Crew Details

WILLIAM LANSLEY (1884-1914)
301754, Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy
HMS Good Hope

William Lansley was born on October 9th, 1884, the son of Henry and Fanny Lansley of 54 St John's Street, Wincester, Hants. According to his attestation papers, he was five feet three inches tall, with a fresh complexion, brown hair and had brown eyes. He had a scar on the front and back of his hand from a burn (paper reads 'torched'). Before enlisting he was employed as a groom.

Joined the Royal Navy on October 17, 1902

RECORD OF SERVICE
RATINGS
17 Ot 1902
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Stoker, 2nd Class
20 Oct 1903
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Stoker
01 Jul 1906
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Stoker, 1st Class

SERVED ON
17 Oct 1902
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31 Mar 1903 HMS Duke of Wellington II
01 Apr 1903
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12 Jun 1903 HMS Nelson
13 Jun 1903
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30 Jun 1903 HMS Duke of Wellington II
01 Jul 1903
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15 Jul 1904 HMS Hannibal
16 July 1904
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15 Aug 1904 HMS Fire Queen II
16 Aug 1904
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27 Feb 1905 HMS Hannibal
28 Feb 1905
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31 Mar 1905 HMS Fire Quuen II
01 Apr 1905
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04 Sep 1905 HMS Victory
15 Sep 1905
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20 Oct 1905 HMS Sapphire II
21 Oct 1905
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31 Oct 1905 HMS Victory
01 Nov 1905
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31 Dec 1905 HMS Vulcan
01 Jan 1906
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03 Apr 1906 HMS Leander
09 Apr 1906
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27 May 1906 HMS Victory II
28 May 1906
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16 Sep 1907 HMS Sapphire II
17 Sep 1907
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02 Jun 1909 HMS Blenheim
03 Jun 1909
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15 Jul 1909 HMS Victory II
16 Jul 1909
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06 Aug 1909 HMS Helca
07 Aug 1909
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31 Jul 1912 HMS Topaze
01 Aug 1912
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02 Aug 1912 HMS Minerva
03 Aug 1912
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18 Oct 1912 HMS Victory II
19 Oct 1912
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02 Mar 1914 HMS Duke of Edinburgh
03 Mar 1914
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31 Jul 1914 HMS Victory II
01 Aug 1914
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01 Nov 1914 HMS Good Hope

Details supplied by Lorraine Price (Great-Great-niece of William)