 KIA

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Dallas JB

Clyde Z/1876 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/199

26/10/16 KIA

Age 21

Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France

 

Dand JY

Clyde Z/1857 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/193

14/08/15 Died Typhoid (Enteric) Fever.

Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

 

Davidson A

Clyde Z/916 ~ 189th Brigade Machine Gun Company late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/174

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Davidson W

Clyde Z/1740 ~ 2nd Benbow D/136

3rd June 1915 KIA

Age 32

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

(William was buried, by Chaplin Bevill Close. Location 200 yards west of 3rd pillar, east of the Krithia Rd)

 

Davie A

Clyde Z/1860 ~ Drake ‘D’ Coy late 2nd Benbow D/70

3rd June 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound left shoulder.

13/11/16 KIA

Age 20

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Davies E

Mersey Z/302 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow?

09/11/17 Gassed.

25/08/18 POW

Demob?

 

Davies RJ (Mentioned in Dispatches)

Tyneside Z/1790 ~ Nelson late Benbow?

Demob?

 

Davis GM

London 1/3028 ~ 1st Benbow B/20/376 (Antwerp 1914)

09/10/14 Interned Holland.

02/11/18 Died. Influenza

The Hague General Cemetery, Holland

Second son of Dr C.W Davis of Sidcup, Kent.

Temp Capt R.A.M.C. Died of septic pneumonia in Delft, Holland on Nov 2nd 1918, aged 22 (As reported

in the British Medical Journal Dec 21st 1918, Page 698)

 

Davison F

Kitchener W/283 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/223

13/03/17 Died after discharge/invalided, Tuberculosis of the lungs.

Sheffield, Burngreave Cemetery, Yorkshire UK

 

Davison S

Tyneside Z/288 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/136

28/10/16 KIA

Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Davy BJ

London Z/1268 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/248

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 22

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Dawson E

Tyneside Z/1781 ~ Hood ‘A’ Coy 4th Platoon late 2nd Benbow B/139

04/02/17 Died of wounds.

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Day CJ

London Z/339 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow A/29

30/12/17 POW

13/12/18 Repatriated.

17/09/1920 Died after demob?

 

Debnam GW
SS 102076 STO 1RN & B3978 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914) 1914 Star Awarded.

 

Dewar R

Clyde Z/1850 ~ Anson ‘B’ Coy 8th Platoon late 2nd Benbow D/191

30/11/16 Wounded. Bullet wound right thigh & testicle.

28/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Docherty J

Clyde Z/1572 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/238

6th June 1915 Wounded. Gunshot wound left leg.

29/10/16 Died from ‘Shell Shock’

Age 22

Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension, France

 

Donnelly P

Clyde Z/1680 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/130

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Dougal AM

London Z/1025 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/94

06/08/15 Died from Dysentery on board Hospital Ship “Galeka” & buried at sea.

Chatham Naval Memorial, UK

 

Douglass J

Tyneside Z/384 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/90

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 21

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Drummond T

Clyde Z/2070 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/160

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 21

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Drysdale R

Clyde Z/1880 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/203

10th June 1915 Wounded. Shrapnel wound left leg.

03/10/15 KIA

Age 22

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles Gallipoli

 

Dumper BC

Bristol Z/270 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/69

5th June 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound left arm.

23/04/17 KIA

Age 28

Arras Memorial, France

 

Duncan W

Clyde Z/673 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/98

05/07/15 KIA

(Buried by Rev BJ Failes behind support trench)

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Durkin WR

Tyneside Z/2270 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/56

21/10/16 Accidentally killed. British T M falling short on Bedford St & Long Sap trench.

Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France

 

Eagle PR

London Z/1291 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/99

17/07/15 Died of wounds.

(Buried by Chaplin Rev. Bevill Close)

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Easson W

Clyde Z/2268 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/177

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 23

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Eastham J

Tyneside Z/3409 ~ Nelson ‘D’ Coy late 2nd Benbow from 1st Reserve.

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 20

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Edgington W

London Z/560 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/16

30/10/15 Wounded.

31/10/15 Died of wounds.

