H.M.S. TERRIBLE
Recipients of the Queen's South Africa Medal with clasp Relief of Ladysmith
and China War Medal with clasp Relief of Pekin
Number Rate Name QSA Clasps Comments Detachment in South Africa Detachment in China
  Midn. A.E. Ackland TH;RL Acland on QSA Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) Not Specified
128.140 PO1 F. Allen TH;RL QSA returned. 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) (C) 12 Pounder (1-C)
Po8.750 Pte. J. Annetts CC;TH;RL   12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (2) RM Detachment
161.127 AB F. Ashton TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (1) 12 Pounder (4)
144.271 AB J. Barrett RL Wounded Tientsin 8/7/1900. PO2 on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (2) 12 Pounder (2)
189.960 Ord. C.E. Bird TH;RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (1) Not Listed
183.495 AB J.J. Bobbett TH;RL   12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (3) Service Company
190.529 Ord. F.W. Brennan TH;RL Wounded Tientsin 9/7/1900. Duplicate China Medal issued. 4.7 Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (2)
175.441 Stoker H. Burns TH;RL   6 Inch Gun (Drummond) 12 Pounder (3)
177.327 PO1 W.F. Campling TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (1) Service Company
180.38 Ord. S. Channon TH;RL AB on China Roll. 4.7 Inch Gun (2) Service Company
175.923 L/Stoker F. Clark TH;RL Clarke on QSA Roll. Ambulance Section (4.7 Inch Guns) Service Company
286.455 Stoker H. Cooper TH;RL Wounded Tientsin 27/6/1900. 286.456 on China Roll. 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) Service Company
196.434 Ord. J. Cotton TH;RL 196.431 AB on China Roll. 4.7 Inch Gun (1) Service Company
184.658 Ord. T.W. Courtney TH;RL AB with initials T.W.R.on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (3) Service Company
185.056 Ord. P.J. Cox TH;RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (2) 12 Pounder (2)
138.435 PO1 T. Dear TH;RL Wounded Tientsin 11/7/1900. 4.7 Inch Gun (2) Service Company
160.938 AB J.W. Dennis TH;RL See Note 1 See Note 1
190.208 Ord. W.F. Dennis TH;RL Duplicate China Medal issued. AB on China Roll. See Note 1 See Note 1
Midn. R.S. Down TH;RL Initials R.T. on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) Not Specified
  Lieut. J.E. Drummond TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. MID. 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) Not Specified
197.957 Ord. A.W. Edney TH;RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (3) Service Company
169.392 Ord. W.J. Elliott TH;RL AB on China Roll. 4.7 Inch Gun (1) Service Company
Po5.301 Pte. A. Fazackerley TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (2) Not Listed
187.651 Ord. J. Fegan TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Burne) (2) Service Company
177.206 Ord. F.J. Fisher TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (1) 12 Pounder (4)
189.531 Ord. F.M. Ford TH;RL AB on China Roll. 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) 12 Pounder (1)
284.710 Stoker C.J. French TH;RL 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) 12 Pounder (1)
156.072 L/S T.R.H. Gardiner TH;RL Initials T.R. on China Roll. 4.7 Inch Gun (2) Service Company
196.628 Ord. C.A. Gardner TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. (Two duplicate QSAs). 4.7 Inch Gun (2) Service Company
164.96 AB J. Grady TH;RL   4.7 Inch Gun (2) 12 Pounder (2)
Po8.694 Pte. C. Gulliver CC;TH;RL 12 Pounder (Richards) (2) RM Detachment
167.979 AB E.L. Hicks TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. 4.7 Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (2)
190.327 Ord. H. Hughes TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (2) Service Company
  Midn. R.B.C. Hutchinson TH;RL MID. ADC to Captain Jones Not Specified
195.491 Ord. H. Jones TH;RL See Note 2 12 Pounder (1)
171.125 AB G. Kewell TH;RL PO2 on China Roll. 4.7 Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (4)
192.679 Ord. A.G. Kirby TH;RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Burne) (2) Service Company
193.075 Ord. J. Leach RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (3) Service Company
138.108 AB W.H. Lenihan TH;RL Duplicate China Medal issued. L/S on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Melville) (1) Service Company
Po4.250 Pte. R. Lessey TH;RL Lessay on China Roll. Special Duties (Att. Ogilvy) Listed as 'Landed China'
195.536 Ord. L. Lock TH;RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (1) 12 Pounder (3)
161.383 AB H. Lovelady TH;RL   4.7 Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (3)
341.869 Shipwright A. McLeod TH;RL Duplicate QSA issued. Special Duties (Att. Richards) Special Duties
196.245 Ord. D. Maloney RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (2) 12 Pounder (3)
182.922 Ord. W.H. Marsh TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (1) Service Company
166.883 PO2 J.J. Metcalfe TH;RL   12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (1-C) 12 Pounder (3-C)
Po8.675 Pte. J.E. Mills CC;TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (2) RM Detachment
175.444 Stoker E. Morgan TH;RL Died of disease 4/9/1900. Ambulance Section (4.7 Inch Guns) Service Company
