For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Eric Whitehouse

 

Regulating Petty Officer, 2464, RCN

 

Born: 19 Jun 1908, London, England          Died: 22 Aug 1944 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

WHITEHOUSE, Eric, RPO, 2464, RCN, killed - 22 Aug 1944, HMS NABOB - husband of Alice Whitehouse, of Vancouver, BC.

 

RPO Whitehouse is buried in the Douglas Bank Cemetery, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS VANCOUVER - Served in Vancouver 07 Jun 1930 - 08 Aug 1942 as an OS / AB, RCN. Rated AB 29 Jul 1931

HMCS ARMENTIERES - Served in Armentieres 01 Dec 1932 - 13 Jul 1934 as an AB, RCN

HMCS VANCOUVER - Served in Vancouver 05 Jan 1935 - 26 Nov 1936 as an AB, RCN

HMCS ARMENTIERES - Served in Armentieres 14 Dec 1936 - 27 Dec 1936 as an AB, RCN

HMCS FRASER - Served in Fraser 22 Jan 1937 - 27 Mar 1937 as an AB, RCN

HMCS SKEENA - Served in Skeena 28 Mar 1937 - 09 Aug 1937 as an AB, RCN

HMS FORESTER - Served in Forester 01 Jan 1938 - 01 Apr 1938 as an AB, RCN

HMS/HMCS CRUSADER- Served in Crusader 02 Apr 1938 - 30 Sep 1938 as an AB, RCN. Crusader was transferred to the RCN on 15 Jun 1938

HMCS OTTAWA - Served in Ottawa 17 Jan 1939 - 04 Jul 1939 as an AB, RCN

HMCS GIVENCHY (Guard boat) - Served in Givenchy 10 Aug 1940 - 13 Sep 1940 as an AB, RCN

HMCS QUINTE - Served in Quinte 29 Aug 1941 - 19 Nov 1941 as an A/LS, RCN

HMCS FREDERICTON - Served in Fredericton 09 Dec 1941 - 08 Apr 1942 as an LS / A/PO, RCN.  Rated A/PO 01 Apr 1942

HMCS GRANDMERE - Served in Grandmere 12 Jun 1942 - 30 Dec 1942

HMCS NABOB - Drafted to Nabob 08 Feb 1944 as an A/RPO, RCN.  Rated RPO 15 Mar 1944

 

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(1-3) Certificate of Service  (4-5) Service Summary

 

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