Piers Keane Kekewich

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Rear-Admiral Piers Keane Kekewich, C.B. (23 January, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Elstree, Hants. Kekewich gained three months' time on passing out of Britannia.[1]

Kekewich was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1909.[2]

Kekewich was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1917.[3]

Post-War

Kekewich was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.[4]

Kekewich was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1928.[5]

World War II

Kekewich was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 January, 1940 and placed on the Retired List the following day.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Humphrey T. Walwyn
Captain of H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth
15 Aug, 1927[7] – 1 Sep, 1927[8]
Succeeded by
Hubert S. Monroe
Preceded by
Colin A. G. Hutchison
Captain of H.M.S. Bee
23 Aug, 1929[9] – 10 Nov, 1931[10]
Succeeded by
Henry H. Bousfield
Preceded by
Herbert A. Forster
Captain of H.M.S. Frobisher
18 Dec, 1934[11] – 18 Dec, 1936[12]
Succeeded by
Ernest J. Spooner
Preceded by
Eric G. Robinson
Captain of Devonport Dockyard, Deputy Superintendent and King's Harbour Master
24 Dec, 1936[13] – 9 Jan, 1939[14]
Succeeded by
Walter N. T. Beckett
Preceded by
Henry P. Boxer
King's Harbour Master, Rosyth
9 Jan, 1939[15] – 18 Nov, 1939[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Kenneth H. L. MacKenzie
King's Harbour Master, Malta
Oct, 1943[17] – Jan, 1946[18]
Succeeded by
Wilfrid St. A. Malleson

Footnotes

  1. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  2. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  3. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  4. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  5. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  6. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  7. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  8. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  9. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  10. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 241.
  12. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  13. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  14. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  15. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  16. Kekewich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/340. f. 343.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.