For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
DAY, Alexander Earle, Ordinary Telegraphist, V22229, RCNVR, MPK - 26 Mar 1941, HMCS OTTER - son of Morley A. and Alice Jane Day, of Toronto, ON.
Mentioned in Despatches Citation: DAY, Alexander Earle, Ordinary Telegraphist (V - 22029) (Posthumous) - Mention in Despatches - RCNVR / HMCS Otter - Awarded as per London Gazette of 4 November 1941 (no Canada Gazette) - "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
(1) Certificate of Service (2) Naval Training and Active Service record (4) Newspaper article on the death of O/Tel Day (5) Newspaper article Tragedy Ends Romance - O/Tel Day was to be wed in three months time