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Bell, James Ernest D.

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Title Commodore (CF)
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Birth 07/07/1938 Death (nk)
Place Regina Place (nk)
Area SK Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Military Service
(Short Service Appointment). He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 09/09/1956). He served in HMCS Discovery for UBC (ROTP) 1956. He served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment). He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1958). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Sub-Lieutenants Courses 1958. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1959). He served in HMCS Ottawa for Training 1959. He served in HMCS James Bay 1960. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 16/02/1962). He served in HMCS Naden as Term Lieutenant For UNTD Training 1962. He served in the RN Barracks Portsmouth for RN Service in Submarines 1962. He served in HM Submarine Stallion as Torpedo and Operations Officer 1963. He served in the Canadian Defence Liaison Staff London as Staff Officer 1965. He served in HMCS Ojibwa as Navigating and Communications Officer 1965. He served in HMCS Onondaga as Executive Officer 1968. He served in the First Canadian Submarine Squadron as Officer-in-Charge Basic Submarine Training 1969. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/05/1969). He served in HMCS Ojibwa (In command) 1969. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College Course 1971. He served in HMCS Okanagan (In command) 1973. He served in the First Canadian Submarine Squadron as Operations Officer 1974. He served in HMCS Ojibwa (In command) 1975. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1975). He served in First Canadian Submarine Squadron as Commanding Officer 1975. He served in HMCS Ottawa (II) (In command) 1978-80. He served in NDHQ in Directorate of Maritime Operations Training and Personnel 1980. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1983). He served in French Language Training 1983-84. He served in MARCOM HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Sea 1984. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/06/1987). He served in SHAPE HQ at Casteau Belgium as Executive National Military Representative 1987. He served in CFB Trenton as Commandant Canadian Forces Training Systems 1990. (He was retired 02/07/1993.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa; Perkins, J. David (2000); MacFarlane, John M. (1994)
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2010-12-04

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