List of those who served in HMS Cossack
D57 Ship's Company
Surnames beginning H to K in Alphabetical Order

 

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NAME

DETAILS WHERE KNOWN

HACKET COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Leading Cook
HADLOW COSSACK 1948. Ordinary Seaman.
HAGGERTY, P. COSSACK 1951 to 1954. E.M.
HAGGIE, W. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
HAILSTONE COSSACK 1957 to 1958. P.O. Electrician.
HALL COSSACK 1947. Boy Seaman.
HALL, A.G. COSSACK 1951 to 1953. Able Seman. Died 8 July 2004.
HALLIDAY, M. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Ordinary Seaman.
HALLS, Harry COSSACK 1949
HAMILTON, E. COSSACK 1946 to 1948. Ordinary Seaman.
HAMLET, Ronald Lewis Telegraphist (TO). C/JX 292335. COSSACK April to November 1946. Telegraphist (TO). C/JX 292335. Joined RN at ST. GEORGE 6/1/42 as Boy 2nd Class (with Jack West & John Early in Class D235). Rated Boy Telegraphist 2/4/43 and joined ANSON in August 1943. In December 1944 took passage Liverpool to Sydney in troopship ATHLONE CASTLE to join QUADRANT in the 4th D.F. in Jan 1945 for Task Force 37/57. Transferred to NIZAM in August 1945 before joining HMAS Signal School, Melbourne for L/Tl Qualifying Course. Rejoined ANSON in January 1946 and then transferred to COSSACK in April 1946. Took passage back to UK in troopship VICTORIOUS and joined COCKATRICE in February 1947 sweeping minefields SW of Ireland. Subsequently served in MERLIN, ALACRITY,MERCURY, TRIUMPH, ROCKET, CENTAUR and CAMBRIAN before leaving RN in July 1956 on completion of 12 years C.S. engagement. Rejoined RN in January 1957. Then servd in OWEN, GANGES, Admiralty Surfce Weapons Establishment & LONDON. Was Chief Radio Supervisor i/c for C-in-C Portsmouth/NATO at Fort Southwick Communications Centre from 1964 to 1966 when he retired to pension.
HAMPSTEAD, Peter COSSACK 21/2/1947 to 5/9/1947. Leading Writer. P/MX 762506. Captain (D)staff. Joined RN as a Probationary Writer at ROYAL ARTHUR on 15/8/1945 and on to DUKE 29/8/1945 for Part 1 training. DEMETRIUS for Part 2 training 5/10/1945 being rated Writer on passing out in December 1945. Took passage to Australia at the end of 1945, joining GOLDEN HIND then GOULD, in which he was rated Ldg. Writer (Temp), before transfer to TAMAR 14/9/46. Rated Ldg. Witer 21/12/46 he joined COSSACK on 21/2/47. He returned to UK and was Released Class A on 11/2/1948.
HANDFORD, R. COSSACK 1947. A/Ldg. Cook. P/MX 795264.
HANDOVER, L. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. P.O. Electrician.
HANLON, P.J. COSSACK 1949 to 1950. P.O. Telegraphist. Died 24/7/1996.
HANNAFORD, Stanley COSSACK 1949 to 1953. A/CREA.
HANNAM, Dougals Percival Harold (aka Duke) COSSACK 2/10/45 to 10/3/46.
HANNS, Roy Frederick COSSACK 22/5/54 to 8/1/55. EM1 C/MX 924225.
HANSHEW, L.C. COSSACK 1946 to 1949.
HARDMAN, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. P.O. Electrician.
HARE, J.D. COSSACK 1947. Boy Seaman.
HARGREAVES COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ldg. Coder (Ed).
HARPER COSSACK ? Instructor Lieut. Became Treasurer and Assistant Editor of "The Communicator".
HARRIS COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Ldg. Seaman. 11 Mess.
HARRIS, D. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Ldg. Seaman.
HARRIS, R.F. COSSACK 1954 to 1955. E.M.1 12 Mess. Now lives in Wellington, New Zealand.
HARRIS (Ping) COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Able Seaman (Asdic operator).
HARRIS, T.A. (Gus) COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Able Seaman.
