In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

William Cecil Horton

 

Engineer Captain, Royal Navy

 

Born: 05 Sep 1884, Moseley, Worcs, United Kingdom

 

Died: 11 Dec 1960, Bathavon, Somerset, United Kingdom

 

Ships served in: (while with the RCN)

HMCS NIOBE - Appointed to NIOBE 13 Aug 1910 as an Engineer Lt, RN (Extracts for the Royal Navy List 1910-1914)

 

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(CH01) W. Cecil Horton 26 Nov 1904  (CH02) Cecil and Nora Horton - 1931  (CH03) Article on Cdr Horton visiting USA - 1931  (CH04) William Cecil Horton promoted to Engineer LCdr, RN - London Gazette 05 Oct 1915  (CH05) Service extracts for W. Cecil Horton

 

CH01-CH03 - Courtesy of Rosyln Duffus

 

Source: CH04 and CH05: Imperial War Museum - Lives of the First World War

 


 

 

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(CH06-CH07) Tea Party aboard HMCS NIOBE 1911  (CH08) Cecil Horton

 


 

 

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(CH09-CH11) Picnic on Saraguay Hill, Halifax - 1911

 


 

 

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(CH12) Lady Laurier with unknown vessel ahead, towing HMCS NIOBE out to HMS CORNWALL after she ran aground in Jul 1911  (CH13) HMS CORNWALL towing HMCS NIOBE  (CH14) Lady Laurier following astern of HMCS NIOBE with tow ropes attached while NIOBE is being towed by HMS CORNWALL

 


 

 

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(CH15-CH17) HMCS NIOBE in dry dock at Halifax - 1911

 


 

 

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(CH17) HSM DELHI entering Grand Harbour, Malta  (CH18) HMS BIRMINGHAM  (CH19) HMS EREBUS

 


 

 

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(CH20-CH22) Malta

 

(CH20) Strada It-Torri, Malta

 

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(CH23) Nora's House, Malta

 


 

 

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(CH24) HMS VORTIGERN leaving Portsmouth for Port Edgar - Oct 1919  (CH25) HMS SWALLOW, Malta - 1920

 

Courtesy of Rosyln Duffus

 


 

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