Frank Ythel Bethell

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Commander (retired) Frank Ythel Bethell, (29 May, 1902 – ) served in the Royal Navy. His Service Record has his middle name as "Ythell".

Life & Career

Bethell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1924.[1]

Bethell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1932.[2]

Bethell was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Commander on 29 May, 1947.[3]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard C. Stokes
Captain of H.M.S. Alresford
29 Feb, 1932[4]
Succeeded by
Roger W. D. Thomson
Preceded by
George E. C. Wood
Captain of H.M.S. Saltburn
c. Nov, 1939 – 25 Aug, 1941
Succeeded by
Victor A. C. H. G. de Mauny
Preceded by
John O. Campbell
Captain of H.M.S. Aphis
2 Dec, 1941 – Jun, 1944
Succeeded by
Edward E. Clifton


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  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 214.