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Waller, Richard Clifford

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 08/10/1939 Death (nk)
Place Calgary Place (nk)
Area BC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Biography
 
 
Military Service
(Short Service Appointment). He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 03/09/1957). He served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment) for Training 1957. (Transferred to ROTP 1958), He was appointed as an Officer Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1958). He served in the Royal Roads Military College 1958. He served in the Royal Military College of Canada 1960. He was appointed as A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1962). He served in HMCS Saskatchewan for Upper-deck and Engineroom Watchkeeping Training 1962. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1962). He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 02/05/1965). He served in HMCS Sussexvale as Navigating Officer and as Operations Officer. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Operations Officer Specialist Training 1966. He served in HMCS Gatineau as Operations Officer 1962. He served on the Staff of Fifth Canadian Escort Squadron 1968. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1968). He served on Exchange Duties with United States Navy in USS HMCS Yorktown and USS Intrepid 1969. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Command and Staff College Staff Course 1972. He served in HMCS Restigouche as Executive Officer 1973. He served on the Staff of Commander Training Group Pacific as Staff Officer 1975. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 02/07/1976). He served in CFB Esquimalt for Naval Officer Training Centre as Commanding Officer 1977. He served in HMCS Nipigon (II) (In command) 1978-1980. He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior Staff Officer Personnel Policy and Plans 1980. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 25/10/1982). He served in HMCS Protecteur (In command) 1982. He served in MARPAC HQ as Chief of Staff (Operations) 1984. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 11/07/1986). He served in SACLANT HQ as Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief Western Atlantic (Norfolk VA) 1986. He served in CFB Halifax for MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff (Personnel) 1988. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 10/07/1989). He served in CFB Halifax for MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff to Maritime Commander 1989. He served in MARPAC HQ as Commander Maritime Forces Pacific and Deputy Commander Maritime Command 1992. (He was retired 02/09/1994.)
 
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References
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);
Last update
2017-02-05

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