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1914 - 1921: G Class

Submarine G8 sailed on a North Sea patrol in January 1918 and failed to return. It is believed that she was lost in a German minefield on or about 14th January 1918.

Look up G8 in the Boat Database

Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Armstrong, Philip Furlong  Sub Lieutenant      20
Belcham, William Albert  Stoker 1st Class  K 24749    22
RN DoB 28/09/1895. Actual 28/09/1893
Bones, William Charles  Leading Signalman  J 14924    22
Brown, Henry Samuel  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 5743    26
Chick, William Henry  Able Seaman  235114    27
RN DoB 02/04/1890. Actual 02/11/1889
Darton, Joseph Henry  Petty Officer  J 7947    24
Dewsbury, Percy William  Chief Engine Room Artificer (RNR)  EA 1089  MID  33
Goldsmith, William Charles  Petty Officer  216889    33
Graham, Malise Stewart  Sub Lieutenant     
died 22/06/1917 after accidentally falling overboard while on patrol in the North Sea
Harris, Alfred Sydney  Able Seaman  J15031    22
Harris, Thomas George  Able Seaman  J 15715    23
Jacobs, Thomas Pollard  Leading Stoker  K 6499    26
RN DoB 21/04/1891. Actual 21/04/1890
Kempster, Percy John  Petty Officer  8252  DSM  34
Kendall, William  Leading Seaman  J8926  DSM  24
Knapp, Henry John  Boy Telegraphist  J 49604    17
Lowe, Henry  Leading Telegraphist  J 21234    20
McCartney, Daniel  Leading Stoker  K 3632    27
RN DoB 11/09/1890. Actual 11/03/1892
Neate, George  Stoker 1st Class  K 19355    24
Orchard, Arthur Percy  Stoker 1st Class  K 15239    24
At birth Orchard, Arthur Frederick Percy Served as Orchard, Arthur Percy
Rook, William George  Stoker 1st Class  K 12650    25
Sadler, Richard Hugh Whistler  Leading Seaman  225079    30
RN DoB 02/06/1887. Actual 02/06/1888
Shaw, Arthur James  Able Seaman  J 7836    25
Short, John  Able Seaman  J 24384    21
Simpson, Frank  Able Seaman  J 31130    21
Stennett, Joseph Henry  Stoker 1st Class  K 22930    22
Sutton, Edward Frederick Cowley  Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class  346054  DSM*  35
RN DoB 22/02/1882. Actual 02/02/1884
Tryon, John Francis  Lieutenant      26
Commanding Officer
Uings, James Arthur  Leading Seaman  J 1496    27
Watson, John Galloway  Temporary Lieutenant (RNR)      28
Watts, Henry  Stoker Petty Officer  K 301  DSM  28
RN DoB 11/05/1889. Actual 11/05/1891
Winchcomb, Frederick John  Stoker 1st Class  K 14708    24
Wise, William John  Stoker 1st Class  K17130    23
RN DoB 03/11/1894. Actual 03/05/1895
Young, Charles William  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 3109    28

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them

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