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Biography of Anatole Dore - L/Smn RA

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March 1945 Photo Nene Lives Book Photo
Extracted from the photo of the Crew of the Nene on deck taken March 1945
Photo from the book "NENE LIVES The Story of H.M.C.S. Nene & her Crew" - 1993

Anatole J. Dore - Acting Leading Seaman (Radar)
Anatole J. Dore was born at Senneville, Quebec, February 7, 1915. He was educated at Senneville Elementary School, St. George College in Ste. Anne de Bellevue, St. Jean de Breboeuf, Montreal and the Ontario Business College, Belleville, Ontario. Tony joined the navy in 1942, and took an instructors course at HMCS York. Following training at HMCS Corwallis, on an officer training course, he was sent to St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, on radar course. He was then sent to Halifax, and there joined HMCS Nene. He married Barbara Kerby, April 8, 1942 in Belleville. They had two children, a daughter SuzAnne, and a son James. Tony's wife Barbara passed away in 1987 and he married Elda Wigney on October 20, 1990. Elda has two daughters, Linda and Debbie and five grandchildren. Tony worked as a manager of a number of retail establishments. He worked at Bata in its early stages of development, as a buyer, and later as a purchasing and cost analyst at Central Bridge, Trenton, Ontario. Tony worked for a considerable number of years at the Singer Manufacturing Company, at Thurso, Quebec, which later became the Thurso Pulp and Paper Co., as a purchasing agent. He worked at James MacLaren Industrial Incorp., and took on a special assignment to set up the mill stores on computers. Tony retired from James MacLaren in 1980. He and Elda presently reside in Ottawa.


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