Related Olympians: Brother of Annesley Kingsford.
Desmond Kingsford had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games Eights. In the British Empire Games he competed for England.
A Commander in the Irish Guards he was killed when a shell exploded as he slept in his trench. He was posthumously awarded the Military Cross.
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Rowing||Men's Coxed Eights||Great Britain||GBR||4|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Rowing||Great Britain||GBR||Final||6:30.1|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Rowing||Great Britain||GBR||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||6:29.3|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Rowing||Great Britain||GBR||Round One||Heat One||6:02.1|