Julian Charles Allix Wilkinson

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Vice-Admiral Julian Charles Allix Wilkinson, Royal Navy, Retired (24 February, 1859 – 13 November, 1916) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wilkinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1882.[1]

Wilkinson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1895.[2]

Captain

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 January, 1900.[3]

Wilkinson was appointed in command of Thetis on 25 November, 1902. This command would last until mid-1905, but in July 1904, Wilkinson contracted typhoid fever. He was sent to sick quarters in Yokohama to recover, which required Thetis from travel from Wei Hai Wei to pick him up on 9 September.[4]

He was appointed captain of the battleship London from August 1905 until April, 1907.

On 8 April, 1907, he was appointed to President for command of the Western Coast Guard District.[5]

Flag Rank

Wilkinson was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 January, 1909, vice Egerton.[6] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on account of ill-health on 18 January, 1911.[7] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 14 September, 1914.[8]

Wilkinson died at 10 Portman Street, London, on 13 November, 1917 at the age of fifty-eight.[9]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frank H. Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Iris
16 Jul, 1901[10] – 23 Aug, 1901[11]
Succeeded by
Aubrey C. H. Smith
Preceded by
Cecil Burney
Captain of H.M.S. Hawke
23 Jul, 1902[12] – 4 Oct, 1902[13]
Succeeded by
Herbert W. Savory
Preceded by
William S. Rees
Captain of H.M.S. Thetis
25 Nov, 1902[14] – 12 Jul, 1905[15]
Succeeded by
Francis W. Kennedy
Preceded by
Philip F. Tillard
Captain of H.M.S. London
28 Aug, 1905[16] – 7 Apr, 1907[17]
Succeeded by
William O. Story
Preceded by
Edward P. Ashe
Captain-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
8 Apr, 1907[18] – 1 Feb, 1909[19]
Succeeded by
Hubert Grant-Dalton
Preceded by
Frederick A. Warden
Assistant to Admiral Commanding Coastguard and Reserves
21 May, 1908[20]
Succeeded by
Richard P. F. Purefoy

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25123. p. 3031. 30 June, 1882.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26585. p. 7. 1 January, 1895.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27150. p. 3. 2 January, 1900.
  4. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1419.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 360.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 28212. p. 131. 5 January, 1909.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28458. p. 501. 20 January, 1911.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28910. p. 7478. 22 September, 1914.
  9. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Friday, 16 November, 1917. Issue 41637, col B, p. 1.
  10. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  11. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  12. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  13. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  14. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  15. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  16. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  17. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  18. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1419.
  19. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 668.
  20. Wilkinson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1419.