name

Leading Seaman Norman Mitchinson

name

Leading Seaman Norman Mitchinson

born

1920

death

2008-08-22

where died

Owen Sound, ON 1

AWARDS

Mentioned in Dispatches for actions at the Combined Opertions Raid on Dieppe. He was also presented to HRH Queen Elizabeth and was one of the first recipients of the Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship.

SERVICE RECORD

reg num

RCNV8986

highest rank

Leading Seaman

conflict

1939-1945

STORIES & ARTIFACTS

notes

Served on H.M.C.S. Skeena. Norman was one of only a few Canadians to have participated in six major invasions of the Second World War: Dieppe, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, D-Day (Normandy) and Southern France.

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