Charles Edward Beeby Colbeck

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Captain Charles Edward Beeby Colbeck, O.B.E.(m), R.N., Retired (22 April, 1872 – 25 February, 1951) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of J. W. Colbeck, M.D..

Colbeck was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of June, 1894.

Colbeck was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 22 April, 1912.

Reverted to Retired List on 8 December, 1915.

Colbeck was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) in recognition of his war service on 11 November, 1918.

Colbeck died of senility, arterio sclerosis and myocardial degeneration in 1951.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Raymond A. Nugent
Captain of H.M.S. Argonaut
10 Jun, 1916[1] – 15 Sep, 1916
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 392d.