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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
 
Titles
Honours DSO. OBE. DSC. M.I.D. Bronze Star Medal (USA).
Awards
Qualifications jssc.
 
Biography
 
 
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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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994)
Last update
2011-03-03

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