MID Canada Line (MCL) Personnel Directory

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A's

   
NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Abray
Ray
Bell Canada1955-58Fort Black SK,
Bear Island (DDS 412 or 413)
Alken
Henry
Canadian Marconi1956-58Slave Lake AB
Winisk ON
Labrador
Anderson
Jim D
RCAF FCO1958Bird MB

B's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Babin
Cyril (Cy)
Flight Tech on H19 and H341955-58Great Whale River ON
Moosonee ON
Bahnman
Larry
RCAF FCO1961-63Dawson Creek BC.
Bambrick
"Boots"
RCAF FCOStoney Mountain AB
Bartolo
Peter
Canadian Marconi Tech1960-65Hopedale to DDS521
Baxter
Jim
Bell Telephone and CAE1956-63LaRonge SK
Cranberry Portage MB.
Bell
Bob
CAE Site Tech Testboard Tech1960-64Stoney Mountain AB
Dawson Creek BC
Bell
Herb
USAF1959Ramore ON
Blackburn
Peter
Canadian Marconi Tech1960-63Bird MB
Blalock
Grover
Radar Operator1956-57Hopedale NF,
Makovic NF
Bodenham
Al
RCAF FCO1958-59Dawson Creek BC
Booth
Cal
RCAF FCO1964 -65Winisk ON
Boyle
Tony
USAF 1 Lt. Weapons Controller1964-65Hopedale NF
Brouillette
Gaetan
Trainee (1st wave course)1955
Brown
Duncan (Gus)
Canadian Marconi Engineering Superintendent Diesel Electric Foreman1957-63Winisk ON,
Dawson Creek BC, Knob Lake QC,
Butler
Ray
Marconi / Fire Department1957-59Winisk ON

C's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Callaghan
Joe
RCAF FCO1959-60Cranberry Portage MB
Campbell
Dan
RCAF H21 Helicopter Pilot 108KU1955-57.Knob Lake QC and area
Capon
CMC
DDS Technician TB Supervisor1959-61Great Whale River QC
Knob Lake QC
Carberry
Ed
RCAF FCO1960-61Winisk ON
Cavers
Merv
Bell Canada Technician1958-59Bird MB
Charlton
John
Bell Tech repPolevault
MCL Hopedale Lab. NF
Cheverie
Tom
RCAF FCO1961Cranberry Portage MB
Bird MB
Chisholm
Joe
Canadian Marconi SCS Supervisor1962-65Knob Lake QC
Winisk ON
Clarke
Art
RCAF FCO1961-62Stoney Mountain AB
Coker
Stanley
CAE Technician1959-60Dawson Creek BC
Stoney mountain AB.
Coker
Roy
Spartan Air Services/Dominion helicopters1958-65Knob Lake QC,
Great Whale River QC
Collins
Jim
Cdn Marconi1962Great Whale River QC
Connolly (Deceased)
John
TechnicianKnob Lake QC
Hopedale NF
Courtland
Raymond
Bell Rep1956-58Dawson Creek BC,
Test line sites mainly Arnprior ON
Creamer
Reg
RCAF Sgt1958-59Great Whale River QC
Cyples
William
RCAF FCO1963-64Stoney Mountain AB
Cyr (Deceased)
Roger
RCAF Safety Systems NCO1955-57Great Whale River QC to Hopedale NF

D's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Davies
Dave
Cdn Marconi SSDHopedale NF to
Bird MB
DDS410
Dawkin
Len
RCAF FCO1963Dawson Creek BC
Defrae
Eric
Marconi Tech1957-61Knob lake QC,
Great Whale River QC,
DDS410
Bird MB..
Denmon
Charles
Supply Clerk1954-55Hopedale Lab. NF
Dingus
Walter C.
USAF Radar Operator1961-62Hopedale Lab. NF
Doucette
Stan
CAE Tech1960-64Cranberry Portage MB
Stoney Mountain AB

