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Allan, Gordon Gurney

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Title Lieutenant (P) (RNVR)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 25/02/1925 Death 13/03/1988
Place Toronto Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Biography
After his naval service he worked with Brunner Corp as an Industrial Engineer at Port Hope ON 1950. He worked with Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. 1952-58. In 1970 he was the President of Gordon G. Allan Ltd. Toronto ON.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Airman 2/c RNVR (With seniority dated 14/05/1943). He served in H.M.S. Manx Maid for Sea Training 1943. He served in H.M.S. St. Vincent for Pilot Course #55 1943. He was appointed as an A/Leading Airman RNVR (With seniority dated 30/10/1943. He served in USNAS Grosse Isle for Flying Training 1943. He served in USNAS St. Louis for Flying Training 1943. He served in USNAS Pensacola for Flying Training 1943. He served in USNAS Whiting Field for Instrument Flying Training 1944. (CFR). He was appointed as a Midshipman (A) (Temp.) RNVR (With seniority dated 21/06/1944). He served in USNAS Corry Field for Advanced Flying Training 1944. He was Awarded Pilot Wings 17/10/1944. He served in USNAS Jacksonville for Operational Flying Training 1944. He served in USNAS Lewiston for 738 RN Squadron 1944. He served in USNAS Brunswick for 1852 RN Squadron 1945. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (A) (Temp.) RNVR (With seniority dated 25/02/1945). He served in USNAS Norfolk and USS Charger for Carrier Qualification 1945. He served in RNAS Eglinton for 1852 RN Squadron 1945. He served in RNAS Nutts Corner for 1852 RN Squadron 1945. He served in RNAS Stretton for Ferry Pool 1945. He served in H.M.S. Saker for Release 16/05/1946. (Transferred to RCNR). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 25/02/1945). He was appointed as a Lieutenant (P) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 10/01/1948). He served in HMCS York. (He was released.)
 
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown Total Flying Hours: 649. Total Fixed Wing Deck Landings: 4. Service Aircraft Flown: Stearman, SNV-1, Valient. SNJ-3&4&5. Harvard. F4U-1. FG-1. F3A. Widgeon. Martlet. Hellcat. Avenger. Traveller. Dominie. Mosquito. Anson. Firefly. Barracuda)
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John and Robbie Hughes (1997);
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2011-01-08

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