William Spooner Donald DSC, RN

Born  1 Jul 1910

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16 Jan 1931 S.Lt.
16 Jan 1933 Lt.
16 Jan 1941 Lt.Cdr.
??? A/Cdr.

Retired: 30 May 1949


25 Jun 1940 DSC
1 Feb 1944 Bar to DSC
7 Nov 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for William Spooner Donald, RN

HMS Guillemot (L 89 / K 89)Lt.Cdr.Patrol vessel28 Jan 194111 Jul 1941
HMS Verdun (L 93)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer12 Jul 19414 May 1943
HMS Ulster (R 83)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer4 May 194325 Oct 1944
HMS Ulster (R 83)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer7 Mar 194425 Oct 1944
HMS Glengyle (4.196)A/Cdr.Landing Ship Infantry28 Jun 19453 Jul 1945

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Destroyer HMS Ulster (R 83)

27 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ulster (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Donald, DSC, RN) is docked at Rosyth. (1)


  1. ADM 53/117390

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