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Edwards, John Crispo Ingles

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Title Commodore (RCN)
Official Number O-21910
 
Birth 05/07/1896 Death 31/12/1978
Place Londonderry Place Sidney
Area NS Area BC
Country Canada Country Canada
 
Titles
Honours CBE.
Awards
Qualifications
 
Biography
He was the Province of Ontario and Province of Nova Scotia Singles Tennis Champion.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN 1912. He served in the Royal Naval College of Canada (Second Term) 1912. He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 25/01/1914). He served in HMCS Shearwater I for Training 1914. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1916). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1916). He served in H.M.S. Archer (Torpedo Boat Destroyer) 1917. He served with the Royal Navy for service in Q-Ships 1917. He was appointed as an A/Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 05/07/1918). He served in the Royal Naval College of Canada on Staff 1918. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 05/12/1918). He served in H.M.S. Dolphin (For command of submarines) 1919. In 1920 he served in HMS Calliope. He served in HMCS Festubert (In command) 1924. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 05/09/1926). He served in HMCS Champlain (In command) 1928. He served in HMCS Naden 1930. He served in NHQ as Assistant to Director of Naval Reserves 1931. He served in HMCS Stadacona as First Lieutenant 1934. He served in HMCS Naden as First Lieutenant 1936. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1938). He served in the RCN Barracks Halifax as Commanding Officer 1939. He was appointed as a A/Captain RCN RCN 1941. He served in HMCS Prince Henry (In command) 1941. He was appointed as a Captain RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1943). He served in HMCS Cornwallis as Commanding Officer Training Establishment and as Naval Officer-in-Charge Digby NS 1943. He served in HMCS Naden as Captain-in-Command RCN Barracks Esquimalt 1946. He was appointed as an A/Commodore RCN 1946. He served in HMCS Naden as Commodore-in-Command RCN Barracks Esquimalt 1946. He was appointed as a Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1949). (He was retired 11/10/1950). (He was qualified as a Physical and Recreational Training Officer.)
 
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features Edwards Point (BC).
 
Anecdotes
 
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Blatherwick, John (1992);
Last update
2015-09-27

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