Biographical data:

Raymond, Duncan Lindsay

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 12/07/1904 Death 25/12/1998
Place East Liss Place Ottawa
Area Hampshire Area ON
Country UK Country Canada
 
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Awards AdC.
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Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RN 1918. He served in the Royal Naval College Osborne 1918. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RN. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RN. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 15/10/1926). He served in H.M.S. Renown 1929. He served in H.M.S. Excellent for Long Gunnery Course 1930. He served in H.M.S. Vivid 1931. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RN (With seniority dated 15/10/1934). He served in H.M.S. Excellent 1934. He served in H.M.S. Kempenfeldt as Flotilla Gunnery Officer in Second RN Destroyer Flotilla 1935. He served in H.M.S. York 1939. He served in H.M.S. Southampton 1940. He served in H.M.S. Illustrious 1941. He was appointed as a Commander RN. He served in the Directorate of Naval Ordnance Bath UK 1943. He was appointed as a A/Captain RN 1944. (On Loan from RN to RCN). He served in NSHQ as Deputy Director of Warfare and Training 1944. He served in NSHQ as Director of Warfare and Training 1944, (Transferred to RCN 1949). He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 15/10/1934). He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 02/07/1947). He served in HMCS Ontario as Executive Officer 1947. He was appointed as a Captain RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1951). He served in HMCS Shearwater as Commanding Officer 1951. He served in HMCS Ontario (In command) 1953. He was appointed as a A/Commodore RCN 1954. He served in NHQ as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Plans) 1954. He was appointed as an AdC. He was appointed as a Commodore RCN (With seniority dated 03/01/1957). He served in HMCS Stadacona as Commodore RCN Barracks Halifax 1958. (He was retired 14/11/1959.)
 
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Anecdotes
He survived the sinking of H.M.S. Southampton in 1941.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-02-04

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