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Frederick Elmo Geddes

 

Stoker Petty Officer, 21476, RCN

 

Born: 10 Jun 1917, South Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Died: 18 Mar 1945 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

GEDDES, Frederick Elmo, Sto PO, 21476, RCN, MPK - 18 Mar 1945, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Son of Eleanor Anna Geddes, of Parksville, BC; husband of Patricia V. Geddes, of Halifax, NS.

 

Stoker PO Geddes' father, Elmo Raymond Geddes, died on June 21, 1920 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).

 

Ships served in:

HMCS FRASER - Served in Fraser 21 Jun 1938 - 15 Nov 1938 as a Sto 2c / Sto 1c, RCN.  Rated Sto 1c 12 Jul 1938

HMCS NOOTKA - Served in Nootka 06 Dec 1938 - 13 Mar 1939 as a Sto 1c, RCN

HMCS ARMENTIERES - Served in Armentieres 14 Mar 1939 - 04 Jun 1939 as a Sto 1c, RCN

HMS KEMPENFELT - Served in Kempenfelt 30 Sep 1939 - 17 Oct 1939 as a Sto 1c, RCN

HMCS ASSINIBOINE - Served in Assiniboine (former Kempenfelt) 18 Oct 1939 - 08 Sep 1940. Commissioning crew

HMCS NIAGARA - Served in Niagara 24 Sep 1940 - 14 Jan 1941 as a A/L/Sto, RCN

HMCS NIAGARA - Served in Niagara 27 Mar 1941 - 18 Nov 1941 as a L/Sto and A/Sto PO, RCN.  Rated A/Sto PO 1 Sep 1941

HMCS DRUMMONDVILLE - Served in Drummondville 20 Nov 1941 - 11 Apr 1944 as a A/Sto PO and Sto PO, RCN.  Rated Sto PO 01 Sep 1942

HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Drafted to Guysborough 16 Feb 1945 as a Sto PO, RCN

 

 

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(1) Stoker Elmo Geddes - Summer 1938  (2-4) Certificate of Service  (5-6) Service Summary  (7) Report of Death

 

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