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Alfred George Shimmin

In memory of:

Leading Stores Assistant Alfred George Shimmin

April 11, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

V/45064

Age:

34

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Strathadam

Additional Information


Son of Alfred George and Rose Shimmin, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Glenalina, Extn.

Commemorated on Page 563 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELFAST CITY CEMETERY
County Antrim, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. B.S. Grave 104.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Leading Stores Assistant ALFRED GEORGE SHIMMIN 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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