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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Albert Kynman

In memory of:

Chief Petty Officer Albert Kynman

April 16, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Navy Reserve


H.M.C.S. Esquimalt

Additional Information


June 3, 1908
York, United Kingdom


August 13, 1940

Commemorated on Page 531 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. A.B. Lot 86.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– A photograph of the ship's company of HMCS Esquimalt taken in March 1945, a month before the ship was torpedoed off Halifax. CPO Kynman is likely one of the sailors in this photo.
  • Photo of Albert Kynman
  • HMCS Esquimalt– Photograph of HMCS Esquimalt (J272).
Image courtesy of the Royal Canadian Navy.
  • Ceremony– The burial ceremony for Albert Kynman at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Photograph courtesy of the Library and Archives Canada.
  • Memorial– The memorial plaque at Canadian Forces Base Halifax to HMCS Esquimalt, the Royal Canadian Navy minesweeper in which Albert Kynman was serving, and who was killed when the ship was sunk by a German U-boat on 16 April 1945 off Halifax.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Chief Petty Officer Albert Kynman at Camp Hill Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Image taken 13 October 2017 by Tom Tulloch.

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