George Henry Fish

George Henry Fish of Grande Prairie, Alberta, served with the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (HMCS Chebogue as torpedoed by U-1227 on 4th October 1944 while on escort duty. The badley damaged frigate was towed to Port Talbot but was not repaired. Fish was killed in action on the 4th of October 1944; his name is inscribed in the Halifax
Memorial. This Memorial in Nova Scotia's capital, erected in Point Pleasant Park, is one of the few tangible reminders of the men who died at sea. It bears a cross that is mounted on a large podium bearing bronze panels upon, which are inscribed the names of 3,257 Canadian men and women who were buried at sea. George Henry Fish was survived by his parents, Hewnry Richard and Annie Elizabeth Fish; he was 37.

Remembered with Honour - Halifax Memorial

 


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