In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
EPSTEIN, Irving, AB, V23432, RCNVR, Killed - 12 Dec 1942, HMCS ORILLIA - Son of Louis and Rachel Epstein, of Montreal, QC.
AB Irving Epstein of Montréal, died in the fire in the Knights of Columbus Hostel at St. John's, Newfoundland, on December 12, 1942. He was buried in the Jewish Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland
Ships served in:
MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 19 Dec 1940. Commenced Active Service 01 May 1941
HMCS BRANDON - Served in BRANDON 07 Aug 1941 - 10 Sep 1942 as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated B 01 May 1942
HMCS ORILLIA - Drafted to ORILLIA 10 Oct 1942 as an AB, RCNVR
(EI01-EI02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (EI03) Report of Death (EI04-EI05) Newspaper articles on the death of AB Irving Epstein