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Dillon, Charles Joseph

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Title Rear-Admiral (RCN)
Official Number O-19720
 
Birth 27/04/1912 Death 25/10/2002
Place Montreal Place Victoria
Area PQ Area BC
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Biography
After his retirement became a Curator at the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa ON until 01/05/1973. He was appointed as Trustee of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia in 1974. He was a noted modeller of and authority on miniature military figures and toy soldiers.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Paymaster Cadet RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/05/1931). He served in the Ottawa Division RCNVR. He was appointed as a HMCS Stadacona 1931. He was appointed as an A/Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/04/1932). He was appointed as a Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/04/1933). He served in HMCS Saguenay 1933. He served in HMCS Stadacona 1933. He served in HMCS Skeena 1933. He was appointed as a Paymaster Lieutenant RCNVR (With seniority dated 27/04/1934). He served in HMCS Champlain 1935. He served in H.M.S. Dragon 1935. He served in the Montreal Division RCNVR 1936. He served in HMCS Skeena 1937. He served in HMCS Venture 1937. He served in HMCS Stadacona (For Special Duty with Naval Control Service Quebec) 1939. He served in HMCS Stadacona (For Special Duty With Staff Officer Intelligence 1940. He served in HMCS Stadacona (Naval Officer-in-Charge Quebec) 1940. He served in NSHQ 1940. He served in NSHQ (Secretary to Director of Naval Personnel) 1941. He was appointed as a A/Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/07/1941). He served in NSHQ as Assistant Deputy Secretary Personnel Branch 1942. He was appointed as a Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 27/04/1942). He served in HMCS Prince Henry (as Accountant Officer) 1942. He served in HMCS Givenchy (Base Accountant) 1943. He was appointed as a A/Paymaster Commander (Temp.) RCNVR (While holding appointment 01/06/1943). He served in H.M.S. Nabob (as Accountant Officer) 1943, (Reverted to Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Temp.) RCNVR) (With seniority dated 01/12/1943). He was appointed as a A/Paymaster Commander (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/07/1944). He served in HMCS Stadacona 1944, (Transferred to RCN) 1944. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/11/1944). He was appointed as a A/Commander (S) RCN (While holding appointment) 01/11/1944. He served in HMCS Avalon (Senior Accountant Officer) 1944. He served in HMCS Naden 1945. He served in HMCS Protector (Supply Officer) 1945. He served in NSHQ (For duty with Chief of Naval Equipment and Supply) 1945. He served in NSHQ (Director Fleet Stores) (Reverted to Lieutenant-Commander (S) RCN) (With seniority dated 01/06/1946). He served in NSHQ (Director Naval Air Supply). He was appointed as a A/Commander (S) RCN (While holding appointment) (With seniority dated 01/06/1946). He served in NSHQ (For duty with Naval Secretary) 1947. He served as Naval Secretary 1947. He was appointed as a Commander (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1947). He was appointed as a A/Captain (S) RCN (While holding appointment 01/07/1948). He served in HMCS Naden (On Staff of Flag Officer Pacific Coast as Command Supply Officer and on Staff of Superintendent Dockyard as Manager Supply Department). Captain (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1951). He served in HMCS Stadacona (On staff of Flag Officer Atlantic Coast as Command Supply Officer) 1952). He served in NHQ (On Staff of Supply Officer-in-Chief as Deputy Supply Officer-in-Chief) 1954. He was appointed as a A/Commodore (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1957). He served in NHQ (on staff of Chief of Naval Technical Services as Supply Officer-in-Chief) 1955. He was appointed as a Commodore (S) RCN (With seniority dated 03/01/1957). He served at the Imperial Defence College 1961. He served in HMCS Hochelaga (Senior Naval Officer St. Lawrence River Area and Naval Officer-in-Charge Montreal and Senior Officer-in-Command. He served as an Hon. AdC to Governor General. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RCN (With seniority dated 03/07/1962). He served in NHQ (Naval Comptroller and Member of Naval Board) 1962. He served in NDHQ (Deputy Comptroller General) 1964. (He was retired 01/04/1968.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-03-08

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