Noel Alfred Beal

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Commander (retired) Noel Alfred Beal, (20 December, 1893 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Edward Beal, a barrister.

Beal was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1916.


Beal was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1924.

Beal was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 2 February, 1937.

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Eldred S. Brooksmith
Captain of H.M.S. Moth
1 May, 1924[1] – May, 1926
Succeeded by
Gerald W. Hoare-Smith
Preceded by
John Brooke
Captain of H.M.S. Selkirk
9 May, 1927[2] – 26 Aug, 1927
Succeeded by
George Griffiths
Preceded by
Edward S. F. Fegen
Captain of H.M.S. Dauntless
11 Jul, 1935 – 20 Jul, 1935
Succeeded by
Henry T. Rust
Preceded by
Edward B. C. Dicken
Captain of H.M.S. Durban
6 Dec, 1936 – 1 Feb, 1937[3]
Succeeded by
Thomas I. S. Bell


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 256.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 268.
  3. Bell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/101. f. 101.