Charles Leigh de Hauteville Bell

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Captain R.N.R. (retired) Charles Leigh de Hauteville Bell, D.S.C., R.D. (24 March, 1903 – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Bell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. on 31 July, 1927.

Bell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. on 31 July, 1935.[1]

World War II

Bell was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 31 December, 1940.[2]

Bell was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Captain R.N.R. on 24 March, 1953.[3]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hartwell C. Davis
as Captain of U.S.S. Mason
Captain of H.M.S. Broadwater
9 Oct, 1940[4] – 27 Feb, 1941[5]
Succeeded by
William M. L. Astwood
Preceded by
Norman V. Dickinson
Captain of H.M.S. Vanquisher
7 Jun, 1942[6] – late 1942[7]
Succeeded by
Gerald A. G. Ormsby
Preceded by
Robert S. Stafford
Captain of H.M.S. Whitehall
8 Oct, 1942[8] – 1 Nov, 1943[9]
Succeeded by
Patrick J. Cowell


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