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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Albert William Abercrombie

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Albert William Abercrombie

 

Born: 09 Feb 1923, Regina, Sask   Crossed the Bar: 28 Nov 1997, Thunder Bay, Ont.

 

The war Medal, The 1939-1945 Volunteer Medal with clasp; the Atlantic Star

 

HMCS Mahone - 30 Oct 1941 - 23 Mar 1943

HMCS Orangeville - 21 Feb 1945 - 15 Jul 1945

 

At the time he left the service he held the rank of Stoker Petty Officer/ ERA 4c. He served in the ship's boiler rooms as a member of the ships' 'black gang'

Ships tied up in Halifax

Outboard destroyer, HMCS Annapolis, I04, outboard minesweeper, HMCS Drummondville J253

Courtesy of Bill Abercrombie

 

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