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  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Gifford Court
        Street Name: Gifford Court Name of Veteran: Lewis Henry Gifford Sept. 30, 1900-Oct. 1977 Rank: Able Seaman Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 2005 Veteran or Family Visit: Norman Gifford, son Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at ...
      Street Name: Gifford Court Name of Veteran: Lewis Henry Gifford Sept. 30, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Gurr Crescent
        Street Name: Gurr Crescent Name of Veteran: John Arthur Gurr 1907-June 2002 Rank: Chief Engine Room Artificer Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1937 to 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a Veteran or Family Visit: n/a Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: ...
      Street Name: Gurr Crescent Name of Veteran: John Arthur Gurr 1907-June 2002 ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Harwood Avenue
        Street Name: Harwood Avenue Name of Veteran: Admiral Sir Henry Harwood January 19,1888 – June 9, 1950 Rank: Commodore (at time of battle) Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 - 1940 Year of Visit/Dedication October 3, 2009, During the 70th Anniversary Reunion Veteran or Family Visit ...
      Street Name: Harwood Avenue Name of Veteran: Admiral Sir Henry Harwood January ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Hester Avenue
        Street Name: Hester Avenue Name of Veteran: Albert J. Hester May 6, 1912-Sept.22, 1998 Rank: Royal Marine A/Corporal Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication: August 7, 1996 Veteran or Family Visit: Albert, wife Joan, daughter Mavis, friend John. Veteran of the ...
      Street Name: Hester Avenue Name of Veteran: Albert J. Hester May 6, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Hibbard Drive
        Street Name: Hibbard Drive Name of Veteran: Edward Clarence Hibbard Rank: Able Seaman, Leading Seaman, Petty Officer Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: Jan. 11, 1938 to June 10, 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: yes Died ...
      Street Name: Hibbard Drive Name of Veteran: Edward Clarence Hibbard Rank: Able ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Ingold Lane
        Street Name: Ingold Lane Name of Veteran: Percy Charles Ingold July 19, 1902-June 14, 1968 Rank: Royal Marine Gunner Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1945 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 2002 Veteran or Family Visit: Pat Bedford, daughter Veteran of the Battle of the River ...
      Street Name: Ingold Lane Name of Veteran: Percy Charles Ingold July 19, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Jonesridge Drive
        Street Name: Jonesridge Drive Name of Veteran: Ken Jones Rank: Stoker Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: August 11, 1945 to August 26, 1947 Year of Visit/Dedication September 27, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit Ken Jones Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: No Died at ...
      Street Name: Jonesridge Drive Name of Veteran: Ken Jones Rank: Stoker Ship ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Lachlan Drive
        Street Name: Lachlan Drive Name of Veteran: Peter Graham Lachlan Aug. 5, 1920-Dec. 11, 2012 Rank: Midshipman Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No Peter Graham Lachlan ...
      Street Name: Lachlan Drive Name of Veteran: Peter Graham Lachlan Aug. 5, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Langsdorff Drive
        Town of Ajax Street Dedication Street Name: Langsdorff Drive Name of Veteran: Hans Wilhelm Langsdorff Mar. 20, 1894-Dec. 19, 1939 Rank: Captain of the Kriegsmarine (German Navy in WW2) Ship Served: Admiral Graf Spee Date of Service on Ship: 1937 to 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: October 2007 Veteran or Family ...
      Town of Ajax Street Dedication Street Name: Langsdorff Drive Name of Veteran: ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Lax Avenue
        Street Name: Lax Avenue Name of Veteran: William (Bill) Lax 1911-Dec. 26, 1992 Rank: Chief Petty Officer Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1938 to 1940 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 1997 Veteran or Family Visit: Niece Pinky Hill and her husband Ron on behalf of widow Olive ...
      Street Name: Lax Avenue Name of Veteran: William (Bill) Lax 1911-Dec. 26, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Morden Crescent
        Street Name: Morden Crescent Name of Veteran: William A. Morden Rank: Royal Marine Gunner Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1945 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 2006 Veteran or Family Visit: Francis Curwood and her daughter Iris Gengembre, cousins Veteran of the Battle of the River ...
      Street Name: Morden Crescent Name of Veteran: William A. Morden Rank: Royal ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Morland Crescent
        Street Name: Morland Crescent Name of Veteran: George Morland 1914-1976 Rank: Stoker, Class 1 Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: August 1941 to March 1946 Year of Visit/Dedication October 3, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit Daughter Jean and Son Jeffrey Veteran of the Battle of the River ...
      Street Name: Morland Crescent Name of Veteran: George Morland 1914-1976 Rank: Stoker, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Napiermews Drive
        Street Name: Napiermews Drive Name of Veteran: John Napier Aug. 30, 1919-Mar. 8, 2002 Rank: Chief Petty Officer Ship Served: HMS Exeter Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication September 26, 2009 Veteran or Family Visit Friend and crewmate Basil Trott Veteran of the Battle of the River ...
      Street Name: Napiermews Drive Name of Veteran: John Napier Aug. 30, 1919-Mar. ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Nicholls Court
        Street Name: Nicholls Court Name of Veteran: Jack Nicholls 1912- Rank: Royal Marine Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1945 Year of Visit/Dedication: September 1988 Veteran or Family Visit: Jack Nicholls Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No Jack ...
      Street Name: Nicholls Court Name of Veteran: Jack Nicholls 1912- Rank: Royal ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Fielding Court
        Street Name: Fielding Court Name of Veteran: Jack E. Fielding Rank: Boy Telegraphist Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1938 to 1942 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No Jack Fielding was in contact ...
      Street Name: Fielding Court Name of Veteran: Jack E. Fielding Rank: Boy ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Noake Crescent
        Town of Ajax Street Dedication Street Name: Noake Crescent Name of Veteran: Lionel Cecil Stanley Noake 1892-Oct. 13, 1966 Rank: Engineer Commander Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at ...
      Town of Ajax Street Dedication Street Name: Noake Crescent Name of Veteran: ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Panter Crescent
        Street Name: Panter Crescent Name of Veteran: Frank Henry Thomas Panter April 5, 1906-June 15, 2000 Rank: Shipwright Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a Veteran or Family Visit: n/a Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No ...
      Street Name: Panter Crescent Name of Veteran: Frank Henry Thomas Panter April ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Parry Road
        Street Name: Parry Road Name of Veteran: William Edward Parry Apr. 8, 1893-Aug. 21, 1972 Rank: Captain Ship Served: HMS Achilles Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No William Edward Parry ...
      Street Name: Parry Road Name of Veteran: William Edward Parry Apr. 8, ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Parsons Road
        Street Name: Parsons Road Name of Veteran: John Henry Bickersteth Parsons 1910-June 2, 1940 Rank: Leading Seaman, L.T.O. Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: June 10, 2003 Veteran or Family Visit: n/a Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at ...
      Street Name: Parsons Road Name of Veteran: John Henry Bickersteth Parsons 1910-June ...
  • Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Pittmann Crescent
        Street Name: Pittmann Crescent Name of Veteran: Leonard Henry Pittman Nov. 1, 1914-Nov. 3, 2007 Rank: Gunner, Able Seaman Ship Served: HMS Ajax Date of Service on Ship: 1939 Year of Visit/Dedication: Veteran or Family Visit: Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes Died at Battle: No Leonard ...
      Street Name: Pittmann Crescent Name of Veteran: Leonard Henry Pittman Nov. 1, ...
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Biographies: The People Behind the Street Names in Ajax