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McClure, Donald David

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Title Rear-Admiral (RCN)
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Birth 12/09/1915 Death 19/02/2011
Place Victoria Place Ottawa
Area BC Area ON
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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He was appointed as a Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/03/1941). He served in HMCS Avalon 1941. He served in HMCS York 1942. He was appointed as a Paymaster Lieutenant (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/03/1942). In 1943 he served in HMCS Niobe. He was appointed as an A/Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander (Temp.) RCNVR. He served in HMCS Avalon 1943. (Transferred to RCN) 1944. He served in HMCS Prince Henry 1944. He was appointed as an A/Lieutenant-Commander (S) RCN). He served in NHQ. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (S) RCN). He served in NHQ 1945. He served in HMCS Naden as Secretary to Flag Officer Pacific Coast 1946. He served in the RN Staff Course 1948. He was appointed as a Commander (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1949). He served in NHQ as Deputy Director General of Supply and Fleet Accounting 1949. He served in HMCS Magnificent 1951. He served in HMCS Bonaventure Project in Northern Ireland 1952. He was appointed as a Captain (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1954). He served in NHQ in Naval Programme Control 1954). He served in NHQ as Director Naval Programme Control 1956). He served in NHQ as Director of Naval Programme Control and as Deputy Naval Comptroller 1958. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 13) 1959. He was appointed as a Commodore (S) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1961). He served in NHQ as Director General Naval Supply 1961. He served in NHQ on Staff of Chief of Logistics Engineering and Development 1964. He served in Materiel Command as Coordinator of Planning Group. He served in Materiel Command as Chief of Staff 1966. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1966). He served in Mobile Command as Deputy Commander (Administration) 1966. (He was retired in 05/11/1967.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Starshell (Newsletter of the NOAC) (Spring 2011); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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2017-02-03

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