For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Kenneth Claude Beach


Signalman, RCN


Born: 1939, Hanna, Alberta


Died: 04 Oct 2014, Bogota, Columbia


BEACH, Kenneth Claude - Born in Hanna, Alberta, Ken spent his early years in the Canadian Navy. He then worked for the Alberta Liquor Control Board in Calgary before joining Foreign Affairs (formally External Affairs). His postings included New York, NY, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Caracas, Venezuela, Bagdad, Iraq, Bonn, Germany and Bogota, Colombia where he retired. Ken died peacefully at age 76 on October 4, 2014 in Bogota. He is survived by his wife and three sons all of Ottawa. (Ottawa Citizen 10 Jan 2015)


Ships served in:

HMCS MARGAREE - Commissioning crew


Portrait of Signalman Kenneth C. Beach

Courtesy of Tyler Beach



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