For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
McGINN, George Hunter, of Kamloops, BC joined the RCN 21 Apr 1939. He was awarded the LC&GC Medal on 21 Apr; 1959. He retired 20 Apr 1961. George married Evelyn Eileen Richardson of Halifax in Sep 1944. Evelyn passed away 14 Jun 1980.
Mentioned is Despatches Citation: McGINN, George Hunter, Leading Stoker, 21592, Mention in Despatches, RCN, HMCS Gatineau - Awarded as per Canada Gazette of 9 September 1944 and London Gazette of 18 July 1944. "For outstanding leadership, skill and devotion to duty in H.M.S. Icarus and H.M. Canadian Ships Chilliwack, Chaudiere, Fennel, Gatineau and St Catharines in a successful operation against a U-Boat."
Ships served in:
HMCS IROQUOIS - Served in Iroquois during her 3rd Korean War tour as a C2EM3, RCN