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Glen Everett Kinney

 

Stoker 2nd Class, 22790-E, RCN

 

Born: 13 Sep 1927, Selkirk, Manitoba

 

Died: 16 Mar 1947, Havana, Cuba

 

Book of Remembrance

 

KINNEY, Glen Everett, Sto 2c, 22790, RCN, died - 16 Mar 1947, HMCS WARRIOR - son of Mrs. Jean Kinney, of Winnipeg, MB.

 

Stoker Kinney was found to be missing after he failed to report for duty on the morning of March 17, 1947. He was last seen at approximately 23:30 hours the previous evening on his return to the ship after a short shore leave in Havana, Cuba. After conversing with ship mates, he proceeded to the hanger deck where he rigged his camp cot and turned in. Nothing further was seen of him from that time until his body was recovered from Havana Harbour on March 19, 1947; it is presumed that he fell overboard. He is buried in the Colon Cemetery, Haven, Cuba.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS CHIPPAWA - Enlisted 18 Feb 1946

HMCS ONTARIO - Served in Ontario 26 Aug 1946 - 30 Aug 1946 as a Sto 2c, RCN

HMCS WARRIOR - Drafted to Warrior 31 Aug 1946 as a Sto 2c, RCN

 

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(1-2) Service Summary  (3) Letter from Commodore Harry Dewolf to Stoker Kinney's mother on the death of her son

 

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