Casper Boucher Ballard

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Casper Boucher Ballard (24 June, 1876 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Brighton, Ballard gained eight months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Ballard was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1898.

Ballard was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 DEcember, 1917.

Ballard was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1910.[1]


Ballard was appointed in command of the light cruiser Colombo on 1 October, 1920.[2]

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
The Hon. Lionel J. O. Lambart
Captain of H.M.S. Diamond
13 Jul, 1917[3] – 3 May, 1918
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Scott
Preceded by
Herbert A. Adam
Captain of H.M.S. Neptune
15 Jan, 1920 – 8 Aug, 1920
Succeeded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Preceded by
Arthur T. Walker
Captain of H.M.S. Colombo
1 Oct, 1920[4] – 20 Dec, 1921
Succeeded by
Archibald Cochrane
Preceded by
Harold O. Reinold
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
Dec, 1921[5] – May, 1922
Succeeded by
Basil G. Washington


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 4.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 748.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393a.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 748.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.