May 12, 1902 - Nov. 02, 1942

Arthur John 

(Jack)

Vatcher


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My Grandfathers Medals, They are from left to right
1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (C.V.S.M) and clasp, War Medal 1939-45. 
To see the back of the medals click here
To read more about these medal click here

This is the Memorial Cross which my grandmother received sometime after the war
 


My Grandfather received his Masters papers just before he was killed on the Rose Castle. Unfortunately he never had the opportunity to use them

This is the back of his Masters Papers


Click above to Visit the Lance Cove Seamans memorial

Hot Links

Bell Island Web Site - pictures of the torpedoe attack and other information
A story about the U-Boat attacks at Bell Island
Enemy on our doorsteo - The book about the U-Boat attacks at Bell Island (amazon.com)
Tribute to the Merchant Marines of WW II
About.com Canada online History of Canada's Merchant marines and WW II
Veteran's affairs Canada - WW II history
The Full Merchant Marine Book Of Remembrance

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