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From Battle of Jutland Crew Lists Project
Supplement To The London Gazette Of Friday, the 15th of September, 1916
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Rear-Admiral William Edmund Goodenough, C.B., M.V.O., who with great tenacity kept touch with the enemy's battle fleet during the afternoon of 31st May, and
Commodore Edwyn Sinclair Alexander-Sinclair, C.B., M.V.O., AdC., who first gained touch with the enemy forces, would have been recommended for an honour had they not so recently received the CB.


2. THE REMARKS OF THE FLAG OR COMMANDING OFFICERS OF THE SQUADRONS CONCERNED, IN WHICH I CONCUR, HAVE BEEN INSERTED AFTER THE NAMES OF THE OFFICERS RECOMMENDED IN THE FOLLOWING LIST.


LIST OF OFFICERS RECOMMENDED FOR HONOURS FOR SERVICE IN THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND.

Name Text Ship
Captain Frederic Charles Dreyer, C.B. (Civil), R.N. Commanded and handled the Fleet Flagship most ably during the action. The rapidity with which hitting was established on ships of the enemy's fleet was the result of long and careful organisation and training of the personnel. IRON DUKE
Commander Geoffrey Blake, R.N Gunnery and principal control officer of H.M.S. "Iron Duke," whose zeal, knowledge and devotion to duty throughout the war, and coolness and skill in action resulted in severe damage being inflicted by Iron Duke's 13.5-inch guns on a German battleship of the "Koenig" class in the action off the coast of Jutland on 31st May. -
- Remarks of Admiral Sir Cecil Burney. -
Captain Edmund Percy Fenwick George Grant, R.N. (Commodore, 2nd Class). My Chief of Staff, who afforded me very valuable assistance during the action. -
Captain George Parish Ross, R.N. My Flag Captain, who helped me greatly during the action. He fought his ship well, and subsequently, after she was torpedoed, successfully took MARLBOROUGH back to harbour, avoiding attack by two submarines on the way -
Captain Lewis Clinton-Baker, R.N The Senior Captain in the First Battle Squadron at the time of the action. His valuable services are worthy of recognition -
Commander Hugh Schomberg Currey, R.N. Executive officer of MARLBOROUGH, whose untiring energy and skilful work greatly assisted in saving the ship after she was torpedoed. -
Engineer Commander Reginald William Skelton, R.N A valuable officer whose department during the action reflected credit on his organisation. -
Fleet Surgeon Henry William Finlayson, M.B., R.N. A zealous and hardworking officer, who organised his department in an efficient manner for the action -
Staff Paymaster Herbert Patrick William George Murray, R.N. (Secretary to Second in Command). My Secretary, whose services were most valuable to me during the action -
Lieutenant-Commander James Buller Kitson, R.N. My Flag Lieutenant-Commander, who was of very great assistance to me during the action. -
- Remarks of Vice-Admiral Sir Martyn Jerram. -
Captain Michael Culme-Seymour, M.V.O., R.N. (now Rear-Admiral). Sub-Divisional Leader. An officer of great experience, who handled his sub-division with excellent judgment throughout the action. -
Captain Hugh Henry Darby Tothill, A.d.C., R.N. Sub-Divisional Leader. Handled his subdivision most skilfully throughout the action, and amply justified the high opinion I have always held of him. -
Captain Frederick Laurence Field, R.N. Handled " King George V." as leader of the line of battle with great skill under very difficult conditions. His previous good services in the Signal School and " Vernon " are well known. -
Deputy Inspector-General Robert Forbes Bowie, R.N. Displayed a high degree of ability during the action in the working of the medical department. -
Engineer Commander William Cory Sanders, R.N. A very capable and zealous officer, who showed great ability throughout the action in the working of the engine-room department. -
Commander Richard Home, R.N. An officer of great ability, who conned " Orion" throughout the action with ability and skill. -
Commander John Walsh Carrington, R.N. An officer of great ability, who conned "King George V." throughout the action with good judgment and prompt decision. He was navigating officer of H.M.S. " Inflexible " in the action off the Falkland Islands and in the Dardanelles. -
- Remarks of Vice-Admiral Sir Doveton Sturdee. -
Captain William Coldingham Masters Nicholson, R.N. (now Rear-Admiral). Took his ship into action in a fine manner, and by the effective gunfire of his command materially assisted in forcing the enemy to retire. -
Engineer Captain John Richardson, R.N. Was personally responsible for the excellent organisation of the engine-room and stokehold departments in every ship of the squadron. The maximum speeds were obtained in all cases without mishap, though in the older ships the authorised horsepower was exceeded. -
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Edwin Collard, R.M.L.I. Very materially assisted in controlling the gunfire of H.M.S. " Benbow " from an exposed position. This officer has seen much war service previously in East and South Africa. -
Fleet Surgeon Joseph Agnew Moon, R.N. Was responsible for the excellent medical arrangements for dealing with the wounded BENBOW