For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

George Wharton Rowlin

 

A/ Stoker Petty Officer, A5039, RCNVR

 

Born: 18 Apr 1919, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Died: 04 Sep 1975, Weston, Toronto, Ontario

 

George Rowlin served in the Navy from 28 Jan 1942 until 10 Aug 1945.

 

Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION PORT ARTHUR - Enlisted as a Sto 1c on 28 Jan 1942

HMCS GRANDMERE - Served in Grandmere 11 Apr 1942 - 14 May 1942 as a L/Sto, RCNVR

HMCS PORT HOPE - Served in Port Hope 30 Jul 1942 - 09 Feb 1944 as a L/Sto, RCNVR. Commissioning crew.

HMCS OWEN SOUND - Served in Owen Sound 06 Jul 1945 - 16 Jul 1945 as an A/Sto PO, RCNVR

HMCS DONNACONA - Drafted to Donnacona 17 Jul 1945. Honourably released 10 Aug 1945

 

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(GR01) LS George Rowlin - 1942  (GR02-03) Certificate of Service  (GR04) Newspaper article on HMCS PORT HOPE being adopted by the town of Port Hope, Ontario  (GR05) HMCS OWEN SOUND jacket patch  (GR06) PO George Rowlin

 

HMCS OWEN SOUND - Chiefs and Petty Officers

Click on the above photo to view a larger image

 

This photos is also found on the ship's company photo page for HMCS OWEN SOUND

 

(1) PO George Rowlin

 


 

HMCS OWEN SOUND K340

 


 

M.T.E. CLASS 87

HMCS Stadacona - 10 May 1944

 

(16) George Rowlin

 

This photo is also located on the page for RCN Barracks Halifax (HMCS Stadacona)

 


 

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