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Cogdon, David

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Title Commodore (CF)
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Birth 25/11/1947 Death (nk)
Place Toronto Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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He was appointed as an Officer Cadet RCN 1965. He served in College Militaire Royale de St. Jean 1965. He served in the Royal Military College of Canada 1967. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (MARS) 1970. He served in HMCS Ottawa for Training 1970. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (MARS) 1972. He served in HMCS Skeena as Communications Officer 1973. He served in HMCS Protecteur as Communications Officer 1974. He served in HMCS Chignecto as Executive Officer 1975, Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officer Course 1975. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1976). He served in HMCS Ottawa as Combat Control Officer 1976. He served in HMCS Iroquois as Head Combat Control Division 1977. He served in HMCS Thunder (In command) 1978. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College for Staff Course 1980. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College as Staff Officer (Sea) 1981. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1982). He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Force Development 1982. He served in HMCS Athabaskan (III) (In command) 1984-86. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/08/1986). He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 40) 1986. He served in MARCOM HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff (Personnel and Training) 1987. He served as Commander Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1989. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/03/1990). He served in NDHQ as Director General Information 1990. He served in NDHQ as Director General Military Plans and Operations 1991. He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff (Personnel) 1993. He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff 1994. (He was retired.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
Last update
2011-03-03

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