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Alexander Earle Day


O/Tel, V22229, RCNVR


Born:  17 Aug 1911, Belleville, Hastings, Ontario


Died: 26 Mar 1941 at sea


Book or Remembrance


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


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(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



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