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George John (Jack) Sedgwick


Submarine Detector / Patrolman, V9531, RCNVR


Born: 03 Oct 1914, Winnipeg MB


Died: 28 May 2005, Comox, British Columbia


SEDGWICK, George John (Jack) - Passed away peacefully at St Joseph’s Hospital, Saturday, May 28th, 2005, aged 90. Predeceased by son Richard. He is survived by his loving wife Thelma; son Jim (Marilyn) of Courtenay and daughter-in-law Karen of Winnipeg; grandson Rick (Sandy) of Courtenay; grand-daughter Kim (Byron) of Atlanta, Georgia; grandsons Paul, and Robbie of Winnipeg; great grandchildren: Brennin, Kyle, Eric and Chase. Jack was a wonderful, caring man who always had time for people. He was an excellent husband, father and grandpa. We will miss you Dad. a gravesite service will be held at one o’clock Thursday, June 2nd, at Courtenay Cemetery with a small gathering of family and friends to follow.


Ships served in:  


HMCS SANS PEUR - Served in SANS PEUR 04 Dec 1940 - 03 Feb 1941 as an OS, RCNVR  //  01 May 1941 - 11 Apr 1942 as an OS / AB, RCNVR.  Rated Able Seaman 24 May 1941

HMCS HUSKY - Served in HUSKY 30 Sep 1942 - 17 Dec 1942 as an AB, RCNVR



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(1) Portrait of Seaman Sedgwick  (2) Naval Identity disc  (3-4) Naval pay and Identity book  (5) Certificate of Service  (6-7) Naval Training and Drills



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(8) Active Service Record  (9) Conduct record  (10) Certificate of Service - continued from certificate #1  (11-12) Naval Training and Active Service Record  


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(13-14) Submarine Detector History sheet  (15) Record of Service as Submarine Detector - ASDICS  (16) Record of Service as Submarine Detectors - other A/S Devices  (17) Trade Certificates - Submarine Detector Ratings


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(18) George John Sedgwick  (19) Unknown group photo - background appears to be dockyard in Esquimalt  (20) George Sedgwick (centre) and unknown friends  (21) George Sedgwick (left) with Royal Marine - possibly at HMS Ferret  (22) George Sedgwick by gun battery - location unknown but believed to be in BC  (23) George Sedgwick (front left), other sailors and Petty Officer are unknown  (24) 


Courtesy of Jim Sedgwick



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