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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Theodore Maxwell Robertson

 

Chief Stoker, 21497, RCN

 

Born: 25 Dec 1916, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan          Died: 20 Sep 1943 at sea

 

ROBERTSON, Theodore Maxwell, Ch Sto, 21497, RCN killed - 20 Sep 1943, HMCS ST CROIX - son of of William and Jean Robertson, Swift Current, SK; husband of Eileen Helena Robertson & father of daughter Theodora Geretrude, Halifax, NS.

 

Chief Stoker Theodore Maxwell Robertson of Swift Current, age 26, left a wife Eileen Helena and daughter Theodora Gertrude at Halifax. Theodore was born at Moose Jaw and was working as a baker when he enlisted on September 13, 1937 at Esquimalt, BC.

 

Book of Remembrance entry

 

Ships served in:

HMCS ARMENTIERES - served in Armentieres 04 Feb 1938 - 01 Apr 1938 as an Sto 2c, RCN

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE - served in Restigouche -2 Jul 1938 - 28 Jul 1939 as a Sto 2c and Sto 1c, RCN.  Rated Sto 1c 13 Oct 1938

HMS KEMPENFELT - served in HMS Kempenfelt 30 Sep 1939 - 14 Oct 1939 as a Sto 1c, RCN

HMCS ASSINIBOINE - served in 18 Oct 1939 - 08 Sep 1940 as a Sto 2c and A/L/Sto, RCN. Commissioning crew. Rated A/L/Sto 01 Sep 1940

HMCS NIAGARA - served in Niagara 24 Sep 1940 - 14 Jan 1941 and 27 Mar 1941 - 17 Nov  1941 as an A/L/Sto, L/Sto and A/Sto PO, RCN. Rated L/Sto 1 Sep 1941.  Rated A/Sto PO 01 Sep 1941.

HMCS DRUMMONDVILLE - served in Drummondville 19 Nov 1941 - 03 Jun 1943 as a A/Sto PO and Sto PO, RCN. Rated Sto PO 01 Sep 1942

HMCS ST CROIX - Drafted to St Croix 04 Jun 1943 as a Sto PO, RCN. Rated Ch Sto 01 Sep 1943.

 

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(1) Portrait of Sto PO Robertson - Courtesy of Operation Picture me  (2-3) Certificate of Service  (4-5) Service Summary  (6) Letter to the wife of Ch Sto Robertson informing her that he is missing, presumed dead

 

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