Beauchamp Arbuthnot Francis

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Commander Beauchamp Arbuthnot Francis, R.N., Retired (24 May, 1886 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

His father had been a captain in the British Army.

Francis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1908.

Francis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 39 June, 1916.


Francis was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 31 May, 1927.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles N. Tindal-Carill-Worsley
Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
30 Jul, 1919[1] – 22 Apr, 1920
Succeeded by
William M. James
Preceded by
Patrick F. Cooper
Captain of H.M.S. PC 73
7 Sep, 1925[2] – 31 May, 1927
Succeeded by
Frederick M. O'Connor
as Captain of H.M.S. Dart


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1920). p. 756.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 230.