Reginald Maurice James Hutton DSO, RN

Born  28 Sep 1899

Capt Reginald Maurice James Hutton DSC, RN


8 Sep 1915 Mid.
15 Sep 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1918 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1919 Lt.
15 Oct 1927 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1932 Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Capt.
7 Jan 1950 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 8 Jan 1953


20 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
19 Nov 1942 DSO
5 Oct 1943 Bar to DSO
21 Dec 1943 2nd Bar to DSO

Warship Commands listed for Reginald Maurice James Hutton, RN

HMS Laforey (G 99)Capt.Destroyer10 Apr 1941Sep 1943
HMS Tyne (F 24)Capt.Destroyer Depot Ship4 Dec 194319 Jul 1944

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Destroyer HMS Laforey (G 99)

7 May 1943
The German auxiliary minesweeper M 6616/Alba Eder (21 GRT) and the Italian tug Porto Cesareo (230 GRT) were sunk off Cape Bon, Tunisia by gunfire from the British destroyers HMS Laforey (Capt. R.M.J. Hutton, DSO, RN), HMS Loyal (Lt.Cdr. H.E.F. Tweedie, RN), HMS Tartar (Cdr. St.J.R.J. Tyrwhitt, RN) and HMS Nubian (Cdr. D.E. Holland-Martin, DSC, RN).

23 Jul 1943
The Italian submarine Ascianghi (offsite link) was sunk off Augusta, Sicily by the British destroyers HMS Eclipse (Lt.Cdr. E. Mack, DSO, DSC, RN) and HMS Laforey (Capt. R.M.J. Hutton, DSO, RN).

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