Arthur Herbert Charles Chesney Home

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Captain (retired) Arthur Herbert Charles Chesney Home, R.N. (25 August, 1872 – 8 May, 1950) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Blackheath, Home entered Britannia in January, 1886 after placing twenty-seventh in order of merit of the forty candidates for naval cadetship that were accepted for acceptance following a round of examinations in late November, 1885.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 July, 1894.

Home was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1904.

Home was appointed to Queenstown Coast Guard on 15 October, 1912 and was lent to the Naval Centre there in August, 1914. He remained there throughout the war.

Home was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Captain on 28 August, 1922.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George C. Quayle
Captain of H.M.S. Pegasus
19 Mar, 1909[2] – 3 May, 1911
Succeeded by
Francis H. Mitchell
Preceded by
Henry Luxmoore
Captain of H.M.S. Prometheus
Jun, 1912 – 29 Aug, 1912
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Peter W. E. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Proserpine
Jul, 1912[3]
Succeeded by
Tufton P. H. Beamish
Preceded by
Guy M. Marston
Captain of H.M.S. Juno
27 Sep, 1912 – 15 Oct, 1912
Succeeded by
Edward G. Lowther-Crofton


  1. "Cadetships In The Navy." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Dec 05, 1885; pg. 8; Issue 31622.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 352.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 363.