HMS Chester at the Battle of Jutland

HMS Chester at the Battle of Jutland

HMS Chester was a 'Town Class' light cruiser. She was launched on 8 December 1915 and entered service in May 1916, three weeks before the Battle of Jutland. At Jutland she fought as part of the 3rd Battle Cruiser Squadron and was hit by 17 150mm shells and suffered casualties in terms of those killed and wounded. Her commanding officer was Robert Neale Lawson. The aim of this Community will be to identify those that served on HMS Chester at Jutland.

http://www.jutlandcrewlists.org/chester

Created by: Trevor321

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  • Born 1888

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy 227230 Yeoman of Signals HMS Chester

  • Born 1885

    Royal Navy 14314 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division

    Royal Navy 14314 Private Royal Marine Light Infantry - HMS Chester

  • Profile picture for Robert John Ashton

    Born 1900

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy J41852 Boy 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1891

    Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander

    Royal Navy Captain

    Royal Navy Commander

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy 14287 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division

  • Born 1900

    Royal Navy J44427 Boy 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1896

    Royal Navy M18688 Wireman 2nd Class HMS CHESTER

  • Profile picture for Edward Bruce Harper

    Born 1870

    Died 1933

    Royal Navy 363964 Officer's Cook 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1893

    Royal Navy 17103 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division

  • Born 1888

    Royal Navy 235824 Petty Officer Telegraphist HMS Chester

  • Born 1899

    Royal Navy J41858 Boy 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1878

    Royal Navy M9907 Senior Reserve Attendant RN Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve - HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1897

    Royal Navy 20042 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division

    Royal Navy 20042 Private Royal Marine Light Infantry - HMS Chester

  • Born 1889

    Royal Navy K4457 Stoker 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1892

    Royal Navy K12040 Leading Stoker HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1895

    Royal Navy SS116078 Stoker 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1899

    Royal Navy J41560 Boy Telegraphist HMS Chester

  • Profile picture for Edward James Pike

    Born 1884

    Royal Navy 215129 Able Seaman HMS Chester

  • Born 1895

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy L5680 Officer's Steward 3rd Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy 218108 Leading Seaman HMS Chester