Person:Robert Stevens (32)

Robert Perry Stevens
b.30 Sep 1877
Facts and Events
Name Robert Perry Stevens
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Sep 1877
Marriage 8 Jul 1905 Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, CanadaSt. Paul's Church
to Florence Kidd
Death[2][3][4] 23 Feb 1942 At sea, SSE of Trinidad
  1. Personnel Records of the First World War, in Library and Archives Canada

    Regimental Number: 835951
    Date of Birth: 1877-09-30
    Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9288 - 54
    Item Number: 251017
    Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)

  2. Obituary - Robert Perry Stevens, in Ottawa Journal
    Page 20, 6 Mar 1942.

    Montreal, March 6 - First Mate Robert Perry Stevens, 65, of nearby Longueuil, was lost at sea when a ship of the Upper St. Lawrence Transportation Company was sunk by enemy action in the South Pacific Feb. 22, according to word received here today by his family. Name of his ship was unknown here.
    Mr. Stevens was born and educated at Kingston, Ont. Before the war he had served in the Great Lakes since the age of 14.
    Surviving are his widow and three daughters.

  3. Obituary - Robert Perry Stevens, in Kingston Whig Standard
    Page 2 Col 4, 9 Mar 1942.

    Kingston Native Loses Life at Sea
    A native Kingstonian, First Mate Robert Perry Stevens, age 65, lost his life by enemy action while on board a ship of the Upper St. Lawrence Transportation Company. The ship was sunk in the South Pacific on Feb 22.
    Born and educated in Kingston, Mr. Stevens was interested in shipping since the age of 14 when he became employed on a ship operating in the Great Lakes. He served overseas during the First World War.
    Besides his wife, the former Florence Kidd of Kingston, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Herbert Schofield of Longueuil, Mrs. Fred Burton of St. Lambert and Mrs. J. Gibbons of Montreal, all in the province of Quebec; one son, Williard Stevens of Longueuil; one sister, Mrs. W. Toner, and one brother, Alfred Stevens, both of Kingston.

  4. George L. Torian, in Ships hit by U-boats
    Ship Details Crew list.

    George L. Torian, sunk 01:20 on 23-Feb-1942 by U-129 about 120mi SSE of Trinidad.
    Robert Stevens, Merchant Navy. Canadian
    Died: 23-Feb-1942
    Husband of Florence Stevens, of Longueuil, Province of Quebec.