Sergeant Beverley Michael Mason served in the Logistic Branch of the Canadian Army. He was stationned in Germany during the Cold War and in Iran in 1988 as part of an United Nations mission. He is entitled to the Special Service Medal (N.A.T.O. clasp), the United Nations Iran/Iraq medal and the Canadian Decoration.
January 15th 1969 : Enlisted in the Canadian Army.
December 1970: Posted at CFB Gagetown
June 26th, 1972: Posted at CFB Petawawa
February 7th, 1973: Promoted to Corporal
September 25th, 1975: Posted at Lahr, Germany (entitlement to his Special Service medal N.A.T.O. clasp)
June 28th 1976 : Posted at CFS Churchill, Manitoba
August 14, 1978 : Posted at CFB Calgary with the 1st Service battalion
December 31st : Promoted to Master-corporal
March 12th, 1980 : Posted at the National Defence Headquarter in Ottawa
March 29th : Left the army for the first time
April 9th, 1981 : Re-enlisted with the rank of corporal in St-John Newfoundland. Posted to Chilliwack. Qualified as a cook and crewman. In Canada in 1980-81 there was a big recession and jobs were scarce, he was probably not able to find a job as a civilian and got back in the army.
January 2nd, 1982 : Promoted to the rank of Master-Corporal
1982 : He received his Canadian Decoration
April 24th, 1985 : Promoted to the rank of Sergeant
August 23rd : Posted at CFB Petawawa
June 13th, 1986 : Posted at CFB Petawawa (location not retained)
August 10th, 1988 : He left Petawawa with the Canadian Forces contingent of approximately 500 members (most were members of the 88th Canadian Signals Regiment) for the Iran/Irak mission (Operation Vagabonb). Mid-December: Troops are to back to Canada from Iran/Irak
Mid-december : Troops are to back to Canada from Iran/Irak
December 1988 : Promoted to the rank of acting Warrant Officer
June 22nd, 1989 : Canadian Signals contingent received their medals in CFB Petawawa for the United Nations Iran/Iraq military observer group – UNIIMOG. He probably received his medal at this date since he was still in Petawawa.
August 15th : Posted at CFB Greenwood, Nova Scotia
May 5th, 1992 : Left the army
September 5, 1995 : Applied for the Special Service Medal (NATO bar)
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