E's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Eastwood
Gordon
Canadian Marconi1959-61Winisk ON
Egan
Bill.
Engineer, Spartan Air Services and Dominion Helicopters.1959-65Knob Lake QC
Great Whale River QC
Elliott
Roy
Technician1957-65Hopedale Lab. NF to
Great Whale River QC
(Last tech out of Knob Lake QC 1965)
Epton
Harvey J.
RCAF FCOSite 070 Ramore ON

F's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Fagan
Michael
Canadian Marconi/Testboard Supv1957-58Knob Lake QC,
Great Whale River QC,
Fefchak
John
RCAF Crewman/Tech1955-58Knob Lake QC,
Great Whale River QC, Moosonee ON
Fisher
Terence
Diesel Generating Engineer, Consolidated Engineering1957-60Moosonee ON, Bird MB,
Winisk ON, Cranberry Portage MB
Francis (Deceased)
Rick.
1957-58DDS215
Knob Lake QC
Stoney Mountain AB

G's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Gardiner
Ian
Canadian Marconi Technician1963Great Whale River QC
Garza
Bob
USAF1960-61Hopedale Lab. NF
Gerrard
Garry
CAE Technician1959-60
1960-64
Stoney Mountain AB
Cranberry Portage MB
Giesbrecht
Abe (Al)
Safety Systems NCO1956-57Great Whale River QC,
Knob Lake QC, Winisk ON
Gillies
Howard
Bell Telephone Tech1956-57Stoney Mountain AB to
DDS 812
Gutmann
Willi.
Wheeler and Nordair Flight MechanicLate '50's to early 60's
Guy
Ron
RCAF FCO1960Bird MB

H's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Hadden
Brian
Canadian Marconi Com Tech1964-65Cape Jones QC
Haigh
Barrie
Canadian Marconi1964-65.Great Whale River QC
Harless
Grover
USAF Radar Operator1963Hopedale NF
Harwood
Cliff
Purchasing Bell Canada1953-59.BELL Canada HQ
Hayes
Richard (Dick)
RCAF FCO1962-63Winisk ON
Hickey
Leonard
Military1961-62Bird MB
Holley
Michael (Mike)
Canadian Marconi DDS Supervisor 300 sector1957-65Knob Lake QC
DDS 201 to 621
Hooper
Bob
NB Tel1957-58Cranberry Portage MB
Huberdeau
Larry
Bell Telephone1958Stoney Mountain AB
Hulcombe
Geoffrey
Power Station Operater, Consolidated Engines and Machinery Co Ltd1959-60Winisk ON
Cape Henrietta Maria ON
Hunt
Ralph
RCAF FCOStoney Mountain AB
Dawson Creek BC

I's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Ingram
Roderick
Bell Tech Rep1957-58Cranberry Portage MB

J's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Jackson
Bob
RCAF Operations Officer1958-60Knob Lake QC
Jarvis
Glen (Red)
Bell Tel.1954-58Lac La Ronge & Cranberry Portage MB, DDS715
Jennings
Roy (Slim)
RCAF FCOStoney Mountain AB
Jones
Ron
Canadian Marconi technician1959-60Great Whale River QC
Jorgenson
Bruce
Met Observer
Test Board Operator
1960-62
1962-64.
Cranberry Portage MB
Stoney Mountain AB

K's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Koerner
Michael
RCAF FCO1962-63Dawson Creek BC

L's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Lambert
Jacques
Canadian Marconi / Telecoms clerk1961-63Knob Lake QC
Lapchuk
Donald (Don)
Microwave Technician1957-58Bird MB, Site 527
LeBlanc
Vince
NBTel/Tech Rep1958-59DDS621-715
Lee
Michael (Mick)
Cdn Marconi Tech. DDS Supervisor1961-65Knob Lake Sector
Leslie
John (Jack)
Cdn Marconi Tech.1957-58DDS228
DDS303
Lindstrom
Glen
RCAF FCO1958-59Cranberry Portage MB
Lourie
Robert Douglas (Doug)
Bell Canada1957-59050 Fort Albany ON
DDS415 Cape Henrietta Maria ON
Low
Jim
Canadian Marconi Supply Clerk.1960-62.Great Whale River QC