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Edwards J

Sub Lt (ex London 1/3616) ~ Nelson ‘C’ Coy late 1st Benbow (not at Antwerp)

1919 Demob?

 

Elliot V (Meritorious Service Medal)

London Z/545 ~ Anson ‘C’ Coy late 2nd Benbow D/12

1918 Demob?

 

Ellis BH (DSM Distinguished Service Order & Mentioned in Dispatches)

Temp Commander (ex London 1/748 PO) ~ Hawke late Anson & 1st Benbow B/210

(Antwerp 1914)

25/03/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound to neck.

21/04/18 Died of wounds.

Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France

 

Ellis EV (Military Cross & Mentioned in Dispatches)

Lt /Adjutant ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow ‘C’ Coy

07/02/17 KIA

Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France

 

Ellis J

Bristol Z/19 ~ Drake late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/78

13/11/16 Wounded. Shrapnel wound right buttock.

21/08/18 KIA

Vis-en-Artois Memorial France

 

Ellison L

Tyneside Z/3685 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow from 1st Reserve.

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 19

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Ewings JD

London 7/2723 ~ 1st Benbow D/826 (Antwerp 1914)

09/10/14 Interned Holland.

05/03/17 Missing at sea after SS “Copenhagen” was sunk by ‘U’ boat.

Chatham Naval Memorial, UK

 

Felton T

SS/102579 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914 ~ POW Germany)

Demob?

 

Fergus RB

Clyde Z/582 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/50

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

Flett W

Clyde Z/1738 ~ Nelson late Anson & 2nd Benbow D/152

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Fleming E

Clyde Z/1248 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/91

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Flood CEC

Temp Sub Lt (ex London 1/2851) ~ Anson late 1st Benbow B/23/399 (Antwerp 1914?)

04/06/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Forbes J

Clyde Z/800 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/156

26/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

Forbes N

Clyde Z/1595 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/127

15/06/15 Died of wounds. Shrapnel wound to abdomen.

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Fraser A

Clyde Z/859 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/184

15/08/15 Died. Dysentery.

Ford Park Cemetery, Pennycomequick, Devon, UK

 

Fraser WT

Clyde Z/1802 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/137

15/08/15 Died of wounds onboard Hospital Ship “Rewa”. Shrapnel wound to head.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, UK  

 

Freehill F

Clyde Z/1665 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/243

26/1017 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

Frewen HM

Sub Lt ~ Anson late Hood & 2nd Benbow ‘B’ Coy

29/04/17 Wounded

(Home address, Mignano Castle, Caserta, Italy?)

 

Funnell E (Distinguished Service Order, Mentioned in Dispatches & Croc Di Guerra Italy)

Temp. Major & Temp Lt (ex 1735 Private) ~ 14th London Regt. (France 1914) late Howe & 2nd Benbow ’C’ Coy

9th June 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound to left arm.

10/12/19 Died from Pneumonia.

Turin Town Cemetery. Italy

 

Gallacher J (Meritorious Service Medal)

Clyde Z/1563 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/228

14/03/19 Demob

 

Gamble W

Clyde Z/1244 ~ Hawke late 2nd Benbow C/70

5th June 1915 Wounded. Gunshot wound to right shoulder.

12/03/18 Gassed.

04/09/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound right arm.

08/10/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound right side of chest. 

02/02/19 Demob.

1922/24 Died

 

Garden J

Clyde Z/ 832 ~ Drake late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/183

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound left buttock.

27/10/17 Died. Inflammation (suppurative) of the liver.

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France

 

Gardner EVG

Temp Sub Lt (ex London 7/2982) ~Nelson late 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

1919 Demob?

(Brother Temp Lt Gardner LS ~ Nelson Battalion KIA 13/11/16)

 

Gemmell A

Clyde Z/ 1240 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/217

29/09/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound, & fractured femur.

11/10/18 Died of wounds. (Birmingham War Hospital, Northfield)

Kilbowie Cemetery, Scotland

 

Gilbert GFG

Temp Lt ~ Benbow Battalion 09/01/15 to 09/03/15?

1919 Demob?

See Brother’s ~

Temp Sub Lt Gilbert WV ~ Nelson KIA 03/06/15 Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli.

Temp Lt Gilbert REG ~ Nelson Wounded 19/05/15 & invalided to UK?

