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Latest revision as of 13:36, 30 July 2020

Captain John Wilfrid Boutwood, D.S.O. (31 March, 1899 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Boutwood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1920.

Boutwood was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1934.

Boutwood was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1941.

On 12 December 1942, appointed in command of the minesweeper Fantome, and as Senior Officer, Twelfth Minesweeping Flotilla, vice Crombie.[Fact Check] She was mined off Bizerte and declared a loss. In July, 1943 he was appointed in command of the minesweeper Fly, vice Trevor, R.N.V.R..

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hubert G. D. Acland
Captain of Chatham Gunnery School
10 Feb, 1941[1]
Succeeded by
Philip S. Smith
Preceded by
Stuart H. Paton
Captain of H.M.S. Curacoa
13 Jun, 1942 – 2 Oct, 1942
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1941). p. 1442.