Updated 20-Feb-2008

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Admiral
Sir Colin Richard Keppel
G.C.V.O.., K.C.I.E., C.B., D.S.O.

Admiral Sir Colin Richard Keppel G.C.V.O.., K.C.I.E., C.B., D.S.O.

Photo courtesy of Richard Taylor


Personal Details
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Date of Birth 3 December 1862 1
Place of Birth Chelsea 1
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Rank History
Rank Date attained Source
Midshipman January 1879 1
Acting Sub-Lieutenant December 1882 1
Sub-Lieutenant December 1882 1
Lieutenant February 1885 1
Commander August 1895 1
Captain 30 May 1899 2
Rear-Admiral 1 August 1908 2
Vice-Admiral December 1913 1
Admiral April 1917 2


Sources
1 ADM 196/42 - Service History National Archives
2 Navy Lists Birmingham Central Library