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HMCS Protector crew
Title : HMCS Protector crew HMCS Protector crew
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Creator : Rodney White
Place Of Creation : SA
Date of creation : c 1900
Format : Photograph
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H.M.S. Protector Officers.

My great uncle Henry White and his brother Joseph both served on HMCS Protector. Joseph was the stoker and Henry was the Petty Officer.

He may have been chosen to go to the Boxer Rebellion in China during the Crisis. Other crew members I have been told about are Henry Barnes, gunner JD Turner, Engineer McNeil and officers Clarkson, Weir, Argent, Norton and Cpt Cresswell who took over from Capt Clare.

Period : 1884-1913
Further reading :

Nicholls, Bob. Bluejackets and Boxers : Australia's naval expedition to the Boxer uprising, Sydney : George Allen & Unwin, 1986

Pennock, Robin (Robin J. R.). A warship for South Australia, Blackwood, S.A. R. Pennock, 2000



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