For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
DAY, Alexander Earle, Ordinary Telegraphist, V22229, RCNVR, MPK - 26 Mar 1941, HMCS OTTER - son of Morley A. and Alice Jane Day, of Toronto, ON.
Citation for Mentioned in Despatches:
DAY, Alexander Earle, Ordinary Telegraphist, V22029, (Posthumous) Mention in Despatches, RCNVR, HMCS OTTER - Awarded as per London Gazette of 4 November 1941.
"For gallantry and devotion to duty when HMCS Otter was lost."
Ships served in:
HMCS OTTER - Drafted to OTTER 03 Jan 1941 as an O/Tel, RCNVR
(AD01) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(AD02) Report of Death
(AD04) Article on the death of O/Tel Day and OS O'Hara
(AD05) Tragedy Ends Romance - O/Tel Day was to be wed in three months time