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Aird, James J.

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Title Able-Seaman (RNCVR)
Official Number VR-5334
Birth 00/00/1887 Death 30/10/1918
Place (nk) Place (At sea)
Area (nk) Area
Country (nk) Country (At sea) (Vancouver Island BC)
His next-of-kin, was his mother, Mrs. Agnes Aird, Howford, by Inverurie, Scotland.
Military Service
He was appointed as an Able-Seaman (RNCVR). He served in HMCS Galiano 1918. (He was lost in HMCS Galiano in a storm off Vancouver Island BC 30/10/1918).
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His body was picked by at sea by the whaler Brown and brought to Vancouver BC by the Cheloshin. His body was buried by the crew of HMCS Rainbow. He was buried in the Naval Cemetery Esquimalt BC.
References;; Finding of the RCN Court of Enquiry into the Loss of HMCS Galiano;
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