For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Albert Alexander (Speed) Osborne

 

V39551, RCNVR

 

Born: 24 May 1916, Port Credit, Ontario          Died: 31 May 1988, Mississauga, Ontario

 

Albert volunteered for the RCNVR at HMCS York on 11 Jun 1942 and was demobilized at HMCS York on 16 Aug 1945. He was awarded the 1939-45 Star, the Atlantic Star, the CVSM and Clasp, the War Medal 1939-45

 

Ships served in:

HMCS YORK

HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in Givenchy 23 Jun 1943 - 07 Jul 1943 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS PRINCE ROBERT - Served in Prince Robert 08 Jun 1943 - 20 Oct 1944 as an OS / A/AB, RCNVR.  Rated A/AB 15 Jun 1943

Tug MAXWELLTON - Served in Maxwellton 06 Jan 1945 - 24 Jul 1945 as an A/AB, RCNVR

 

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(1) Albert Osborne (2) Albert Osborne circa 1944  (3) Albert Osborne  (4) Record of Service  (5) Statement of Service  (6) Information to Dept of Transport concerning Naval and ex-Naval applicants for Master and Mate's Certificates of Competency  (7) Shipping out from HMCS York to HMCS Naden for training

 

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(8) Sailors in the photo: B. Albert, Sandy Milne, Chew Block, Burt Peer, Earl Trotter  (9) L-R: Albert Osborne, Sandy Milne, Chew Block  (10) L-R: Sandy Milne, Albert Osborne, Harry Thompson, Earl Trotter, Chew Block, Burt Peer  (11) Albert Osborne

 

Courtesy of Terry Osborne

 

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