In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
BARTLETT, Maurice Elliott - passed away at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Thursday July 29th, 2004. He is survived by his loving wife, Miriam Anne (Wakeling) Bartlett, two sons, Rhys of Grand Bay -Westfield and Owen (Sharon Marley) of Nerepis, NB. three daughters, Bronwyn (Scott) Crandall of Longreach NB. Megan Brown of Grand Bay-Westfield, and Myfanwy Bree and Michael Gormley of Lorneville, one brother, Ralph (Audrey) of Hampton NB. One brother in-law, Roy McAdam, a sister in-law, Elaine Bartlett, six grandchildren, George, Judson, Caleb, Wren, Taylor, and Hilary and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. Maurice was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Jennie (Godsoe) Bartlett, two brothers, Robert, and Lawrence, two sisters, Viola McLeod and Jean McAdam and brother in-law, Lee McLeod. Maurice was with the RCNVR from 1939 -1945 and belonged to the Seaforth Highlanders in the early fifties. He had also retired from Canada Post and was a resident of The Ridgewood Veterans Wing for the past two months.
Ships served in:
(RB01) Maurice Bartlett on unknown minesweeper with ship's mascot (MB02) 01 Apr 1941 - Bringing German POWs onboard HMCS PRINCE HENRY after she intercepted the German freighters Munchen and Hermonthis, which scuttled themselves. (MB03) Maurice wrote on the back of the photo "After bringing the Huns aboard, I happened to be on the guard, x marks me after changing. I wanted to kill them all first but later found them to be okay. You can see them bundled up on Starboard side. It happened to be a dark day." (MB04) In memory of Maurice Bartlett.