Basil Ayton Austen

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Commander (retired) Basil Ayton Austen (8 April, 1874 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Austen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1896.[1]

In 1913, he was borne in President, serving in the Western Coast Guard District under Captain Henry V. W. Elliot.[2]

Austen was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 8 April, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Reginald A. Norton
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
18 Feb, 1901[3] – 18 Mar, 1902
Succeeded by
Claud H. Sinclair
Preceded by
Guy de L. O. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Stag
14 Feb, 1902[4] – 18 Mar, 1902[5]
Succeeded by
John M. D. E. Warren

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 4.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 429.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 241.
  4. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Tuesday, 25 February 1902. (36700), p. 11.
  5. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 March 1902. (36707), p. 5.