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Harry Munday. Petty Officer (Ch) 220252.


Harry was born on 6th January 1887 in Farnham, Surrey. Previously a shop boy before signing up, he enlisted with the Navy for 12 years duration, recorded as being 5'8" with brown hair and blue eyes and having a flower tattoo on his left forearm.


HMS IMPREGNABLE - 21/04/1902 - 30/10/1903, rated as a Boy 2nd Class on joining, rising to Boy 1st Class on 12/02/1903

HMS AGINCOURT - 31/10/1903 - 20/12/1903

HMS MONMOUTH - 03/12/1903 - 01/03/1906, rising to Ordinary Seaman on 06/01/1905 and Able Seaman on 23/01/1906

HMS PEMBROKE - 02/03/1906 - 08/05/1906

HMS WILDLIFE - 09/05/1906 - 10/12/1906

HMS LEVIATHAN - 11/12/1906 - 30/03/1908

HMS BLACK PRINCE - 31/03/1908 - 31/03/1908

HMS PEMBROKE I - 01/04/1908 - 11/06/1908

HMS BLENHEIM - 12/06/1908 - 29/05/1910

HMS PEMBROKE I - 30/05/1910 - 06/06/1910

HMS CAESAR - 07/06/1910 - 23/06/1910

HMS PEMBROKE I - 24/06/1910 - 29/11/1910, rising to Leading Seaman on 16/08/1910

HMS BLENHEIM - 30/11/1910 - 05/12/1910

HMS PEMBROKE I - 06/12/1910 - 24/02/1911

HMS HIGHFLYER - 25/02/1911 - 14/06/1913, aboard the Cruiser during the 1911 census, anchored in the East Indies.

HMS PEMBROKE - 15/06/1913 - 24/11/1913

HMS VANGUARD - 25/11/1913 - 09/07/1917, rising to Petty Officer on 01/01/1915.  He served aboard the dreadnought during the Battle of Jutland.


Harry died aged 30.  He was awarded the Start, Victory and British war medals but it is unclear who they were issued to.


(#101 - 566/843)


Sources:


England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915 Free BMD

1911 England Census

Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1848-1939 National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services; Class: ADM 188; Piece: 387

British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1730-1960 National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Admiralty and predecessors: Office of the Director General of the Medical Department of the Navy and predecessors: Service Registers and Registers of Deaths and Injuries. Registers of Reports of Deaths

British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1730-1960 National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Admiralty: Naval Casualties, Indexes, War Grave Rolls and Statistics Book, First World War.; Class: ADM 242; Piece: 009 (1914 - 1919)

CWGC Register

Naval Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1972 Class: ADM 171; Piece: 110

Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919 TNA Series: ADM 242/9; Scan Number: 0621

Photo - Western Front Association



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