Lt Hubert Gerald Daedalus Merrett RNR

1926 Marriage


1895 Dec 8 . Born Bristol . His father was an Lt in the Royal Navy.

1901 census at 19, Mount Gold Road, Plymouth

1911 census A Boarder at Devon County School West Buckland,

1911 May 20 Starts as a cadet at HMS Worcester.

1913 Apr 16. Finishes at HMS Worcester

1913 May 29 to Apprentice on SS Invernesshire to 11 Jul 1914

1913 Mar 31. Appointed Midshipman in RNR

1914 Apr 2. Called up

1915 May. Serving on HMS Prince of Wales

1917 May 29 Promoted Sub Lt

1918 Dec 16. Merrett was appointed in command of the destroyer Sunfish

1918 Cautioned in connection with a collision between HMS Sunfish and collier Boverton

Cautioned to be more careful in connection with a collision between HMS Berberis and SS Kingstonian

1919 May 20. Gains 2nd Mate cert. Living at 106 Mount Gold Rd, Lipson, Plymouth

1920 May 19 Promoted Lt RNR

1921 Jul 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 2019. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Mar 1. Gains 1st Mate cert

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Oct/Dec Married Plympton, Devon to Florence M Pearn

1927 May 29 Promoted Lt. Cmdr RNR

1939 Register. A Company Director of a Coal Export Coy, living at Lion Hotel, High Street , Guildford M.B., Surrey,

1954 Apr/Jun Died Hendon. M'sex, aged 59