Terence Hugh Back, RN

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15 Sep 1912 Mid.
15 Sep 1914 A/S.Lt.
30 Apr 1915 S.Lt.
30 Jul 1916 Lt.
30 Jul 1924 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1930 Cdr.
30 Jun 1938 Capt.

Retired: 4 Aug 1946


8 Jun 1944 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Terence Hugh Back, RN

HMS Capetown (D 88)Capt.Light cruiser31 Jul 19393 Nov 1940
HMS Bermuda (52)Capt.Light cruiser14 Jul 194211 Feb 1944

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Light cruiser HMS Capetown (D 88)

3 Aug 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Capetown (Capt. T.H. Back, RN) departed Alexandria for the East Indies Station. Upon departure gunnery exercises were carried out off Alexandria. (1)


  1. ADM 199/386

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