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Norman Scott MacKinnon Force: Royal Canadian Navy   HMCS Niobe Rank: Chief Skipper Date of Birth: November 12, 1866 Place of Birth: Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS Chief Skipper Norman Scott MacKinnon was the son of Lucy and John MacKinnon, of Yarmouth. He was the husband of Julia Henrietta (Patterson) MacKinnon, Yarmouth, NS  married on December 1, 1896.  He was the father of one daughter, Viva MacKinnon, and two sons,  Sutton MacKinnon and Dalton R MacKinnon. As a young man, Norman roamed the world as a sea captain and became Chief Skipper on HMCS Niobe during WWI.  He died of natural causes while at home in Yarmouth on February 28, 1918.   Date of Death: February 28, 1918 Age at Death: 53 Cemetery: Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada Commemorated on Page 461 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 1  Not Commemorated on the Yarmouth Monument Sources: Commonwealth War Grave Commission Veterans Affairs Canada Birth of the Canadian Navy  
   Norman Scott MacKinnon 
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