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In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

James Calcutt Hibbard, D.S.C. w/Bar, C.D.

 

Rear-Admiral, RCN / C.A.F.

 

Born: 26 Mar 1908, Hemison - Ste. Malachie, Quebec

 

Died: 22 Jan 1996, Vancouver, British Columbia

 

HIBBARD, James Calcutt (Stumpy) - former resident of Victoria, BC, passed away at age 87 on January 22, 1996, at Vancouver Hospital-UBC site. Predeceased by his wife, Inez in 1988. Survived by two sons, Dick (Shannon) of Vancouver and Bill (Margaret) of West Vancouver; also by grandchildren, Julie and Bruce, Christine and John. The family would like to thank the staff on the second floor, Extended Care, at Vancouver Hospital-UBC site, for all their care and support over the past two years. A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 2, at 2:00 p.m. at St. John the Divine Church, 1611 Quadra Street, Victoria, B.C. Archdeacon Robert MacRae officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully received by the James and Inez Hibbard Fund, Victoria Foundation, 216-6454 Fort St. ,Victoria, B.C. V8W 1G2.

 

Ships served in:

RCNVR HALF-COMPANY QUEBEC

HMS EREBUS

HMS EMPEROR OF INDIA

HMCS VANCOUVER - Served in Vancouver in 1931

HMCS CHAMPLAIN - Appointed to Champlain 21 May 1934 at Lt, RCN

HMS SKATE

HMS AMBUSCADE

HMS BULLDOG

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE - Appointed to Restigouche 16 Jun 1938 at Lt, RCN

HMCS SKEENA - 9th Commanding Officer

HMCS SAMBRO - Served in Sambro in 1942 as XO and Staff Commander (D)

HMCS SCOTIAN

HMCS ONTARIO - 5th Commanding Officer

 

JH01

JH02

JH03

JH04

(JH01) Lt JC Hibbard (holding colours), receiving colours From George Vi at Esquimalt May 30 1939  (JH02) RAdm J.C. Hibbard acknowledges the 13-gun salute from HMCS WARRIOR on her arrival in Esquimalt  (JC03) RAdm J.C. Hibbard, Naval HQ, Esquimalt - 1954  (JH04) RAdm J.C. Hibbard HRH Prince Philip, Esquimalt, Spring 1955

 


 

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