Henry Arthur Showers, RAN

Born  24 May 1899Carlton, Victoria, Australia


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Ranks

31 Dec 1912 Cadet
1 Jan 1917 Mid.
1 Sep 1918 A/S.Lt.
1 Dec 1918 S.Lt.
1 Apr 1920 Lt.
1 Apr 1928 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1933 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.
30 May 1950 A/Rear-Admiral

Retired: 8 Feb 1955


Decorations

14 Jun 1945 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Henry Arthur Showers, RAN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMAS Adelaide (D 47)Cdr.Light cruiser1 Sep 19394 Jun 1942
HMAS Hobart (D 63)Capt.Light cruiser8 Jun 19428 Oct 1943
HMAS Shropshire (83)Capt.Heavy cruiser6 May 194425 Sep 1944

Career information

Transferred to the Emergency List on 24 May 1954.

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