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Marc Marie Rene Turcot


Lieutenant, O-74350, RCNVR


Died: 06 Jun 2005, Montreal, Quebec


TURCOT, Marc Marie Rene - Peacefully, after a valiant struggle at the Montreal General Hospital on Monday, June 6, 2005, in his eight-ninth year. Survived by his loving wife Jane (Allison), his daughters Constance (Michael O'Brien), Madeleine (Richard Hall) and Diane (Peter MacDougal), stepchildren Sue, Jennifer, Rick (Karen) Hayward, grandchildren Patricia (Sean Souter), Andrew, Tim, James, Erin, Thomas, Robyn, Brydon, Derek, Victoria, Kristian. Loving brother of Gilles and Claire (Atkinson). Marc will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, and friends. Predeceased by Mary (Brydon), his brother Jacques and sister Louise (Richer). Memorial service will be held at Collins Clarke Funeral Home, 222 Highway 20 (Cartier exit 49), 514-483-1870, Pointe Claire, Friday, June 10 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to service, thence to the Field of Honour Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff on the 15th and 16th floor of the Montreal General Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Palliative Care Unit of the Montreal General Hospital for their caring support. In lieu of flowers, donations to the M.G.H. Foundation for the Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated. (The Montreal Gazette 09 Jun2005)


Awards and Decorations:  1939-45 Star;  Atlantic Star with France & German Clasp;  Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp;  War Medal 1939-45


Ships served in:

* Appointed Acting Sub-Lieutenant, RCNVR (seniority 09 Oct 1939) (Navy List Oct 1939)


HMCS NOOTKA - Appointed to NOOTKA 01 Aug 1940 (Navy List Sep 1940)

* Appointed Sub-Lieutenant, RCNVR (seniority 09 Oct 1939) (Navy List Nov 1940)

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to STADACONA 24 Mar 1941 for M/M and D/G duties (Navy List Mar 1941)

RCN BARRACKS ESQUIMALT - Appointed to RCN BARRACKS ESQUIMALT 10 May 1941 (Navy List Jun 1941)

* Qualified for Torpedo Duties (t) (Navy List Jun 1941) Note: (t) - Qualified in Canada

* Appointed Lieutenant (t), RCNVR (seniority 09 Oct 1941) (Navy List Oct 1941)

RCN BARRACKS ESQUIMALT - Appointed to RCN BARRACKS ESQUIMALT, Torpedo School (Navy List Sep 1942)

HMCS ANNAPOLIS - Appointed to ANNAPOLIS 21 Apr 1943 (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS SIOUX - Appointed to SIOUX 21 Feb 1944 (Navy List Feb 1944)

* Seniority backdated 09 Oct 1940 (Navy List Jan 1945)

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to STADACONA Add'l for Disposal or Under Training (Navy List Mar 1945)

* Appointment Terminated 01 Aug 1945 (Demobilized)


SLt Marc Turcot, RCNVR



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