Ship's crew of HMS Iris II

Ship's crew of HMS Iris II

This is a list of the men who crewed her during the raid on Zeebrugge, led by Commander Valentine Francis Gibbs. These men are separate to the Seamen Storming Party, of whom 50 were aboard, as they reported to Lieutenant Commander George Bradford. This listing of HMS Iris II crew men was sourced from: ADM 116/1656 Operations against Zeebrugge Casualties Vol. 2 It can be seen from the men's individual service records that they are stamped "Participated in the ballot for VC granted for operations against Zeebrugge..."

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  • Born 1893

    Died 1940

    Royal Navy Acting Lieutenant HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for Stanley George Odam

    Born 1890

    Royal Navy M3166

    Royal Navy M/3166 Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class Devonport Naval Base (HMS Vivid)

    Royal Navy M/3166 Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Born 1893

    Royal Navy SS112887 Stoker 1st Class HMS Iris II (Victory X)

    Royal Navy SS112887 Stoker 1st Class HMS Temeraire

    Royal Navy SS112887 Stoker 1st Class HMS Temeraire

  • Born 1892

    Royal Navy K37214 Stoker 1st Class HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for Charles John Taylor

    Born 1892

    Royal Navy K16596

    Royal Navy K/16596 acting Leading Stoker Portsmouth Naval Base (HMS Victory)

    Royal Navy K/16596 acting Leading Stoker Portsmouth Naval Base (HMS Victory)

  • Born 1888

    Royal Navy M15439 Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class HMS Iris II (Victory X)

    Royal Navy M15439 Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class Chatham Naval Base (HMS Pembroke)

  • Born 1886

    Royal Navy K28559 Stoker 1st Class HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for Henry Mabb

    Born 1889

    Royal Navy K1043

    Royal Navy K/1043 Petty Officer Stoker Chatham Naval Base (HMS Pembroke)

    Royal Navy K/1043 Petty Officer Stoker HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for David Percy Smith

    Born 1887

    Royal Navy 225904 Petty Officer Portsmouth Naval Base (HMS Victory)

    Royal Navy 225904 Petty Officer HMS Cochrane

    Royal Navy 225904 Petty Officer HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for Reginald Bult

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy J22432 Able Seaman HMS Hardy paid via HMS Apollo, depot ship to the 4th Destroyer Flotilla

    Royal Navy J22432 Able Seaman Portsmouth Naval Base (HMS Victory)

    Royal Navy J22432 Able Seaman HMS Hardy paid via HMS Hecla, depot ship to the 4th Destroyer Flotilla

  • Profile picture for Henry Charles Hann

    Born 1893

    Royal Navy J7967

    Royal Navy J/7967 Able Seaman Devonport Naval Base (HMS Vivid)

    Royal Navy J/7967 Able Seaman Devonport Naval Base (HMS Vivid)

  • Profile picture for Charley Pengelly

    Born 1892

    Royal Navy M2979

    Royal Navy M/2979 Cook's Mate Devonport Naval Base (HMS Vivid)

    Royal Navy M/2979 Cook's Mate Devonport Naval Base (HMS Vivid)

  • Profile picture for Charles Jarvis

    Born 1883

    Royal Navy 210167 Able Seaman HMS Iris II (Victory X) Included in the VC ballot for Zeebrugge / Ostend

  • Born 1891

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Rival

    Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Born 1892

    Royal Navy K10719 Leading Stoker HMS Collingwood

    Royal Navy K10719 Stoker Petty Officer HMS Collingwood

    Royal Navy K10719 Stoker Petty Officer HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for Thomas Henry Hollis

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy J56456 Ordinary Seaman HMS Cullist

    Royal Navy J56456 Able Seaman HMS Cullist

    Royal Navy J/56456 Able Seaman HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for William Rowlands Dibben

    Born 1886

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy 214950 Boy 2nd Class HMS Black Prince

    Royal Navy 214950 Boy 1st Class HMS Black Prince

    Royal Navy 214950 Ordinary Seaman HMS Drake

  • Profile picture for David William Whyte Cunningham

    Born 1893

    Died 1920

    Royal Navy J4130

    Royal Navy J/4130 Able Seaman Chatham Naval Base (HMS Pembroke)

    Royal Navy J/4130 Able Seaman HMS Colleen

  • Born 1893

    Royal Navy K26645 Stoker 1st Class HMS Iris II (Victory X)

  • Profile picture for Valentine Francis Gibbs

    Born 1881

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Naval Cadet

    Royal Navy Midshipman

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant