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Wilkins, Bradley Laurence

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Title Commodore (CF)
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Birth 05/09/1927 Death 01/04/2018
Place Swansea Place Chester
Area ON Area NS
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Biography
After his naval service he worked with Saint John Shipbuilding Ltd. and MIL Davie Inc as Director of Engineering.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 20/08/1944). He served in Royal Roads (RCNC) 1944. He was appointed as a Midshipman (L) RCN (With seniority dated 03/07/1946). He served in HMCS York for Studies (BASc) at University of Toronto 1946. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (L) RCN (With seniority dated 03/03/1948). He served in NHQ as Additional for Special Services 1948. He served in HMC Electrical School Halifax for Courses 1949. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (L) RCN (With seniority dated 03/03/1948). He served in HMCS Stadacona. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (L) RCN (With seniority dated 01/08/1948). He served in HMCS Huron 1950. He served in Electrical School Halifax 1950. He served in HMCS Nootka as Electrical Officer 1951. He served in HMCS Niobe as Assistant Staff Officer (Electrical) 1953. He served in NHQ as Officer-in-Charge Guided Missile Section 1954. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (L) RCN (With seniority dated 01/08/1956). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Duty with Manager Electrical Engineering 1957. He served in HMCS Restigouche as Electrical Officer 1958. He served in HMCS Stadacona as Staff Officer (Theory Instruction) 1959. He served in NHQ as Senior Engineer on Staff of Program Manager Missile Systems 1962. He served in NHQ as Staff Officer Anti-submarine Warfare Systems 1964. He served in Business Administration Course (UWO) 1964. He served in NDHQ as Director Systems Engineering 1965. He was appointed as a Commander (L) RCN (With seniority dated 27/05/1965). He served in NDHQ as Project Systems Engineer DDH-280 Project 1966. He was appointed as a Captain (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/01/1971). He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Sytem Engineering 1971. He served in National Defence College Staff Course 1973. He served in CFB Esquimalt for Duty at HMC Dockyard as Commander Canadian Forces Ship Repair Unit (Pacific) 1974. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 15/07/1976). He served in NDHQ as Director General Management Systems 1976. He served in MARCOM Staff as Chief of Staff (Materiel) 1979. (He was retired 05/09/1982.)
 
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References
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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2017-02-05

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