Cecil Halsted France-Hayhurst

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Commander Cecil Halsted France-Hayhurst, R.N. (4 December, 1874 – 24 February, 1915) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Colonel Hayhurst, J.P., France-Hayhurst gained eight months' time on passing out of Britannia.

France-Hayhurst was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1896.

France-Hayhurst was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1907.

France-Hayhurst died of pneumonia in a Glasgow hospital while appointed in command of Patuca.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward H. M. Nicholson
Captain of H.M.S. Fervent
Mar, 1902[1] – 10 Jun, 1902
Succeeded by
Walter R. G. Petre
Preceded by
Francis S. Miller
Captain of H.M.S. Goliath
22 Apr, 1909 – 27 Sep, 1910
Succeeded by
Edward B. Kiddle
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Patuca
23 Nov, 1914[2] – 24 Feb, 1915[3]
Succeeded by
James H. Neild


  1. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Wednesday, 5 March 1902. (36707), p. 5.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401s.
  3. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 72.