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Gillespie, Frederick Thomas

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Title Commodore (L) (RCN)
Official Number O-27110
Birth 00/00/1920 Death (nk)
Place Vancouver Place (nk)
Area BC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
Military Service
He was appointed as a Electrical Lieutenant (Temp.) RCNR (With seniority dated 17/05/1943) (Later backdated to 1942). He served in HMCS Discovery. He served in HMCS Naden. He served in HMCS Protector II 1943. He served in HMCS Avalon. He served in HMCS Scotian. In 1944 he served in HMCS Donnacona. He was appointed as an A/Electrical Lieutenant-Commander (Temp.) RCNR. (Transferred to RCN 14/11/1945). He was appointed as a Electrical Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 14/11/1942). He served in HMCS Stadacona for HMC Dockyard Halifax on Staff of Manager Electrical Engineering 1946. He was appointed as a Commander (L) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1947). He served in HMCS Magnificent as Electrical Officer 1946. He served in HMCS Niobe. He served in NHQ as Deputy Electrical Engineer-in-Chief 1950. He served on the Staff of Flag Officer Pacific Coast. He was appointed as a Captain (L) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1953). He served in NHQ. He was appointed as a Commodore (L) RCN (With seniority dated 09/03/1957). He served in NHQ as Electrical Engineer-in-Chief 1956. He served in NHQ as Director General Fighting Equipment. (He was retired on 10/10/1961.)
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Named Features
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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