Henry William Urquhart McCall DSO, RN

Born  11 Jun 1895Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Died  23 Mar 1980(84)Wonston, Hampshire, England


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Ranks

15 Jan 1913 Mid.
15 Oct 1915 S.Lt.
15 Jan 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 Apr 1917 Lt.
15 Apr 1925 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1931 Cdr.
30 Jun 1937 Capt.
5 Jul 1946 Rear-Admiral
1 May 1950 Vice-Admiral
15 Sep 1953 Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 15 Sep 1953


Decorations

8 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
5 May 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
8 Sep 1942 DSO
1 Jan 1949 CB
7 Jun 1951 KBE
16 Jul 1953 KCVO

Warship Commands listed for Henry William Urquhart McCall, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Dido (37)Capt.Light cruiser22 Sep 194026 Oct 1942
HMS Queen Elizabeth (00)Capt.Battleship1 Feb 19434 Feb 1943
HMS Howe (32)Capt.Battleship2 Mar 194413 Feb 1946

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