Ship’s Company

Ablett

COSSACK, 1957-1958, Constructor Lt

Abbott. Bud

COSSACK, 1949

Adair. W A

Naval Air Station Yeovilton, Imperial Defence College, Commanding Officer , 1951 – 1953, Captain DSO OBE RN, Joined the RN in January 1925. Between 1947 and 1948 was Naval Assistant to First Lord of the Admiralty – Cunningham

Adams

COSSACK, 1949, Chief Petty Officer, Chief Ordnance Artificer

Adams

COSSACK, 1953, Signalman,

Aldred (Punchy)

1957-1958, Able Seaman                                                  

Aldridge. J I 

1949 – 1950 Lt Cdr.

Aleu                                     

1945 – 1947 Commander (E) Flotilla Engineering Officer

Alexander. J                      

COSSACK  1958 – 1959 T.O.                                           

Alexander. Peter T              

Served on Cossack, Bulawayo, Birmingham, 1953- 1954, Telegraphist   In RN 1949 to 1956, Died 21st February 2010.

Allan. J  (Darby)           

COSSACK  1958 – 1959 , Leading Seaman                                              

Allchorne. John F              

P/JX282133 –  COSSACK   13.11.46 – 27.9.47, Tel TO.  Joined and left at Hong Kong, Returned to UK by EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND

Allen. T

COSSACK -1952-1954.-Leading Electricians Mate-Died 21 September 2000

Allison

COSSACK-1950-1951-Able Seaman TD3-TAS Division

Allwood. Cyril Maurice Fransis

DMX 729103-COSSACK-1946-1947-Leading Wireman-

Association Deputy Standard Bearer until 2005. Died 25.12.

Alston Jack R

COSSACK-1951-1953-Lt Cdr-First Lt

Anderson. Alfred

COSSACK–1949–

Anderson. Robert

C/SSX839894 – Served on GANGES, WRANGLER, COSSACK, PEMBROKE, ARTIFEX, PEMBROKE, BIRMINGHAM, NEPTUNE – Sept 1948 – 1956 – served as boy & Ordinary Seaman – Born 07/04/1933, No 2 Mess, Died 6.12.2010

Andrews Fred G

C/JX 359205 – ROYAL ARTHUR, SHRAPNEL (Aberdeen) SCOTIA, ELAND, PEMBROKE, FRANKLIN, PEMBROKE, COSSACK, PEMBROKE -13.7.42 to 22.7.46 – Ordinary Telegraphist, Telegraphist, Acting Leading Telegraphist  (Temporary), Released Class A-Worked for British Rail both before and after H.O. service, Died 24 October 2003

Apps

LREM-Left  17 December 1953

Argles. L W

HMS Devonshire, promotion course, RN College, Greenwich [HMS President], promotion course, Portsmouth, HMS Wolfshound (destroyer) (Home Fleet), HMS Wild Swan (destroyer) (Mediterranean), RN Barracks, Portsmouth, First Lieutenant, HMS Fury (destroyer), Commanding Officer, HMS Chiddingfold (escort destroyer), HMS President (for special and miscellaneous duties) CO, HMS Vigilant (destroyer) RN Barracks, Portsmouth [HMS Victory] RN College, Dartmouth [HMS Britannia] Commanding Officer, HMS Lochinvar (RN base, Port Edgar) HMS Cossack HMS President, RN Barracks Chatham 19.4.29 – Retired on 10.06.1961,  Born 18 July 1911,  Died at Camden London November 1986

CBE-10.06.1961-HM’s birthday 61,  DSC-21.08.1945-bombardment of Andamans, MID-03.04.1942-Operation Archery (raid on Vaagso Islands 27.12.41), MID-18.09.1945-Japanese destroyer sunk 05.45

Armitage

COSSACK-1957-1958-L.M.(E)-

Armstrong. George R

COSSACK-1958-1959-Able Seaman-

Arthur

COSSACK-1952–Able Seaman-

Ashton. Eric

COSSACK–1949–

Ashton. E S

COSSACK-1959-1960–

Atkinson. G R M

COSSACK-1949-1951-Leading Telegraphist-

Atterwell. L E

COSSACK-1949-1951-PO Stoker-

Avis

COSSACK-1950-1951-Able Seaman RP-No 2 Mess

Axon

COSSACK-1957-1958-Signalman-

Aylen. Ian  G

Ayling?

