They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


George Cecil Cleveland


Boatswain, RNCVR


Born: 19 Jan 1877, Washington, USA


Died: 06 Dec 1917, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Book of Remembrance


CLEVELAND, George Cecil, Bos'n, RNCVR, killed - 06 Dec 1917, HMCS MARGARET - Husband of Ellen (née Sharp) Cleveland, of Maidstone, England.


George Cleveland, age 47, died from shock due to injuries sustained in the Halifax Explosion.  He is buried in the St. John's Cemetery and Columbarium Halifax, NS.


Ships served in:

* Listed as an Acting Mate (seniority 01 Jul 1915) (Navy List Sep 1916)

* Recorded on the logs of Depot Ship DIANA 01 Jul 1915 as Mate, RNCVR, add'l

HMCS MARGARET - Appointed to MARGARET as a Mate, RNCVR (Navy List Jan 1917).  Appointed to MARGARET 29 Oct 1917 as a Boatswain, RNCVR (seniority 23 Jul 1915) (Navy List Dec 1917)



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