HARRISON COSSACK 1957 to 1958. L.M.(E)
HARRISON, E.P. (Peter) COSSACK 1951 to 1954. P.O. Writer C/MX 841244. Joined RN as a Probationary Writer on an S.S. engagement on 17/9/47 for Part 1 training, followed by Part 2 training at CERES. On completion, rated Writer drafted to PEMBROKE (Staff of C-in-C Nore). Rated Ldg. Writer 12/9/49 and P.O. Writer 3/9/51. Took passage in SS DILWARA to Hong Kong and joined COSSACK in December 1951. Left COSSACK for passage to UK in SS EMPIRE FOWEY 19/1/54. Joined CALEDONIA 6/5/54, rated CPO Writer 5/5/56. Drafted to PEMBROKE (Drafting Office) 13/9/56 and then moved with centralisation of the Naval Drafting to Lythe Hill House, Haslemere (PRESIDENT). Drafted to Allied Forces Southern Europe, Naples 25/8/58 to 19/9/60. PRESIDENT (Commodore Naval Drafting) from 15/12/60 to 2/2/65. Joined TIGER 3/2/65 until 14/2/66. Joined C-in-C Mediterranean's staff, Malta 30/3/66 until 27/3/68 then to PEMBROKE for S.D. Officers course. Completing the course at R.N. College, Greewich,promoted to Supply Sub-Lieut(W)on 12/8/68, appointed to PRESIDENT for the Naval Pay & Records Computer Study Team and to CENTURION on its commissioning. Promoted to Supply Lieut.(W) 1971. Retired from RN in 1973. Worked on Project Management control systems in manufacturing and in the oil & gas industry until finally retiring in 1994.
HARROD, S.M. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Sub Lieut. RNVR
HARROP, F. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Electrician.
HORSFORD, J.V. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. M(E)1. Engineer Officer's Writer.
HART (Jimpy). COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Supply Assistant (V).
HART, M. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
HART, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. LM(E)
HARTELL, David Norman COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Stoker Mechanic. Died February 2008.
HARTLEY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. POM(E)
HARVEY, T. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Petty Officer
HASTLER, John COSSACK 1951 to 1954. EM1
HASTIE, Brian COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
HAYES, P. (Gabbie) COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman. Tankie.
HAYES, Pat W. COSSACK 1948 to 1950. PO PTI. Flotilla PTI. Died 17 March 2002.
HAYWOOD, Alan COSSACK 1949.
HAYWOOD, B. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Able Seaman.
HAYWOOD, Hack COSSACK (?). Ordinary Seaman.
HEADCOAT COSSACK 1952. Ldg. Seaman.
HEALEY, R. (Bob) COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman. Became engaged to Miss May Clarke during Cossack's last commission.
HEARNE-COLLINSON See COLLINSON
HEATHCOTE, G. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
HEENAN, Frank. COSSACK 1958 to 1960.
HEENAN, P. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. R.O.
HENDERSON (Elvis) COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
HENDERSON, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. OA4.
HENSHAW, John COSSACK 1949 to 1953.
HENSON COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
HEPPLE, R. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Lieutenant.
HERBERT-SMITH COSSACK 1945 to 1947. Lieutenant.
HERRING COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Able Seaman (TD3)
HEWER (Scrumpy) COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Yeoman.
HEWITT COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Leading Seaman.
HEWSON, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. S.A.(V)
HIBBERT, Brian COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Leading Stoker. Was Association Standard Bearer until 2005.
HICKEY COSSACK 1948 (?). Able Seaman. An Irishman.
HIDER, A. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Leading Seaman.
HILL (Pusser) COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Gunner (T)
HILL COSSACK 1956 to 1957. Able Seaman.
HILL, Charles W. COSSACK Sep 1950 to Mar 1951. Yeoman of Signals. CONSTANCE Mar 1951, BELFAST Aug 1951, SHEFFIELD
HILL, Dennis COSSACK 1949 to 1953.
HILL, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. EA4.
HILL, Roy COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Mr. TAS Divisional Officer.
HILLIER, COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ordinary Seaman.
HINKS COSSACK 1953 to 1954. Able Seman.
