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Charlton, Peter

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 23/08/1931 Death 16/11/2006
Place Gillingham Place Ottawa
Area Kent Area ON
Country UK Country Canada
 
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Biography
After his naval service he was appointed as the Vice-President for Development at Spar Aerospace.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RN (With seniority dated 01/05/1949. He served in the Royal Naval College Dartmouth 1949. He served in H.M.S. Britannia (H.M.S. Roebuck). He served in H.M.S. Devonshire. He was appointed as a Midshipman RN (With seniority dated 01/05/1950). He served in H.M.S. Indefatigable. He served in H.M.S. Myngs. He served in H.M.S. Zephyr. He served in H.M.S. Oakham Castle. He served in HM Submarine Sidon. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (E) RN (With seniority dated 01/09/1951). He served in RNEC Manadon. He served in H.M.S. Thunderer. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (E) RN (With seniority dated 01/01/1953). He served in H.M.S. Unicorn. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (E) RN (With seniority dated 01/05/1953). He served in RNEC Manadon (H.M.S. Thunderer) for Aeronautical Engineering Specialist Course 1954. He served in RNAS Hal Far. He served in H.M.S. Falcon. He served in H.M.S. Rooke. He served in H.M.S. Aphrodite. He served in H.M.S. Striker. He served in RNAS Hal Far. He served in H.M.S. Falcon, (Loaned from RN) 1956. He served in HMCS Shearwater as Air Engineering Officer VS-880 Squadron 1956. He served in HMCS Magnificent as Air Engineering Officer VS-880 Squadron 1956. He served in HMCS Shearwater as Air Engineering Officer VS-880 Squadron 1956, (Transferred to RCN) 1958. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1953). He served in HMCS Shearwater for School of Naval Aircraft Maintenance as Training Officer 1958. He served in HMCS Niobe for PG Course at Cranfield College of Aeronautics 1960. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1962). He served in HMCS Shearwater as Senior Test Engineer VX-10 Squadron 1962. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1966). He served in the Fifth Canadian Escort Squadron as Squadron Technical Officer 1966. He served in NDHQ on staff of Directorate of Aeronautical Engineering 1967. He served in NDHQ on staff of Directorate of Aeronautical Engineering as Program Manager CX-84 Tilt Wing V/STOL Aircraft Project 1968. He was appointed as a Captain (MARE) (With seniority dated 26/07/1971). He served in CFB Winnipeg for Training Command HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Leadership and Support Training 1971. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 28) 1974. He served in NDHQ as Director Aerospace Engineering and Maintenance 1975. He was appointed as a Brigadier General (With seniority dated 01/06/1976). He served in NDHQ on staff of Assistant Deputy Minister MAT/CEM as Director General Aerospace Engineering and Maintenance 1976. (He was retired in rank of Commodore in 12/1980.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); MacFarlane, John and Robbie Hughes (1997); http://www.noac.ottawa.on.ca/Spring07Soundings.pdf; Starshell (NOAC Newsletter) Obituaries Winter 2006-2007;
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2011-03-03

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