Harry Mervyn Kemmis Betty
On 28 November, 1890 Kemmis Betty was confirmed in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant, dated 14 April, 1889. on 11 November, 1890 he was appointed to the Calypso. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1892. In November, 1896 he went to the Iris as Lieutenant (N.).
From 15 January, 1913 to 1 April, 1919 he commanded the repair ship Assistance, which served at Scapa Flow during the Great War. On 1 April, 1919 he was appointed Captain of the Dockyard and King's Harbour Master at Rosyth.
He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 28 September, 1921, vice Davidson, and placed on the Retired List the following day. He died on Sunday, 22 December, 1940 at Yewtree Cottage, Alresford, Hants..