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Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Percy Roland D'Aoust, L/Cook, RCN

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Percy Roland D’Aoust, L/Cook, N40901, RCN

 

Period of Service: 15 Jul 1941 - 19 Aug 1946

 

HMCS Naden - 15 Jul 1941 - 23 Oct 1941

 

HMCS Prince Robert - 24 Oct 1941 - 18 Nov 1942

 

HMCS Naden - 19 Nov 1942 - 27 Feb 1943

 

HMCS Stadacona - 28 Feb 1943 - 17 Mar 1943

 

HMCS Ungava - 18 Mar 1943 - 27 Mar 1943

 

RCN Hospital Halifax - 28 Mar 1943 - 10 May 1943

 

2 Week Convalescent leave - 11 May 1943 - 23 May 1943

 

HMCS Cornwallis - 24 May 1943 - 31 May 1943

 

HMCS Stadacona - 01 Jun 1943 - 11 Aug 1943

 

HMCS Ville de Quebec - 12 Aug 1943 - 15 Aug 1944

 

HMCS Avalon - 16 Aug 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

 

HMCS York - 01 Jan 1945 - 12 Feb 1945

 

HMCS Chippawa - 13 Feb 1945 - 29 Jun 1945

 

HMCS Discovery - 30 Jun 1945 - 31 Dec 1945

 

HMCS Tecumseh - 01 Jan 1946 - 17 Mar 1946

 

HMCS Scotian - 18 Mar 1946 - 13 Aug 1946

 

HMCS Stadacona - 14 Aug 1946 - 19 Aug 1946

 

On his return to Ottawa his home town he Joined the Ottawa Fire Department and retired after 36 year (Oct. 01, 1947 to Dec. 01, 1983) as a Platoon Chief.

Percy D'Aoust's Cook trade badge

Courtesy of Bob D'Aoust

Percy D'Aoust's Leading Cook trade badge

Courtesy of Bob D'Aoust

Percy D'Aoust on HMCS Sackville (The Last Corvette), Halifax, NS

 

The depth charge thrower Percy is standing beside was his action / battle station when he was on the corvette HMCS Ville De Quebec 12 Aug 1943 - 15 Aug 1944

 

Courtesy of Bob D'Aoust

 

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