Kenneth Edwards

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Captain Kenneth Edwards, D.S.C. (19 February, 1891 – 6 July, 1943) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Edwards was awarded the Goodenough Medal, being the Sub-Lieutenant who achieved the highest gunnery examination for the year and who also achieved a first-class certificate in seamanship, as well as the Commander Egerton Prize.

Wood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1912.

Edwards was commended for his conduct in the landing and the evacuation at Helles and in conducting the salvage of the monitor M.20 under enemy fire.

After three months as gunnery officer in H.M.S. Achilles, Edwards was appointed to Centurion as gunnery officer from June 1918 to June 1919.

Wood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1920.

Wood was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1925.

Placed on the Retired List as medically unfit due to neurasthenia in 1929, Wood was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 31 December, 1932.

World War II

His death is listed as a "casualty", btu I do not know his cause of death.

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