Geoffrey Robert Bensly Back

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Commander Geoffrey Robert Bensly Back, (22 February, 1894 – 29 May, 1941) served in the Royal Navy. His name is recorded as "Bensly" in later Navy Lists, but as the more common "Beasly" in early Navy Lists and in some service records. I am guessing that his name was actually Bensly.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur D. B. James
Captain of H.M.S. Westcott
22 Jul, 1932[1] – 28 Jul, 1934
Succeeded by
Edward M. Loly
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
1 Apr, 1937[2] – 24 Jul, 1937
Succeeded by
Cecil S. Sandford
Preceded by
Harold Hickling
Captain of H.M.S. Duncan
8 Jul, 1939 – 2 Jan, 1940
Succeeded by
Jocelyn S. C. Salter
Preceded by
Harold Hickling
Captain (D), Twenty-first Destroyer Flotilla
16 Aug, 1939[3] – 12 Jan, 1940[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Harold R. G. Kinahan
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
Jan, 1940[5] – 29 May, 1941
Succeeded by
George C. P. Menzies

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 291.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 216.
  3. Back Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/78. f. ?.
  4. Back Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/78. f. ?.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.