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In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Edward Walter Camalush


Able Seaman, V86381, RCNVR


Born: 16 Apr 1926, Fernwood, Saskatchewan


Died: 10 Jan 2007, Vernon, British Columbia


CAMALUSH, Edward Walter - passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on January 10, 2007. He is survived by his wife Del and three sons: Kelly (Barb),Darrell (Laurette), Bruce (Lisa) and seven grandchildren… Greg, Amanda, Kyle, Taylor, Jenica, Sheyna and Adam. Also a surviving sister, Mary Prodaniuk. Walter was born in Fenwood, Saskatchewan. After returned from serving in the Navy, Walter moved to Vernon. He was a long time employee of The Bay and was also a member of the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Fire Department. During his retirement he enjoyed spending time at the Cabin with his family. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Okanagan Landing Fire Department, 7210 Okanagan Landing Road, on Sunday, January 14, 2007 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice House.


Ships served in:

HMCS UNICORN - Enlisted 27 Apr 1944.  Commenced active service 08 May 1944

HMCS ELK - Served in Elk 08 - 15 Sep 1944 while in training at HMCS CORNWALLIS

HMCS SCOTIAN - Served in Scotian 02 Dec 1944 - 22 Dec 1944

HMCS ARVIDA - Served in Arvida 23 Dec 1944 - 03 Jun 1945

HMCS UNICORN - Served in Unicorn 07 Jul 1945 - 03 Sep 1945

HMCS UNICORN - Drafted to Unicorn 20 Sep 1945. Demobilized 21 Nov 1945






(EC01-EC02) Certificate of Service pages 1 & 2  (EC03) Certificate of Discharge  (EC04) Authorisation to wear war service pin



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