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Mervin Charles Hare

In memory of:

Lieutenant Mervin Charles Hare

June 30, 1950

Near Staceyville, Maine

Military Service


Service Number:

030875

Age:

25

Force:

Navy

Unit:

HMCS York

Citation(s):

Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, Maple Leaf Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

August 13, 1924
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 1, 1944
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of William Charles and Martha Gladys Hare of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of Barbara (Vokes) and father of Karen Barbara Hare. Brother of Warrant Officer 2nd Class Ronald William Hare.

Commemorated on Page 16 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

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  • Newspaper clipping– News article about locating the body of Lieutenant Mervin Charles Hare in 1986..
  • Newspaper Clipping– This obituary appeared at page 32 of the September 1950 issue of the Crowsnest, the Royal Canadian Navy's magazine.  (Submitted by Navy League Cadet Corps CHAMBLY, Barrie, Ontario.)

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