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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 


Gerard Richard Carroll


Lieutenant-Commander, O-12410, RCN(R)


Born: 16 Nov 1915


Died: 04 Aug 1964, Ottawa, Ontario


CARROLL, Gerard R. - In hospital, Tues., Aug. 4, 1964, Gerard R. Carroll, husband of Gertrude Walsh, 8 Graham Avenue, father of Ian, Katherine, Mary Anne, James, Robert and David, son of the Honourable Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Carroll, Baddeck, N.S.; brother of Mrs. John J. Murphy, Charles, John and Michael, all of Nova Scotia. Resting McEvoy Brothers, 235 Kent Street, after 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Friday in Canadian Martyrs Church for Requiem Mass at 8 o'clock. Interment Notre Dame cemetery. (The Ottawa Journal 06 Aug 1964)


Note: Until March 1945, the Canadian Navy Lists have Gerard R. Carroll listed as Gerard R. Carrol.


Ships served in:

RCN BARRACKS HALIFAX - Appointed to RCN Barracks Halifax - borne as add't for training or disposal as a SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Oct 1940)

HMCS STADACONA II - Appointed to Stadacona II 14 Dec 1940 as a SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Mar 1941)

HMCS REINDEER  - Appointed to Reindeer 05 May 1941 as a SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Jun 1941).  Appointed Lt, RCNVR (seniority 16 Nov 1941) (Navy List Jan 1942)

HMCS BYTOWN - Appointed to Bytown 23 Nov 1943 as Lt, RCNVR, XO (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS YORK (TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Automotive Building, Exhibition Park, Toronto 3) - Appointed to York 01 Oct 1943 as Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Oct 1943)

HMCS MAHONE - Appointed to Mahone 25 Sep 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Nov 1944)

HMCS DRUMMONDVILLE - Appointed to Drummondville 07 Feb 1945 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Mar 1945)

HMCS AVALON - Appointed to Avalon as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List May 1945)

* retired list - as Lt, RCN(R) (seniority 16 May 1940) (Navy List Jun 1947)

HMCS CARLETON (OTTAWA NAVAL DIVISION) - Appointed to Carleton 20 Nov 1947 as a Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1948).  Appointed LCdr, RCN(R) (seniority 16 May 1948) (Navy list Jul 1948)

HMCS CARLETON (retired list) - as a LCdr, RCN(R) (Navy List Jul 1953).  Last recorded on the retired list in Jan 1960 Navy List.


Article on Lt G.R. Carroll publishing articles in the "Yorker"

The Halifax Mail 26 May 1944

Researched by / Courtesy of George Newbury



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