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Lewis John Stringer

In memory of:

Petty Officer, 2nd Class Lewis John Stringer

October 25, 1969

Military Service


Service Number:

N10699

Age:

39

Force:

Navy

Unit:

HMCS Kootenay

Citation(s):

Cross of Valour, Canadian Forces Decoration, Canadian Centennial Medal 1967

Additional Information


Born:

August 3, 1930
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 21, 1948
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of Joseph and Annie Stringer of Hamilton, Ontairo. Husband of Christina Stringer and father of Louise, Susan and Jacqueline Stringer of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 146 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HALIFAX (FAIRVIEW LAWN) CEMETERY
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Section 10, Sheet D, Lot P9

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the Wreaths across Canada campaign by the Veterans UN NATO group of Nova Scotia.
  • Stained Glass Window– Photo Credit: Marilyn Gurney 
This memorial stained glass window at St. Brendan's Chapel, CFB Halifax, Halifax, NS is dedicated to the nine men mentioned on the plaque who were killed in an explosion on board the H.M.C.S. Kootenay.

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[stained glass window/vitrail]
TO BE WORTHY OF THOSE WHO SERVED BEFORE US

[plaque/plaque]
HMCS KOOTENAY OCTOBER 23 1969
IN MEMORY
[9 names are listed, but are not clear in the photo./9 noms sont inscrits, mais ils ne sont pas clairs sur la photo.]
William Alfred Boudreau; Pierre Serge Bourret; Thomas Gordon Crabbe; Nelson Murray Galloway; Michael Alan Hardy;   
Eric George Harman; Gary Wayne Hutton; Vaino Olavi  Partanen; Lewis John  Stringer  

http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=6311

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