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Latest revision as of 13:08, 20 June 2019

Captain George Devereux Belben, D.S.C., A.M. (14 May, 1897 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In August 1914, Belden was appointed as to the heavy cruiser Cumberland. After about one year, he was appointed to the battleship Canada before being appointed to the Penelope of the Harwich Force in August, 1916.[1]

He served in the blockship Thetis at the Zeebrugge Raid, and was responsible for seeing the men off after the ship's senior officers had been killed or incapacitated.[2]

In 1930-31, he served as first Lieutenant Commander in H.M.S. Renown.[3]

Commander Belben was appointed to the battleship Nelson as Fleet Gunnery Officer, vice Bellars, dated 15 November, 1933.[4][5]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Percy Todd
Captain of H.M.S. Wishart
10 Oct, 1934 – Nov, 1934[Inference]
Succeeded by
Lord Louis F. A. V. N. Mountbatten
Preceded by
Louis F. A. V. N. Mountbatten
Captain of H.M.S. Daring
c. late Nov, 1934 – 8 Jun, 1935
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Barnard
Preceded by
Cecil B. Turner
Captain of H.M.S. Ardent
c. late May, 1936
Succeeded by
John F. Barker
Preceded by
Angus D. Nicholl
Captain of H.M.S. Penelope
Aug, 1942[6] – 18 Feb, 1944[7]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. "Fleet Gunnery Officer." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 14, 1933; pg. 19; Issue 46601.
  2. "Fleet Gunnery Officer." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 14, 1933; pg. 19; Issue 46601.
  3. "Fleet Gunnery Officer." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 14, 1933; pg. 19; Issue 46601.
  4. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Friday, Oct 13, 1933; pg. 21; Issue 46574.
  5. "Fleet Gunnery Officer." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 14, 1933; pg. 19; Issue 46601.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.