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Fraser, James D.

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 27/06/1950 Death (nk)
Place New Glasgow Place (nk)
Area NS Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours CMM
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Qualifications pcsc; nwcs; rcds;
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He enrolled in CF ROTP 1967. He was appointed as a Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 1/09/1967). He served in Royal Military College of Canada 1967. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 1/06/1971). He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Pre-Fleet Course 1971. He served in HMCS Fraser for training 1972. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 1/05/1973). He served in HMCS Saskatchewan as Communications and Deck Officer 1973. He served in HMCS Ottawa as Communications Officer 1974. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Combat Control Officer's Course 1976. He served in HMCS Margaree as Operations Officer 1977. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax as Naval Operations Course Officer 1979. Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1980). He served in NDHQ Directorate of Personnel Careers (Officers) as MARS Career Manager 1980. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1982. He served in Fifth Destroyer Squadron as Squadron Operations Officer 1983. He served in HMCS Nipigon as Executive Officer 1984. He served in NDHQ for Directorate Force Structure 1986. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1989). He served in US Naval War College 1989. He served in HMCS Annapolis (In command) 1990. He served in HMCS Kootenay (In command) 1991. He served in MARPACHQ as DCOS Operations (Sea) 1992. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 1/01/1994). He served in MARLANTHQ as COS Operations 1994. He was appointed as Commander Maritime Operations Group One 1996. He served in Royal College of Defence Studies 1998. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 1/01/1998). He was appointed as Commander Canadian Fleet Atlantic 1999. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/01/2001). He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Pacific 2001. He served as CF Liaison Officer to US Northern Command 2003. (He was retired 07/2005.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-01-28

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