2nd Lt Gilbert GG ~ Royal Lancaster Regiment, KIA 18/03/18, Salonica

 

Gillies W

Clyde Z/3038 ~ 189th Brigade Machine Gun Company late Nelson & 2nd Benbow A/R/55 (from 1st Reserve Battalion)

13th July 1915 Wounded. Gunshot wound, back & left shoulder.

18/04/17 KIA

Age 21

Arras Memorial, France

 

Gilliland

Lt Commander ~ Anson late Benbow?

1919 Demob?

 

Gillon JW

Tyneside Z/3691 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/R/66(from 1st Reserve Battalion)

13th July 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound to brain & shrapnel wound to left leg.

16/07/15 Died of wounds aboard Hospital Ship “Rewa”

Age 19

East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece

 

Goldie J

Clyde Z/1883 ~ Anson ‘A’ Coy late 2nd Benbow D/71

25/08/18 KIA

Australian Imperial Forces Burial Ground, Flers, France

 

Gordon A

Clyde Z/2272 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/178

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 19

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Gordon RR

Clyde Z/1754 ~ Hawke late Anson & 2nd Benbow D/192

02/01/18 Died of wounds. Shrapnel wound to left shoulder.

Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery, France

 

Gowers AD

Tyneside Z/3711 ~ Nelson ‘C’ Coy late 2nd Benbow (from 1st Reserve Battalion)

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 23

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Grace AE

London Z/261 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow?

13th July 1915 Wounded?

1919 Demob?

Graham J
ohn

Kitchener W/78 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

11/09/76 DOB

08/09/14 Enlisted

08/10/14 Interned in Holland.

25/05/16 Released from internment due to his mental health.

1916 to 1944 (Military Hospitals) Died 1944

John's wife lived at 42 Cooper Dtreet, Doncaster.

(July 2009 Contact made with John's Great Grandson Bob Graham)

 

Graham W

Clyde Z/3285 ~ 199th Brigade Machine Gun Company late Nelson &

2nd Benbow A/R/100 (from 1st Reserve)

24/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Graham WL

Tyneside Z/3302 ~ Nelson late Anson & 2nd Benbow D/28

13/11/16 Died of wounds.

Age 19

Thiepval Memorial, France

(Brother ~ Graham G ~ Tyneside Z/7435 Nelson Battalion KIA 15/11/16)

 

Grant GG

Sub Lt ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

Escaped capture with H Roos and 39 other members of the Benbow battalion at Antwerp

 

Grant T

Clyde Z/1561 ~ 2nd Benbow D/33

5th June 1915 KIA

Age 24

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Gray A

Clyde Z/934 ~ 2nd Benbow C/168

9th June 1915. Died from wounds aboard Hospital Ship “Grantully Castle” (Gunshot wound to skull)

Age 19

East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece

 

Green P

Clyde Z/1356 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/58

14/10/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound to head.

15/10/15 Died of wounds.

Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Miall-Green WS

Temp Lt Commander ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy

(During his illness, Wilfred was transferred to Nelson Battalion).

20/09/15 Died aboard Hospital Ship “Aquitania” from Orbital Cellulitis (eye infection, possible cause, a centipede bite above his eye)

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, UK

(Did not take part in the Nelson attack on the 13th July 1915 Wilfred joined Nelson Battalion 21/07/15)  

 

Griffiths E

Mersey Z/327 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow A/73

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Haggerston T

Major (ex Temp Lt. Commander RNVR) ~ RAF (RNAS) late 2nd Benbow (Crystal Palace only?)

20/02/19 Died. Influenza.

Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, UK

 

Hair H

Clyde Z/2183 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/245

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 19

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Hall G

Kitchener W/165 ~ HMS “Southampton” late 1st Benbow E/13/958 (Not at Antwerp 1914)

01/06/16 Died of wounds at the “Battle of Jutland”

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, UK

 

Hannah W

Clyde Z/1352 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/152

13th July 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound arm & abdomen.

14/07/15 Died of wounds.

