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LYNESS - H.M.S. BARHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

This memorial is erected in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery. Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Hoy and Graemsay, is on Hoy, between Mill Bay and Ore Bay. Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery was begun in 1915 when Scapa Flow was the base of the Grand Fleet. Lyness remained as a Royal Naval base until July 1946 and the cemetery contains graves from both wars. The majority of the graves are of officers, ratings, and members of the land forces lost from H.M.S. "Hampshire," "Vanguard," "Narborough" and "Opal."

Photographs Copyright © Michael Booker 2004

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF H.M.S. BARHAM
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN
THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND
31ST MAY 1916

BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY
DENT William

Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 270528(PO), H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 2nd June 1916. Aged 37. Son of William Dent, of go, Splott Rd., Cardiff; husband of Alice Maud Dent, of 17, Clegg Rd., Southsea, Portsmouth. Grave D. 22.

YOUNG Ernest

Stoker 1st Class SS/108126(PO), H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 44. Son of John and Annie Young, of 69, Main St., Carlton, Notts. Grave B. 102.

McBRIN Richard Joseph

Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class 272123, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Grave O. 31.

BINSTEAD Charles Henry

Able Seaman 169865, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 38. Son of Charles and Sarah Binstead; husband of Elizabeth Alice Binstead, of 180, St. James's Rd., East Croydon, Surrey. Grave B. 103.

HICKMAN William

Able Seaman London Z/3382, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 31st May 1916. Grave B. 104.

BURIED AT SEA
RIDDINGTON Arthur

Petty Officer 238882, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 27. Son of Harry and Clara Riddington, of 23, Dundonald Rd., Leicester. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 12.

BRIGGS Henry [Charles]

Sick Berth Attendant M/7466, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Son of Frederick James and Annie Briggs, of 2, Elton's Cottages, Garratt Green, Lower Tooting, London. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 20.

GEORGE Walter Edmund

Able Seaman J/22161, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 20. Son of James and Annie George, of 13, Hartington Rd., Salisbury. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 13.

DAVIDSON Thomas Orr

Able Seaman Clyde Z/6641, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 31st May 1916. Son of Walter and Margaret Davidson, of Bellshill, Lanarkshire; husband of Isabella Davidson, of 3, Craigallian Avenue, Halfway, Cambuslang, Glasgow. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 24.

HEAP Thomas

Ordinary Seaman J/36732, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 18. Son of John and Elizabeth Heap, of 27, South Garden St., Bury, Lancs. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 14.

TYRELL George Philip

[Spelt Tyrrell on CWGC] Ordinary Seaman J/36754, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 18. Son of Charles and Ellen Tyrrell, of 6A, Blanchard St., Blanchard Rd., London Fields, Dalston, London. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 13.

ELLIS Arthur

Ordinary Telegraphist J/36737, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 18. Son of Rosina Ellis, of 40, Idonia St., Deptford, London, and the late Arthur Ellis. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 17.

INESON Bernard Grimshaw

Boy Telegraphist J/31790, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 17. Only son of Gertrude M. Ineson, of 250, Ruskin Rd., Crewe, Cheshire, and the late J. H Ineson. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 14.

EASTER Charles

Boy 1st Class J/33434, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 17. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Easter, of 106, Haydons Rd., Wimbledon, London. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Column 16.

WAKE Eric Gordon

Boy Telegraphist J/41412, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 16. Son of Mary Keil Wake, of 38, North View, Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and the late William T. Wake. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Column 17.

LAMBORN William James

Boy Telegraphist J/39234, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 17. Son of James and Martha Mary Lamborn, of Funtington, Chichester. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 15.

JOHNSON Ralph

Boy 1st Class J/37132, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 17. Son of Benjamin Johnson, of 6, Court, St. Edmund's St., Leek, Staffs. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 13.

JONES William Victor

Boy 1st Class J/37082, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 16. Son of Mary Martha Marlow (formerly Jones), of 79, Antrobus Rd., Acton Green, London, and the late Enoch Milford Jones. Native of Beckenham. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 14.

TAYLOR Edwin

Boy 1st Class J/35741, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 14.

TULIT Edward James

Boy 1st Class J/37090, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 16. Son of Edward James and Bessie Tulit, of 55, Wicklow St., Kings Cross Rd., London. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Column 16.

ALSO OF
CARTER Harry

Private PO/8224, H.M.S. "Barham", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 20th June 1916. Aged 39. Son of Richard and Mary Carter, of Salisbury, Wilts. Commemorated in Sreatham Cemetery, Wandsworth. Screen Wall D. 217.

ERECTED BY THEIR SHIPMATES

17 December 2004

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