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Gerald Estabrooks Rising


Lieutenant, O-62340, RCNVR


Lieutenant-Commander, O-62340, RCN(R)


Born: 1919          Died: 1993


Gerald Rising is buried in the St. Thomas Anglican Cemetery, Shanty Bay, Simcoe County, Ontario.


Ships served in:

* Enlisted as an OS, RCNVR - 1940 (The Nauticapedia)

HMS RALEIGH (Officer Training Establishment, UK) - Drafted to RALEIGH, 27 Mess,  in 1940 as an OS, RCNVR (The Nauticapedia)

HMS KING ALFRED - Served in KING ALFRED in 1940 (The Nauticapedia)

TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Listed as a Prob. SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Feb 1941)

HMCS ROYAL ROADS - Appointed to ROYAL ROADS 02 Jan 1942 as a Prob. SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Jan 1942)

ML Q078 - Appointed to Q078 26 May 1942 as a SLt, RCNVR, 1st Lt  (seniority 18Aug 1941) (Navy List Sep 1942)

ML Q058 - Served in Q058 15 Feb 1943 - 25 Jan 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR, CO (4th Commanding Officer)

ML Q117 - Served in Q117 26 Jan 1944 - 26 Dec 1944 as as Lt, RCNVR, CO (2nd Commanding Officer)

ML Q114 - Served in Q114 29 Jan 1945 - 13 Feb 1945 as a Lt, RCNVR, CO (5th Commanding Officer)

* Retired List as a Lt, RCN(R) (seniority 18 May 1942) (Navy List Apr 1946)

* Appointed LCdr, RCN(R) on the Retired List (seniority 18 May 1950) (Navy List Jul 1952)

* Last noted on the Retired List at HMCS YORK as a LCdr, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1960)




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