Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Large Crescent
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- Street Name: Large Crescent
Name of Veteran: Albert Seaborne Large Apr. 3, 1921-Feb.20, 2012
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939
Year of Visit/Dedication: September 1991
Veteran or Family Visit: Albert Large
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No
Albert was born on April 3, 1921 in Walsingham, Norfolk, England. He joined the Royal Navy and served onboard the Ajax at the Battle of the River Plate as a signalman. He immigrated to Canada just after the end of World War Two and lived in Stratford and Burlington.
Albert served for 34 years as a policeman, retiring as a sergeant from the Stratford Police Department. He was married to Gloria.
Albert died on February 20, 2012 at 90 years of age.
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