Robert Alven Richards

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Captain (retired) Robert Alven Richards, R.N. (30 July, 1878 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Barnstaple.

Richards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1901.

Richards was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1913.

Richards was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 30 January, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles V. L. Norcock
Captain of H.M.S. Britomart
24 Jan, 1918[1] – Sep, 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Charles H. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Clio
Sep, 1919 – 6 Jan, 1921
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 745.