Served on –COSSACK , CALEDONIA, GALATEA, KELVIN

30th Assault Unit, Home Fleet Engineering Officer, MAIDSTONE, MANADON, THEODORE, TYNE

Admiral Superintendent Rosyth Dockyard-November 1946-September 1948.-Commander (E) CB OBE DSC-Flotilla Engineer Officer.  Made Rear Admiral. Died 5 November 2003 Aged 93

Back. P

COSSACK-1954-1955-Ordinary Seaman-

Bailey

COSSACK-1957-1958-Telegraphist-

Bailey. Maurice

COSSACK–1949

Bain Gus

COSSACK-1949-1950-Ordinary Seaman-

Baker

COSSACK-1957-1958- LSBA-14 Mess

Baker Arthur. L “Pash”

COSSACK-1948-1951-Stoker Mechanic. -Died 2012

Baker. L

COSSACK-1958-1959-SPO (V)-

Ball. “Jonny”

COSSACK-1947-1949–3 Mess

Ballantyne

COSSACK-1948–Leading Seaman-

Banham. K

COSSACK-1958-1959-Ordinary Seaman-

Barber. J

COSSACK-1958-1959-Leading Seaman-

Bardney

COSSACK-1957-1958-L.M.(E)-

Barker

COSSACK-1949-1950-Boy Seaman-

Barker. A

COSSACK-1958-1959-Lt-

Barlow. Leslie

Served on GANGES, PEMBROKE, BELFAST, LONDON, TAMER, COSSACK, NEPTUNE, MMS 1724, MMS1728, GABBARD, DIAMOND

Boy Seaman 1947 , Yangste incident, Korea, Fleet Reserve-1947 – 1957, Died 29 November 2006 aged 74

W

Wain

COSSACK 1954-1955  Stoker Mechanic  

Waites. Leslie James “Stokes” CKX 903368   COSSACK 1952-1963 LME Joined RN in 1952 and left in 1963 Believed to be living in Spain.

Wakefield. Norman “Shorty”

GANGES 16 OCT 1928 COSSACK 1949-1951 Leading Seaman Left the RN March 1953. Part of the Boarding Party at the SS Ethel Moller incident.

Walker. D.

COSSACK 1958-1958 E. M.  

*Walker. Hugh.  

GANGES DAUNTLESS PORTSMOUTH BARRACKS KING ALFRED LANCING COLLEGE RN COLLEGE GREENWICH COSSACK 1945-1946 Lt RNVR

Walker. Joe  

COSSACK 1951-1954 Able Seaman

Walker P.

COSSACK 1951-1955 Commissioned Gunner LALESTON WHIRLWIND ? – 1957 PEMBROKE  

Wall

COSSACK 1955-1956 Supply Assistant Made Leading Supply Assistant

Wallace. M.  

P/K964043 RALEIGH 22.5.56 PLOVER VANGUARD COSSACK 1958-1959 M (E)1 VICTORY Royal Yacht 1960 FORTH DOLPHIN SULTAN BROADSWORD DAINTY VICTORIOUS RN Reserve 18/19 year old on the Cossack in Far East 1958/9 as M E 1. Lots of memories’ sad at bringing her home to Devonport Dec 59, – closing boiler’s & engine room down for “moth ball fleet. Joined 22 May 1956 training at Raleigh – schooling on Sluy’s alongside HMS Howe. Then to Portsmouth joined HMS Plover for 13 months. HMS  Vanguard for 6 months. Then out the Far East to the Cossack. Back home to Devonport and then to Pompey – Victory barrack’s. Was down to join HMS  Protector but ended up on royal yacht for Princess Margaret’s honeymoon 1960. I was on the yacht for about 10 months. Then drafted to HMS Forth. Passed fleet board for killick. Onto Dolphin, then Sultan for engineering course. To Malta to join HMS Broadsword. Came home to Pompey worked on HMS Dainty in extended refit. Finally 15 month’s on HMS Victorious again Far East. I was newly married and left the Andrew buying myself out. Two years on reserve.

