For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
SAVAGE, Gordon Trotter - Gordon was born in 1921 in Youngstown, AB. He started his military career in 1940 with the Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers. In August 1941 he received his discharge from the army reserve and promptly enlisted in the Navy. He served primarily as gunner's mate aboard the corvette HMCS CHAMBLY on escort duty in the North Atlantic. In 1944 he was drafted to HMCS MINAS, a minesweeper that swept the channel in advance of the D-Day landings clearing the way for American troops at Omaha Beach.
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