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Kekewich, Piers Keane

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Title Rear-Admiral (RN)
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Birth 23/01/1889 Death 05/10/1967
Place London Place London
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Country UK Country UK
 
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Honours CB. KStJ.
Awards AdC.
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Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RN (With seniority dated15/09/1903). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 15/04/1908). He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 15/10/1909). He was appointed as a Commander RN (With seniority dated 31/12/1922). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 31/12/1928). He served as Flag Captain and Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral and SNO Yangtse, HMS Bee (gunboat) (China). He served as Chief Staff Officer to Rear-Admiral in Charge, Gibraltar [HMS Cormorant (RN base, Gibraltar)] 1932. He served in HMS Frobisher (In command) 1934. He served as Captain of the Dockyard and Deputy Superintendent and King's Harbour Master, Devonport, Berehaven and Pembroke [HMS Drake] 1936. He served in HMS Cochrane (depot ship) and SO, Reserve Fleet as Commanding Officer and King's Harbour Master, Rosyth 1939. He was appointed as Naval ADC to the King 1939. He was appointed as a Commodore RN (With seniority dated 20/11/1943). He served as Commodore, Northern Patrol [HMS Spartiate (base depot ship, Glasgow)] 1939. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RN (Retd.) (Appointed 06/01/1940) (With seniority as a Captain RN (With seniority dated31/12/1928) (He retired 01/07/1940). He served as Rear-Admiral Coastal Forces [HMS Attack (Coastal Forces base, Portland)] 1940. (He served on Loan to RCN from the RN 1943). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 31/12/1928). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Miscellaneous Service 1943. (He was returned to the RN for Service). He served as Naval Superintendent, HM Dockyard Malta 1943. (He was released 01/04/1946).
 
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References
MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
Last update
2011-03-08

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