For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Arthur Edwin Barrett

 

AB, V12346, RCNVR

 

Born:  10 May 1917, Lloydminster, Alberta            Died: 29 Apr 1944 at sea

 

BARRETT, Arthur Edwin, AB, V12346, RCNVR, killed - 29 Apr 1944, HMCS ATHABASKAN - son of Charles Henry Barrett and of Nancy Barrett, of Edmonton, AB. Husband of Cleo Barrett.

 

AB Barrett is buried in the Plouescat Communal Cemetery, Finistere, France.

 

Book of Remembrance entry

 

Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION EDMONTON

HMCS SANS PEUR - Served in Sans Peur 02 Nov 1940 - 22 Nov 1940 and 11 Mar 1941 - 03 Apr 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS VENTURE - Served in Venture 06 Aug 1941 - 30 Apr 1942 as on OS & AB, RCNVR

HMCS AMHERST - Served in Amherst 11 Jul 1942 - 03 Aug 1942 and 23 Sep 1942 - 20 Mar 1943 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS ATHABASKAN - Drafted to Athabaskan 03 Jul 1943 as an AB, RCNVR

 

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(1) Certificate of Service  (2) Training and Active Service record  (3-4) Service Summary  (5) Casualty Report  (6) Letter to AB Barrett's father informing him that AB Barrett's body was recovered and buried in France.  (7) Book of Remembrance entry

 

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