Harold Brisbane Bedwell

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Captain (retired) Harold Brisbane Bedwell (20 October, 1879 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bedwell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1901.[1][2]

He qualified as an Interpreter in French in 1905.[3]

Bedwell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1909.[4]

Bedwell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1914. He served in Minotaur as navigating officer on the China Station from October 1913 through 8 December, 1916.[5]

Bedwell was appointed in command of the third class protected cruiser Proserpine on 18 June, 1918.[6][7]

Bedwell was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 4 July, 1926.[8]

World War II

Various shore-based appointments prior to reverting to the Retired List on 31 December, 1944.[9]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil H. Fox
Captain of H.M. T.B. 63
3 Jul, 1900[10][11] – 1 Oct, 1900[12]
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Dunne
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 063
Preceded by
Thomas E. Wardle
Captain of H.M.S. Dreadnought
7 Feb, 1918[13] – 20 Apr, 1918[14]
Succeeded by
Maurice S. FitzMaurice
Preceded by
Arthur L. Ashby
Captain of H.M.S. Proserpine
18 Jun, 1918[15] – 1 May, 1919[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John E. T. Harper
Assistant King's Harbour Master, Portland
27 Jun, 1921[17] – 15 Aug, 1923[18]
Succeeded by
Neville B. C. Brock
Preceded by
Charles W. C. Strickland
King's Harbour Master, Pembroke
7 Apr, 1924[19] – 15 Dec, 1925[20]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edmund L. B. Lockyer
Commander in Charge, Fleetwood
7 Aug, 1942[21] – 1944[22]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 6.
  2. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  3. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  4. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  5. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 885a.
  7. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  8. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  9. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  10. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  11. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Thursday, July 5, 1900, Issue 36186, p.10. This source has it as 10 July.
  12. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  13. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  14. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 885a.
  16. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  17. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  18. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  19. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  20. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  21. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.
  22. Bedwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/118. f. ?.