For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
BUTTON, Edmund Arthur, Sto 1c, V46458, RCNVR, MPK - 03 Jul 1944, MTB 460 - Son of Edward John and Lillian Button, Winnipeg, MB.
Sto 1c was Missing, Presumed Killed when his MTB struck a mine in the English Channel.
Ships served in:
HMCS CHIPPAWA - Enlisted 13 Jul 1942. Commenced Active Service 31 Jan 1943
MTB 460 - Drafted to MTB 460 on 04 Mar 1944
(1) Newspaper article from the Winnipeg Evening Tribune reporting Sto Button as missing
(2-3) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(4) Report of Death
(5-6) Letters to Stoker Button's mother