M's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
MacDonald
Carl
Consolidated Engineering Montreal1961-64Great Whale River QC, Winisk ON,
DDS415, 050 Fort Albany
MacDonald
David
Canadian Marconi1960-62Winisk ON
MacKinnon
Mike
Canadian Marconi Technician1964Winisk ON
Maguire
Mac
Dominion Helicopters AME1963-65Knob Lake QC
Great Whale River QC
Maltais
Hank
Electronics Technician2 yrs 9 mos. Dawson Creek BC,
Stoney Mountain AB,
Cranberry Portage MB.
McAuley
Wilf
Bell Tech1956-57DDS 809, Dawson Creek BC
McElroy
Don
RCAF1960-61Great Whale River QC
McLeod
Kip
RCAF1962-64Knob Lake QC
Mergel
Al
Canadian Marconi TechnicianMay/59 - Oct/59
Feb/60 - Nov/60
Bird MB
Great Whale River QC
Middleton
Richard
Canadian MarconiGreat Whale River QC
Milinkovich
Mike
Bell Canada I & M Rep1956-59Knob Lake QC, DDS309,
Winisk ON, DDS 415/416,
050 Ft. Albany ON,
070 Kempis Mtn. ON
Millett
George P.
Canadian Marconi TSS @ Great Whale River1959-63Knob Lake QC,
Great Whale River QC
Milne
John (Deceased)
RCAF Pilot 108 Com Flight1955-58DDS 203 west to Bird MB
Miner
Boyd S. (Spence)
Polevault Tropo1/Tropo2 and HAM Station1959-60Hopedale Lab. NF
Moody
Ron
Canadian Marconi Technician1962-64Knob Lake QC
Hopedale Lab. NF
Morrow
Frank
Navigator 408 (P) Sqn.1954-56Goose Bay NF,
Knob Lake QC,
Great Whale River QC
+ many Sites.
Mullaly
Matt
Bell Tech Rep1957-58All DDSs 324 to 409
Murphy
Gerry
RCAF helicopter loadmaster/crewman1955-58Knob Lake QC
Great Whale River QC
Murphy
Ken
RCAF FCO1959-60Cranberry Portage MB

N's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Newby
Alf
Technician1962-63Great Whale River QC
various DDS Sites
Nicholson
Ed
Tech Rep. Manitoba Tel.!957-58DDS533
DDS536
Bird MB
Ionospheric Scatter Sites
Nickerson
Nick
RCAF Radio operator1957-58Knob Lake QC
Novak
David
USAF Radar Tech1962-63Hopedale Lab. NF

O's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
O'Gorman
Ken
Bell CanadaDDS 521 - 415
Ogston
Al
Bell Tech Rep.1957-58DDS309
Stoney Mountain AB
Osewski
Ryszard (Dick)
Supervisor1958-62Winisk ON
DDS 515 - 503

P's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Palframan
Jack (John)
Bell Canada Construction Engineer1954-57Dawson Creek BC, Cranberry Portage MB, Las Pas MB, Fort MacMurray AB, Churchill MB
Pankewich
Stan
RCAF FCO1960-61Great Whale River QC
Pearse
Robert (Web)
Great Whale River QC
Pittaway
Tom.
Canadian Marconi Technician1961-64Knob Lake QC

