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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

William George Cummings, AB, V53200, RCNVR

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William George Cummings, AB, V53200

 

RCNVR - 18 Jan 1943 - 25 Sep 1945

 

Born: 08 Feb 1924   Crossed the Bar: 06 May 1995

 

HMCS Nonsuch - 18 Jan 1943 - 14 March 1943

 

Active Service

 

HMCS Nonsuch - 15 Mar 1943 - 09 May 1943

 

HMCS Naden - 10 May 1943 - 16 Sep 1943

 

HMCS Givenchy - 17 Sep 1943 - 05 Oct 1943

 

HMCS Stadacona - 06 Oct 1943 - 22 Oct 1943

 

ML Q096 - 23 Oct 1943 - 24 Mar 1944

HMCS Stadacona - 25 Mar 1944 - 17 Apr 1944

 

HMCS Meon - 18 Apr 1944 - 30 Mar 1945

 

HMCS Peregrine - 31 Mar 1945 - 29 May 1945

 

HMCS Cornwallis - 30 May 1945 - 12 Sep 1945

 

HMCS Nonsuch -13 Sep ;1945 - 25 Sep 1945

 

Demobilized: - 25 Sep 1945

 

Service papers of William Cummings

 

  

 

Courtesy of Robert Cummings

Letter from William Cummings to his parents where he mentioned shooting down a glider bomb while on HMCS Meon.  Note that the censors cut out the ship's name from the letter.

 

Courtesy of Robert Cummings

 

 

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