Stephen, John

John Stephen was 22 when the war broke out. He had just became a carpenter after 5 years of training. He was in the Merchant Navy doing Trans-Atlantic runs from Halifax to England. John did 31 Trans-Atlantic runs through the whole war. He was never in a ship that was attacked. John Stevens served in the military for 7 years. He left the Navy after the war and went to Canada because he was married in 1944. He was 29 when he left the Merchant Navy, having served seven years.

John was interviewed in his room at Sunnybrook by Crestwood student David Sawiak.