In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
DALLIN, Edward Earl (Bud) - Born at Yorkton Sask. March 10th 1921, passed away peacefully June 15, 2014. He attended Victoria and Burke Public Schools in Yorkton, Sask. until 1934 when he moved to Victoria, B. C. with his parents and younger brother Lorne. He attended Boy's Central and Victoria High School, and left to work at Pacific Furniture Manuf. in Esquimalt in 1938. He joined the RCN at HMCS NADEN in Nov. 1940 as a Stoker and was drafted to Halifax early in 1941. He was drafted to the Battleship HMS RAMILLIES and while with the Royal Navy served on four other RN ships. He finally was returned to the RCN in 1943 and was on the commission crew of HMCS ATHABASKAN G07 leaving her just before she was severely damaged the first time. He served on three other Canadian ships before ending his Naval Service on the Staff of Commodore Agnew RCN with the Canadian Joint Staff in Washington, D.C. and was discharged with the rank of Stoker Petty Officer in Nov. 1947. While in Washington, D.C. he met and married Eleanor Anne Hill of Cobden Ont. They lived in Toronto, Ont. for six years before moving to Prince Albert, Sask. in 1954. He was on the Air Staff of CKBI Radio & TV for 18 years. He was a past Master of Kinistino Masonic Lodge No. 1, and served three years on the Provincial Board of Directors of Alzheimer, Sask. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Eleanor in 1999, his father and mother, sister Dorothy Salmon, and brothers Vernon, Robert and Lorne. He is survived by his wife Dorothy and numerous nephews and nieces. The family would like to thank Dr. Tamboline and the staff in the E.R. and C.C.U. for their care and support. A service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, at the corner of Mills Road and West Saanich Road, on Wed. June 25, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society.
Bud Dallin served in the RCN 18 Nov 1940 - 14 Nov 1947
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