For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

Marcel (Joe) Lesage

 

Naval Storesman, 13363-H, RCN / C.A.F.

 

Born: 1930          Died: 2008

 

Marcel Joe Lesage served 2 years in the civil service before joining the Navy.  He served in the RCN / C.A.F. from 1951 to 1974.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS CORNWALLIS - 1951

HMCS MAGNIFICENT - Served in Magnificent IN 1953 as an AB and LS.NS, RCN

HMCS DUNDALK

HMCS ST CROIX

HMCS CAPE SCOTT

HMCS OTTAWA

HMCS SKEENA

 

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(JL01) Portrait of Joe Lesage  (JL02)  Joseph's ID card dated 1949  (JL03) Naval Storesman Trade Group 3 course certificate, HMCS HOCHELAGA - 1961  (JL04-JL05) "What a night" - Gymnasium at HMCS SHEARWATER - Feb 1952. L-R: Meyers, Norris, Jack Graham, Desjean, Jones, Don Leblanc, Leblanc's girl friend? and, a sailor of the Haida

 


 

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(01) Joe Lesage (right) at HMCS CORNWALLIS  (02) Joe Lesage at HMCS CORNWALLIS  (03) Portrait of Joe Lesage at HMCS CORNWALLIS  (04) Joe Lesage (left) at HMCS CORNWALLIS, Nov 1951, NOOTKA Division

 


 

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(05) Joel Lesage at the Seamanship School in Halifax

 


 

HMCS MAGNIFICENT

 

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(06) Aircraft attempting to land on the Maggie.... not looking good  (07) Successful landing ... arrester wire hooked  (08) Aircraft on the elevator on HMCS MAGNIFICENT  (09)  LS Joe Lesage on HMCS MAGNIFICENT  (10) "Beef" Coffin, Joe Lesage, Roger Kennedy - Mes deux "Bodyguards" - England 17 Oct 1953

 

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(11) HMCS MAGNIFICENT H-12 Mess Jacket Patch  (12) Certificate given to AB.NS1 Lesage for participation in the Queen's Coronation Review at Spithead - 15 Jun 1953  (13) Ship's badge for HMCS MAGNIFICENT

 


 

 

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(14) CNAV DUNDALK - "Halifax to Bermuda"  (15) John, Pygm and Al on CNAV DUNDALK  (16) Joe Lesage on CNAV DUNDALK  (17) CNAV DUNDALK

 


 

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(18) HMCS OTTAWA 229 - early 1970s  (19) Joe Lesage on HMCS OTTAWA 229, Kingston, ON - early 1970s  (20) Dockyard pass for MWO(S)  Lesage - 1973  (21) Invitation of ship's company dance for HMCS OTTAWA 30 Nov 1972

 


 

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(22) HMCS ST CROIX Christmas card  (23) Joe Lesage (left, rear) playing crib on HMCS ST CROIX

 


 

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