John Anthony William Tothill DSC, RN

Born  7 Aug 1905

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15 Jan 1926 A/S.Lt.
30 Jul 1926 S.Lt.
30 Apr 1928 Lt.
30 Apr 1936 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Cdr.
19 Jan 1945 A/Capt.
30 Jun 1947 Capt.

Retired: 3 Aug 1956


1 Aug 1941 DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Anthony William Tothill, RN

HMS Janus (F 53)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer14 Jun 193916 May 1940
HMS Janus (F 53)Cdr.Destroyer29 May 1940Aug 1942
HMS Ranee (D 03)A/Capt.Escort Carrier19 Jan 45Oct 1945 ?

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Destroyer HMS Janus (F 53)

11 Sep 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Janus (Cdr. J.A.W. Tothill, DSC, RN) is docked at the Simonstown Navy Yard for repairs and refit. (1)


  1. ADM 53/114149

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