For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
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.
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.
(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