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Ball, Ernest Charles

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number U-03952; O-94064
 
Birth 23/10/1932 Death 03/04/1989
Place Toronto Place Ottawa
Area ON Area ON
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Biography
He was living in Toronto ON at the time of his recruitment.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (UNTD) RCN(R) 1951. He served in HMCS York for University Naval Training Division 1951-1952. (Transferred to RCN 1952) He was appointed as an Ordnance Cadet RCN (University of Toronto) (With seniority dated 22/09/1952). He served in HMCS York (ROTP) 1952. He was appointed as an A/Ordnance Lieutenant RCN(R) (With Seniority dated 13/06/1956). He served in HMCS York 1956. He served in HMCS Patriot as Assistant Command Technical Ordnance Officer 1956. (Transferred to RCN 01/10/1957). He was appointed as an A/Ordnance Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 08/08/1957). He served in the RN Engineering College Manadon For Ordnance Engineering Training 1957. He was appointed as an Ordnance Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 08/08/1957). He was appointed as an Ordnance Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 14/06/1958). He served in the Royal Naval Engineering College for Long Ordnance Engineering Course 1959. He served in HMCS Stadacona on Staff of Commander Naval Armament Depot Dartmouth NS in Production Division as Engineering Planning Officer 1960. He served in HMCS Stadacona on Staff of Superintendent Naval Armament Depot Dartmouth as Assistant Design Project Officer (3"-70 Gun Project) 1961. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Staff of Superintendent Naval Armament Depot Dartmouth in Engineering Division as Special Project Engineer Officer 1962. He served in HMCS Gatineau on Staff of Commander Fifth Canadian Escort Squadron as Assistant Squadron Technical Officer 1963. He served in HMCS Restigouche on Staff of Commander Fifth Canadian Escort Squadron as Assistant Squadron Technical Officer 1964. He served in US Navy Post Graduate School Monterey CA for Advanced Weapons Systems Course 1964. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 14/12/1964). He served in CFHQ on Staff of Chief of Technical Services 1967. He was appointed as a Commander (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/07/1968). He served in HQ Canadian Flotilla Atlantic as Senior Staff Officer (Readiness) 1971. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 26) 1972. He was appointed as a Captain (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/07/1973). He served in NDHQ on Staff of Assistant Deputy Minister Materiel Branch as Director Maritime Combat Systems 1973. He served in Quebec as Student in Public Service Commission Bilingual and Bicultural Development Program 1976. He served in National Defence College of Canada as Naval Member of Directing Staff 1977. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 14/07/1980). He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1982. (He was retired on 16/11/1984.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Bill Clearihue (Nominal List UNTD);
Last update
2015-02-01

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