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Johnson Douglas Siteman


Stoker 1c, A1882, RCNR


Born: 27 Apr 1919, Louisburg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia


Died: 19 Jan 1941, Sydney, Nova Scotia


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SITEMAN, Johnson Douglas, Stoker 1c, A1882, RCNR, died - 19 Jan 1941, HMCS PROTECTOR - Son of Mrs. Genora Jensen of Montreal and the late Wallace Fred Siteman (died Mar 1933).


Stoker 1c Siteman died at the Syndey Military Hospital, Sydney, NS from influenzal encephalitis.


SITEMAN, Jonson - Sydney. Jan 10 - Louisburg's first casualty of the present war was registered today when AB Jonson Siteman, 21, member of the RCNVR, died in naval hospital here. Death was due to pneumonia. He had been ill for two weeks. Siteman enlisted early last year and had been stationed for the greater part of the time in this city. Surviving are his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Siteman, and one brother, George Siteman, Louisburg. The body will be forwarded to the seaport town where funeral service will be held with naval honors.


Ships served in:

Tug LISGAR - Served in Lisgar 29 Sep 1940 - 13 Nov 1940 as a Stoker (T), RCNR


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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3) Report of Death  (4) Article on the death of Jonson Siteman, Halifax Chronicle, Tuesday 21 Jan 1941, page 4, Researched by George Newbury



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