Age 19 ~ Born 1896

Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Hanson OH

Lt Commander ~ 1st Benbow ‘D’ Coy

09/10/14 POW

11/10/14 POW (Executed by a German firing squad, for assaulting a guard)

Dendermonde (Termonde) Communal Cemetery Extension, Belgium

 

Harris SF

London Z/1187 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/13

20/02/17 KIA

Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, France

 

Hart JRJ (James Robert John)

London Z/608 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy A/215 (1st Battalion A/258 at Crystal Palace)

19/10/14 Enlisted. Commercial Road, Lambeth, London

13th July 1915 Wounded. Bullet wound to upper lip & left forearm.

15/07/15 Hospital Ship “Rewa” to Egypt

17/07/15 Kasr-el-Aini Hospital, Cairo, Egypt.

04/10/15 Hospital Ship “Andania” to UK

26/01/16 Discharged R.N. Hospital Plymouth (invalided) Nelson E/2341 Pension 17991

Born 01/08/1891

Lived at, 142 Park Avenue, Barking, Essex.

15/10/1927 Died at Becton Gas Works, Barking Essex, from Double Pneumonia.

18/10/27 Coroner Inquest held 18/10/27

Barking Cemetery, Ripple Road, Barking, Essex (Grave no 109 section K)  

(See William Watts ~ London Z/68 KIA 13/07/15, Jimmy Laxton ~ London Z/615, Harry Jackson ~London Z/616 & Douglas Stafford ~ London Z/808)

 

Hattersley F

Kitchener W/272 ~ Nelson ‘A’ Coy late Benbow

08/09/14 Transferred from Kings Own York LI to Benbow Battalion (not at Antwerp?)

17/11/14 Transferred to Nelson ‘A’ Coy

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval MR 21

Lived at 15 Silver Street, Dodworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Brother Charles KW/257 ~ Nelson & Hawke Battalion

 

Hay G

Clyde Z/880 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A140

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound left thigh.

26/02/17 KIA by German artillery fire

Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, France

Heald I (Mentioned in Dispatches)

Temp. Lt (ex London Z/210) ~ Hood attached to 25 Squadron RFC, late Benbow Scout?

23/07/15 Wounded. Shrapnel wound to hip.

04/12/16 KIA

Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France

 

Hedger PE

London 7/3464 ~ 1st Benbow A/155 (Antwerp 1914)

09/10/14 Interned Holland.

21/02/17 Died. Tuberculosis

Groningen Southern Cemetery, Holland

 

Henderson D

Tyneside Z/423 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/107

21/09/17 Died of wounds.

Point-du-Jour, Military Cemetery, Athies, France

 

Henderson J

Clyde Z/1611 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/158

21/06/15 KIA

Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Hendry G

Clyde Z/793 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow C/211

01/09/16 KIA

Tranchee de Meckness Cemetery, Aix-Noulette FR 559

 

Henry John

London Z/631 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/38

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 28

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

(See Vokins GC ~ London Z/654. He reported that he saw John very badly wounded just past the third trench during the Nelson attack.)  

 

Henry James

Lived in, Wighill, Tadcaster? ~ 1st Benbow?

Oct 1914 Interned Holland?

1919 Demob?

(Lived in Wighill, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire)

 

Hodsoll F

London Z/896 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/84

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Holden REC

London Z/1223 ~ Drake ‘D’ Coy late 2nd Benbow A/148

17/10/15 Wounded. Bullet wound right buttock.

25/03/18 POW

17/04/19 Demob.

03/1924 Died after demob.

(Lived in Brook Rd, Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea, Essex)

 

Holmes GH (Mentioned in Dispatches)

2nd Lt (ex Clyde Z/971) ~ Royal West Kent late Anson & 2nd Benbow D/157

1919 Demob?

 

Howley FG

CH/291347 ~ Collingwood D/1613 (from 1st Reserve), late 2nd Benbow C/510?

09/06/15 Died of wounds onboard Hospital Ship “Southland”

Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

 

Hunter G

Temp.Sub Lt (ex Clyde Z/1535)  ~ Drake late Anson & 2nd Benbow D/229

21/08/18 KIA

Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery, Vaulx-Vraucourt, France

 

Hunter J

Clyde Z/1641 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/251

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France  

 

Hunter R

Tyneside Z/335 (ex Army 206405) ~ Drake late Royal Engineers & 2nd Benbow A/135

28/05/1923 Died after Demob. Phthisis Pulmonatis (TB)

 

Hutchins Ernest

London Z/1245 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow

Born 15/10/1890

24/4/1917 Wounded. Shell wound left shoulder.

