Ernest Sprent Cotsell, RNR

Birth details unknown
Died  2 Feb 1941

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20 Dec 1923 Lt.
20 Dec 1931 Lt.Cdr.


17 Jun 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for Ernest Sprent Cotsell, RNR

HMIS Cornwallis (L 09 / U 09)Lt.Cdr.Sloop11 Jun 194011 Jan 1941
HMS Huntley (J 56)Lt.Cdr.MinesweeperJan 194131 Jan 1941

Career information

Cotsell died of wounds on 2 Feb 1941.

Events related to this officer

Sloop HMIS Cornwallis (L 09 / U 09)

25 Jun 1940
HMIS Cornwallis (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Cotsell, RNR) departed Aden for Bombay. (1)

2 Jul 1940
HMIS Cornwallis (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Cotsell, RNR) arrived at Bombay for docking. (2)

8 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMIS Cornwallis (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Cotsell, RNR) was undocked. (2)


  1. ADM 199/2551
  2. ADM 199/368

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