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Malgywn Charles (Mac) Ford

 

Able Seaman, Leading Torpedo Operator, 2669, RCN

 

Born: 05 Sep 1916, Strathclair, Manitoba

 

Died: 25 Jun 1940 at sea

 

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FORD, Malgwyn Charles (Mac), AB, 2669, RCN, MPK - 25 Jun 1940, HMCS FRASER - Born 05 Sep 1916, the son of Jesse and Elizabeth Ford of Success, SK.  Mac was born at Strathclair, MB and enlisted on 12 Mar 1934 at Esquimalt, BC as a boy seaman. He is survived by his wife Hilda Viola (Carr) and son Jerry at Port Clements, BC.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS VANCOUVER - Served in Vancouver 03 Jan 1935 - 25 Nov 1936 as on OS & AB, RCN.  Rated AB 03 Dec 1935

HMCS FRASER - Served in Fraser 22 Jan 1937 - 14 Apr 1938 as an AB, RCN //  Drafted to Fraser 17 Jan 1939 as an AB, RCN

 

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(1) Malgwyn Ford mid-1930s  (2) Malgwyn Ford (left) and Pop Mills  (3) On parade - 1937  (4-5) Consent for Malgwyn to join the RCN as a Boy Seaman  (6-7) Certificate of Service

 

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(8-9) Service Summary  (10) Letter to Viola Ford informing her the her husband was killed in action.

 

Courtesy of Jerry Ford

 


 

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