In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Clarence Ashford Lorriman


Lieutenant, O-42720, RCNVR


Lieutenant, O-42720, RCN(R)


Born: 04 Jan 1911          Died: 25 Feb 1992


Ships served in:

* Listed as a Prob. Sub-Lieutenant, RCNVR (Navy List Mar 1943)

* Appointed Sub-Lieutenant, RCNVR (Seniority 12 Apr 1943) (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Appointed to CORNWALLIS 23 Aug 1943 (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS NONSUCH - Appointed to NONSUCH 10 Sep 1943

* Appointed Acting Lieutenant, RCNVR (Navy List May 1944)

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Appointed to CORNWALLIS 01 Jul 1944 (Navy List Jul 1944)

HMCS BEACON HILL - Appointed to BEACON HILL 21 Jul 1944 (Navy List Sep 1944)

* Appointed Lieutenant, RCNVR (seniority 12 Apr 1944) (Navy List Mar 1945) 

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to STADACONA 03 Feb 1945 (Navy List Mar 1945)

HMCS REINDEER - Appointed to REINDEER  06 Feb 1945 (Navy List May 1945)

HMCS FRONTENAC (based on family information) 

* Retired List as a Lieutenant, RCN(R) (seniority 12 Apr 1944) (Navy List Apr 1946)

HMCS YORK (Retired List) (Navy List Jul 1952)

* Last noted on the Retired List at HMCS YORK as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1960)





(CL01) Portrait of Clarence Lorriman







(CL02) Clarence Lorriman's medals

(CL03) Appointment scroll to Sub-Lieutenant

(CL04) Certificate: War Service Badge

(CL05) Four brothers who served: L-R: Hugh, Stan, Clarence and Garfield Lorriman

(CL06) Painting of HMCS FRONTENAC made by Clarence's wife based on an official RCN photo



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