HIRST, Robert (Bob)Stephen COSSACK ? Served in RN 1943 to 1952 in North Africa, Italy & Baken with 43 Royl Marine Commando. Also served in SUPERB, CONCORD, COMAS & JAMAICA.
HITCHEN, R.J. (Bob) COSSACK 1948 to 1950. Sub Lieut. (Secretary). Was Captain RN on retiring. Died April 1997.
HITCHCOCK COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
HOBSON, A. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Cook (S).
HOBSON, George COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Cook.
HODGE COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Cook. Jumped into the sea to save a seaman but was in turn saved by Lt.Cdr. Jack Alston (1st Lieut.)
HOEY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Signalman.
HOLLAND COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
HOLLANDS, D. (Dutch) COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Died 2001.
HOLLOWAY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ordinary Seaman.
HOLMES, COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
HOLT, C. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. E.M.
HOLT, G. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. E.M.1
HOMAN, T.B. COSSACK ?. Retired as Rear Admiral, CB after serving in NORFOLK, DUKE OF YORK, TAMAR, DRAKE, PRESIDENT, SAKER, VICTORIOUS, TERROR & PEMBROKE. Died April 2008.
HOPE (Bob) COSSACK 1952/53. OA4/OA3
HOPKINS COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Stoker Mechanic.
HOPKINS, Clive Harold Randolph COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Able Seman (RP). No. 2 Mess. GANGES 1947/48, AISNE 1949/50, PEMBROKE 1950/51, PRESIDENT 1/1951 to 3/1951, GABBARD 3/1951 to 9/1951, PEMBROKE 9/1951 to 1/1952, ALERT 1/1952 to 1/1954, PEMBROKE 1/1954 to 3/1954, TYRIAN 3/1954 to 5/1954, PEMBROKE 5/1954 to 8/1954, CHEERFUL 8/1954 to 1/1955, PEMBROKE 1/1955 to 3/1955. Rated Ldg. Signalman. COSSACK/CHEVIOT 3/1955 to 11/1956. PEMBROKE 11/1956. PINCHER 11/1956 to 3/1957. Transferred ro RFR on completion of engagement.
HOPKINS, H.S. COSSACK 1953 to 1954. Captain, DSC, RN. Commanding Officer & Captain (D).
HOPPER, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. E.M.
HORNBY, Ernie COSSACK 1948. Ordinary Seaman.
HORSFORD, J.V. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. M(E)1 (Engineer Officer's Writer)
HOSFORD, Clifford John
JX 161566
COSSACK 22/8/1945 to 1/6/1946. Acting Petty Officer. Also served in CURACAO 1940, NIGERIA 1940 to 1942, POPPY 1942 to 1943, ORWELL 1944 to 1945, COCKADE 1946 to 1947, CORUNNA 1948 to 1949, BELFAST 1950 to 1953, THESEUS 1955 to 1956, OCEAN 1957, SALISBURY 1958 to 1959, PALLISER 1961 to 1962, LOCH FADA 1963 to 1964 and AURORA 1966 to 1967. Retired from RN as Chief Petty Officer in 1968. Died 6/7/1990 aged 67 years.
HOWARD, G.G. COSSACK ?
HOWARTH, John(?) COSSACK 1947 to 1949(?) Senior Engineer.
HOWE, K.A. (Curly) COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Leading Seaman C/SX 839473. GANGES 1948 to 1949. WAKEFUL 1949. SOLEBAY 1949 to 1951. VERNON 1951 & 1954 to 1955. ADAMANT 1955 to 1957. Left RN 1957.
HOWSON, B.C. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Sub Lieut.(SD). Other ships were VERYAN BAY, ST. VINCENT, CASSANDRA, EXCELLENT, ACHIMOTA, DEVONSHIRE & CENTURION.
HOWSON, J. COSSACK 1947 to 1949. No. 3 Mess.
HUCKERBY, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. R.O.
HUDSON, S. COSSACK/COMUS ? Able Seaman. Died April 2000.
HUGHES, Reg. COSSACK 1947. CPO
HUNT COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ordinary Seaman.
HUNTER, COSSACK 1957 to 1958. E.M.
HUNTER, COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Surgeon Lieut.
