Julius John Casement DSC, RN

Born  22 Jan 1906Kensington, London
Died  12 Sep 1990(84)Midhurst, Sussex

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15 May 1926 A/S.Lt.
30 Dec 1926 S.Lt.
30 May 1928 Lt.
30 May 1936 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1941 Cdr.

Retired: 22 Jan 1956


14 Oct 1941 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Julius John Casement, RN

HMS Racehorse (H 11)Cdr.Destroyer5 Dec 19438 Aug 1945

Career information

John Casement was the eldest son of Adm. John Moore Casement and his wife Annie Myra Gervers. He was born in Kensington, London, 22 Jan 1906, and died at Midhurst, Sussex, 12 Sep 1990. He was educated at the Royal Naval Colleges Osborne and Dartmouth. After retiring from active service he was secretary and administrative officer of the Imperial Defence College until 1963, when he joined the Confederation of British Industry.

He was married at Sliema, Valetta, Malta, on 22 July 1937 to Margaret Mary Willis-Price. They had one son (who died before his parents) and one daughter.

Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Racehorse (H 11)

25 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Racehorse (Cdr. J.J. Casement, DSC, RN) and HMS Roebuck (Cdr. J.T. Lean, DSO, RN) arrived at Kilindini from convoy escort duty. (1)


  1. ADM 199/643

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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