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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Charles Knox

In memory of:

Lieutenant Commander John Charles Knox

March 22, 1966

Military Service

Service Number:







HMCS Bonaventure


1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Italy Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal, Korea Medal and Ribbon, United Nations Medal (Korea), Maple Leaf and Canadian Forces Decoration.

Additional Information


November 23, 1921
Winnipeg, Manitoba


September 16, 1940

Son of John C. and Jennie (née Baird) Knox of Burnaby, British Columbia. Husband of Kathleen Maud (née Deans). Father of Judith Anne of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Brother of Stewart, David and Mrs. Clyne Elliott.

Commemorated on Page 131 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

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  • Memorial Stained Glass– This Stained Glass Window at the Shearwater Aviation Museum in 12 Wing Canadian Forces Base Shearwater includes four badges: HMCS Shearwater, HMCS Warrior, HMCS Magnificent, and HMCS Bonaventure. The caption states:
1945 Fifty years of Naval Air 1995
For those in peril on the sea

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