Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Charles Griffon Comish

In memory of:

Telegraphist John Charles Griffon Comish

April 11, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve


H.M.C.S. Strathadam

Additional Information

Son of John Cicero Comish and Ellaline Constance Comish; husband of Dorothea Jean Comish, of New Westminster, British Columbia. Brother of Enid.

Commemorated on Page 505 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


County Antrim, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. B.S. Grave 107.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John C.G. Comish– This picture was given to me by my mother Enid Peterson (nee Comish) who was John's only sibling.
  • Memorial– John Charles Griffin Comish is commemorated on this memorial tablet in Fort Langley, British Columbia.
  • Newspaper clipping– Telegraphist JOHN CHARLES GRIFFON COMISH was one of six members of the crew of HMCS Strathadam killed by a premature explosion on board the frigate during an attack on a suspected submarine.  Source:  Globe and Mail June 9, 1945
  • Newspaper clipping– Source:  Hamilton Spectator June 9, 1945
  • H.M.C.S. Strathadam

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