Rudolph Lancelot Wikner

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Lieutenant R.N.R. (temporary) Rudolph Lancelot Wikner, D.S.C. ( – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Wikner was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 14 January, 1915.

Wikner was a gunner in Cotswold from January 1917 before he was appointed in command in February.

Wikner was demobilized on 5 October 1919. He was evaluated as "above average", but lacking in knowledge of the service.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Cotswold
24 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Archibald H. Douglas
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Garth
4 Apr, 1918[1] – 18 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
John A. Shuter
Preceded by
Gerald Loe
Captain of H.M.S. Dorking
12 Apr, 1919[2] – 4 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
Alfred W. Sprott


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 799.
  2. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 779.