Chaplain and Naval Instructor Revd. Guy Arrott Browning
|Rank||Chaplain and Naval Instructor|
|Date of Birth:||15/12/1876||Date of Death:||31/05/1916|
|Memorial:||Dawlish||Memorial Inscription||BROWNING G.A. Chap & N.I. H.M.S.INDEFATIGABLE|
Guy Browning joined the Royal Navy in 1903 and was a Naval Instructor and Chaplain. He joined H.M.S.Indefatigable at the outbreak of war.
The Battle of Jutland was the largest naval battle of World War I, fought between 31st May and 1st June 1916, in the North Sea near Jutland, Denmark. The Germans' plan was to use five modern battlecruisers to lure the British through a submarine picket line and into the path of the main German fleet.
Association with Dawlish
Guy Arrott Browning was the second son of George Alexander (1840- ) and Mary Elizabeth Browning (1849- ). His father was a retired Captain, R.N.
A memorial plaque to this former curate of Dawlish is placed in St Gregory's Church. He was a Curate from 1900-1903.
|Devon Roll of Honour||Browning, Guy Arrott Chaplain & Naval Intructor R.N. H.M.S.INDEFATIGABLE 31st May 1916 Jutland|
Commonwealth War Graves Site
|Next of Kin:||Mary Elizabeth Browning - mother|
|Last Known Address:||11 Barton Terrace, Dawlish|
|Guy Arrott Browning - life story|
|Battle of Jutland - Dawlish Gazette|
|Guy Arrott Browning Memorial Service - Dawlish Gazette|
Imperial War Museum podcast http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/podcasts/voices-of-the-first-world-war/podcast-22-jutland
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National Probate Calendar