Richard Prendergast Raikes

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Lieutenant-Commander Richard Prendergast Raikes, D.S.O. (21 January, 1912 – 24 May, 2005) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Raikes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 16 March, 1935.[1]

Raikes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 16 March, 1943.[2]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John B. de B. Kershaw
Captain of H.M.S. L 26
late 1940 – 21 Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
Stephen L. C. Maydon
Preceded by
Patrick L. Field
Captain of H.M.S. Seawolf
9 Oct, 1941 – Jul, 1942
Succeeded by
Frederick D. G. Challis


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