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Charles McDonald

In memory of:

Lieutenant Commander Charles McDonald

February 12, 1949
HMCS STADACONA, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Military Service

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HMCS Stadacona


Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45, Member of the Order of the British Empire, Coronation Medal King George VI (1937), Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medals.

Additional Information


February 4, 1905
London, England


October 11, 1923
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Husband of Florence Gladys (née Cookman) McDonald of Victoria, British Columbia. Father of Dorothy Marilyn and Helen Denise.

Commemorated on Page 6 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.

Burial Information


British Columbia, Canada

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The Veterans' Cemetery National Historic Site is located adjacent to the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in the municipality of Esquimalt, British Columbia. On July 14, 1868 the cemetery was consecrated as a one acre Royal Navy plot. Today the site covers 2.2 acres with most of the land surrounding the cemetery owned by the Gorge Vale Golf Course. Presently the cemetery holds over 1700 graves of Canadian and Commonwealth naval and military personnel and their families. The Esquimalt Veterans' Cemetery is significant for its long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– This report appeared in the March 1949 issue of The Crowsnest, the Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine, at page 11.  (Submitted by Navy League Cadet Corps CHAMBLY, Barrie, Ontario.)

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