William Johns Beckett Law

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William Johns Beckett Law ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Law was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Highflyer on 21 December, 1918.[1]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Caroline on 6 February, 1919.[2]

See Also


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 813.
  2. The Monthly Navy List (May, 1919). p. 753.


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry G. Sherbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. Highflyer
21 Dec, 1918 – ?
Succeeded by
Lawrence W. Braithwaite
Preceded by
Francis A. W. Buller
Captain of H.M.S. Caroline
6 Feb, 1919 – ?
Succeeded by
Ralph S. Sneyd