Henry Francis Besant
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Life & Career
Born in Ludlow the son of Reverend J. C. E. Besant.
Besant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1918.
Besant was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 1 October, 1929.
World War II
William O. Hozier
|Captain of H.M.S. Thorn
23 Jan, 1915 – 30 Mar, 1916
Douglas G. Jeffrey
|Captain of H.M.S. Cornflower
17 Apr, 1916 – 1 Feb, 1919
Gordon C. Steele
Edmond A. B. Stanley
|Captain of H.M.S. Bluebell
18 Nov, 1922 – Feb, 1924
Algernon R. Smithwick
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 7.
- The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398q.
- The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 392s.
- The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 729.