RN Experimental Station Stratford

RN Experimental Station Stratford

RNAS officers and ratings, at this establishment set up by Wing Commander Brock, RNVR. Many took part in the Zeebrugge Raid, operating the smoke screen equipment, or in a few cases, the manual or the static flamethrowers. Lieutenant Hewett's report, contained as the 35th enclosure in file ADM 137/3894 (Reports on Zeebrugge and Ostend operations - Records used for Official History, First World War) lists the men in the parties on the Vindictive, Iris and Daffodil. A reproduction of this listing can be seen attached to Hewitt's Life Story profile.

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  • Profile picture for Ernest Taylor

    Born 1896

    Royal Navy F/7005 Leading Air Mechanic RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for John Roy Lomax

    Born 1898

    Died 1956

    Royal Navy F/12803 Air Mechanic 1st Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Herbert George Fry

    Born 1898

    Royal Navy F/20048 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Daffodil on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Robert Samuel Smith

    Born 1898

    Died 1973

    Royal Navy F/19980 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Born 1899

    Royal Navy F26083

  • Profile picture for Leslie Charles Southerton

    Born 1898

    Died 1975

    Royal Navy F/26700 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for George Warrington

    Born 1898

    Died 1989

    Royal Navy F/26702 Air Mechanic 1st Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) attached to HMS Iris II on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Frank Bennett Cawley

    Born 1898

    Died 1985

    Royal Navy F/33871 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Daffodil on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Harry Francis Bascombe

    Born 1899

    Died 1985

    Royal Navy F/33867 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) attached to HMS Iris II on 23 April 1918

  • Born 1880

    Died 1919

    Royal Navy F42421 Air Mechanic 1st Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V)

  • Profile picture for Peter Shore Nightingale

    Born 1899

    Died 1986

    Royal Navy F/45234 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Daffodil on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Thomas Stanley Spencer

    Born 1899

    Died 1968

    Royal Navy F/44498 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) attached to HMS Iris II on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Oliver Rupert Griffiths

    Born 1900

    Died 1979

    Royal Navy F/50255 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Reginald George Goodwin

    Born 1900

    Died 1953

    Royal Navy F/52189 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Daffodil on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Clifford Armitage

    Born 1886

    Died 1967

    Royal Navy F/6981 Chief Petty Officer Air Mechanic RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for William Henry Grice

    Born 1897

    Died 1973

    Royal Navy F/12790 Leading Air Mechanic RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard ML 283 on 10 May 1918

  • Profile picture for Roland Ross Entwisle

    Born 1890

    Died 1945

    Royal Navy F/39326 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Francis Kenelm Donovan

    Born 1897

    Died 1971

    British Army Major Royal Engineers

    Royal Navy F/19971 Leading Air Mechanic RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V)

    Royal Navy F19971 Air Mechanic 2nd Class

  • Profile picture for William Henry Gough

    Born 1897

    Died 1975

    Royal Navy F/19842 Air Mechanic 2nd Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918

  • Profile picture for Frank Trippier

    Born 1896

    Died 1957

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 212814 Air Mechanic 1st Class

    Royal Navy F/12814 Air Mechanic 1st Class RN Experimental Station at Stratford (HMS President V) aboard HMS Vindictive on 23 April 1918