For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

John Edward Duncan Boothman

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John Boothman, V67609, Stoker 1st class

 

RCNVR  - 04 Aug 1943 - 21 Dec 1945

 

Born: 02 Jul 1925   Crossed the Bar: 07 Sep 1970

 

HMCS Frontenac K335 23 Nov 1944 - 07 Jun 1945

John Boothman on a train bound for .....

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

John and Betty Boothman on their wedding day

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

Certificate of Service for John Boothman

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

Naval Training and Active Service Record for John Boothman

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

C.N.S. 264 for John Boothman

 

     

 

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

On 19 May 1945, John Boothman volunteered for service in the Pacific theatre.

Courtesy of Dave Boothman  

Surrendered U-boats alongside an unknown frigate, Lisahalley, Lough Foyle, Northern Ireland

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

RCN Photo

Escort Carrier, HMS Pretoria Castle

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

"Newfie Park"

John Boothman and Al at a park in Newfoundland

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

 

Note:  Newfie Park has been identified as Bowring Park, St. John's. In 2011, the field gun was moved for repairs and then transferred to the Royal Artillery Park, Pleasantville, St. John's in 2011.

John Boothman

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

John Boothman

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

Unknown corvette

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

Unknown corvette

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

John Boothman (right) and Elmer

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

John Boothman in front of unknown monument

Courtesy of Dave Boothman

 

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