(Coal Miner from Llanharren, Glamorgen, Wales)

 

Hutchinson W

Tyneside Z/3394 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow (from 1st Reserve)

16/06/15 Wounded. Bullet wound skull.

16/09/16 Died of wounds after discharge (invalided).

Brookwood1914/18 Memorial, UK

 

Iliff AC

Temp. Sub Lt. (ex PO London Z/245) ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy

20/06/15 Died of wounds. Bullet wound to head.

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Imrie AG

Clyde Z/1900 ~ Nelson late Drake & 2nd Benbow A/177

24/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Inglis J (Mentioned in Dispatches & Croix de Guerre Belgium)

Tyneside Z/3389 ~ Drake attached to 190th Brigade Light Trench Mortar late 2nd Benbow from 1st Reserve.

25/03/18 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Ingram W

London Z/181 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/18

04/02/17 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Jackson Harry (Henry Thomas)

London Z/616 ~ Drake ‘A’ Coy late Nelson late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy A/236

04/11/15 Dysentery. Invalided to UK on Hospital Ship “Mauretania”

26/07/16 Transferred to Drake Battalion, 63rd RND at Base Depot, Etaples, France.

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound left forearm.

28/09/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound, head right arm & hip.

27/12/18 Demobilised, Wimbledon.  

(Harry lived at 35 Albion Road, Dalton, (Hackney) London E8. Chum of James Hart London Z/ 608)

 

Jamieson L

Clyde Z/1950 ~ Nelson ‘C’ Coy 11th Platoon late 2nd Benbow B/164

13th July 1915 KIA Age 22

Helles MR 4

 

Jamieson WG

Clyde Z/811 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/157

17/02/17 Died of wounds. Gunshot wound buttocks.

Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, France

 

Jay GH (Mentioned in Dispatches)

Bristol 2/1221 ~ Anson late Benbow? (No mention of Anson or Benbow on service record)

25/03/19 Demob

 

Jehring William E

Temp. Sub Lt (ex London Z/73) ~ Nelson late Drake & 2nd Benbow A/13

Sept 1914 Enlisted.

0ct 1914 Commissioned.

14/07/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound to neck. (See ‘Nelson at War page 228)

28/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele, France

(Parents lived at 1 Trinity Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex)

 

Jenkins JS

London Z/1208 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/102

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Jobling WB

Tyneside 5/182 ~ HMS “Pembroke late 1st Benbow B/293 ?

21/04/16 Died. Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Brookwood 1914/18 Memorial, UK

Johnston G (Johnstone G)

Clyde Z/1460 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/130

21/08/18 KIA

Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France

 

Johnston JE

L1/3212 A.B. ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

Oct 1914 Interned Holland

 

Johnston S

Clyde Z/1421 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/156

20/11/16 Died of wounds. Shell wound to abdomen.

St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France

 

Jones BJ

London Z/471 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/25

22/08/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound left thigh.

13/02/19 Died after demob. (Pneumonia)

 

Jones C

Mersey Z/348 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/83

03/08/15 KIA

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Jones D

Mersey Z/344 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/80

15/07/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Jones E

London Z/601 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow A/32

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Jones GF

Tyneside Z/2240 ~ 2nd Benbow C/234

10th June 1915 KIA

Age 29

Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Joynson Arther Glazebrook

Captain ~ Hood late Benbow

DOB 12/12/1882
Joined RNR 12th Sept 1914

26th Jan 1915, discharged from Benbow Battalion on becoming a Sub Lt.

Served on , "HMS Hilary" (Armed Merchant Cruiser).

Demob 29th Nov 1919

(Lived at 6 Pellhurst Road, Ryde, Isle of White)

 

Jude G

Tyneside Z/321 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/120

24/06/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound in both thighs.

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Kealy D

Clyde Z/1416 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/198
30/12/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound to chest, right arm & leg.

17/02/16 Died of wounds. 21st General Hospital, Alexandria,

Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt  

 

Kelly DJ

Bristol Z/291 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow C/94

27/12/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

Kelly E
Clyde Z/1371 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/240

23/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Kerr M

Clyde Z/? ~ Benbow?

