George Eric Jenkinson

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Lieutenant George Eric Jenkinson, R.N. (13 August, 1888 – 15 July, 1916) was a submarine officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Beddington.

Jenkinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1910, having been trained for submarines.[1]

Jenkinson was appointed in command of the submarine C 5 on 22 August, 1913.[2]

He died some time between 15 and 19 July, 1916 when his command, H 3 was mined in the Adriatic.[3] The earlier date was selected as the official one by the Royal Navy.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Julian T. Tenison
Captain of H.M.S. C 5
22 Aug, 1913[4] – 1 Apr, 1916
Succeeded by
Hugh Babington
Preceded by
John R. A. Codrington
Captain of H.M.S. H 3
1 Apr, 1916 – 15 Jul, 1916[5]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 201a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 385.
  3. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 260.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 385.
  5. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 260.