Hugh Waters Shelley Browning DSC, OBE, RN

Born  4 Jan 1900

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15 Jan 1921 S.Lt.
15 Jan 1923 Lt.
15 Jan 1931 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1937 Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Capt.

Retired: 12 Sep 1952


20 Dec 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jul 1941 OBE
1 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
6 Apr 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
17 Apr 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
19 Jun 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Hugh Waters Shelley Browning, RN

HMS Atherstone (L 05)Cdr.Escort destroyer12 Feb 1940late 1940
HMS Blencathra (L 24)Cdr.Escort destroyer6 Nov 194026 Apr 1941
HMAS Quiberon (G 81)Cdr.Destroyer14 Apr 194220 Jan 1943
HMS Onslow (G 17)Capt.Destroyer9 Sep 19446 Sep 1945
HMS Cossack (ii) (R 57)Capt.Destroyer20 Sep 1945Mar 1946

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