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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Hugh John Frederick

 

Petty Officer, 2568, RCN

 

Born: 19 Jan 1911, London, England

 

Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

JONES, Hugh John Frederick, PO, 2568, RCN, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - Born 19 Jan 1911, he was the son of Hugh and Lilla Jones, of Montreal, Quebec. Husband of Jean Marguerite Jones of Halifax, NS.

 

On 19 Aug 1936 LS Jones was commended for high degree of gallantry and seamanship when, as a member of the whaler crew from HMCS Saguenay proceeded to the rescue of the 1st Motor Boat of HMCS Saguenay at Saint Helier, Jersey Islands

 

Ships served in:

HMCS YPRES - Served in Ypres 01 Jul 1931 - 03 Jan 1932 as an OS, RCN

HMCS SAGUENAY - Served in Saguenay 13 May 1932 - 19 Jun 1934 as an OS & AB, RCN. Rated AB 22 Sep 1932

HMCS CHAMPLAIN - Served in Champlain 06 Jan 1935 - 27 Sep 1935 as an AB, RCN

HMCS CHAMPLAIN - Served in Champlain 01 Jan 1936 - 25 Jun 1936 as an AB & A/LS, RCN. Rated A/LS 01 Mar 1936

HMCS DRAGON - Left to HMS Dragon from Champlain 25 Apr 1936 - 05 May 1936 and 26 May 1936 - 23 Jun 1936

HMCS SAGUENAY - Served in Saguenay 26 Jun 1936 - 23 Apr 1937 as an A/LS and LS, RCN. Rated LS 01 Mar 1936

HMCS FUNDY - Served in Fundy 02 Sep 1938 - 28 Nov 1938 as an AB, RCN

HMCS SKEENA - Served in Skeena 29 Nov 1938 - 16 Jan 1940 as an AB, A/LS and LS, RCN.  Rated LS 26 Nov 1939

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Appointed to Bras D'Or 08 May 1940 as an LS, RCN. Rated A/PO 01 Jul 1940

 

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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3-4) Service Summary

 

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