Francis John Butler, RN

Born  21 Sep 1899
Died  20 Jan 1953(53)


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Ranks

30 Jun 1915 Mid.
15 Sep 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1918 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1919 Lt.
15 Aug 1927 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1933 Cdr.
27 Nov 1940 A/Capt.
31 Dec 1941 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1951


Decorations

16 Sep 1919 MBE
1 Jan 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
11 Jun 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Francis John Butler, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Danae (D 44)Cdr.Light cruiser18 Dec 19397 Feb 1940
HMS Danae (D 44)A/Capt.Light cruiser27 Nov 19403 May 1942
HMS Cumberland (57)Capt.Heavy cruiser16 Dec 194323 Dec 1943
HMNZS Achilles (70)Capt.Light cruiser15 Mar 19448 Mar 1946

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