Charles Timothy Shepherd DSC, RD, RNR

Born  12 Nov 1906Wembley, England
Died  28 Jul 1987(80)Perth, Australia


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Ranks

24 Jun 1930 S.Lt.
2 Oct 1932 Lt.
2 Oct 1940 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

1 Jan 1941 DSC
Sep 1942 RD

Warship Commands listed for Charles Timothy Shepherd, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Cordela (FY 713)Lt.Cdr.MS Trawler15 Jan 1941early 1941
HMS Earl Kitchener (FY 1633)Lt.Cdr.MS Trawler22 Mar 194125 Feb 1942
HMS Tourmaline (J 339)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper1 Jan 194510 Apr 1945

Career information

Born Wembley, England, 12 Nov 1906. Arrived in Australia with wife and children, about 1947. Died in Perth, Western Australia 28 July 1987.

After promotion to Commander, he commanded a flotilla of minesweepers. He was at Dunkirk, and was in charge of minesweeping the port at Copenhagen (KĂžbenhavn) in Denmark after the liberation. He was awarded the DSC (Distinguished Service Cross).

After the war, as a sea captain (Royal Naval Reserve) he commanded the merchant ship Koolama (State Ships, Western Australia Government)

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