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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

John Winston Hacker

 

Stoker Petty Officer, 21339, RCN

 

Born: 09 Mar 1912, Nanaimo, British Columbia

 

Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

HACKER, John Winston, Sto PO, 21339, RCN, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - son of Mr. and Mrs. William John Hacker, of Nanaimo, BC; husband of Hazel Catherine Hacker, of Calgary, AB.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS SKEENA - Served in Skeena 01 Jul 1932 - 17 Jun 1934 as a Sto 2c and Sto 1c, RCN. Rated Sto 1c 09 May 1933.

HMS DANAE - Served in Danae 10 Jul 1934 - 16 Sep 1934 (lent from HMCS Naden)

HMCS SKEENA - Served in Skeena 06 Oct 1934 - 30 Nov 1934 as a Sto 1c, RCN

HMCS ARMENTIERES - Served in Armentieres 09 Feb 1935 - 01 Oct 1935

HMCS FRASER  - Served in Fraser 22 Jan 1937 - 22 Nov 1937

HMS PEMBROKE (RN shore station) - Served in Pembroke 01 Feb 1937 - 16 Feb 1937 (lent from HMCS FRASER)

HMS COMET - Served in Comet 08 Jun 1938 - 30 Jun 1938 pending her transfer to the RCN as HMCS Restigouche on 15 Jun 1938.

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE (former HMS Comet) - Served in Restigouche 01 Jul 1938 - 18 Apr 1940 as a Sto 2c and L/Sto, RCN. Rated L/Sto 01 Sep 1939

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Drafted to Bras D'Or 19 Apr 1940 as a L/Sto RCN. Rated A/Sto PO 01 Sep 1940

 

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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3-4) Service Summary  (5) Report of Death

 

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