Sorlie, Andrew

From Battle of Jutland Crew Lists Project


Photo source: Matthew Cole
Photo source: Matthew Cole
Photo source: Matthew Cole
Photo source: Matthew Cole

1) April 1918 Half of the Petty Officers of HMS Neptune (when only CPOs had Uniform caps and jackets) with Sandy, an ill fated dog. Andrew Sorlie back row #11, far right. Submitted by great great grandson Matthew Cole.


Back row left to right.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
"Lovegrove" "Edwards" “Gilliespie” RNVR S Afr Alexander George Hogg Harry George Edward Jessey "Turnbull" (RNR) Frederick Collins "Bates" William Samuel Pike Harry Warrington Andrew Sorlie (RNVR)
third row - left to right
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Stanley Herbert Gregory (RNVR) "Smith" George James Ralph Henry Thomas Street Thomas George “Putty” Rogers Albert Frank Sizer “Chillman”
second row - left to right
1 2 3 4 5 6
John Pash “McEvely” “Johnston” Edward George Shipsey “Batten” (Togo) Henry Harold Smith (SPO)
front row - left to right
1 2 3 4 5
“Flynn” James William Gladstone Burley “Sandy” (Dog) “Hearfield” (RND) George Walter Holtam

Matthew Cole's annotation

Top Row L-R :

1. “Lovegrove” 2. “Edwards” 3. “Gilliespie” RNVR S Afr 4. Alexander George Hogg: May 26 1894 (Wandsworth, London, England) – Sep 11 1972 (Colchester, Essex, England) 5. Harry George Edward Jessey: Aug 17 1894 - ? 6. “Turnbull” (RNR) 7. Frederick Collins: Dec 31 1885 - ? 8. “Bates” 9. William Samuel Pike: Sep 16 1879 (Wilsford and Lake, Wiltshire, England) – June 7 1957 (Bath, Somerset, England) 10. Harry Warrington: Dec 12 1884 (Littlehampton, Sussex, England) – 1954 (Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) 11. Andrew Sorlie: June 5 1890 (Dundee, Angus, Scotland) – June 28 1973 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (RNVR)

Row 2 L-R :

1. Stanley Herbert Gregory: May 5 1889 (Hastings, Sussex, England) – 1944 (RNVR) 2. “Smith” 3. George James Ralph: Aug 5 1888 (Chichester, Sussex, England) – May 31 1949 (Winchester, Hampshire, England) 4. Henry Thomas Street 5. Thomas George “Putty” Rogers: Aug 23 1876 (Southsea, Hampshire, England) – Feb 2 1919 (Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) 6. Albert Frank Sizer: June 12 1885 (Portsea, Hampshire, England) – May 26 1966 (Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) 7. “Chillman”

Row 3 L-R:

1. John Pash: Aug 10 1882 (Plymouth, Devon) – 1959 (St. Austell, Cornwall, England) 2. “McEvely” 3. “Johnston” 4. Edward George Shipsey: Feb 2 1882 (Amport, Hampshire, England) – Apr 28 1940 (Isle of Wight, England) 5. “Batten” (Togo) 6. Henry Harold Smith: Apr 9 1889 - ? (SPO)

Bottom Row L-R:

1. “Flynn” 2. Burley (Maybe James William Gladstone Burley: Nov 8 1898 - ?) 3. “Sandy” (Dog) "value 60 guineas. Lost next day by a Middy and shot by police Dalmeny" 4. “Hearfield” (RND) 5. George Walter Holtam: Nov 28 1881 (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England) – Mar 1944 (Cheltenham ‘’)



2) Andrew Sorlie holding unnamed cat in front of turret on postcard.


  1. HMS Neptune Crew List (Photographs)
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