Kenneth MacLeod

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Captain Kenneth MacLeod, (22 October, 1882 – 23 February, 1927) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Kenneth MacLeod, M.D., Brigadier Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel [?] was born in Calcutta.

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1903.

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1911.[1]

Great War

MacLeod was appointed to the armoured cruiser Bacchante as navigating officer on 1 August, 1915.[2]

MacLeod was seriously injured in a storm in November, 1915 and was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915.[3]

Post-War

MacLeod was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1921.

On 17 August, 1925 he was admitted to Haslar Hospital to be treated for emphysema.

MacLeod was appointed as Captain Superintendent of Contract-Built Ships on 22 July, 1926. Early in 1927, he was hospitalised for what may have been a brain disease. He died at 3am on 23 February, 1927, according to a telegram from Newcastle-on-Tyne.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John K. McLeod
Captain of H.M. T.B. 36
5 Aug, 1915[4] – 28 Aug, 1915[5]
Succeeded by
Francis T. Hare
Preceded by
Sir Andrew B. Cunningham
Captain of H.M.S. Wallace
1 Jul, 1924[6] – 4 Sep, 1924
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Hill
Preceded by
Sir Andrew B. Cunningham
Captain (D), First Destroyer Flotilla
1 Jul, 1924[7] – 1 Apr, 1925
Succeeded by
James V. Creagh
Preceded by
Richard A. A. Plowden
Captain of H.M.S. Bruce
4 Sep, 1924 – 1 Apr, 1925
Succeeded by
John C. Tovey
Preceded by
Thomas B. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Wallace
1 Apr, 1925 – 11 May, 1925
Succeeded by
James V. Creagh
Preceded by
Edward O. B. S. Osborne
Captain (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
1 Apr, 1925 – 4 Jul, 1926
Succeeded by
James V. Creagh
Preceded by
James V. Creagh
Captain of H.M.S. Wallace
7 Sep, 1925[8] – 4 Jul, 1926
Succeeded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 62c.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 279.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 344.
  4. Ship's Log at naval-history.net.
  5. Ship's Log at naval-history.net.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 286.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 287.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 286.