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Keyes Papers. Vol. xxxi. Correspondence with:

1. Vice-Adm. Wilfred Tomkinson, 1st Lt of Keyes’s destroyer HMS Fame in China (1899-1900), commanded HMS Lurcher at Heligoland (1914), Flag Capt. to Keyes on HMS Colossus (1917), Capt. of Dover Destroyers (1918), took part in operations against Zeebrugge and Ostend (1918), a Naval ADC to the King (1926), Chief of Staff to Keyes as C-in-C of the Mediterranean Fleet (1927), Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (1929-1931), commanded Battle Cruiser Squadron (1931-1932), Flag Officer in Charge, Bristol Channel (1940-1942); 1905-1940.

2. Admiral of the Fleet Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, 1st Baron Wester-Wemyss, Senior Naval Officer, Mudros (1915), commanded landings at Cape Helles (1915), commanded Eastern Mediterranean Squadron in de Robeck’s absence (1915), C-in-C East Indies and Egypt (1916-1917), member of the War Cabinet (1918), 1st Sea Lord (1917-1919), Admiral of the Fleet (1919); 1915-1927, n.d.

Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes: Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss, Baron Wester Wemyss: Correspondence of Adm. of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes and Adm. of the Fleet Sir Rosslyn Erskine Wemyss: 1915-1927, n.d.

Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes: Vice-Admiral Wilfred Tomkinson: Correspondence of Adm. of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes and Vice-Adm. Wilfred Tomkinson: 1905-1940.

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