Lieutenant James Kennedy

Lieutenant James Kennedy

Male Abt 1871 - 1944  (~ 73 years)

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  • Name James Kennedy  [1, 2
    Prefix Lieutenant 
    Born Abt 1871  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military 8 Aug 1915 
    HM Whaler "Blackwhale" in commission 
    HM Trawler 'Blackwhale' in commission
    HM Trawler "Blackwhale" in commission
    Military 3 Jan 1918  HM Whaler Blackwhale - Last Known Position View who/what we know about this place 
    Sinking of HM Whaler "Blackwhale" after it hit a mine. Last Known Position 56° 19' N 0° 45' W 
    Blackwhale (class)
    Blackwhale (class)
    Military 16 Jan 1918  Dock Offices, Immingham, Lincolnshire, England View who/what we know about this place  [3
    Transcript of Hearing into the Loss of HM Whaler BlackWhale.
    Transcript of Hearing into the Loss of HM Whaler BlackWhale.
    Captain's Reports, Witness Statements and Final Report.

    National Archives ref ADM 137/3405
    Military Feb 1918 
    Commissioned as Lieutenant.

    I assume this must be as a full Lieutenant, because in the Blackwhale sinking in Jan 1918 he is referred to as 2nd Lt. 
    Commissioned as Officer
    Commissioned as Officer
    Died 15 Jan 1944  Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road, Middlesex, England View who/what we know about this place  [2
    • Age: 73 Carcinoma of Bronchus
    Death Index
    Death Index
    Military 19 Mar 2017  11 Collingwood Drive, Hexham, Northumberland, England View who/what we know about this place 
    The story of Lt James Kennedy OBE (Mil) RNR as far as it can be known 
    • This short story pieces together the few pieces of information that we know about this man and is based on official archives and the testimony of one of his nieces.
    The Story of James Kennedy
    The Story of James Kennedy
    Person ID I1131  Main Tree
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2018 

    Parent Frederick William Kennedy 
    Family ID F387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Harriet Jane Harris,   b. Abt 1870, Acton, Middlesex, England View who/what we know about this place,   d. Mar 1948, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England View who/what we know about this place  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1912  Register Office, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England View who/what we know about this place 
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Certificate
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1912 - Register Office, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Sinking of HM Whaler "Blackwhale" after it hit a mine. Last Known Position 56° 19' N 0° 45' W - 3 Jan 1918 - HM Whaler Blackwhale - Last Known Position Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 16 Jan 1918 - Dock Offices, Immingham, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1944 - Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - The story of Lt James Kennedy OBE (Mil) RNR as far as it can be known - 19 Mar 2017 - 11 Collingwood Drive, Hexham, Northumberland, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970, Peter Singlehurst.

    2. [S24] England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005.

    3. [S36] National Archives, ADM 137/3405 (Reliability: 3).


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