Adkin, Gerald

Rank Stoker 2nd Class, Stoker 1st Class
Service # Unknown
Unit # Royal Canadian Navy
Resident Dresden
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Son of Mr. & Mrs. James (Chappy) Adkin. Father was a well known Dresden baseball player. After discharge, Gerald Adkin moved to Wallaceburg, where he lived until his death in 1978. School-Days nickname “Peewee”.

Served on H.M.C.S. Cornwallis, Buxton, Scotian, Perigrine, Llewellyn, Portgae and Antigonish.

Discharged January 1946.


Awards General Service Medal
Age 17
Birthplace Born- May 4th, 1926
When Enlisted March 29th, 1944
Next of Kin Parents- Mr. James E. & Mrs. Edna Adkin

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