The Service Record of

CLAUDE EGGLETON RUSHEN

Royal Navy

Official Number 234241

Joined 17 July 1905 aged 16 years.

Killed Halifax Nova Scotia, 1917.

 

23 July 1889. - Born Lexden, Essex, England

12 September 1916 - Volunteered for 12 years service, aged 18.

17 July 1905 - 23 May 1906. - HMS Impregnable, training establishment, England.

HMS "Impregnable."

24 May 1906 - 9 September 1906 - HMS Hogue.

HMS "Hogue."

10 September 1906 - 30 September 1906. - HMS Vivid I , shore base.

1 October 1906 - 31 December 1906. - HMS Hood.

HMS "Hood."

1 January 1907 - 4 January 1909. - HMS Hibernia.
Promoted to Ordinary Seaman.

5 January 1909 - 28 February 1910. - HMS Hannibal.
Promoted to Able Bodied Seaman.

HMS "Hannibal."

1 March 1910 - 7 February 1911. - HMS Vanguard.

8 February 1911 - 23 February 1911. - HMS Vivid I, shore establishment.

24 February 1911 - 4 March 1912. - HMS Canarvon.

HMS "Canarvon" in dry dock.

5 March 1912 - 11 April 1912. - HMS Europa.

12 April 1912 - 1 January 1914. - HMS Monmouth.

HMS "Monmouth."

2 January 1914 - 28 May 1914. - HMS Vivid I.

29 May 1914 - 20 October 1916. - HMS Cumberland.
Promoted to Leading Seaman 1 November 1915.

HMS "Cumberland."

21 October 1916 - 12 April 1917. - HMS Vivid.
Passed examination for promotion to Petty Officer.

13 April 1917 - 6 December 1917. - HMS Highflyer.
Killed as the result of explosion at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

HMS "Highflyer."

Claude Eggletons Medals and Documents.


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