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Foote, Ernest Gordon Blair

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Title Chaplain of the Fleet (P) (RCN)
Official Number O-24270
 
Birth 06/08/1910 Death 00/00/1980
Place Barney's River (Pictou) Place (nk)
Area NS Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours OBE.
Awards
Qualifications nwc.
 
Biography
After his naval service he served as a Member of War Veteran's Allowance Board.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Senior Chaplain (Temp.) (Pres) RCN (With seniority dated 22/01/1941). He served in HMCS Stadacona as Chaplain 1941. He served in HMC Signal School St. Hyacinthe as Chaplain 1941. He was appointed as a Chaplain Class I (Temp.) RCN (With seniority dated 22/01/1941). He served in HMCS Givenchy. He served in HMCS Chatham. He served in HMCS York. He served in HMCS Niobe as Command Chaplain (P) RCN 1944. He was appointed as a Chaplain (Class V) RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1945). He served in NSHQ as Chaplain of the Fleet (P) RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1945). He served in NSHQ. He was appointed as a Chaplain Class V (P) RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1945). He served in HMCS Athabaskan. He served in HMCS Quebec. He served in HMCS Kootenay. In 1949 he served in NHQ. He served in HMCS Bytown as Deputy Chaplain General (P) of the Armed Forces 1958. He was appointed as a Chaplain Class VI (P) RCN (With seniority dated 10/02/1962). He served in HMCS Bytown as Chaplain General (Protestant) of the Armed Forces 1962. (He was retired in 1965.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Blatherwick, John (1992); MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2016-03-10

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