Tizard - Chief Stoker Petty Officer
John Tizard was born on December 9, 1918 in St. John's, Newfoundland.
He was educated in St. John's and joined the navy on May 17, 1937. He
served on many ships, including HMC ships Ottawa, Nene, Saguenay, Drake,
Columbia, Iroquois, Algonquin, Avalon, Magnificent, Wallaceburg, Quebec
and Bonaventure. John was discharged from the navy on November 15,1962
after 25 years and 183 days service. After being discharged he went to
work at shipyards and dockyards in Halifax and later worked for Dupont
in Kingston. John retired from Dupont in 1984. He was interested in photography
and lapidary and was involved with the Legion and the Masonic lodge. John
and Anne Scott were married on December 18, 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
They had six children, David, Philip, Gerald, Eric, Margaret and Lorna
and fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. John passed away
September 8, 1987.