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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  • Profile picture for John Travers Cornwell

    Born 1900

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy J42563 Boy 2nd Class HMS Vivid I

    Royal Navy J42563 Boy 1st Class HMS Vivid I

    Royal Navy J42563 Boy 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1884

    Royal Navy 301878 Acting Leading Stoker HMS Chester

  • Born 1894

    Royal Navy M18078 Engine Room Artificer 4th Class HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1893

    Royal Navy K10834 Stoker 1st Class HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1894

    Royal Navy SS111775 Stoker 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1883

    Royal Navy 210800 Able Seaman HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1880

    Royal Navy 188100 Able Seaman HMS Chester

  • Profile picture for Douglas Smith

    Born 1886

    Royal Navy 228073 Leading Signalman HMS Chester

  • Born 1883

    Royal Navy 202203 Stoker 1st Class HMS Chester

  • Born 1896

    Royal Navy J26828 Able Seaman HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1880

    Royal Navy 295307 Mechanician HMS CHESTER

  • Profile picture for Ernest Backhouse

    Born 1890

    Died 1966

    Royal Navy 239290 Leading Seaman HMS Chester

  • Born 1885

    Royal Navy 219792 Able Seaman HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1898

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy 20048 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division

    Royal Navy CH/20048 Private Royal Marine Light Infantry - HMS Chester

  • Born 1895

    Royal Navy J52245 Ordinary Seaman HMS Chester

  • Born 1879

    Royal Navy 343702 Chief Shipwright HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1895

    Royal Navy J16073 Able Seaman HMS Chester

  • Born 1887

    Royal Navy 310477 Stoker 1st Class HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1893

    Royal Navy M17399 Carpenter's Crew HMS CHESTER

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy 14162 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division

    Royal Navy 14162 Private Royal Marine Light Infantry - HMS Chester