William Rudolph Slayter DSO, DSC, RN
|Born||13 Feb 1896|
|Died||30 Apr 1971||(75)|
Retired: 16 Dec 1954
Warship Commands listed for William Rudolph Slayter, RN
|HMS Liverpool (11)||Capt.||Light cruiser||30 Sep 1941||7 Oct 1942|
|HMS Newfoundland (59)||Capt.||Light cruiser||13 Oct 1942||28 Sep 1943|
He survived the loss of HMS Queen Mary on 31/5/16, one of 'very few'.
He was XO of HMS Devonshire 2/34-10/36.
He became CoS CinC Home Fleet 8/11/43 as Cdre1 to Adm Sir Bruce Fraser & to Adm Sir Henry Moore 14/6/44-6/45.
Post war he was CO "Excellent" 9/45-1/47, RAC 2CS 5/49-9/50, CinC East Indies 8/52-8/54.
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