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Elcock, Frank Dudley

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Title Commodore (RCN)
Official Number O-22030
 
Birth 03/11/1917 Death 14/01/2007
Place Ottawa Place Ottawa
Area ON Area ON
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Military Service
He was appointed as a Paymaster Cadet RCN 1937. He served in H.M.S. Vindictive For Training (Special Entry No. 43) 1937. He was appointed as a Paymaster Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 20/08/1938). He served in H.M.S. Adventuress (On China Station) 1938. He served in H.M.S. Cardiff 1938. He served in H.M.S. Colombo (11th Cruiser Squadron Gibraltar/ Northern Patrol/ Dutch East Indies). He was appointed as a A/Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 20/08/1940). He was appointed as a Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 20/08/1940). He served in H.M.S. Liverpool. He was appointed as a Paymaster Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/11/1940) (Later backdated to 01/11/1939). He served in HMCS Naden. He was appointed as a A/Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/11/1941). He served as Secretary to Commanding Officer Pacific Coast. He was appointed as an A/Lieutenant-Commander (S) RCN 1943. He served in HMCS Avalon as Supply Drafting Officer 1943. He served in HMCS Bytown for NSHQ for Supply Staff. He served in HMCS Cornwallis as CW Supply Officer Training. He served in HMCS Niobe to stand by HMCS Ontario 1944. He served in HMCS Ontario as Deputy Supply Officer 1945. He served in HMCS Bytown for NSHQ for Supply Personnel Office for Demobilization of Supply Personnel 1945. He served in USS Springfield 1947. He served in USS Ashtabula 1947. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/11/1947). He served in the RCN Barracks Esquimalt as Officer-in-Command Supply and Secretariat Training School 1947. He served in US Naval War College (Newport) for Course 1949. He was appointed as a Commander (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1950). He served in NHQ as Secretary to Chief of Naval Staff and as Deputy Naval Secretary 1950. He served in HMCS Magnificent as Supply Officer 1952. He served in HMCS Cornwallis as Supply Officer 1953. He served in HMCS Bytown for Electrical and Electronics Procurement 1955. He served in NHQ For Special Duty With the Chairman Ad Hoc Committee on RCN Personnel Structure 1956. He served in HMCS Bytown for NHQ as Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel (Plans and Staff Coordinator Personnel Structure Committee) 1957. He was appointed as a Captain (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1959). He served in NHQ as Coordinator Personnel Structure Committee 1959. He served in HMCS Stadacona as Command Supply Officer 1961. He served in HMCS Niobe for Imperial Defence College Course 1962. He served in HMCS Bytown for NHQ as Director of Personnel 1964. He served in HMCS Stadacona On Staff of Flag Officer Atlantic Coast as Assistant Chief of Staff (Logistics and Supply). He served in CFHQ as Director Manpower Requirements 1965. He was appointed as a Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 20/07/1966). He served in CFHQ as Director General (Organisation and Manpower) 1966. (He was retired on 01/11/1971.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); http://www.noac.ottawa.on.ca/Spring07Soundings.pdf; Starshell (NOAC Newsletter) Obituaries Winter 2006-2007;
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2015-10-09

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