137.195 PO1 J. Mullis TH;RL Act/CPO on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Burne) (2-C) Service Company
Po8.684 Pte. H.A. Nowell CC;TH;RL Initials H.H. on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (2) RM Detachment
155.047 AB W.J. Pledge TH;RL L/S on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (4) Service Company
Po9.144 Pte. J. Porteous CC;TH;RL Cpl. on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (2) RM Detachment
160.926 AB F.C. Randall TH;RL Duplicates of both medals issued. 160.726 on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (1) Service Company
189.57 Ord. S. Ratcliffe TH;RL AB Radcliffe on China Roll. MID. 12 Pounder Unit (Burne) (1) 12 Pounder (4)
161.857 AB W.J. Rees TH;RL 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) 12 Pounder (1)
189.945 Ord. L.H. Robertson TH;RL Wounded Tientsin 13/7/1900. AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Melville) (1) Service Company
173.878 AB W. Roman TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (2) 12 Pounder (2)
181.095 AB S.A. Rood TH;RL L/S with initials T.H. on China Roll. 4.7Inch Gun (2) 12 Pounder (2)
Po4.952 Sergt. E. Roper CC;TH;RL Wounded Tientsin 27/6/1900. Medals presented by H.M. the King. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (1-C) RM Detachment
282.239 Stoker J. Ross TH;RL   Ambulance Section (Attd. Ogilvy) 12 Pounder (2)
162.400 AB J. Rowe TH;RL L/S on China Roll. 4.7Inch Gun (2) 12 Pounder (1)
169.531 AB H. A. Sandry TH;RL   4.7Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (4)
115.218 AB D. Shepherd TH;RL L/S on China Roll. See Note 3 12 Pounder (1)
187.485 Ord. E.C. Shepherd TH;RL AB on China Roll. See Note 3 12 Pounder (3)
140.623 PO2 H.D. Skinner RL 4.7Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (2)
166.339 AB J. Smithen TH;RL   6 Inch Gun (Drummond) Service Company
193.169 Ord. A. Stansmore TH;RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (1) Service Company
155.791 AB F. J. Starling TH;RL L/S on China Roll. 4.7 Inch Gun (1) 12 Pounder (3)
121.651 SB/Steward J. Stewart TH;RL Ambulance Section (4.7 Inch Guns) Naval Hosp. Staff Tientsin
192.314 AB A.E. Stones TH;RL   12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (2) 12 Pounder (1)
158.180 PO2 F.J. Strudwick TH;RL PO1 on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Melville) (1-C) 12 Pounder (4-C)
Po8.683 Pte. W. Stubbington CC;TH;RL Initials W.H. on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Richards) (2) RM Detachment
Midn. C.S.C. Sumner RL Summer on QSA Roll. Not Listed Not Specified
146.687 PO1 H. Symons TH;RL Wounded Hlangwane 26/2/1900. MID. Act/CPO on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) (4-C) 12 Pounder (2-C)
187.923 Ord. L.A.F. Thomas TH;RL Initial L on China Roll. See Note 4 12 Pounder (3)
176.693 AB J. Toms TH;RL 170.693 on China Roll. 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) 12 Pounder (2)
Midn. J.A. Troup TH;RL QSA presented by H.M. the King 4.7 Inch Gun (2) Not Specified
176.941 AB H.W. Tucker TH;RL   4.7 Inch Gun (2) 12 Pounder (1)
166.266 AB S.J. Warren TH;RL L/S on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (1) Service Company
276.631 Stoker J. McC. Weir TH;RL   6 Inch Gun (Drummond) Service Company
125.048 L/S A.H. White TH;RL Medals with 1914-15 Trio and LS&GC sold by DNW 4/4/2001. 12 Pounder Unit (Melville) (1) Service Company
191.331 Ord. E.C. White RL AB on China Roll. 12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) (1) Service Company
340.928 Armourer C.H. Whitlock CC;TH;RL 6 Inch Gun (Drummond) Special Duties
  Lieut. J.S. Wilde TH;RL   12 Pounder Unit (Wilde) Not Specified
Midn. P.F. Willoughby TH;RL 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) Not Specified
175.149 AB W.H. Wiltshire TH;RL Wiltsher on China Roll. MID. 12 Pounder Unit (Melville) (2) 12 Pounder (1)
Gunner J. Wright TH;RL Medals presented by H.M. the King. MID. 12 Pounder Unit (Ogilvy) Not Specified
N.B. Ref. Brackets:- A name denotes the officer in command of that gun or unit. A number refers to the number of the gun in the unit served. The letter C indicates Captain of Gun.
Mentions in Despatches (MID) - Drummond for China. Others for South Africa.
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Note 1:- In South Africa one man served with 4.7 Inch Gun (1) and the other with Richards's 12 Pounder (1). For China only one is listed and he served with 12 Pounder (2).
Note 2:- For South Africa two men named Jones are listed as serving with a 12 Pounder, one with Wilde (1) and the other with Burne (2).
Note 3:- In South Africa one man served with 4.7 Inch Gun (1) and the other with Burne's 12 Pounder (1).
Note 4:- For South Africa two men named Thomas are listed as serving, one with Ogilvy's 12 Pounder (2) and the other with Drummond's 6 Inch Gun.
QSA Clasp Abbreviations
CC - Cape Colony
TH - Tugela Heights
RL - Relief of Ladysmith
References:
Crowe, G. "The Commission of HMS Terrible."
Fevyer, W.H. & Wilson J.W. "The Queen's South Africa Medal to the Royal Nvy and the Rotal Marines."
Fevyer W.H. & Wilson J.W. "The China War Medal to the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines."
With thanks also to Peter Singlehurst for information provided.
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