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Photos and Documents from the Collection of

John Edisforth Heward, M.I.D., Lt, RCNVR

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John Edisforth Heward, M.I.D., Lt, RCNVR

 

Born: 26 Aug 1916   Crossed the Bar: 17 Aug 2002

 

HMCS Thunder - 14 Oct 1941 - ??

 

  HMCS Lachine - 15 Jun 1942 - ??

 

HMCS Medicine Hat - 02 May 1943 - 20 Dec 1943 / 11 Jan 1944 - 29 Aug 1944

 

HMCS Rockcliffe 08 Aug 1944 (Standby) / 29 Sep 1944 - 28 Jul 1945

 

Demobilized: 15 Oct 1945

 

Demolition at St. Malo, France, 15 Jun 1940

 

by A/Slt John Edisforth Heward, RCNVR

 

Courtesy of Roger Heward

A/Slts John Edisford Heward and Reginald John Pickford - Mentioned in Despatches

 

The Montreal Gazette 27 Jul 1940

 

Courtesy of Roger Heward

 

A/Slts John Edisford Heward, Reginal John Pickford and Peter Andrew Ruttan Thompson - Mentioned in Despatches

 

The Montreal Gazette 27 Jul 1940

 

Courtesy of Roger Heward

A/Slts John Edisford Heward, Reginald John Pickford and Peter Andrew Ruttan Thompson - Mentioned in Despatches

 

The London Times 29 Jul 1940

 

Courtesy of Roger Heward

USN Blimp flying over convoy near New York.

It is not known what ship this photo was taken from.

Courtesy of Roger Heward

Ship's whaler with oars shipped.  Bowsman ready to release the head rope.

It is not known what ship this photo was taken from.

Courtesy of Roger Heward

 

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