For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
JODOIN, Edwin M. - On 02 Oct 1952 during Iroquois' first Koren War tour, she was making a daylight interdiction bombardment on a coastwise stretch of the main North Korean railway line when she received fire from the shore battery. A shell hit “B” gun deck and killed 3 men and wounded 10 other. Edwin was one of those wounded.
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HMCS IROQUOIS - Served in Iroquois during her first Korean War tour as an Able Seaman
(1) Seaman Edwin Jodin (2) Edwin Jodoin (right) hamming it up for the camera. Edwin's father, Alexander, on the left (3) Edwin Jodoin (left) at HMCS Cornwallis. Other sailor unknown (4) Able Seaman Edwin Jodoin in the US Army Hospital, Sasebo, Japan, recovering from injuries received when HMCS Iroquois 217 was his by shellfire off the Korean coast on 02 Oct 1952.
Courtesy of Jacqeline Jodoin