For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
John Clement Dean Thomas, DSM
Leading Coder, V11857, RCNVR
Born: 17 Aug 1921, Winnipeg, MB Died: 18 Jul 1983, Winnipeg MB
Ships served in:
HMCS BELLECHASSE - Served in Bellechase 28 Feb 1942 - 19 Feb 1943 as a O/Coder & Coder, RCNVR. Rated Coder 30 Sep 1942.
HMCS BAYFIELD - Served in Bayfield 16 Mary 1943 - 21 Jul 1945 as a Coder, RCNVR
(1) Portrait of Seaman Thomas (2) Training and Active Service record (3) Verification form for Campaign Stars, Defence Medal, War Medal, CVSM and Clasp (4) Letter to HMCS Unicorn informing them of the award of the DSM to L/Coder Thomas (5) Letter to HMCS Unicorn with instructions for the awarding of the DSM of L/Coder Thomas (6) Letter from HMCS Uniforn to Naval Service HQ informing them that John Thomas has been invested with the DSM.
Courtesy of Rick Thomas