Lieutenant Commander H. T. Tipping

Regiment: Royal Navy
Date published: 26/11/1915
Killed in action: No
Information: Lieutenant Commander H. T. Tipping, R.N., served his first commission in H.M.S. Euryalus, and was a midshipman on board her at the battle of Kigishima, when her captain and commander were killed on August 11th, 1863. His next commission was in the H.M.S. Doris at the time of the St. Thomas hurricane, then in the Royal yacht, then as lieutenant in command of the H.M.S. Dapper, tender to the Britannia, at the time his present Majesty and his brother were cadets; then in H.M.S. Ganges, training ship in Falmouth. At the age of sixty-six he offered his services to the nation, and was killed off the Belgian coast in command of his ship, September 25, 1915. Lieut.Commander H. T. Gartside Tipping was the eldest son of G. Gartside Tipping, of Rossferry, County Fermanagh.