Q's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT

R's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Rae
Ivor
Marconi POL Clerk1962-63Great Whale River QC
Rathbone
Ben
RCAF FCO1957-58Great Whale River QC
Reade
Carl
RCAF
Canadian Marconi
1961-62
1963-65
Bird MB
Great Whale River QC, Knob Lake QC
Richard
Paul
RCAF FCO1957Stoney Mountain AB
Ridgewell
Roy
Bell Canada Technician1955-58 Fitzroy Harbour Test Site,
Winisk ON, Bird MB,
Stoney Mountain AB, numerous DDS's
Rosado-Grafal
Antonio
Radio Maintenance1961-62Hopedale Lab. NF
Rowe
John
Bell Technician1957DDS 342, 403
Runft
Heinz
Bell Canada Technician1956-59Stoney Mountain AB,
Winisk ON, DDS 412 (Bear Island)
Russel
Erik
Bell Technician1956-57Great Whale River, and others

S's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Salmon
Jim
NBTel Site Foreman1956-57DDS621 to DDS630
Savory
David
RCAF Ops Personnel1957-58Great Whale River QC
Shea
Michael (Mike)
Marconi Labourer1962-63Winisk ON
Smith
Alan
Bell Canada Supply Foreman1957-59Great Whale River QC
Winisk ON
Smith
Edward (Ed)
Water Treatment Plant Operator1957-64Stoney Mtn AB
Sohm
Donald (Soapy)
RCAF FCO1958-59Cranberry Portage MB.
Stockill
Wesley (Wes)
RCAF FCO1961-62.Winisk ON.
Sturm
Robert
USAF Radar Maint.1963-64.Hopedale Lab. NF
Swartz
Marshall
RCAF FCO1958-60Dawson Creek BC

T's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Tambeau
Donald
Construction1956Sites 412-413, Bear Island
Taylor
Stewart
Technician1963-65Winisk ON
Templeman
Peter (Deceased)
Canadian Marconi1957-64DDS227, 303, 318, 324,
200, Knob Lake,
Resolution Island NWT, Goose Bay Lab. NF
Tennant
John
Marconi Line Technician1959 and 62DDS227, DDS309
Knob Lake QC
Thomas
Pat
RCAF Operations1958-59Knob Lake QC
Thorslund
David
Toll Central Office Tech CO Assistant1955-59Bird MB, BELL HQ
Tinning
Brian
ConEng. Power Plant Supervisor.1956-59Cape Jones QC,
Great Whale River QC,
Winisk ON,
Cape Henrietta Maria ON
Towers
Brian
Bell Tel.Co. Site Engineer1955-56Cape Henrietta Maria ON,
DDS 416, DDS 418,
Winisk ON
Tranter
Ken
Bell Canada Tech1957-58Site 503 & Site 500 Ops Room
Trites
Boyd
NB Tel Tech Rep1957-58Dawson Creek BC
DDS 830
Trumpler
Rene
CO Foreman1956-57Cape Henrietta Maria ON
Tweedie
David
Tech Rep1958-59Site 060 Relay ON
Twist
Barry (Oli)
Calibration Team Technician1962-64All CMC Sites

U's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT

V's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Venn
Roy
RCAF FCO1958-59Winisk ON

W's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT
Walker
Hugh
Consolidated Engineering. Mainly Diesel Electric1958-59Stoney Mountain AB and
many sites 700/800 series
Webb
Cliff
CAE/Tech1958-63 Winisk ON 1958,
Cranberry Portage MB 1959-61,
Stoney Mountain AB 1961-63
Webb
John
Land Surveyor1955Manitoba sites
Weiler
Bill
Bell Canada Technician1956-58Dawson Creek BC
DDS's 842 - 824
White
Al
Marconi Paxman1959-61Sites from Bird MB to Great Whale River QC
Whitehead
Bruce
Bell Canada Technician1958-59Great Whale River.
DDS 327 to 406.
Woodhead
Bill
Bell Canada Supv Engineer1955-59All
Woodings
George
Bell Canada Electronic Technician Installer.1956-57DDS 709 Black Duck Lake SK,
Site 410 Cape Jones QC

Y's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT

Z's

NAME/EMAILCOMPANY/JOBDATES
SERVED
SITES SERVED AT