HUNTER, D. COSSACK ? No. 6 Mess.
HURST, J. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. M(E)
HUTTON, A.D. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Lieutenant, RN. Captain, OBE, RN on retirement.
IDEANS, B. COSSACK 1948 to 1959. Lieut.Cdr.
ILLIFF, R. COSSACK 1949.
ILSON COSSACK (?) Able Seaman
ISHERWOOD, Gordon COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman. From Bolton, Lancs. Engaged to Miss June Davis during the last commission.
JAMES COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
JAMES, COSSACK 1957 to 1958. L.M.(E)
JACKSON COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ordinary Seaman.
JACKSON COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Signalman.
JACKSON, Peter COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman (UC2)
JANES, W. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. C.P.O.
JANUS, I.J. COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Able Seaman (RC3) C/JX 710693.
JARDINE, A. COSSACK (?).
JARVIS, J. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. E.M.
JASPER, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
JAU CHONG COSSACK 1958 to 1959. P.O. Stewrd
JEFFERIES, John COSSACK 1947 to 1948. Captain, DSC, RN. Commanding Officer & Captain (D).
JENKINS, John COSSACK 1958 to 1960. M(E)1
JESSUP COSSACK 1953. CREA
JEWEL COSSACK 1953. P.O. PTI
JOHNS COSSACK 1953. Lt. Cdr. Electrical Officer.
JOHNSON COSSACK (/) Seaman (SM)
JOHNSON, T. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Petty Officer.
JOHNSTONE COSSACK 1953 SM.
JOLLEY, Russ COSSACK 1948. Chief Quartermaster.
JONES COSSACK 1955 to 1958. Able Seaman.
JONES COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Surgeon Lieut.
JONES, B. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. R.E.M.
JONES, R. (Jonah) COSSACK (?). No. 6 Mess.
JOWETT, Gilbert (Joe) COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Leading Seaman. No. 4 Mess. Radar Plot rating ar sea. Coxswain of 25ft motor cutter in harbour. Died 17/11/1995.
JUNCAR, G. COSSACK 1946. Died 25/6/1995.
KAINE, W. COSSACK (?).
KAY, T.G. COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Leading Seaman. Ships diver.
KEARS, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. M(E).
KELLY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Yeoman of Signals.
KELSEY, B. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
KEMP, George COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Gunnery rating No. 2 Mess
KENDALL, Dave J. COSSACK 20/5/52 to 2/3/54. Able Seaman C/SSX 839991 Joined GANGES as Boy 2nd Class 16/11/48. WAKEFUL as Boy 1st Class 10/9/49 and rated Ordinary Seaman. PEMBROKE 5/11/49, GABBARD 14/12/49 and rated Able Seaman. VERNON 22/9/51 qualified UW3. PEMBROKE 15/1/52. COSSACK 20/5/52. PEMBROKE 3/3/54. Given compassionate discharge 2/22/54. Died 3/2/2006 in Elizabeth Park, South Australia.
KENT COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
KERANS COSSACK ?. Lt. Cdr. Commanding Officer.
KERMEEN, J. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. E.M.
KERSHAW, B. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. ERA3.
KEY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Chief Electrician.
KEYES, G.F. COSSACK 1955 to 1957. Able Seaman.
KILGOUR, John COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Stoker Mechanic 1st Class. C/KX 157921.
KING COSSACK 1953. Ships diver.
KING, M.E. COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Able Seaman (AA3). GANGES 1946, LEANDER 1948, CROSSBOW 1948, COSSACK 1949, PEMBROKE (Sheerness).
KINGSLAND, F. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Leading Seaman.
KINGSNORTH, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. M(E).
KITCHING, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
KNIGHT COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ordinary Seaman.
KNIGHT COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Torpedoman.
KNOGHT, J.E. (Bogey) COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Ordinary Seaman. C/J 945287. FX Division.
KNIGHT COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Yeoman. Daughter baptised with ship's bell as font.
KNIGHTS, H. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. ERA.
KNOTT COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Ordinary Telegraphist.
KRUCK, M.J.H. COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Able Seaman.
KWAN CHIP COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Leading Steward (Chinee L.E.P.)

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