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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Robert David Masters

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Robert David Masters, Signalman, V81132, RCNVR

 

HMCS St Francis - 21 Oct 1944 - 27 Oct 1944 (HMCS Cornwallis)

 

HMCS Grandmere - 23 May 1945 - 09 Jul 1945

Naval Training and Active Service for Robert David Masters

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Ottawa - circa 1944-1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

HMCS Bytown, Ottawa, circa Nov 1944 - Apr 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters


Parliament buildings, Ottawa circa 1944 - 1945

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St. John's, NFLD circa May - Jul 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

St. John's, NFLD circa May - Jul 1945

HMCS Napanee K118 centre, outboard ship.

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Unknown ships at HMCS Protecteur (Point Edward Naval Station), Sydney, NS circa May - Jul 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Sydney, NS as seen from HMCS Grandmere J258 circa May - Jul 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Calgary as seen from HMCS Tecumseh circa Oct 1945 - Feb 1946

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

"Derry, Erin"

Londonderry, Ireland

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

AB Elmer Ferguson from Vancouver, BC

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Andy Anderson, E. Ferguson (Fergie), Lamb and Cavouri in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Ottawa, Ontario

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

E. (Fergie) Ferguson and Andy Anderson

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Jerry Ryan from Ottawa, Ontario

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Al Paxton from Vancouver, BC

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Jerry Ryan and Al Paxton

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Al Paxton

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Tel Joe Cantor from Regina, Saskatchewan

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

The Gang

Sto 1c Fortier, Tel Cantor, AB Noisy, AB MacDonald

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AB Noisy

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Robert Masters outside of Hudson's Bay, Calgary, Alberta

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Cantor and Buggs

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Dummie Broncassio in Zoot Suit

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Larry Chalmers and Vi Helm

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Larry Chalmers from Drumheller, Alberta

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Jack Artiss, Jerry Coone, Bill Crouchman

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Jerry Coone, Joe Schrettlend, Bob Masters - Shore Patrol, Calgary, Alberta

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Al Paxton from Vancouver, BC

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Jerry Coone, Jack Artiss, Bob Masters

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Jerry Coone from Guelph, Ontario

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Jack Artiss from Windsor, Ontario

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Andy Anderson, Al Paxton, E. (Fergie) Ferguson

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Andy Anderson, Ivan, Fergie Ferguson, Dort

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

"Just Jeeps"

Locations and sailors unknown

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"The Gang"

Norm Prowse, Gwen Highlande, Knight, Betty, Robert (Bob) Masters, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, 04 Nov 1944

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"The Gang 2"

Glen Sharpe, Marge McBride, Omar Ferguson, Gwen Highlande, June Pitcher, Al Paxton in front of the Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, 21 Apr 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Marge McBride and Glen Sharpe, Ottawa, 15 Nov 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Glen Sharpe, Marge McBride, June Pitcher, Al Paxton, Ottawa, 15 Nov 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Norm Prowse and Gwen Highlande

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Bob Masters (left), Norm Prowse (on top by lion's head), David Knight (in front of lion), 01 Apr 1945

Taken in front of statue at Parliament Hill, Ottawa

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Dot Lanktee

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Marge McBride and David Knight, Ottawa, 04 Nov 1945

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Al Paxton, June Pitcher, Glen Sharpe, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, 14 Nov 1944

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Marge McBridge, June Pitcher, Gwen Highlande on the steps of the Parliament Building, Ottawa, 15 Nov 1944

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

"One of the swellest and most decent kids I ever met and myself (Bob Masters). Taken by Rideau Canal in Ottawa. Other Wren is Mary Neilson her girlfriend. Also one of the best I met."

Note: Caption on back of photo does not identify who the first wren is that he is speaking of.

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

Bob Masters, Betty and Norm Prowse by the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, Ottawa

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

"Kats" C/S Kaderlend V-83299 HMCS St Hyacinthe, Quebec

Courtesy of Cathy Masters

 

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