on the NWT&Y Radio System
1948 - 1950
Fred served for several years on the NWT and Y RS at various stations
including Ennadai Lake, NWT. In 1954 whilst he was the NCO i /c of
Ennadai he was instrumental in saving the lives of 22 inland Inuit who
Good Hope: 1950 - 1953
were stricken with influenza. Acting on instructions from the Medics in
Churchill he administered the stations supply of penicillij and aspirin
to them and pulled all 22 through. For his efforts and action Fred
was awarded a citation from the Chief of the General Staff.
Fred passed away in Medicine Hat, Alberta, on Saturday, October 28th,
2006 at the age 85.