Alexander Livingston Penrose Mark-Wardlaw

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Lieutenant-Commander (emergency) Alexander Livingston Penrose Mark-Wardlaw, (9 March, 1891 – ) served in the Royal Navy as an engineering officer and submarine commander.

Life & Career

Mark-Wardlaw entered the Training Establishment on 15 January, 1904. He passed out on 9 August, 1908 and was appointed to the battleship London of the Channel Fleet the same day.[1]

Mark-Wardlaw was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1912.[2]

Great War

The Test Mobilisation found Mark-Wardlaw back in his first ship, London working in the engine room. He was appointed in her and remained with her until 21 October, 1914. He spent some time studying turbines at Portsmouth before being appointed to the new Queen Elizabeth Class battleship Warspite on 8 November. He stayed with her until 31 December, 1915 when he was sent to join the light cruiser Inconstant as engineering officer.[3]

Mark-Wardlaw transferred to the Engineering Branch in November, 1915.[4]

Mark-Wardlaw was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1920.[5]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robin B. Martin
Captain of H.M.S. F 3
18 Apr, 1918[6] – 6 Aug, 1918[7]
Succeeded by
Henry B. Crane
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. E 40
6 Aug, 1918[8] – 1 Oct, 1918[9]
Succeeded by
Victor C. Dorman-Smith

Footnotes

  1. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  2. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  3. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  4. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  5. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  6. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  7. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  8. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.
  9. Mark-Wardlaw Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/53/68. f. 67.