In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
DOYLE, Donald Francis - 88, a Canadian Navy veteran of World War II, who was presented a Citation for distinguished service from the King of England, a kind and gentle loving man who will be sadly missed, passed away at Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre on Thursday, April 13, 2000. Visitation took place on Sunday, April 16, 2000, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., at Cruikshanks Funeral Home, 2032 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Funeral services took place on Monday, April 17, at noon, officiated by the Rev. Jim Martel. Burial will take place at a later date. Memorial donations are appreciated to a charity of the donor's choosing.
Mentioned in Despatches citation: DOYLE, Donald Francis, Chief Petty Officer, 2204, Mention in Despatches, RCN, HMCS SKEENA - Awarded as per Canada Gazette of 20 January 1945 and London Gazette of 3 October 1944.Home: Halifax, Nova Scotia. "For outstanding leadership, skill and devotion to duty in H.M. Canadian Ships QU'APPELLE, SKEENA, SASKATCHEWAN and RESTIGOUCHE in a successful action with enemy trawlers and U-boats."
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