William Halford Selby

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Rear-Admiral William Halford Selby, C.B., D.S.C. (29 April, 1902 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Selby was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 January, 1953. He retired on 29 February, 1956.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Valentine Searles-Wood
Captain of H.M.S. Restless
13 Dec, 1932[1]
Succeeded by
John W. M. Eaton
Preceded by
Geoffrey N. Oliver
Captain of H.M.S. Diana
17 Dec, 1934[2]
Succeeded by
John L. Machin
Preceded by
Philip Somerville
Captain of H.M.S. Wren
31 Jul, 1939 – 13 Jan, 1940
Succeeded by
Harold T. Armstrong


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 266.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 231.