For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

John Bernard Boase, C.D.

 

Ordnance Lieutenant-Commander, O-7341, RCN

 

Died: date of passing unknown

 

In the obituary for John's wife in 2004, it notes he predeceased her.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS YORK - Appointed to York as A/Ord SLt, RCN (seniority 07 Sep 1948) (Navy List Jan 1949)

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to RCN Barracks, Halifax, Officer's Divisional Course 20 Jun 1949 as an Ord SLt, RCN (Navy List Jul 1949)

HMCS ONTARIO - Appointed to Ontario 09 Jun 1950 as an Ord SLt, RCN (Navy List Jul 1950)

HMCS NADEN - Appointed to RCN Barracks, Esquimalt, Ordnance Officers Course 01 Nov 1950 as an A/Ord Lt, RCN (Navy List Jan 1951)

HMCS STADACONA, HMCS DOCKYARD, NAVAL ARMAMENT DEPOT - Appointed to Stadacona for employment at the Naval Armament Depot 14 Jan 1952 as an A/Ord Lt, RCN (Navy List Apr 1952)

HMCS IROQUOIS - Appointed to Iroquois 17 Feb 1953 as a Ord Lt, RCN (Navy List Apr 1953)

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to Stadacona 19 Feb 1954 as Ord Lt, RCN, Add'l (Navy List Jul 1954)

HMCS STADACONA, HMCS DOCKYARD, NAVAL ARMAMENT DEPOT - Appointed to Stadacona for employment at the Naval Armament Depot (Dartmouth) 07 Apr 1954 as an Ord Lt, RCN

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to Stadacona 08 Sep 1954 as Ord Lt, RCN, Staff Officer (Ordnance) (Navy List Jul 1956)

LOANED TO RN (for course or training) - 02 Apr 1956 as Ord. LCdr, RCN (seniority 01 Dec 1956) (Navy List Jul 1957)

HMCS ST LAURENT - Appointed to St Laurent 14 Apr 1958 as Ord LCdr, RCN, Ordnance Officer and Squadron Ordnance Officer (Navy List Jul 1958)

HMCS CRESCENT - Appointed to Crescent 24 Mar 1959 as Ord LCdr, RCN, Assistant Squadron Technical Officer (Navy List Jul 1959)

Listed as SECONDED - BASc Chemical Engineering (Navy List Jan 1961 & Oct 1962)

NAVAL HEADQUARTERS - Appointed to Naval Headquarters 01 Jul 1963 as Ord LCdr, RCN, Staff for Director General Fighting Equipment (Navy List Oct 1963)

NAVAL HEADQUARTERS - Appointed to Naval Headquarters 26 Nov 1963 as Ord LCdr, RCN, Director General Fighting Equipment, Staff for Director of Weapons Systems (Navy List Apr 1964)

 

Article on Lt Boase being appointed to the Naval Armament Depot, Halifax.

Halifax Chronicle-Herald 16 Feb 1964

Researched by / courtesy of George Newbury

 

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