Stearn, Arthur David

Birth Name Stearn, Arthur David
Gender male



Telegrapher & station agent for the Canadian National Railways until retirement in 1981. Free Mason and past-master for the Melville Masonic Lodge.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1921-01-16 Melville    
Military Service 1939      

Signed up with the 64th (Yorkton) Field Battery (Artillery) regiment before enlisting with the Royal Canadian Airforce. As the RCAF provided no opportunities for a wireless operator, the Canadian navy did, hence served for 13 months at the African front, and later on convoys on the Murmansk Run, to ports on the north of Russia.

Retirement 1943   Army: Invalided to Canada  
Retirement 1981      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Stearn, Walter18771960
Mother Drynan, Margaret18801954
    Sister     Stearn, Nellie 1908
    Brother     Stearn, William Herbert 1910-09-21 after 1982
    Brother     Stearn, Walter 1912-11-03
    Sister     Stearn, Gertrude 1914
    Brother     Stearn, James 1917
    Brother     Stearn, John 1919
         Stearn, Arthur David 1921-01-16
    Brother     Stearn, Ernest Harold 1923-02-18 1982
    Brother     Stearn, George 1925 1925
    Sister     Stearn, Gwendoline 1927


Family of Stearn, Arthur David and McLachan, Carol

Married Wife McLachan, Carol ( * + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1946 Melville    
Residence 1984 Sardis, Chilliwack    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Stearn, Hugh Arthur1950
Stearn, Phyllis Maureen1948-07-19