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HMCS ATHABASKAN G07

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Personnel who survived the sinking of the Athabaskan in April 1944 and became prisoners of war in Germany.  Photo taken London, May 1945

Source: Lt Franklin Roy Kemp / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-166527

 

(2) Grenier, Roger  (5) L'Esperance, Jim  (8) Laurie, Douglas

 

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After being liberated, the POWs from HMCS Athabaskan return home

John Acorn is in the top row indicated by a black square.

From the World War II collection of John James Acorn

Courtesy of Barry Acorn

 


 

 

HMCS Athabaskan G07, Apr 1944

Source: Web blog of Pierre LagacÚ

Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-131800

 

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Identified Personnel:

 

1)  Jack Edwards

 


 

 

Some of the crew of HMCS Athabaskan G07, April 1944

Source: Web blog of Pierre LagacÚ

 

 (3) Hinds, Edward Calderwood  (8) Stubbs, John Hamilton, LCdr, DSC, CO  (19) Metcalf, Donald Irving, CPO EA3c  (54) Kettles, Stuart, L/Writer

 

 

HMCS Athabaskan G07 Survivors Reunion 1971

 

Back Row (L-R): Bert Burrows, Jack Scott, Robin hayward, Geoffrey Hesler, William Bint, Jim Richardson, Raymond Heloche, Wilfred Henrickson, William Howard, Charles Burg, Alex McKinnon, George Howard

 

Front Row (L-R): Mac Young, George Parsons, Clarence Rafuse, Sam Pine, George Lunder, Jim Tyrie, Orwen Deal, Jim L'Esperance, Emile Beaudoin, Paul Galland, Raymond Moar, Jim Eva

 

 

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