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In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

William (Bill) Howarth

 

Chief Petty Officer 1st Class, Signalman

 

3757-E, RCN

 

Died: 04 Dec 2016, Victoria, British Columbia

 

HOWARTH, William (Bill) - passed peacefully, aged 93, on December 4th at VGH. Born in Fernie, he grew up in Port Moody. He was in the RCN from 1939-1964 and was a remedial reading teacher in Cowichan Lake from 1970 to 1985. The last two years he was healthy and cheerful in Broadmead Care; the family sends special thanks to the people there. The funeral will take place at the Church of the Advent Colwood on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 10:30 am. Bill's ashes will be interred later in God's Acre, Naval Cemetery, Esquimalt. (The Victoria Times Colonist 13 Dec 2016)

 

Bill served in the RCN from 15 Jul 1940 to 15 Jul 1965

 

Ships served in:

HMCS THE PAS

HMCS SANS PEUR

HMCS PRINCE RUPERT

HMCS UGANDA

HMCS ONTARIO - Served in Ontario as Yeoman

HMCS ROCKCLIFFE

HMCS BEACON HILL

HMCS ATHABASKAN

HMCS CRUSADER

HMCS CAYUGA

HMCS ST LAURENT

HMCS SCOTIAN

HMCS GIVENCHY

HMCS DISCOVERY

 

Yeoman of Signals Howarth, HMCS Ontario

 

 

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