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John Moshein Irving


V90288, RCN(R)


Born: 19 Oct 1926, Bassano, Alberta


Died: 21 Feb 1946, Halifax, Nova Scotia


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IRVINE, John Moshein, AB, V90822, RCNVR, died 21 Feb 1946, HMCS STADACONA (RCNH) - Son of Mitchell and Ida Irvine, of Calgary, AB.


Able Seaman Irving died of tuberculous meningitis. 


John Irvine - The death occurred Thursday evening in the Royal Canadian Naval Hospital, of John Irvine, whose home address was given as Calgary. He was 19 years of age. The funeral will be held from Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Robie Street, at 3 p.m. today, with interment being made in Fort Massey cemetery. (Halifax Herald, 23 Feb 1946 page 7 col 2)


Ships served in:

HMCS TECUMSEH - Enlisted 27 Jun 1944. Active Service 14 Aug 1944

HMCS ACADIA - Served in Acadia 31 Mar 1945 - 06 Apr 1945 as a OS, RCNVR


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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3) Headstone for AB Irvine at the Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, NS



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