In memory of

Leading Seaman

George Rosie

who died on 15 Nov 1942

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Navy
  Unit HMS Quebec
  Rank Leading Seaman
  Service number V10616
  Date of death 19421115
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  V10616 Leading Stoker (HMS Quebec) George Rosie Jr. (b.1916) of Bethune was KIA 19421115 and is commemorated on the Halifax Memorial for servicemen buried or lost at sea. HMS Quebec was a combined operations unit based in Inversary castle on Loch Fyne, Argyll & Bute, Scotland. Rosie participated in a landing of troops in north Africa and he and his naval mates were lost when the MV Ettrick was torpedoed by a U-boat west of Gibraltar on their way back to Inversary. He was the son of George and Isabella Rosie who came to the Gladstone district in 1920. George Jr. was born at Regina and educated at Bethune and at Balfour Tech, Regina. He was working as a refinery attendant when he enlisted at HMCS Queen in 1941.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 190 - Dufferin
  Cemetery or memorial location Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
Bethune
  Geo-memorial Rosie Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.3833°N / 106.6333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74O7
  Geo-memorial details East of Fond du Lac.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19160528
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410424
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Bethune    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation refinery worker
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