For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


David Henry Sadler


Petty Officer 1st Class, Stoker Mechanic, 40369, RCN


Born: 29 Sep 1904, Liverpool, England


Died: 26 May 1990, Victoria, British Columbia


David Sadler joined the RCN in Sep 1930 and retired in Nov 1955


Ships served in:

HMCS ONTARIO - Served in Ontario as a PO. PO Sadler was onboard Ontario for the Coronation Review in 1953.





(DS01) David Sadler in 1933  (DS02) Commodore K.F. Adam, Commodore RCN Barracks, Esquimalt, presents the Charles McDonald trophy to Petty Officer David Sadler in recognition of the latter's efforts in fostering sports in the Pacific Command in 1951.  The trophy is awarded annually to the officer or man who through his achievements or efforts contributed most to sports in the Pacific Command through-out the year. (Crowsnest Magazine Vol 4 No 3 Jan 1952)  (DS03) David Sadler's headstone in the Veterans Cemetery, Esquimalt, BC


(DS04) Six members of HMCS ONTARIO's crew visit Portsmouth for the Coronation Review


PO David Sadler 1st on right


(Crowsnest Magazine Vol 5 No 10 Aug 1953)


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