John Walter Rainier

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Commander (retired) John Walter Rainier, R.N. (10 September, 1881 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Rainier was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1902.

Rainier was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1910.

Rainier was appointed in command of the armed R.I.M. ship Minto from 18 February, 1918 to 4 January, 1919.

Rainier was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 13 October, 1924.

World War II

Died of prostate cancer.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh B. Worsley
Captain of H.M.S. Bramble
4 Jan, 1919[1] – 2 Jan, 1920
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 745.