Rennick Dennis Patrick Kingston Captain 74573
Name Rennick Dennis Patrick Kingston
Army number 74573
Date of birth 4/10/1917 in India.
Unit Woolwich - graduated Dec 1937, Commissioned as 2/Lt in the Royal Corps of Signals 27/1/1938. Posted Iceland Force. Served Iceland Force Signals. Posted 70 Brigade HQ 21/2/1942 (exchanged postings with Lt Bowen). Posted Air Signals, Northern Ireland, 2/6/1943. For further career details, see below. Retired 11/4/1970.
Company/Battery 70th Brigade Headquarters.
Platoon or other sub-unit Signal Section.
Task or role O.C. Brigade Signals Officer
Joined Brigade 21-Feb-42
Promotions Lt 1/1/1941. W/S Captain. Captain 27/1/1946. Major 27/1/1951. Lt Colonel 1/8/1958. Colonel 21/2/1962. Brigadier 30/6/1967.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died at the age of 90 in Christchurch, New Zealand in 2007.
Home address Held a wide variety of technical posts having qualified as a Telecomms Engineer in 1947. Qualified A.M.I.E.E. Passed Staff College 1949. Married Barbara J Tuczek at Chard in Somerset in Q3 1939. A second marriage, to Janet B. Williams, took place in Howe, Sussex, in July 1984.
Source table 70BG
Captain Rennick is seated in the front row at the extreme left.
The National Portrait Gallery holds a portrait of him by the artist Hay Wrightson - to see the Gallery reference please click here.
For a note of Captain Rennick's full career, see below.