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Gunnar Mauritz Rostrup


Lieutenant (S), O-63830, RCN(R)


Died: 26 Jul 2004, Grimbsy, Ontario


ROSTRUP, Gunnar Mauritz - At the Deer Park Villa, Grimsby on Monday, July 26, 2004 in his ninetieth year. Loving husband of the late Muriel Louise Rostrup (nee Bond), July 21, 2004. Much loved father of Ann Rostrup and her husband Colin Rous of Toronto, Jean Schofield and her husband Peter of Mississauga and Paul Rostrup and his wife Paula of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Andrew (Kate), Steven, Karen, Scott, Mark and great-grandfather of Penny and Mae. Dear brother of Ruth Beckner and her husband Delbert of Victoria, B.C. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Olav and sister Dorothy McDonald. In 1940, Gunnar graduated from the University of Alberta, B.Comm. Muriel and Gunnar were married April 18, 1942 in Halifax. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII, carrying out convoy duty in the North Atlantic aboard HMCS Prince Rupert. He retired from the Head Office of the Bank of Montreal in 1979 after more than forty years service. He will be fondly remembered by his family and friends. Cremation. A Service of Remembrance for Gunnar and Muriel will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. from Trinity United Church, 100 Main Street West, Grimsby. If desired, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. (The Gazette 28 Jul 2004)


Ships served in:

MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR - Attached as a Prob Pay SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1941)

HMCS KINGS - Appointed to KINGS 02 Jan 1942 as a Prob Pay SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Jan 1942)

HMC DOCKYARD HALIFAX - Appointed to HMC DOCKYARD HALIFAX, Auxiliary Vessels (Depot Staff) 21 Mar 1942 as a Pay SLt, RCNVR (seniority 22 Dec 1941)

HMCS STADACONA (Depot Ship Halifax) - Appointed to STADACONA for NOIC Halifax, Staff of Stores Officer Auxiliary Vessels 01 May 1942 as a Pay SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Sep 1942) .Appointed Pay Lt, RCNVR (seniority 22 Dec 1942) (Navy List Mar 1943)

HMCS STADACONA (Depot Ship Halifax) - Appointed to STADACONA for Staff of Commodore Superintendent, Halifax 04 May 1942 as a Pay Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1943)

RCN BARRACKS HALIFAX - Appointed to RCN BARRACKS HALIFAX, For Disposal or Under Training 01 Mar 1944 as a Pay Lt, RCNVR.  Seniority backdated to 22 Dec 1942 (Navy List Feb 1944).

HMCS PRINCE RUPERT - Appointed to Prince Rupert on 21 Mar 1944 as Pay Lt, RCNVR (Navy List May 1944)

HMCS PEREGRINE - Appointed to PEREGRINE 27 Dec 1944 as a Pay Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Jan 1945).  Appointed Lt (S), RCNVR (Navy List May 1945)

* Appointment Terminated (Demobilized) 20 Jan 1946 as a Lt (S), RCN(R) (Navy List Apr 1946)




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