Howard John Kennard

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Captain Howard John Kennard, J.P., D.L., Royal Navy (11 June, 1882 – 16 February, 1967) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 13 December, 1912, Kennard was appointed to Lion to be her gunnery officer.[1]

On 30 June, 1913, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander.[2] On 3 January, 1914, he was appointed along with Cecil H. Pilcher to Vivid for gunnery school.[3]

On 30 June, 1918, he was promoted to Captain.[4] In December, 1918, he was one of two Assistant Directors of Artillery and Torpedoes.[5]

Kennard died on 16 February, 1967 at the age of eighty-four. At the time of his death he was a Justice of the Peace and a Deputy Lieutenant for Stirlingshire.[6]

Service Record



  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 340.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 56.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 394.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 335a.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 1817.
  6. "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 17 February, 1967. Issue 56868, col G, p. 14.