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Slade, John Charles

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 19/11/1937 Death 13/11/2003
Place Portsmouth Place Ottawa
Area Hants Area ON
Country UK Country Canada
Honours CMM.
Qualifications afsc.
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1955). He served in the Royal Military College of Canada 1955-1958. He served in HMCS Ontario for Training 1956. He served in HMCS Skeena for Training 1957. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1958). He served in HMCS Nootka for Training 1958. He served in HMCS Restigouche for Training 1959. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1959). He attended the University of Toronto 1959. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Pre-Fleet Courses 1960. He served in HMCS Ottawa 1961. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 21/10/1961). He served in HMCS Saskatchewan 1963. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Long Operations Course 1964. He served in HMCS Yukon as Operations Officer 1965. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1966). He served in University of Toronto for Post Graduate Studies in Operational Research 1966. He served in CFHQ for Special Study Group on Officer Development 1967. He served in HMCS Terra Nova as Executive Officer 1969, MARCOM HQ as Command Coordinator for DDH-280 Programme 1970. He served in US Armed Forces Staff College Norfolk VA 1972. He served in HMCS Gatineau (II) (In command) 1971-75. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1975). He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior Staff Officer Combat Systems 1975. He served in HMCS Athabaskan (III) (In command) 1976-1978. He served in NDHQ in Directorate of Maritime Requirements 1978. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/07/1980). He served in Commander Second Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1980. He served in MARCOM HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Plans 1982. He served in NDHQ as Executive Assistant to Chief of Defence Staff 1983. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/06/1985). He served in NDHQ as Director General Intelligence 1985. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/09/1987). He served in NDHQ as Chief of Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1987. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Intelligence and Security 1989. (He was retired 04/08/1992.)
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Named Features
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);
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