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George, Robert Earl D.

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 06/10/1940 Death (nk)
Place Prince Albert Place (nk)
Area SK Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM. Chief of Defence Staff Commendation.
Awards
Qualifications pcsc.
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 31/01/1961). He served in HMCS Discovery for UBC (ROTP) 1961. He served in HMCS New Glasgow for Training 1961. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1962). He served in HMCS Ste Therese for Sea Training 1962. He served in HMCS Ottawa for Sea Training 1962. He served in HMCS Saguenay for Sea Training 1962. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Pre-Fleet (Kilo) Courses 1963. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1963). He served in HMCS Saskatchewan 1963. He served in HMCS Mackenzie 1965. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 19/08/1965). He served in HMCS Stadacona for 4th Long Operations Course 1965. He served in HMCS Saguenay as Operations Officer 1966. He served in HMCS Saguenay as Acting Executive Officer 1967. He served in HMCS Nipigon as Operations Officer 1967. He served in USN (Norfolk VA USA) Programming Course 1968, NDHQ for DDH-280 Programme Generation Centre 1968. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1971). He served in HMCS Skeena as Executive Officer 1971. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Command and Staff Course 1972. He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School on Staff of Combined Support Division 1973. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1974). He served in HMCS Margaree (II) (In command) 1974-75. He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior staff Officer (Combat SystemsReadiness) 1976. He served in HMCS Iroquois (II) (In command) 1977. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1979). He served in Japanese Language Training 1979, Canadian Forces Attache Tokyo 1980. He served as Commander Second Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1982. He was appointed as a Commodore (CF) (With seniority dated 01/08/1984). He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1984. He served on French Language Training 1986. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/07/1987). He served as Commander Maritime Forces Pacific and Commander Pacific Region 1987. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/07/1989). He served as Commander Maritime Command Halifax and Commander Atlantic Region 1989. He served as NDHQ as Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff 1991. He served as Canadian Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee In Permanent Session at Brussels Belgium 1992. (He was released.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2011-01-30

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