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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Edward Dennis Rushbrook


Lieutenant-Commander, O-64290, RCN(R)


Died: 10 Jun 2016


RUSHBROOK, Edward Dennis - Veteran of D-Day and WWII. Peacefully passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Florence and the late Olive Rushbrook. Loving father of Carolyn Harding and the late Dennis Rushbrook. Loving step- father of Douglas Bailey (Carol), Bonnie Hogan (Henry) and Robert Bailey (Tina) and the late Sandy Kokelj. Cherished grandfather of Jill Harding (Tim). Fondly remembered by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ted will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave.), Weston, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 12 noon until the time of the service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery. (The Toronto Star 13 Jun 2016)


Ships served in:

LCI(L) 118


HMCS YORK (retired list) - as a LCdr, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1959)


Officer Graduates from HMCS Royal Roads, Naval Officers' Training Centre

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Toronto Men Among Graduates From Royal Roads - 03 Oct 1942

1st row:  J. Douglas, R.A. Nairn, G. Hadden, D.A. Parrot, R.J. Ingram and, R.W. Kent

2nd Row: C.R. Bond, N.I. Smith, E.D. Rushbrook, W.A. Smith, A.M. Hunter and , G.W. Dunn

3rd Row: E.B. Brace, W.R. Cook. W.D. McQuaig, W. Archer, J.J. Coates, E.W. Brockwell, G.E. Devlin and, R.L. Troke



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