Francis Henry Brabant

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Captain Francis Henry Brabant, R.N., Retired (26 May, 1881 – 9 September, 1955) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of W. F. Brabant, Solicitor, was born in St. John's Wood. He entered the Navy direct from Conway and gained two months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Brabant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1903.

Brabant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 39 September, 1911.

Brabant was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915.


Brabant was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 12 November, 1927.

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George P. England
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
30 May, 1922[1] – 9 Jan, 1923
Succeeded by
Edward C. Boyle


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 728.