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Learoyd, Douglas Rainsford

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Title Commodore (NR) (CF)
Official Number O-041103
 
Birth 21/06/1925 Death (nk)
Place Anyox Place (nk)
Area BC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours CMM.
Awards AdC.
Qualifications
 
Biography
After his naval service he was a Personnel Administrator in the Public Service Commission Office in Vancouver BC.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an Ordinary Seaman RCNVR (With seniority dated 18/01/1944). He was appointed as an Able Seaman RCNVR 1944. He served in HMCS Poundmaker (CEG 8) 1944. (He was demobilized 06/11/1945). He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 18/07/1949). He served in NHQ on Staff of Chief of Naval Personnel 1950). He served in NHQ on Staff of Directorate of Mobilization Planning. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 22/05/1951). He served in BTC "B" Course. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 12/10/1951). He served in HMCS Malahat as Staff Officer Administration, (Transferred to RCN through Short Service Appointment 19/08/1953). He was appointed as a Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 29/08/1953). He served in HMCS Discovery as Staff Officer UNTD (UBC) 1953-56, (Transferred to RCNR) 1956. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN(R) (With seniority dated 12/08/1961). He served in HMCS Discovery as Training Commander 1961. He served in HMCS Malahat as Executive Officer 1965. He was appointed as a Commander RCN(R) (With seniority dated 01/01/1966). He served in HMCS Discovery as Commanding Officer UNTD (UBC) 1968. He served in HMCS Discovery as Commanding Officer 1968. He was appointed as a Captain (NR) (With seniority dated 01/01/1970). He was appointed as a Commodore (NR) 1971. He served as Senior Naval Reserve Advisor to Commander Maritime Command 1971. He was appointed as an AdC to Governor General. He served in HMCS Tecumseh. He served in HMCS Nonsuch 1975, (Transferred to Supplementary Reserve 1979).
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; The Navy List Volumes I, II and III (HMSO London); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-02-02

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