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Brown, Walter Leslie Mortimer

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Title Commodore (RN)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 00/00/1906 Death 01/10/1974
Place Gloucester Place St. John's
Area Area
Country UK Country Antigua
Honours DSO. OBE. DSC. M.I.D. Bronze Star Medal (USA).
Qualifications jssc.
Military Service
He was appointed as a Midshipman RN (With seniority dated 15/09/1925). He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 01/01/1928). He undertook Lieutenants Qualifying Courses. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 01/11/1927). He served in H.M.S. Watchman. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 01/02/1929). He served in H.M.S. Exeter. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RN (With seniority dated 01/02/1937). He served in H.M.S. Warspite. He was appointed as a Commander RN (With seniority dated 30/06/1940). He served in H.M.S. Warspite on Staff of Flag Captain. He was appointed as an A/Captain RN. He served in H.M.S. Lanka (Colombo Ceylon). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 31/12/1948). He served in H.M.S. Cardigan Bay (In command) 1949. He was appointed as a Commodore 2nd Class RN 1953. (On Loan from the RN to the RCN). He served in NHQ as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air) and Chief of Naval Aviation 1953-55. (He was retired 07/01/1958).
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Named Features
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994)
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