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Oliver Angus Warren Giddings


Able Seaman, V66717, RCNVR


Born: 26 Oct 1922


Died: 24 Aug 2005, Montague, Prince Edward Island


GIDDINGS, Oliver Angus Warren - Peacefully at the Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague on Wednesday, August 24, 2005, Oliver Angus Warren Giddings of Murray River, age 82 years. Veteran of the Second World War. Husband of the late Leona (MacKay) Giddings. Beloved father of Roger Giddings (Cathy), Charlottetown, Georgie Curley (Philip), Alliston, Andy Giddings (Amy), Murray River and Debbie Walker (Clifton), Murray River. Dear grandfather of Craig (Cheryl), Kent, Ben, Christina and Ty. Great grandfather of Emma. Brother of Annie Williams, Jeannette Giddings, Joe Giddings and Melvin Giddings. Also survived by sisters and brother-in-law Jessie Dennison (Robert), Catherine Irving (Basil), Donalda Courtney (Evan), Wayne MacKay (Lynn) and Maisie MacKay. Predeceased by infant daughter Valrie and infant son George, brothers and sisters Ella Williams, Sam Giddings, John Giddings, Hazel Hodgeson, Norma Giddings and Rita Giddings, brothers-in-law Angus MacKay and Sterling MacKay.


Resting at Ferguson's Montague Funeral Home from where the service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday at 2:00 pm. Interment in the Murray River Cemetery. Visitation : Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. If so desired, memorials to Kings County Memorial Hospital or to Heart & Stroke Foundation of P.E.I. would be appreciated. (Ferguson Funeral Home Ltd)


Campaign stars and medals: The 1939-1945 Star, The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Bar, The 1939-1945 War Medal


Able Seaman Giddings served in the RCNVR 11 Jul 1943 - 18 Dec 1945


Ships served in:

HMCS ROCKCLIFFE - AB Giddings was serving in ROCKCLIFFE when she escorted U-889 into St. John's, Newfoundland


Shadow box for AB Oliver Giddings



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