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Harry Simpson Marshall


Lieutenant (E), O-46630, RCNVR


Born: 1921          Died: 1997


Harry Marshall transferred from the RCAF(R) to the RCNVR on 14 Apr 1942 and was appointed as a Probationary Sub-Lieutenant (E) (Temp), RCNVR. He was demobilized on 06 Dec 1945.  Harry died 1997 of Parkinsons Disease. Harry and his wife Emma were married on HMCS Toronto on 17 Mar 1945.


Ships served in:

MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR (HMCS MONTREAL) - Probationary SLt (Navy List Apr 1942)

HMCS CANSO - Appointed to Canso 24 Aug 1942 as a SLt (E), RCNVR (Navy List Sep 1942)

HMCS GIVENCHY - Appointed to Givenchy (for disposal) 01 May 1943 as a SLt (E), RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS PRINCE HENRY - Harry is in the ship's company photo for HMCS Prince Henry dated March 1943, as a Slt (E).

HMCS ST CATHARINES - Appointed to St Catharines 06 Oct 1943 as a SLt (E), RCNVR  (Navy List Oct 1943)

HMCS CHARNY - Appointed to Charny 26 May 1944 as a Lt (E), RCNVR (Navy List Jul 1944)

HMCS TORONTO - Appointed to Toronto 01 Jul 1944 as a Lt (E), RCNVR (Navy List Jan 1945)


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(1) Portrait of Harry Marshall  (2) Portrait of Harry Marshall circa 1942-43  (3) Harry Marshall circa 1942-43  (4) Wedding of  Emma (Judy) and Harry Marshall onboard HMCS Toronto 17 Mar 1945 - photo courtesy of Maggy - daughter of Charlie Thomas.  (L-R) Pauline (Polly) Thomas, bride Emma (Judy) M. Marshall, groom Harry S. Marshall and Charles (Charlie) Thomas. Pauline and Charie were bridesmaid and best man. The WRENs Polly and Judy, were stationed at Stadacona. Charles was a Lt on HMCS Toronto.



Wedding party of Lt Harry Marshall and Wren Emma Maud (Judy) Morrow on HMCS Toronto 17 Mar 1945


Wren Pauline Kennedy and Lt Charles Thomas were the maid of honour and best man.


 2nd row L-R:  unknown, Charles Thomas, Pauline Kennedy, Judy and Harry Marshall, unknown


Back Row, 3rd from right, William J.J. Wade



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