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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 


Arthur Robert Penelton


Telegraphist, V52257, RCNVR


Born: 1924, Miniota, Manitoba


Died: 09 Jul 1994, Winnipeg, Manitoba


PENELTON, Arthur Robert - Peacefully, on July 9, 1994, Arthur Robert Penelton passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Art is survived by his loving wife Helen; one daughter Marni; two sons, Brad and friend Josette Gosselin, Gary and wife Julie and granddaughters, Kayla and Stephanie. Also surviving are two sisters, Doris (Mrs. George Bruce) of Miniota, man. and Merle and husband Colin Cory of Vancouver, BC. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Art was born in 1924. He was raised and educated in Miniota, Man. He served in the Navy in the Second World War and in 1947 started work with the Manitoba Power Commission (Now Manitoba Hydro), retiring in 1984 after 37 years service. Art was a past Master of Charleswood Masonic Lodge No. 163 and was also an avid curler having curled with the Charleswood Senior Curling League. Cremation has taken place and at Art's request there will be a private Memorial Service. Many thanks to Dr. Lawrence, Dr. Milner and staff of the Oncology Dept. at Grace Hospital. In lieu of flowers if friends so desire, donations may be made to the Manitoba Cancer Treatment & research Foundation, 100 Olivia St., Winnipeg. R3E 9Z9. "Rest in peace Dear Art"


Arthur took his trade training for Telegraphist at St-Hyacinthe, Quebec


Ships served in:

ML Q117


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(1-3) Arthur Penelton  (4) "Communications 7", Digby, NS  (5) Bank deposit slip for Arthur Penelton at Ste Hyacinthe, Que  (6) Out for a swim - unknown group  (7) His Majesty's Troopship Aquitania


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(8) Arthur Penelton and Bill Deans at Miniota, MB while Arthur was home on leave  (9) Arthur Penelton and his sister Merl Cory at Miniota, MB while Arthur was home on leave  (10) Arthur Penelton and Eleanor Deans at Miniota, MB while Arthur was home on leave  (11) Unknown friend of Arthur Penelton's


Courtesy of Gary Penelton



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