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Boyle, Denis Richard

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 10/04/1935 Death 14/08/2014
Place London Place Ottawa
Area ON Area ON
Country Canada Country Canada
 
Titles
Honours CMM.
Awards
Qualifications pcsc; ndc;
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an Ordinary Seaman RCN(R) (With seniority dated 01/04/1952). (Transferred to RCN 11/09/1953). He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (E) RCN (With seniority dated 11/09/1953). He served in the Royal Roads Military College 1953. He served in H.M.S. Thunderer (RNEC) for Training 1955. He was appointed as a A/Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1957). He served in HMCS Nootka as Junior Engineer Officer 1958. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 16/04/1959). He served in Royal Naval Engineering College for Mechanical Engineering Sub-specialist Course 1959. He served in HMCS Saguenay as Assistant Engineer Officer 1960. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Engineering Division as Marine Engineering Training Officer 1962. He served in HMCS St. Laurent as Engineer Officer 1965. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1966). He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior Staff Officer Ship Maintenance and Management 1966. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College Course 1968. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College on Directing Staff 1969. He served in CFHQ as Project Officer DDH-280 Project 1971. He was appointed as a Commander (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1972). He served in NDHQ as Senior Staff Officer Naval Maintenance Management Systems as Section Head 1972. He served in NDHQ as Section Head (Maritime Maintenance Section) 1973. He was appointed as a Captain (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/01/1975). He served in NDHQ as Director Marine and Electrical Engineering Equipment 1975. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 32) 1978. He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff Personnel and Training 1979. He served in Canadian Forces Language School for French Language Training 1982. He was appointed as a Commodore (CF) (With seniority dated 01/05/1983). He served in NDHQ as Director General Recruiting Education and Training 1983. He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1986. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral 01/04/1988). He served in NDHQ as Chief Engineering and Maintenance 1989. (He was retired on 01/07/1991.) (He was qualified as a Marine Systems Engineer.)
 
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Anecdotes
 
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2014-12-22

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