Royal Canadian Navy : HMCS Rosthern, 1944.
Ship's company of HMCS Rosthern, taken 10 June, 1944. DND official photo #PA-142396.
The men are arranged in two groups -- an upper group and a lower group in front of them, at deck level.
Raymond E. Gard is in the front row of the upper group, 3rd from the right.
Joseph Crompton is also in the front row of the upper group, 4th from the left. He would have been 18 years old.
Ivan D. Downie is in the back row of the lower group, far right. He lived in Hardisty, AB at the time.
John "Tug" Wilson is in the 3rd row from the front of the lower group, 5th from the left, directly above and behind Lt. Davies.
PO Robert Dunn is in the 2nd row from the front of the lower group, 4th from the right. He married Audrey Crumb after the war and
moved to the west coast where he worked in the Powell River Paper Mill until retirement. He died in 1978 at the age of 64.
Lt. Berwyn Davies is in the front row of the lower group, 4th from the left.
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Bill Gard for this photo.
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