John Bertram de Betham Kershaw

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Commander John Bertram de Betham Kershaw, D.S.O. ( – ) served in the Royal Navy.

I am unable to locate a Service Record for him at The National Archives.

Life & Career

Kershaw was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 16 March, 1935.[1]

Kershaw was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 16 March, 1943.[2]

Kershaw was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1948.[3]

Retired 21 August, 1963.[4]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Patrick L. Field
Captain of H.M.S. L 26
Jul, 1940 – late 1940
Succeeded by
Richard P. Raikes
Preceded by
Peter Q. Roberts
Captain of H.M.S. Porpoise
7 Mar, 1943 – 6 May, 1943
Succeeded by
Preceded by
John W. McCoy
Captain of H.M.S. Oberon
20 Jul, 1943 – 24 Mar, 1944
Succeeded by
Michael L. C. Crawford
Preceded by
Charles A. J. Nicoll
Captain of H.M.S. Sealion
17 Jan, 1944 – late Jan, 1944[Fact Check][5]
Succeeded by
Norman J. Coe


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