Walter. P.C. (See Newins)

Ward E. COSSACK 1955-1957 Able Seaman  

Ward. William COSSACK  

Wardle COSSACK 1947-? Divisional Officer?

Wareham COSSACK 1957-1958 M(E)

Warner. Neville.  

C/MX 810290 ROYAL ARTHUR 15.10.46-2.1.47 Probationary Stores Assist CERES 3.1.47-18.5.47 P/SA./SA PEMBROKE 19.5.47-30.5.47 Stores assistant DAEDALUS 31.5.47-8.6.48 PEMBROKE 9.6.48-6.7.48 CLEOPATRA 7.7.48-17.10.49 PEMBROKE 18.10.49-10.11.49 SA/LSA COSSACK 11.11.49-18.11.51 LSA PEMBROKE 19.11.51-30.6.52 LSA/SPO (S) PEMBROKE IV 1.7.52-27.8.52 SPO(S) / S.CPO (S) ROYAL ARTHUR 28.8.52-8.10.52 SCP0(S) PEMBROKE IV 9.10.52-6.11.53 CERES 7.11.53-5.6.55 DELIGHT 6.6.55-8.4.56 PEMBROKE 9.4.56-30.4.56 SCPO (S) 1.5.56      

Warr  Frank COSSACK 1957-1958 Able Seaman  
Warren. Geoffrey   COSSACK ?-1953 Leading Seaman Lived at Stubbington, Hants until he died in 1996
Warren. Geoffrey Junior Stoker POM(E)    
Warrener. COSSACK 1950-1951 Ordinary Saman Part of the Steaming Party at the SS Ethel Moller incident.  
Warry. M. John   P/KX907685   Joined RN in 1952 Purchased discharge in 1960 MAIDSTONE 1952-1954 M(E)1 VICTORY RECRUIT VIGO PROTECTOR DOLPHIN 1956-1957 Torpedo Recovery Team COSSACK 1958-1960 DOLPHIN 1960    
Watchorn. Cyril   COSSACK 1957-1958 LM(E)    
Waters. John .C. (Duffy)
  COSSACK 1947-1949 Mr. *Gunner) Flotilla Gunner DF & I.     Waters. J.
  COSSACK 1951-1952  Able Seaman     Watkins, Len COSSACK 1948-1951 Leading Seaman (RC2) Died 25 Feb 2010.   Wife – Anne.

Wilson

COSSACK 1957-1958 L.M.(E)

Wilson Dennis

COSSACK 1953-1955 Petty Officer Electrical Died 24 August 2017    

Wilson (Tug) John

COSSACK 1951-1953 PO Electrician  Joined as Boy Seaman 1938. Died 12 August 2001 aged 79    

Wilson. N.

COSSACK 1958-1959 L..M. (E)  

Wilson (Tug) T W

COSSACK 1946- Able Seaman Died September 2003.    

Womack. (Bill) W. J

8033393   GLENDOWER PEMBROKE DOLPHIN TRUMPH ALLIANCE MONTCLARE COSSACK 1950-1953 Stoker

Wong

  COSSACK 1948 Mess Boy Seaman’s Mess Canteen Flat.  

Wood

  COSSACK 1948 Ordinary Seaman    

Wood

  COSSACK 1955-1956 Ordinary Seaman    

Wood

  COSSACK 1955-1956 Boy    

Wood. A.R.

