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AE1

Lost at sea, 14 September 1914. After the discovery of the submarine in December 2017, Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, retired, said the likely cause of its loss was a diving accident. He added: "The submarine appears to have struck the bottom with sufficient force to dislodge the fin from its footing, forcing it to hinge forward on its leading edge, impacting the casing"

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Baker, Cyril Lefroy  Telegraphist (RAN)  1268    21
At birth Baker, Cyril from Lefroy, Tasmania. Served as Baker, Cyril Lefroy.
Barton, Sidney Charles  Leading Stoker (8288)  309518    29
In CWGC Sidney changed to Sydney on widow Mrs Fullicks request. (Circa 1918)
Besant, Thomas Fleming  Lieutenant Commander      30
Blake, Ernest  Stoker (RAN)  7876    22
At birth Blake, Ernest Robert served as Blake, Ernest
Bray, John James  Stoker (RAN)  1604    23
Corbould, Gordon Clarence  Leading Seaman (RAN)  7297    27
Dance, George  Signalman (8262)  230063    26
Dennis, Frederick George  Able Seaman (8281)  220438    29
Fettes, James Alexander  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class (RAN)  7290    29
Fisher, Arthur Henry  Able Seaman (8191)  208546    30
Gough, Henry Joseph  Stoker (8292)  204767    31
Guilbert, Thomas Martin  Petty Officer (8279)  208663    29
Guild, James  Stoker (8267)  302880    30
Guy, William Elliot  Stoker (8291)  290601    34
Hodge, Henry  Petty Officer (8260)  196497    33
At birth Hodges, Henry served as Hodge, Henry, Father Edward (Eduard) Hodges.
Hodgkin, George  Able Seaman (8283)  226508    27
Holt, Richard Baines  Stoker (8266)  300667    32
Jarman, Jack  Able Seaman (RAN)  1138    21
Lowe, Thomas Frederick  Chief Engine Room Artificer 1st Class (8263)  271421    38
Marsland, John Albert  Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class (8274)  270573    33
Meek, John  Leading Stoker (8290)  218676    27
At birth Meek, John William, Served as John Meek
Messenger, John  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class (RAN)  7291    27
Moloney, John Joseph  Stoker Petty Officer (RAN)  7299    25
Moore, Charles Lewis  Lieutenant      26
Reardon, John  Able Seaman (RAN)  7474    23
Scarlett, Leopold Florence  Lieutenant (Retired)      25
The Right Hon.
Smail, Robert  Petty Officer (RAN)  1068    26
Stretch, Harry  Chief Stoker (8265)  278358    38
Thomas, James Benjamin  Able Seaman (8111)  207516    31
Tribe, William  Petty Officer (8261)  191329    33
Waddilove, William Alfred  Stoker Petty Officer (RAN)  7300    29
Wilson, Joseph William  Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class (8284)  270296    34
Wilson, Percy Lawrence  Stoker (RAN)  7182    25
Woodland, Frederick William  Able Seaman (7597)  208916    32
Wright, Charles Frederick  Stoker Petty Officer (7395) (Not RN)      25

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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