For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Ian William Hunter

 

Motor Mechanic, V12919, RCNVR

 

Born:  24 Jan 1915, Miniota, Manitoba

 

Died: 14 Feb 1945, Ostend, Belgium

 

Book of Remembrance

 

HUNTER, Ian William, M.M., V12919, RCNVR, killed - 14 Feb 1945, MTB 461 - son of William and Sarah S. Hunter; husband of Verdun E. Hunter, all of Calgary, AB.

 

Motor Mechanic I. W. Hunter was killed in an accidental explosion on a motor torpedo boat in Belgium, his body was not recovered. He joined the R.C.N.V.R. on January 10, 1942 and was a partner in a general tractor supplier in civilian life. 

 

Ships served in:

HMCS NONSUCH

HMCS FRENCH - Served in French 11 Apr 1942 - 22 May 1942 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

ML Q090 - Served in French 11 Apr 1942 - 22 May 1942 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMMGB 16

HMMTB 731

MTB 461

 

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(1) Newspaper article on the death of MM Ian Hunter (2) Certificate of Service (30 Naval Training and Active Service record (4) Report of Death (5) Service Summary (6) Letter to Ian's mother giving details of the explosion at Ostend.

 


 

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