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They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 

 

William Robert Park

 

Able Seaman Anti-Aircraft Gunner 3rd Class, V48704, RCNVR

 

Born:  24 Mar 1924 , Hamilton, Ontario

 

Died: 14 Feb 1945, Ostend, Belgium

 

Book of Remembrance

 

PARK, William Robert, AB, V48704, RCNVR, MPK - 14 Feb 1945, MTB 465 - son of Haydn Augustus and Gladys Park, Hamilton, ON. AB Park is missing, presumed killed after an accidental explosion on a motor torpedo boat in Belgium; his body was never recovered.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS STAR

HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in GIVENCHY 10 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943 as an OS, RCNVR

MTB 465

 

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(1) Newspaper article on the death of AB Park

(2) Certificate of Service

(3) Naval Training and Active Service record

(4) Report of Death

(5) Letter to AB Parks mother on the details surrounding his death

 


 

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