3rd June 1915 Wounded.

1919 Demob?

Lived in Dalmuir, Glasgow, Scotland

 

King F.W.M

1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914) Interned Holland Oct 1914

16th to 26th June 1915 escaped with Williams R.J & Wooley G


Kirkham CC

London Z/693 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/60

19/07/15 KIA

Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Knights B

Deck Hand (ex Clyde Z/1764) ~ Steam Trawler ‘Taurus’ late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/210

14/07/17 Lost at sea.

Tower Hill, Memorial, London

Knowles Alexander (Alec Thud Knowles)

4222? ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

29/01/1892 Born

14/10/1914 POW Antwerp POW Camp Bergerdam & Doberitz

14/10/1918 Repatriated to UK

Lived in Stonenaven Scotland

 

Kortens ER

Mersey Z/330 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/226 3rd Platoon.

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 29

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Lamb W

Clyde Z/1384 ~ Anson late Howe, & 2nd Benbow C/19

28/09/18 Wounded. Gunshot wound to left hand, right arm, face & chest.

14/10/18 Died of wounds.

Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France

 

Lambert GF

Tyneside Z/365 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/56

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Lamont-Fisher HD

Sub Lt (ex London 1/3030) ~ Nelson late 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914 not interned)

1919 Demob?

(See ‘Nelson at War’ page 213)

 

Laxton Jimmy (James Montague)

London Z/615 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/219

19/10/14 Enlisted

12/06/15 Transferred to Nelson Battalion

22/05/16 Disembarked, Marseilles, France.

07/02/18 Transferred to Hood (Jimmy was one of the 100 ratings and 5 officers who went to Hood Battalion after the Nelson Battalion was disbanded)

19/02/19 Demob

03/02/1891 DOB

(Lived at 23, Gaskell Road, Highgate, London. Jimmy was a chum of James Hart London Z/ 608)

 

Laurie J

Mersey Z/306 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/731

13/11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Laurie RT

Clyde Z/1468 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/52

27/10/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound left leg & right knee.

06/11/17 Died of wounds.

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France

 

Lawrence SG

London Z/1024 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/229

13th July 1915 Wounded?

01/01/16 “Victory” Nelson E/2353

02/11/18 Discharged

 

Lawson James

Clyde Z/2270 ~ Nelson ‘C’ Coy late 2nd Benbow B/179

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 23

Helles MR 4

(James lived at Guard Bridge Station, Nether Careston, Forfarshire, Scotland, in October 2008 Contact made with James relative)

 

Leadley GA

Mersey Z/334 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/227

03/08/15 KIA

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Lees JO

Clyde Z/965 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/253

21/09/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Lennon James

Clyde Z/1481 ~ Hawke late 2nd Benbow C/61

17/07/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound to chest.

23/11/17 KIA

Tyne Cot, Memorial, Belgium

(James service record is worth reading, it appears he was a “Live Wire”)

 

Lillie WGD

Clyde Z/2232 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/189

13/06/15 Wounded. Shrapnel wound left foot.

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Lintott W

Temp Sub Lt ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow ‘B’ Coy

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 23

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Logan A

Clyde Z/1964 ~ Drake ‘C’ Coy late 2nd Benbow A/205

14/09/16 KIA by shellfire.

Bois-de-Noulette British Cemetery, Aix-Noulette, France

 

Long Henry J

London Z/617 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A220

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 24

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

(Henry lived at 83 Knapp Road, Bow, London)

 

Longstafff JW

Tyneside Z/2953 ~ Nelson late Anson & 2nd  Benbow C/225

03/01/18 KIA

Age 23

Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, France

 

Loosmore A

Bristol Z/340 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/124

13/11/16 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Love ARG

Temp Sub Lt (ex London Z/42) ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/197

21/08/18 KIA

Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France

 

Love TE

Temp Sub Lt (ex London Z/371) ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow ‘D’ Coy

14/06/15 KIA

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

(Thomas’s wife lived at 35 Cheltenham Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex)

 

Loveley George Tinsley

London Z/1237 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow ‘A’ Coy

Enlisted 09/01/15

Baker/Confectioner (Sweet Tooth)

Lived at 81 West St, Boston,Lincs.

