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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties  
 Donald Fraser McIvor        Rank:   Stoker     Service No: V/328       Service:   Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve HMS Boscawen (Minesweeper HMS Bramble)         Date of Birth:   February 24, 1916     Place of Birth:   Ellershouse, Hants Co., NS Date of Enlistment:   September 10, 1941 Place of Enlistment:   Halifax, NS Address At Enlistment:   Ellershouse, Hants Co., NS Age at Enlistment:   25 Trade: Truck Driver   Martial Status:   Single Religion: United Church of Canada Next of Kin: Bernice L. McIvor (Mother) Ellershouse, Hants Co., NS   Donald McIvor was the son of Malcolm and Bernice L. McIvor, of Ellershouse, NS. He was serving onboard HMS Bramble when it was sunk by the German destroyer Friedrich Eckoldt in the Barents Sea on  December 31, 1942 while escorting convoy JW-51B to Russia. 121 men were lost. Date of Death: December 31, 1942       Age At Death: 26 Memorial: Halifax Memorial Panel Reference: Panel 9  Commemorated on Page 97 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 2     Sources and Information: Veterans Affairs Canada
Donald Fraser McIvor