For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
DREW, John Gibbs, M.M., A2183, RCNR, MPK - 26 Mar 1941, HMCS OTTER - Son of John Jacob and Annie Isabel Stevenson (nee Gibbs) Drew; brother of Lt.-Col. the Hon. George A. Drew, Q.C., LL.D., M.P., of Ottawa, Ontario.
MM Drew was missing, presumed dead after an explosion and fire which resulted in the sinking of HMCS Otter. His body was never recovered.
Ships served in:
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 26 Jul 1940 as a MM, RCNVR
HMCS SANKATY - Served in SANKATY 24 Sep 1940 - 08 Oct 1940 as a MM, RCNR
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 09 Oct 1940 as a MM, RCNVR
HMCS OTTER - Served in Otter 23 Nov 1940 - 20 Feb 1941
HDPC D16 - Served in D16 - 21 Feb 1941 - 24 Feb 1941 as a MM, RCNR
HMCS OTTER - Drafted to OTTER 25 Feb 1941 as a MM, RCNVR
(JD01-JD02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(JD03) Report of Death