Record detail

Full Name
Henry Cuthbert Spinley
Rank Last Held
Temporary Lieutenant
Henry Cuthbert
World War I, 1914-1918
First Known Rank
Temporary Sub Lieutenant
Next of Kin
J.C. Spinley (father), 38 Queens Parade, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment Date
6 December 1916
Body on Embarkation
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR)
Embarkation Unit
Royal Naval Auxiliary Patrol (Motor-Boat Service)
Embarkation Date
22 December 1916
Other Units
  • Hermione (Royal Naval College Greenwich)
  • Actaeon (ML533)
  • Hermione
  • Zaria (ML78)
Wounds and Diseases
Admitted Hasler 20 June 1919 (hernia)
Discharge Date
2 November 1919
Last Unit Served
RoyalNaval Volunteer Reserve
Memorial Name
Roll of Honour, Oddfellows, Devonport, now held in the held in the Devonport Museum, 33A Vauxhall Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Promoted to Temporary Lieutenant 6 December 1917
Description of Image
  • ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, [ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE GREENWICH] c1917 Officers Group Photo. Back row- T. Pierard, R.W. Gunson, H. Hamilton, H.E. Goodwin, G.D. Hill, C.I. Denham, S.P. Dalton , W.A. Wilson, L. Stubbs, H.A. Rhind, G.T. George, C.R.G. Allen. Fourth row- T. Turnbull, H.V.M. Hazard, R.A. Adams, R. Urquhart , R.M. Watson, S.P. Simpson, G.L. Hancock, H.C. Spinley, C.V. Brown, G.C. Maltby, B. Spencer, H.R. Cole. Third row- W.H. Hislop, A.T. Black, W.P. Endean, H.N. Jarvis, R.A. Kirkwood, A.G. Jackson, J.F.S. Briggs, A.C.W. Cozens, S.R. Mason, W.A. Currie, W.A.R. Jones, W.S. Douglas. Second row -F.C. Burgess, G. Harden, H.W. Harris, D.E.J. MacVean, A.B. Welch, M.G. Raymond, L.A. Hooke, G.F. Bothamley, M.S. Kirkwood, W.A.H. Garden, L.M. Hare, F.J. Treanor, J.S. Hines, C. Harrison-Smith Front row- W.J. Connors, A.J. Dean, Lieut J.O. Ingram, Nav.Instr. A.E. Monro, Sir Henry B. Jackson, Capt. W.H. Montanaro, Lieut. W.J. Le Lacheur, Lieut. E.F. McLeod, Lieut. W.F. Watson, H.C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield.
  • Roll of Honour, Lodge of Oddfellows, held in the Devonport Museum (photo J. Halpin October 2012)
Additional Information
RNVR officers were not allocated service numbers.
Further References
Sources Used | Auckland Museum