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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Joseph Henri Lionel Forget

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Joseph Henri Lionel Forget, Stoker, V-39852

 

RCNVR - 19 Jan 1942 - 16 Nov 1945

 

Born: 19 Oct 1923   Crossed the Bar: Jan 1986

 

HMCS Gananoque - 22 Jan 1943 - 02 Mar 1943

 

HMCS Teme - 27 Apr 1944 - 23 Apr 1945

Service Records of Joseph Henri Lionel Forget

 

     

 

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Joseph Henri Lionel Forget - Sep 1942

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Unknown aircraft Carrier

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Sailors on parade, marching of out of HMC Dockyard

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Bi-plane taking off from unknown carrier

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HNLMS O-15

HNLMS O15 (later N15, P15) served out of Halifax for anti-submarine training until relived by HMS/M P553 in Aug 1942. She then returned to the European theater where she remained for the rest of the war.

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Unknown ships. Possibly at Halifax

 

     

 

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HMCS Cornwallis "INDUS" Class 4 - 06 Nov 1942

 

Joseph Henri Lionel Forget, Back Row, 4th from right

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Postcards from Lionel to his family

 

               

 

         

 

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Lionel's Prayer Book

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Lionel's trade badges - Stoker Petty Officer

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Canada shoulder patch and Good Conduct badge from Lionel's uniform

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Lionel's jacket patches - one RCN, two RCNVR and one from HMCS Skeena

 

     

 

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Lionel Forget (left) and friend

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Lionel with friends/shipmates

Lionel is first on the right

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Lionel Forget

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Lionel Forget

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