We remember Russell Ernest Birch

We remember Russell Ernest Birch

Timeline

Timeline

1890
sibling Cecil Ernest Birch Source:8639588 1890
1891
birth Steyning District, Sussex United Kingdom Source:7642173 Source:8477017 9th September 1891
1895
sibling Marjorie Cecile Birch Source:8639588 1895
1901
dates Age 9 Source:8477023 31st March 1901
1901
education Unreadable House private school Gervis Road East, Bournemouth United Kingdom Source:8477023 31st March 1901
1904
service Royal Navy Cadet Training Establishments Source:7642173 15th January 1904 - 15th September 1908
1908
service Royal Navy Midshipman HMSs Hibernia, Dido, Ness, Dreadnought, Formidable, Illustrious Source:7642173 15th September 1908 - 30th September 1911
1911
appointments Midshipman Source:8477020 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 19 Source:8477020 2nd April 1911
1911
location The Vicarage, Hindon, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England United Kingdom away from home address Source:8477020 2nd April 1911
1911
service Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant HMSs Lancaster, King George V, Blake for Fury, Dolphin Source:7642173 30th September 1911 - 30th June 1913
1913
service Royal Navy Lieutenant HMSs Dolphin, Cormorant HM Submarine B7 Source:7642173 30th June 1913 - August 1915
1916
service Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Maidstone for HM Submarine E24 Source:7642173 4th February 1916 - 27th March 1916
1916
dates Age 24 Source:7645944 27th March 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Lost with the entire crew when Submarine E24 struck a mine. At sea United Kingdom Source:7645944 Source:8477025 27th March 1916
burial Portsmouth Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Portsmouth, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:7645944

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Russell Ernest
Initials RE
Last Name Birch
Source 7642173
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
The Vicarage, Hindon, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Training Establishments Cadet
Royal Navy HMSs Hibernia, Dido, Ness, Dreadnought, Formidable, Illustrious Midshipman
Royal Navy HMSs Lancaster, King George V, Blake for Fury, Dolphin Sub Lieutenant
Royal Navy HMSs Dolphin, Cormorant HM Submarine B7 Lieutenant
Royal Navy HMS Maidstone for HM Submarine E24 Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Letitia Cecile Dobson mother
Ernest Mawbey Birch father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjorie Cecile Birch sister 1895
Cecil Ernest Birch brother 1890

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bridget3206
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Bridget3206
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Bridget3206
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Bridget3206
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206

External Evidence

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Royal Navy Submarine Museum - Submarine losses 1904 to present day Bridget3206
naval-history.net Casualty list March 1916 Bridget3206
Submarine losses 1904 to present day Bridget3206
Royal Navy Submarine Museum photographs Bridget3206
HMS E24 - Wikipedia Bridget3206

Multimedia

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Unidentified E Class Submarine. Courtesy of NMRN. Bridget3206
Section of Memorial to Submariners, RNSM Gosport Bridget3206
Conning tower from the wreck of the E24. Cuxhaven. Michael133712

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