Newcombe, Francis

From Battle of Jutland Crew Lists Project
Photo source: IWM Lives of the First World War
Photo source: Jonathan Saunders
Photo source: Jonathan Saunders
Photo source: Jonathan Saunders
Photo source: Jonathan Saunders
Photo source: Jonathan Saunders

There were 2 Chief Stokers aboard, neither of whom survived and one of whom improvised a tourniquet for Commander Jones before abandoning ship. Chief Stoker Newcombe, aged 44, was picked up by a Danish vessel, but despite not being severely wounded, died of exhaustion. His body was landed at Hull.


  1. HMS Shark Crew List (Photographs)
  2. HMS Shark Crew List (updated in Real-time)