William Francis Henry Crawford Rutherford, RN

Born  9 May 1906

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1 May 1927 A/S.Lt.
1 Dec 1927 S.Lt.
1 Sep 1929 Lt.
1 Sep 1937 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Cdr.
31 Dec 1946 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jan 1956


21 Mar 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jul 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
10 Nov 1953 DSO
2 Jan 1956 CBE

Warship Commands listed for William Francis Henry Crawford Rutherford, RN

HMS Suffolk (55)Cdr.Heavy cruiser 10 Jun 1944

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Heavy cruiser HMS Suffolk (55)

13 Jan 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Suffolk (Capt. A.S. Russell, DSO, RN) arrived at Colombo. (1)


  1. ADM 53/120568

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