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Service information for: 


Fred William Peterson, B.E.M.


Petty Officer Steward, A2758, RCNR


British Empire Medal citation:  PETERSON, Fred William, Leading Steward, A2758, British Empire Medal (BEM), RCNR -Awarded as per Canada Gazette of 5 June 1943 and London Gazette of 2 June 1943. "This Rating, a veteran of the last war, served at sea in one of His Majesty's Canadian ships for a considerable period during which time he has shown exemplary devotion to duty and cheerfulness over a long period of convoy duty."


Petty Officer Steward F.W. Peterson receives the B.E.M.

The Halifax Chronicle, Wed, 01 Mar 1944

Researched by George Newbury



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