For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 


Anthony Norman Turner


Lieutenant-Commander, RCN


Born: 1921, England           Died: 2003


TURNER, Anthony Norman - Born in Chiswick, England 1921. Most beloved husband of Mari-Ann (nee Wendler). Loved father of Robin. Good friend of Mari-Ann's son Robert Bakhuis. Dear brother of Mary and Betty. No funeral. Memorial Service at a later date. Special thanks to the nursing staff of the palliative care unit for all their kindness and excellent care. Contributions to the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Sydney, B.C. would be much appreciated.


Ships served in:

HMCS SCOTIAN - Appointed to Scotia 25 Sep 1950 as a Lt (L), RCN(R), UNTD Staff officer (Navy List Jan 1951)

HMCS LA HULLOISE - Appointed to La Hulloise 28 Sep 1951 as a Lt (L), RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1951)

RCN BARRACKS HALIFAX - Appointed to RCN Barracks Halifax 19 Oct 1951 as a Lt, RCN (SSA) for JOTLC course

ROYAL NAVY - Lists at training with the RN (Navy list Jan 1952)

HMCS MAGNIFICENT - Appointed to Magnificent 21 Oct 1953 as a Lt, RCN (Navy List Jan 1954)

HMCS SHEARWATER - Appointed to Shearwater 12 Apr 1954 as a Lt (D), RCN (Navy List Jun 1954) // (D) = officer qualified in Air Direction

HMCS ST LAURENT - Appointed to St Laurent 29 Oct 1955 as a Lt (D), RCN, Direction Officer (Navy List Jul 1956). Appointed to LCdr (seniority 16 Dec 1954) (Navy List Jul 1957)

HMCS STADACONA, NAVIGATION DIRECTION SCHOOL - Appointed to Stadacona, Navigation Direction School 29 Mar 1958 as a LCdr (D), RCN (Navy List Jul 1958)

HMCS YORK - Appointed to York 27 Jun 1960 as a LCdr (D), RCN (Navy List Jul 1960)

HMCS BONAVENTURE - Appointed to Bonaventure 16 Dec 1960 as a LCdr (D), RCN, Deck, Weapons and Ops Department) (Navy List Oct 1961)

HMCS SUSSEXVALE - Appointed to Sussexvale 18 May 1962 as a LCdr (D), RCN, CO (Navy List Oct 1962)

HMCS NADEN - Appointed to Naden 15 Nov 1963 as a LCdr (D), RCN (Navy List Apr 1964)



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