In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
SUTHERLAND, Pius Joseph - was born and raised in Goose River. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in Halifax and served in HMCS PRINCE DAVID David, HMCS CHAMBLY, HMCS TORONTO in the North Atlantic. While aboard those ships he visited the following places: England, Scotland, Ireland, the West Indies, Bermuda and Gibraltar. Pius was based in Londonderry, Ireland while overseas. He received four campaign medals; unfortunately they were lost. After his discharge, Pius returned to civilian life and settled in Morell. He later moved to Montecello, where he resided with his brother, later moving to Souris West. Pius passed away on October 10, 1999.
Pius enlisted on 03 Oct 1940 and was demobilized on 18 Jul 1945.
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