COSSACK 1953-1954 Sub Lt. Made Captain RN  

Wood. Brian Ronald

Born 25 Oct 1938.  Joined RN as J/Tel.2   Victoria Barracks  21.2.56. Ordinary Telegraphist MERCURY 23.4. 56- 24.4. 56 J/Tel.2 MERCURY 25.4. 56- 8.3. 57 Ord. Tel HARDY 9.3.57-8.8.57    Ord. Tel  PEMBROKE 9.8.57-20.9.57  Ord. Tel COSSACK (TAMAR) 21.9.57-4.11.57   Telegraphist COSSACK (TAMAR) 5.11.57-15.6.58   Telegraphist PEMBROKE 16.6.58-31.7.58  Telegraphist  PEMBROKE 1.8.58- 10.8.58  Radio Operator 2  Burnham W/T  (PRESIDENT) 11.8.58-14.9.58 Radio Operator 2 DAEDALUS 15.9.58-12.4.59  Radio Operator 2 REGGIO (PHOENICIA) 13.4.59-5.10.59 RO2                REGGIO (PEMBROKE IV)   6.10.59-14.12.59   RO2        MESSINA (PEMB IV) 15.12.59- 28.3.59  RO2             MESSINA (PHOENICIA) 29.3.59-12.6.60  RO2 MESSINA(SHEBA)  13.6.60- 19.12.60  RO2 VICTORY 20.12.60-2.2.61 RO2       MERCURY 3.2.61-8.6.61   RO2      MERCURY 9.6.61-26.6.61  RO1      Whitehall W/T (PRESIDENT) 27.6..61-30.9.61 RO1 Whitehall W/T (PRESIDENT) 1.10.61-28.10.61 A/LRO WALKERTON (PHOENICIA) 1.10.62-31.12.62 LRO  WALKERTON (PHOENICIA) 1.1.63-19.5.64 LRO(G)  WALKERTON (ST. ANGELO) 20.5.64-24.9.65 LRO(G          VICTORY 25.9.65-24.10.65  LRO(G) Discharged LS (9 years) expired       

                               

Woodford COSSACK 1957-1958 Leading Writer
    Woodford COSSACK 1957-1958 Able Seaman
    Woods. Tony Greenwich DEVONSHIRE VENGENCE COSSACK 6.4.53 Sub LT Joined D57 as Sub Lt needing Bridge watchkeeping Certificate for promotion to Lt  
Woods. W. COSSACK 1958-1959 Leading Seaman
  Woolcombe. Michael COSSACK 1947? Lt Cdr Squadron Communicator and ship’s signals officer
    Woollands. C
  COSSACK 1957-1958 Able Seaman   Wright John Alfred (Jack) (Shiner) ?J958341?:   COSSACK 1957-1958 Telegraphist Died aged 59 in 1997 from malignant melanoma.  Was at Christmas Island Tests. In RN for 22 years    
Wright John Alfred (This information has yet to be substantiated). Born in Amble Northumberland in 1937, joined the Navy in 1955 as an ‘Ordinary Telegraphist’. He went to Hong Kong in 1957 By 1960 he was based in Fish Hoek (Simonstown/ Simon’s Town), and by 1967 he left the Navy as Rating: LRO(G)
Wright. E.I. COSSACK 1957-1958 M(E)1
    Wright. L.   COSSACK 1958-1959 Leading Cook (S)  
Wright. T.C.   COSSACK Temporary Instructor Lt Flotilla Instructor Officer.  
Wykes-Sneyd, Roger.E.S. COSSACK 1957-1958 Commander  RN To join the ship we had to fly out from the UK in January to Mombasa in Kenya were the ship was and as we sailed north towards Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) I recall that his first thought for his crew was for them to get acclimatised so those not on watch he gave every afternoon off until we reached there, due to the heat. Made Captain. Died 3 September 2000, buried in Wissett Churchyard, Suffolk

Y

Yee Kan Bui

COSSACK 1958-1959  Cook (O)

Young

COSSACK 1957-1958 Ordinary Seaman

Young. C.

COSSACK 1958-1959 M(E)/MEM1

Young. R.S.

C/KX727687   ROYAL ARTHUR 30.10.44-12.12.44 Stoker 2ND Class DUKE 13.12.44-16.1.45 IMPERIEUSE 17.1.45-12.3.45 PEMBROKE 13.3.45-1.4.45 ZEST 2.4.45-4.9.45 PEMBROKE 5.9.45-4.10.45 COSSACK 5.10.45-17.1.47 PEMBROKE 18.1.47-11.3.47 SUFFOLK 12.3.47-1.5.47 SUFFOLK 2.5.47-23.6.47 Stoker SUFFOLK 24.6.47-25.7.47 Stoker Mechanic PEMBROKE 26.7.47-6.8.47 GANNET 7.8.47- 12.11.47 PEMBROKE 13.11.47-19.1.48 Stoker Mechanic Released Class A –