Archibald Boyd Russell

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Commander (retired) Archibald Boyd Russell, D.S.O. (9 June, 1901 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

Life & Career

Russell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1922.[1]

Russell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1930.[2]

Russell was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 9 June, 1946.[3]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles T. M. Pizey
Captain of H.M.S. Torrid
9 Jul, 1931[4]
Succeeded by
Robert Dalby
Preceded by
William A. R. Cartwright
Captain of H.M.S. Westminster
4 Jan, 1933[5]
Succeeded by
Miles A. G. Child
Preceded by
Laurence J. Dover
Captain of H.M.S. Duchess
5 Jan, 1935[6]
Succeeded by
William T. W. Curtis
Preceded by
Frederick J. C. Halahan
Captain of H.M.S. Whitehall
31 Jul, 1939[7] – early 1942[8]
Succeeded by
Robert S. Stafford
Preceded by
Philip A. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Malcolm
6 May, 1942[9] – 21 Dec, 1942[10]
Succeeded by
John M. Money


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  4. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 04, 1931; pg. 22; Issue 45866.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 291.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 235.
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