For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Joseph Henri Lionel Forget

 

Acting Stoker 1st Class, V39852, RCNVR

 

Born: 19 Oct 1923, Montreal, Quebec          Died: Jan 1986

 

 

 

Ships served in:

HMCS CARTIER

HMCS GANANOQUE - Served in Gananoque 22 Jan 1943 - 02 Mar 1943 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

HMCS TEME - Served in Teme 27 Apr 1944 - 23 Apr 1945 as a A/Sto 1c, RCNVR

 

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(1) Certificate of Service  (2-3) Naval Training and Active Service record  (4) Conduct record  (5) Joseph Henri Lionel Forget - Sep 1942  (6) Unknown aircraft Carrier  (7) Sailors on parade, marching of out of HMC Dockyard  (8) Bi-plane taking off from unknown carrier

 

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(9) HNLMS O15 (later N15, P15) served out of Halifax for anti-submarine training until relived by HMS/M P553 in Aug 1942. She then returned to the European theater where she remained for the rest of the war.  (10-13) Unknown ships. Possibly at Halifax  (14) Lionel's Prayer Book  (15) Lionel's trade badge - Stoker  (16) Lionel Forget (left) and friend

 

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(17) HMCS Cornwallis "INDUS" Class 4 - 06 Nov 1942. Joseph Forget, Back Row, 4th from right  (18) Lionel with friends/shipmates  (19-20) Lionel Forget  (21-24) Lionel's jacket patches - one RCN, two RCNVR and one from HMCS Skeena

 

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(25-28) Postcards to Johnny to his family

 

Courtesy of Johnny Forget

 

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