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Budge, Patrick David

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Title Rear-Admiral (RCN)
Official Number O-10190
 
Birth 10/12/1904 Death 03/01/1998
Place Dover Place Vancouver
Area Area BC
Country UK Country Canada
 
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Honours DSC. M.I.D.
Awards AdC.
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Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Boy Seaman (2nd Class) RN in 1921 and was promoted to Boy Seaman (1st Class) RN in 1922. He was appointed as an Ordinary Seaman RN 1922. He was appointed as a Able Seaman RN 1923. He was appointed as a Leading Seaman RN 1926, (Transferred to RCN) 1928. He was appointed as a AB RCN 1928. He was appointed as a Leading Torpedoman RCN 1928. He served in HMCS Stadacona. He served in HMCS Saguenay. He served in H.M.S. Vernon. (CFR). He was appointed as a Gunner (T) RCN (With seniority dated 24/11/1934). He served in H.M.S. Vernon 1934. He served in H.M.S. Thruster 1935. He served in H.M.S. Walpole 1935. He served in H.M.S. Sable 1936. He served in H.M.S. Vernon 1936. He served in HMCS Stadacona 1936. He served in HMCS Saguenay 1936. He served in HMCS Stadacona 1939. He served in HMCS Assiniboine 1939. He served in HMCS Ottawa 1940). He was appointed as a Commissioned Gunner (T) RCN (With seniority dated 101/01/1941). He served in HMCS Sambro as Halifax Flotilla (T) Officer 1941. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (T) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1942). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Torpedo Duties with Captain (D) and as Flotilla Torpedo Officer 1942. He served in HMCS Sorel (In command) 1943. He served in HMCS Huron as First Lieutenant 1943. (He was awarded the DSC on 29/08/1944 for good services in action with destroyer force whilst First Lieutenant of HMCS Huron.) He was appointed as an A/Lieutenant-Commander RCN 1944. He served in HMCS Stadacona (To stand by HMCS Micmac and HMCS Nootka) 1944. He was appointed as an A/Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 05/02/1945). He served in HMCS Ottawa (II) (In command) 1945. He served in HMCS Gatineau (I) (In command) 1945. He served in HMCS Naden for RCN Barracks Esquimalt as First Lieutenant 1945. He served in HMCS Naden for Duty with Training Commander 1946. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (T) RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1946). He was appointed as an A/Commander RCN (With seniority dated 16/12/1946). He served in HMCS Naden as Training Commander 1946. He served in HMCS Ontario as Executive Officer 1947. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1948). He served in HMCS Stadacona for duty with Flag Officer Atlantic Coast 1949. He served in HMCS Cornwallis as Executive Officer 1949. He was appointed as a Captain RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1952). He served in HMCS Quebec (In command) 1952. He served in HMCS Star on staff of Commanding Officer Naval Divisions as Chief of Staff 1953. He was appointed as an A/Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 01/08/1954). He served as Commodore-in-Command and Commodore RCN Barracks Esquimalt 1954. He was appointed as a Hon AdC to Governor General 1954. He was appointed as a Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1955). He served as Chief of Staff to Flag Officer Atlantic Coast 1958. He served in NHQ as Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel 1959. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RCN (With seniority dated 30/06/1960). He served in NHQ as Chief of Naval Personnel and Member of the Naval Board 1960. (He was retired on 03/08/1963.)
 
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References
Obituary Victoria Times Colonist January 1998; Blatherwick, John (1992); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994)
Last update
2011-03-08

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