Royal Navy

 

As a land locked city, Sheffield provided many hundreds of men for the various sections of the Royal Navy during the Great War. From the Battle of Heligoland Bight and The Battle of Coronel in 1914, to Dogger Bank 1915, Jutland 1916, and to The Raid on Zeebrugge in 1918.

In this section you will find those men and women who served or died  in the following arms of the Navy :-

Royal Navy

RNVR - ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE

RND- ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
63rd Division

RNR (T) - ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE, (armed trawlers used as minesweepers)

FLEET AUXILIARIES

SUBMARINES

ROYAL MARINES

ROYAL MARINE LIGHT INFANTRY

Browse our database by surname for Naval Servicemen

 

Click the Link to take you to the British Battleships, contempory pictures from 2 sets of cigarette cards

 

Sheffield men Lost in the North Sea Raids

Sheffield men lost in the Battle of Coronel

Sheffield men lost in the Battle of Jutland