Rank Stoker 2nd Class, Stoker 1st Class Service # V82823 Unit # Royal Canadian Navy, R.C.N.V.R. Resident Dresden Son of Mr. & Mrs. James (Chappy) Adkin. Father was a well known Dresden baseball player. The Wallaceburg News reported that Gerald was on ‘active sesvice’ at HMCS Buxton, NS. After discharge, Gerald Adkin moved to Wallaceburg, where he lived until his death in 1978. School-Days nickname “Peewee”. Served on H.M.C.S. Cornwallis, Buxton, Scotian, Perigrine, Llewellyn, Portgae and Antigonish. Discharged January 1946. LOOKING FOR FAMILY AND SERVICE INFORMATION – Contact GOH Website. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Awards General Service Medal Sources CM-IODE(P) , WN-date unknown Age 17 Birthplace Born- May 4th, 1926 When Enlisted March 29th, 1944 Next of Kin Parents- Mr. James E. & Mrs. Edna Adkin Notice something wrong with this record? Or, do you have something to add? Report it using our online form.