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ROYAL CANDIAN SHIP LOST DURING WWII

H.M.C.S.SPIKENARD

H.M.C.S LOUISBURG

H.M.C.S. WEYBURN

H.M.C.S. TRENTONIAN

H.M.C.T.B. 460, 361,462, 465, 466,

H.M.C.S.OTTER

H.M.C.S. GUYSBOROUGH

H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN

H.M.C.S.ESQUIMALT

HM.C.S. VALLEYFIELD

H.M.C.S. FRASER

H.M.C.T.B. 469, 463

H.M.C.S. REGINA

H.M.C.S. ALBERNI

H.M.C.S.LEVIS

H.M.C.S. RACOON

H.M.C.S, CHARLOTTETOWN

H.M.C.S, OTTAWA

H.M.C.S. ST. CROIX

H.M.C.S. BRAS D'OR

H.M.C.S.MARGAREE

H.M.C.S. CHEDABUCTO

H.M.C.S. SKEENA

H.M.C.S. SHAWINIGAN

H.M.C.S, WINDFLOWER

H.M.C.S. CLOYAQUOT

 

 

 

 

  HONOUR ROLL

SHIPMATES WHO HAVE CROSSED THE BAR

* Denotes Honorary Member

* Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and Patron

08/04/1900 - 03/30/2002

Les Norman      05/95

         Joe Ryan            01/98

George Angus 01/99

Tom McCabe    04/01

Bill Ollynchuck 02/02

Dick Masales   07/02

    Stan Pearce     03/03

        Ed Willis           11/03

Art Hammond 09/04

     David Lamb      05/05

Chuck Edmonds 10/05

Art Burchat     11/05

Jim Atkins        01/06

Harry Parkin     11/06

Paul Kenwood 03/07

        Jack Laurie        01/08

Mel Greenwood 03/08

           Ted Kay             04/08

Geoffery Magee 07/08

Frank Sweeny 09/08

Jim McDowell   09/08

      Dennis Hall      10/08

Eugene Tobin  01/09

William Cameron 02/09

Raqy Richardson 04/09

George Donnelly 06/09

Elmer Graham 06/09

         Jack Ross          08/09

Vince Boudreau 02/10

    Joe O'Grady      03/10

    Larry Brodie     04/10

Martin Franchetto 05/10

   Jim Whitlaw     08/10

Gord Hughes   09/10

       Ron Danks        12/10

     Ernie Brown     03/11

          Bill Drew          05/11

       Joe Smyth         02/12

Gord Taylor     03/12

Don Matheson 10/12

Matt Petrowich 01/13

William Kinnear 03/13

Harold Wilkinson 03/13

        Bob Black         06/13

Alf Carpenter  06/13

Don Scholefield 09/14

Jim Morgetroyd 05/15

Dennis McNeil 06/16

John Stevens    08/16

Dennis McNeil 06/16

Keith Wood    11/16

 

WE REMEMBER

A TRIBUTE TO OUR VETERANS PAST AND PRESENT

WE REMEMBER  August 5, 1914. When the black shroud of war engulfed the world.

WE REMEMBER  When the youth of the nation, by the tens of thousands, including 3,000 brave nurses ventured to far off lands with strange sounding names that they could barely pronounce to fight tyranny.

WE REMEMBER   YPRES  THE SOMME  PASSCHENDAELE  LENS  CAMBRAI  AMIENS  FESTUBERT  BOURLON WOOD  VIMY RIDGE

WE REMEMBER  The 644,636 who served, the 66,655 who did not return and the 172,950 wounded. Almost erasing a generation of young men.

WE REMEMBER  The eleventh hour of the eleventh of the eleventh day of the eleventh month 1918. When thje black shroud receded to rest just below the horizon and the world rejoiced in the end of the war to end all wars.

WE REMEMBER  September 10, 1939 when once again the youth of the nation, men and women were called to fight in far off lands.

WE REMEMBER THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN  DIEPPE  THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC  JUNO BEACH  HONG KONG  CAEN  ORTONA  AMSTERDAM.

