For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Brian Bell-Irving

 

LCdr (P), O-5756, RCN

 

Born: 02 Jan 1926, Vancouver, British Columbia

 

Died: 04 Mar 1958 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

BELL-IRVING, Brian, LCdr (P), O-5756, RCN, died - 04 Mar 1958, 871 Squadron / HMCS BONAVENTURE - Son of Robert and Kathleen Rose Bell-Irving. Husband of Carolyn (nee Chelew) Bell-Irving and father of Michael Bell-Irving of Boulderwood, Nova Scotia. Brother of Peter, Robin and Harry Bell-Irving.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS ONTARIO

HMCS BONAVENTURE

 

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(1) Portrait of LCdr Bell-Irving  (2) Portrait of Lt Bell-Irving  (3) Article from the Crowsnest magazine, Apr 1958, pg 11 on the death of LCdr Bell-Irving  (4) Article from the Ottawa Journal 05 Mar 1958 on the death of LCdr Bell-Irving

 

Source for photos and newspaper articles: Canadian Virtual War Memorial

 

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