25/03/18 KIA

Arras Memorial, France.

07/02/2014 Contact made with George's Great Niece Joy Brodier who lives in France.

 

Lyall J

Clyde Z/1501 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/159

26/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

Macartney RH

LT RN. 1st Benbow D/713 (Antwerp 1914) Interned Holland 1914

 

MacDonald M

B/4598 ~ 1st Benbow D/713 (Antwerp 1914)

17/09/14 Interned in Holland.

01/01/19 Discharge. (Invalided)

09/08/1923 Died. Tuberculosis

 

 MacIntosh A

A/4420 ~ HMS “Sarnia” late 1st Benbow? A/59

10/02/19 Demob.

28/04/1922 Died after demob. (Enteric Fever & Bronco-Pneumonia)

(Angus served on HMS ‘Sarnia’ from 01/12/14 to 05/09/18, the ‘Sarnia was torpedoed / sunk on 12/09/18)

 

MacIver J

1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

17/09/14 Interned in Holland.

1981 Died age 88

 

MacKie JD

Clyde Z/1761 ~ Nelson late Anson & 2nd Benbow

11/08/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound left hand & nose.

28/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

MacLeod A

RNR A/3303 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

0ct 1914 Interned Holland.

24/06/16 Died after discharge. (Tuberculosis of the Lungs)

Age 27?

Eye, Aignish, Scotland

(Brother of William MacLeod ~ A/3398 KIA 25/09/15)

 

MacLeod D

RNR A/3409 PO ~ 1st Benbow ‘D’ Coy (Antwerp 1914)

09/10/14 Interned in Holland.

01/03/16 Died Age 25

Groningen Southern Cemetery, Holland

 

MacLeod W

RNR A/3398 ~ HM Yacht “Sanda” late 1st Benbow? A/66 (Antwerp 1914?)

 25/09/15 KIA

Chatham Memorial, UK

(Brother of Angus MacLeod ~ A/3303)

 

MacMillan Thomas

Drake late 2nd Benbow

1919 Demob

 

Malcolm R

Clyde Z/1685 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow ‘C’ Coy

02/10/15 Wounded.

1919 Demob?

(Brother James Malcolm ~ Clyde Z/1940 Collingwood Battalion ‘D’ Coy 2nd Platoon KIA 04/06/15)

 

Malone JR

Clyde Z/2973 ~ Hood ‘D’ Coy, No 4 Platoon 16th Section late 2nd Benbow from 1st Res.

23/04/17 Wounded. Shrapnel wound to right foot.

02/01/1922 Died after discharge (Pneumonia)

 

Mannall G

Clyde Z/2186 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/170

23/04/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound to face & left leg.

12/12/17 Discharge (Invalided)

 

Mascarenhas SP (Meritorious Service Medal, Mentioned in Dispatches & Portuguese Copper MM)

London Z/525 ~ Nelson (Interpreter for “Portuguese Expedition Force”) late 2nd Benbow A212

Oct 1914 Enlisted

25/01/19 Demob. (See ‘Nelson at War’ page 227)

 

Massey HA

Temp Sub Lt (ex London 4/3201) ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow ‘C’ Coy

22/08/15 Wounded. Gunshot wound left thigh.

26/08/15 Died of wound onboard Hospital Ship “Gason”

East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece

 

Mathews H

PO/SS/102589(RFR/B/4125) ~ HMS “Tipperary” late 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

Oct 1914 Interned Holland.

Feb 1915 Escaped from internment.

01/06/16 KIA “Battle of Jutland”

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, UK

 

McAlister W

Clyde Z/ 1602 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/213

11/07/17 Died of wounds. Multiple gunshot wounds

Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France

 

McClive W

Clyde Z/2233 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/188

13/11/16 Wounded. Shrapnel wound back.

10/08/17 Wounded.

03/09/18 KIA

Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France

 

McClure D

Clyde Z/1357 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/219

21/04/17 Wounded. Gunshot wound to abdomen.

22/04/17 Died of wounds.

Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France

 

McDonald M

C/3627 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

09/10/14 Interned Holland.

