Crew Details

ERNEST JOHN DAVID DENNIS (1889 -1914)
238131, Able Seaman, Royal Navy
HMS Monmouth

Ernest John David Dennis was born on February 7, 1889, the son of Noah and Ann Dennis of Osborn Street, Newton Abbot, Devon. He married Alice Perkins in Newton Abbot in 1910. According to his attestation papers, he was five feet four inches tall, with a fresh complexion, light brown hair and had brown eyes. Before enlisting he was employed as an errand boy..

Joined the Royal Navy on February 7, 1907.

RECORD OF SERVICE
RATINGS
21 Jan 1907
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Boy, 2nd Class
21 Apr 1907
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Boy, 1st Class
21 Jul 1907
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Ordinary Seaman
02 Mar 1909
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Able Seaman

SERVED ON
21 Jan 1901
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25 May 1907 HMS Ganges
26 May 1907
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30Sep 1907 HMS Magnificant
01 Oct 1907
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25 Oct 1907 HMS Dido
26 Oct 1907
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01 Nov 1907 HMS Vivid I
02 Oct 1907
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03 Jan 1908 HMS Isis
04 Jan 1908
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10 Jan 1910 HMS Cornwall
11 Nov 1910
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24 Nov 1910 HMS Vivid I
25 Nov 1910
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30Apr 1912 HMS Blake
01 May 1912
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30 Nov 1912 HMS
01 Dec 1912
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19 Apr 1914 HMS Blake
20 Apr 1914
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29 Jul 1914 HMS Vivid I
30 Jul 1914
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01 Nov 1914 HMS Monmouth

Details supplied by P M Benson (Great Niece of Ernest)