In memory of


Wilfred Norman Hathway

who died on 14 Oct 1942

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Civilian
  Unit Department of National Defence
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  Date of death 19421014
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  Wilfred Norman Hathway of Regina was KIA 19421014 when the ferry SS Caribou was torpedoed on its North Sydney-Port aux Basques run. Hathway enlisted in the Regina Rifles as a lieutenant in 1941. Less tha a year later he was discharged and went to work for the Department of National Defence, where he was employed when he was killed six months later. He was the son of Edward and Harriet (Collins) Hathway who came to Canada in 1912. Wilfred was born at Farmborough, Somerset, England, and raised at Saskatoon. He taught for twelve years before enlisting (including stints at Delisle and Balfour Tech) and left a wife Thelma Pearl (Upton) and three children (Wilfred Walter, Margaret Rose and Shirley Anne) later at Victoria, British Columbia.
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  Certificate of service
Marriage certificate
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Additional information
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Memorial - Delisle

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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location lost at sea    
  Honour roll location(s) Delisle
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Personal information
  Date of birth 19081014
  Place of birth Farmborough, Somerset, England    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410905
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation teacher
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