William Rudolph Slayter

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Admiral SIR William Rudolph Slayter, K.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C. (13 February, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1917. This was later adjusted to 15 April, 1917.

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1925.

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1930.

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1937.

World War II

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 January, 1947.

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 August, 1950.

Slayter was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 September, 1953.

Shortly after recovering at Haslar Hospital from a bout of dysentery, Slater was placed on the Retired List on 16 December 1954.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Michael M. Denny
Assistant Director of Naval Ordnance
22 Jul, 1938 – 1 Mar, 1940
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Michael M. Denny
Deputy Director of Naval Ordnance
1 Mar, 1940 – 30 Jan, 1941
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Bruce A. Fraser
Director of Naval Ordnance
30 Jan, 1941 – 1 Aug, 1941
Succeeded by
Oliver Bevir
Preceded by
Reginald C. Haskett-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
1 Oct, 1941 – 13 Oct, 1942
Succeeded by
Walter S. Smith
Preceded by
William G. Agnew
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
3 Sep, 1945 – 7 Jan, 1947
Succeeded by
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