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Frank Philip Rhymes

 

Stoker 1st Class, RCNR

 

Born: 18 Nov 1915, Burgeo, Newfoundland          Died: 29 Sep 1994, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

RHYMES, Frank Philip - 78, Halifax, died September 29, 1994, at home. Born in Burgeo, Nfld., he was a son of the late Frank Phillip and Mary Elizabeth (Beniot) Rhymes. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War and also as a merchant marine during the war. He retired from HMC Dockyard after 30 years of service. He was a well-known and highly respected canvas and sailmaker in the Maritime provinces for over 25 years. He was an active member of Royal Canadian Legion, Vimy Branch 27. He is survived by his wife, the former Eleanor Francis Grandy; two daughters, Judy (Mrs.. Kenneth Farcey), Halifax; Sandra (Mrs. Keith Butler), Dartmouth; two brothers, Eric, Burgeo; Reginald, East Chezzetcook; six grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home. Windsor Street, Halifax, where a legion service will be 7:30 p.m. tonight and where funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Gary Thorne officiating. In lieu o flowers, donations may be made to St. George's Anglican Church restoration fund. 

 

Ships served in:

HMCS PRINCE HENRY

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(1) Portrait of Seaman Rhymes  (2) Certificate of Service  (3) Information written by Frank Phillip Rhymes on his service in the RCNR  (4) Frank's headstone at the Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, NS

 

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