WE REMEMBEER  The 1.1 million men and women who served, the 45,631 who did not return, and the54,400 wounded.

WE REMEMBER  The Merchant Navy, the valiant seafarers who manned the merchant ships , many of them unarmed, running the gauntlet of wolf packs and surface raiders, providing supplies for our fighting men and women as well as the necessities to the civilian populations of devastated nations.

WE REMEMBER  The CONVOYS to BRITAIN  ASIA  AFRICA THE MURMANSK RUN. 

WE REMEMBER  The 12,000 men and women who served, and the1,629 lost including 8 women.

WE REMEMBER  May 7, 1945 V E Day. When the nation celebrated but there were still many months of bitter fighting left.

WE REMEMBER  August 15,1945 V J Day. When the world rejoiced in the hope that this would be the final conflict and the shroud would be lifted forever.

WE REMEMBER  The joyful reunions of loved ones on the docks of Halifax and Vancouver and the railway stations across the land. These were happy times for those who survived the two great wars, but many returned physically and mentally scarred for life.

WE REMEMBER  June 25, 1950. When our young men and women were called again to war in The Land of the Morning Calm KOREA

WE REMEMBER  KAPYONG  SAMI- CHON VALLEY  THE HOOK HILLS 187  227  166  113  159  355.

WE REMEMBER  The 2nd Battalion PPCLI who received a presidential Unit Citation for their actions at Kapyong. The 2nd Battalion RCR. The 2nd Battalion Royal 22e Regiment The Vandoos.

WE REMEMBER  H.M.C.S. HAIDA  H.M.C.S. IROQUOIS  H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN  H.M.C.S. HURON  H.M.C.S. NOOTKA  H.M.C.S. CAYUGHA  H.M.C.S. SOUIX  H.M.C.S. CRUSADER. All of whom protected our troops on land by engaging in shore batteries and disrupting the supply trains from the north, earning them the title of THE TRAIN BUSTERS.

WE REMEMBER  426 Transport Squadron R.C.A.F. THE THUNDERBIRDS who flew 600 round trip sorties carrying 13,000 passengers and 3,000,000 kilograms of freight without losing a single aircraft to enemy actions.

WE REMEMBER  The 26,791 men and women who served, the 516 who did not return and the 1,558 wounded.

WE REMEMBER                                                  THE FORGOTTEN WAR

WE REMEMBER  July 27, 1953. The cease fire was signed and the role of our combat troops changed to that of Peace Keepers.

WE REMEMBER  The Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen who served during the Cold War, balanced the edge of a knife while the two most powerful military nations in the world faced each other and the doomsday clock stood at 2 minutes to midnight.

WE REMEMBER  November5, 1956. When the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution to form the United Nations Emergency Force, to act as a buffer between w3arring factions anywhere in the world. Thus were born THE PEACE KEEPERS.

WE REMEMBER   Our Peace Keepers. The 125,000 Navy, Army Air Force, R.C.M.P. and Civilian Police Officers who were called to serve throughout the world in harm's way, often in situations that appeared to be unsolvable while proudly wearing THE BLUE BERET.

WE REMEMBER  THE SUEZ  CYPRUS  THE CONGO  SOMALIA  RWANDA UGANDA

WE REMEMBER  The 125 Peace Keepers who have given their lives in the never ending quest to stabilize an uneasy world.

WE REMEMBER  The autumn of 2001. When the Taliban Government of Afghanistan fell and our young men and women were called to serve once again in a land torn apart by a civil wraith no apparent solution.

WE REMEMBER  OPERATION APOLLO  OPERATION ATHENA  KANDAHAR  KABUL.

WE REMEMBER  The over 25,000 who have served and are still serving. The 158 who did not return and the 618 wounded.

WE REMEMBER  All those who have served and are still serving, whether they are wit us or have crossed the bar. Not just on the Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month but 365 days a year.

AND WE SAY

THANK YOU

AND

GOD BLESS YOU

 

WE REMEMBER