Bernard Vincent Proude

15 August 1913–24 December 1981 (Age 68)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Bernard Vincent

Bernard Vincent Proude was born on 15 August 1913, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He married Suzett Mary Melvin on 25 February 1936, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 24 December 1981, in his hometown, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Bernard Vincent Proude
Suzett Mary Melvin
Marriage: 25 February 1936
Bernard Vincent Proude

Spouse and Children

25 February 1936
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


World Events (5)

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 8

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 32

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.
1955 · Canso Causeway Completed

Age 42

The Canso Causeway was completed on April 13, 1955. It is a bridge across the Strait of Canso connecting Cape Breton Island. It is constructed in a S shape.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon): variant of Prue .2 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Preuss .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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