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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
   George Edward May
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:
May, George Edward A/2012 Petty Officer Stoker HMCS  Morden  Royal Canadian Naval Reserve July 31, 1916 Toronto, Ontario June 26, 1940 24 Toronto, Ontario Mildland, Ontario Sailor Baptist Married (Single at Enlistment) Sarah C. May (Wife) Halifax, NS October 14, 1942 26 Halifax Memorial   Commemorated on Page 95 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 1 George May was the son of Sgt. G. H. May and Florence Ada May, of Midland, Ontario and husband of Sarah Catherine May, of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Petty Officer Stoker George Edward MAY was a passenger aboard the Newfoundland ferry  SS Caribou on 14 October 1942, when it was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat.  The SS Caribou served the North Sydney to Port Aux Basques ferry run from 1925 until 1942, when it was torpedoed by a German submarine. The ship sank with a loss of 136 lives.