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Visit to First Commodore's Grave


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Sunday May 25th at 2:30 pm we will be visiting the grave of our First Commodore Tommy World. The Reverend Canon Heather McCance will give a blessing and Don Hinchley will speak of our First Commodores many contributions. I believe that the Club might not have survived to mark its 125th if it was not for this amazing and dedicated Commodore.
The grave is in section CPS lot 71 D in St. James Cemetery all of which means nothing as the plot is unmarked. To find the grave you enter off Parliament Street and bear left on St James Road which runs parallel to Parliament. In about 200 meters you will see a large monument on the right for the St James Society. On the left is a large tree indicating section CPS. Directly opposite the monument is a small Red Oak tree which is at the edge of the plot. The plot is between two large grave markers for Clinkunbroomer on your left when facing Parliament and McCaffrey on the right. Those using the TTC can walk West from Castle Frank Station to Parliament and south to the gates.
After the ceremony we will lift a few to Tommy World at the Stout Irish Pub (appropriate as Commodore World was born in Ireland) at 221 Carlton Street, Toronto.