Rowland Francis Leonard, RN

Born  2 Jun 1908

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1 Sep 1928 A/S.Lt.
1 May 1929 S.Lt.
1 Dec 1930 Lt.
1 Dec 1938 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1944 Cdr.
30 Jun 1950 Capt.


11 Dec 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Rowland Francis Leonard, RN

HMS Vivien (L 33)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer9 Jan 194212 Mar 1943
HMS Onslow (G 17)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer30 Mar 19433 Jun 1943
HMS Offa (G 29)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer3 Jun 194315 Aug 1944

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Destroyer HMS Offa (G 29)

26 Jan 1944
HMS Offa (Lt.Cdr. R.F. Leonard, RN) picks up survivors from the British merchant Fort Bellingham that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-957 in the Barents Sea north of North Cape in position 73°25'N, 25°10'E.

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