06/01/19 Discharged invalided.

03/02/1924 Died after demob. (Tuberculosis)

 

McFarlane R

Clyde Z/1388 ~ Howe (attached to 189th Brigade L Trench Mortar Battery) late 2nd Benbow C/65

13/11/16 Wounded. Shrapnel wound left buttock & Septicaemia.

18/12/16 Died of wounds.

Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France

 

McKenry J

Tyneside Z/339 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/105

10/11/16 Died of wounds. Shell wound right side.

Varennes Military Cemetery, France

 

McKenzie T

Clyde Z/1441 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/54

09/11/16 Gassed.

28/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

(Brother of William McKenry ~ Clyde Z/1442 Nelson Battalion KIA 28/10/17)

 

McKenzie WJ

Clyde Z/1442 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow D/40

28/10/17 KIA

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

(Brother of Thomas McKenzie ~ Clyde Z/1441 Anson Battalion KIA 28/04/17)

 

McKinlay (Meritorious Service Medal)

Clyde Z/1544 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow

13/11/16 Wounded. Gunshot wound left leg.

17/02/19 Demob.

 

McLeod Donald

A3409 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914) Interned Holland

Died 01/03/1916

Age 25

 

McLeod John W
A3820 ~ 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

Oct 1914 ~ Interned Croningen Holland

Born Stornorway, Scotland.

 

McLeod WS

Clyde Z/1613 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow A/159

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 22

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

McMillan A

Clyde Z/1620 ~ Nelson ‘D’ Coy late 2nd Benbow C/231

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 27

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

McNish D

Clyde Z/101 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow B/11

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 20

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Mecklenberg AP (Changed his name by deed poll to Mexborough)

Sub Lt (ex London 7/3545) ~ Nelson late 1st Benbow (Antwerp 1914)

Escaped from internment, in May 1914 (See “Nelson at War” page 219)

1919 Demob?

 

Melville J

Clyde Z/1230 ~ Hood late 2nd Benbow B/29

10/11/15 Wounded. Bleeding from nose & ears caused by shell blast.

13./11/16 KIA

Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France

 

Messenger J

London Z/1242 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/43

08/07/15 KIA by shell fire

Skew Bridge Cemetery, Helles, Gallipoli

 

Milgate PLJ

London Z/622 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/37

14/07/15 KIA (Percy was buried in the rear of “Horseshoe” trench.)

Age 24

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Millar GH

Captain (ex London 7/3482) ~ HMS “Furious” RAF (RNAS) late 1st Benbow C/616 (Antwerp 1914)

09/10/14 POW

29/09/15 Escaped to the UK, from Germany.

29/04/18 Gilbert & the pilot were killed in a “Sopwith Strutter”.

Dunfermline Cemetery, Fife, Scotland 

 

Milne M

Clyde Z/1800 ~ Nelson late 2nd Benbow D/87

13th July 1915 KIA

Age 19

Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

 

Mitchell G

Clyde Z/1766 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow D/151

10/11/18 KIA

Valenciennes Communal Cemetery, British Extension, St Roch, France

 

Mitchell W

Clyde Z/2413 ~ Drake late 2nd Benbow A/174

23/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

Moles J

Clyde Z/1382 ~ 188th Brigade Machine Gun Coy late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/129

17/02/17 KIA

Thiepval Memorial, France

 

Morgan G

Bristol Z/322 ~ Howe late 2nd Benbow C/107

30/12/17 POW

06/01/19 Repatriated

09/01/19 Died, Bronco Pneumonia.

Caerphilly, Penyrheol Cemetery, Wales

 

Muir S

Clyde Z/1668 ~ Anson late 2nd Benbow C/239

25/03/18 POW

19/12/18 Repatriated.

17/12/1920 Died after discharge.

Glasgow, Lambhill Cemetery, Scotland  

 

Murry Thomas P

Mersey Z/268 (2426 T.S.I)

09/01/15 Enlisted 2nd Benbow

09/02/15 Transferred to Minesweepers

(Contact made with his Great Granddaughter 09/06/2015)

 

Mutch A

Clyde Z/1792 ~ Nelson late Howe & 2nd Benbow C/218

24/04/17 KIA

Arras Memorial, France

 

 

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