Kenneth Maximilian Wilkinson

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Commander (retired) Kenneth Maximilian Wilkinson, (24 January, 1893 – 6 November, 1936) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wilkinson was appointed to the destroyer Brisk on 8 October 1913.

In 1914 he was awarded the Royal Humane Society Bronze Medal for attempting to save the life of an A.B. from Brisk in January of that year.

On 24 February 1915 he was appointed to C 17. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1915 and in October he was relieved in C 17 and was appointed to Superb. This proved brief, and he was appointed to Revenge from late 1915 to 27 November 1916.

Wilkinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1923.

Wilkinson was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 24 January, 1933.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ian C. S. Hilton
Captain of H.M.S. Tetrarch
10 Jul, 1924 – c. 20 Aug, 1924[Inference]
Succeeded by
Desmond A. Stride