Willie Dickson Kilroy
Willie Dickson Kilroy was an inventor and officer in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve. His service record at the archives spans 1894-1922.
The Royal Navy adopted several of his diverse contributions, including his Kilroy Danger Signal, Kilroy Stoking Indicator and the Mechanical Aid-to-Spotter. He was commissioned a temporary Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on 16 November, 1915, as an Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance in the Naval Ordnance Department from the same date.
- The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 520u.
- The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 539.
- The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396p.