|Death: ||Mar. 26, 1941|
Eng. 3rd Class (Chief Motor Mechanic) Daniel Everett Gillis died from exposure when HMCS OTTER caught fire and foundered off Halifax, Nova Scotia. Constable Gillis was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Regimental Number 12223. When Canada declared war on Nazi Germany on 10 September 1939, the Commissioner of the RCMP, Stuart Taylor Wood, offered men to form a Provost Company. Constable Gillis was one of the men who volunteered for this assignment.
Constable Gillis had been with the RCMP since August 1, 1932.
Royal Canadian Navy Reserve
Note: HALIFAX (MOUNT OLIVET) CEMETERY, Nova Scotia Canada
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nova Scotia, Canada
Plot: Sec. 5. Plot B. Grave 60.
Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: Jan 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46305512
Added: Mar. 30, 2013
My grandfather, I never knew you but heard of your heroism and kindness all of my live.Rest in peace.Daughter of Joan, Sandra MacKay|
Added: Jun. 22, 2012
Thank you for your commitment, courage and sacrifices to your family and to your country. May you now find God's eternal peace.|
Added: Mar. 1, 2010