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Boulton, Angus George

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Title Commodore (RCN)
Official Number O-7830
 
Birth 07/08/1911 Death 03/05/1992
Place Russell Place Victoria
Area MB Area BC
Country Canada Country Canada
 
Titles
Honours DSC. M.I.D.
Awards AdC.
Qualifications psc.
 
Biography
He was elected as a Trustee of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia in 1969.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCNVR (With seniority dated 22/02/1933). He served in the Winnipeg Division RCNVR 1933. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCNVR (With seniority dated 22/02/1934). He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCNVR (With seniority dated 22/01/1935). He served in the Toronto Division RCNVR 1935. (He commanded the Royal Guard for Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Toronto in 1939.) (Mobilized for World War Two service 01/09/1939). He served in HMCS Ottawa as Executive Officer 1939. He was appointed as an A/Lieutenant-Commander (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/01/1941). He served in HMCS Ottawa as an A/Commanding Officer 1941. He served in HMCS Rimouski (In command) 1941. He served in HMCS Annapolis (I) (In command) 1942. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/01/1943). He served in HMCS St. Laurent (I) (In command) 1944. He was appointed as a Commander (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/01/1945). He served in HMCS Somers Isles as Training Commander 1945, (Transferred to RCN 01/07/1947). He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1947). He served in HMCS Stadacona 1945. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1947). He served as Chief of Staff to Flag Officer Atlantic Coast 1948. He served in the Royal Naval Staff Course 1948. He served in HMCS Magnificent (Executive Officer) 1949. He served in HMCS Magnificent (In command) 1949. He was appointed as a A/Captain RCN). He served in NHQ as Director of Naval Reserves 1951. He was appointed as a Captain RCN He was appointed as a 01/01/1952). He served on the National Defence College Course 1953. He served in HMCS Niagara as Assistant Naval Attache Washington 1954. He was appointed as an A/Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 01/06/1955). He served in HMCS Niagara as Naval Member and Naval Attache and Commanding Officer 1955. He served in HMCS St. Laurent (II) (In command) 1957 and Commander Third Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1957. He was appointed as a Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 16/06/1958). He served as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Plans and Member of the Naval Board 1958. He served in HMCS Niobe as Naval Member of Canadian Joint Staff London 1960. He served as Chairman Canadian Joint Staff London 1962. He was appointed as a Hon AdC 1963. He served as Commodore RCN Barracks Esquimalt and Commanding Officer HMCS Naden and Officer-in-Charge RCN Depot Esquimalt 1963. (He retired on 01/02/1966.) (He was the first RCNVR officer to command a destroyer.) (He was awarded the DSC "for gallantry or outstanding service in the face of the enemy or for zeal, patience and cheerfulness in dangerous waters.")
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Blatherwick, John (1992); MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
Last update
2011-03-03

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