Frank Belcher, VS1585, AB
RCNVR Mar 1943 - Nov 1945
Born: 1917 Crossed the Bar: 1993
Able Seaman Frank Belcher VS1585 RCNVR March 1943 to
November 1945 Of Bolton Ontario area Son of Hugh Belcher and Hazel Belcher,
Seaman Belcher trained at HMCS York in Toronto, Digby, Nova Scotia at HMCS
Cornwallis and then to Victoria, BC with the frigate Beacon Hill. He sailed
to Newfoundland to Londonderry, Ireland and was at Sea for six week periods.
On two occasions the ships that replaced them were sunk by German torpedoes.
He was scheduled to be trained as an officer but the war in Europe ended
before the class was organized. This information was by Velma Norris Belcher