Simeon RoseSeamanSS Sesostris (Egypt)Canadian Merchant NavySeptember, 1916Harbour Breton, NewfoundlandJanuary 29, 194123Halifax MemorialPanel; 19Commemorated on Page 221 of the Merchant Navy Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 2, September 29, and December 4Simeon Rose was the son of William John Rose (1888-1985) and Susan Grace (Fiander) Rose (1895-1968), of North Sydney, NS. Simeon was born in Harbour Breton, Newfoundland. After 1922 the family lived in North Sydney. Simeon Rose served in the Merchant Navy during WWII. He was a seaman on the SS Sesostris when the ship was hit by a torpedo from U-boat 106 on January 29, 1941. The SS Sesostris sank within ten minutes.
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