We remember Edward Coverley Kennedy

We remember Edward Coverley Kennedy

Timeline

Timeline

1879
birth Source:7631697 31st August 1879
1892
service Royal Navy Naval Cadet HMS Britannia Source:9271653 1892
1895
service Royal Navy Midshipman Source:9271653 1895
1898
service Royal Navy Sub-lieutenant Source:9271653 1898
1900
service Royal Navy Lieutenant HMS Collingwood Source:9271653 1900
1912
service Royal Navy Commander Source:9271653 1912
1917
service Royal Navy Captain Source:9271653 1917
1919
children Ludovic Kennedy Source:9271686 1919
1939
death Killed in Action Captain Kennedy R.N. was killed in action while commanding HMS Rawalpindi while engaging the German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, south east of Iceland. Source:9271653 Source:9271689 23rd November 1939
1940
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9271675 11th July 1940

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward Coverley
Initials EC
Last Name Kennedy
Source 7631697
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy HMS Britannia Naval Cadet
Royal Navy Midshipman
Royal Navy Sub-lieutenant
Royal Navy HMS Collingwood Lieutenant
Royal Navy Commander
Royal Navy Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ludovic Kennedy son 1919

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Obituary - Captain E.C. Kennedy R.N. Dean129696
The London Gazette Dean129696
Sir Ludovic Kennedy dies Dean129696
HMS Rawalpindi Dean129696

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