Reginald Robert Helbert

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Commander (retired) Reginald Robert Helbert, (12 May, 1898 – 19 April, 1945) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a Lieutenant-Colonel, Helbert was a special entry to the Navy.

Helbert was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1920.

Helbert was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1928.

World War II

Helbert was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 12 May 1943. He died in an aircraft accident in April, 1945.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick J. C. Halahan
Captain of H.M.S. H 44
18 Nov, 1926[1] – 14 Dec, 1927
Succeeded by
Guy Grantham
Preceded by
Thomas I. S. Bell
Captain of H.M.S. L 25
15 Nov, 1929[2] – 15 May, 1930[3]
Succeeded by
David E. G. Wemyss
Preceded by
Philip Ruck-Keene
Captain of H.M.S. Oswald
Apr, 1931[4] – Aug, 1932[5]
Succeeded by
Stanley E. Norfolk
Preceded by
Edgar L. Armstrong
Captain of H.M.S. H 27
Nov, 1932[6] – 1 Jun, 1933[7]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Starfish
3 Jul, 1933[8][9] – 2 May, 1934[10]
Succeeded by
John P. Wisden
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sealion
3 May, 1934[11][12] – 15 Jan, 1935[13]
Succeeded by
John P. Wisden
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Spearfish
13 Aug, 1936[14] – 25 Jan, 1937[15]
Succeeded by
James G. P. D. Long

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 243.
  2. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  3. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 257.
  5. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?. This date is open to interpretation.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 244.
  7. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  8. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  9. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, June 26, 1933, Issue 46480, p.7.
  10. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  11. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 274.
  13. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  14. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.
  15. Helbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/126. f. ?.