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Wartime Heritage ASSOCIATION
Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
Howard Hibbert Adlington
Name: Service No: Rank: Service: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Age at Enlistment: Place of Enlistment: Address at Enlistment: Trade: Religion: Marital Status: Next of Kin: Date of Death: Age at Death: Memorial: Additional Information:
Howard Hibbert Adlington V/25539 Supply Assistant HMCS Ottawa Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve July 21, 1919 Bedford, NS July 31, 1940 21 Halifax, NS Bedford, NS Shipping Clerk Baptist Single Mrs. Stephen A. Adlington (Mother) Bedford, Halifax Co., NS September 13, 1942 23 Halifax Memorial Halifax Panel 9 Commemorated on Page 54 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 6, 7, and 8 The youngest of four children, Howard was the son of Stephen Augustus and Elsie Maud Adlington, of Bedford, Nova Scotia. He lived in Bedford, NS, finishing school at the age of seventeen, and was employed prior to his enlistment in the stores Department of the Super Service Station, Sackville St., Halifax. Howard Adlington was lost, killed in action, in the sinking of HMCS Ottawa when it was torpedoed by enemy action.