In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Somerville Wentworth Davis


Captain, O-18540, RCN


Born: 30  Apr 1897, York Shire, Western Australia, Australia


Died: 1987


Ships served in:

NSHQ OTTAWA - Appointed to NSHQ OTTAWA, Operations Division 02 Sep 1939 as a LCdr, RCN (Navy List Mar 1940)

HMCS COLUMBIA - Appointed to COLUMBIA 20 Sep 1940 as a LCdr, RCN, CO (Navy List Sep 1940) Served in COLUMBIA as CO 20 Sep 1940 - 13 May 1942. 1st Commanding Officer

RCN BARRACKS ST JOHN'S (HMCS AVALON Depot Ship for) - Appointed to RCN BARRACKS ST JOHN'S 19 Sep 1942 as a LCdr, RCN, Commanding Officer (Navy List Sep 1942 & Aug 1943).  Appointed Cdr, RCN (seniority 01 Jan 1943) (Navy List Aug 1943). Appointed A/Capt, RCN (Navy List Dec 1943)

NSHQ OTTAWA - Appointed to NSHQ OTTAWA 23 Mar 1945 as an A/Capt., RCN (Navy List Mar 1945-Jun 1947)

* Demobilized - Placed on Retired List, HMCS MALAHAT 26 Aug 1947 as a Capt, RCN (Navy List Jan 1948). Seniority 26 Aug 1947 (Navy List Jul 1948)


Headstone for Sommerville Wentworth Davis in the Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, North Saanich, BC



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