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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

William Randall McLean

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William Randall McLean, LSA, V10288, RCNVR

 

Born: 20 Sep 1914   Crossed the Bar: 26 Apr 1999

 

Enlisted: 19 Sep 1939   Demobilized: 24 Sep 1945

 

Regina Division RCNVR - Enlisted : 19 Sep 1939

 

HMCS Naden  -  16 Jun 1940 - 19 Nov 1941

 

NOIC Prince Rupert - 20 Nov 1941 - 31 Mar 1942

 

HMCS Chatham - 01 Apr 1942 - 05 Nov 1942  /  05 Feb 1943 - 14 Jul 1943

 

HMCS Caraquet - 06 Nov 1942 Oct 1942 - 04 Feb 1943

 

HMCS Stadacona - 15 Jul 1943 - 12 Aug 1943 / 23 Sep 1944 - 19 Oct 1944

 

HMCS Columbia - 13 Aug 1943 - 22 Sep 1944

 

HMCS The Pas - 20 Oct 1944 - 18 Jul 1945

 

HMCS Peregrine - 19 Jul 1945 - 06 Aug 1945

 

HMCS Queen - 07 Aug 1945 - 24 Sep 1945

 

William Randall McLean

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Service Papers for William Randall McLean

 

                    

 

                    

 

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Voter registration Certificate for William McLean

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Newspaper article on calling up of RCNVR pers from Regina

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Weddng announcment for Myrtle Vickerman and William McLean

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

War Saving Certificates Order Form

 

        

 

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

William McLean's Station Card for HMCS Protector, Sydney, NS

 

           

 

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Letter William received from the Minister of Labour when he returned home to Regina after the war.

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Poem - A Sailor's Pray

Copied down by William, the author and original source is unknown

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

Poem - Three Years Later

Copied down by William, the author and original source is unknown

Courtesy of Derwyn Crozier-Smith

 

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