For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
BERKELEY, Alfred George, OS, V54498. RCNVR, MPK - 29 Apr 1944, HMCS ATHABASKAN - Son of Martin and Mary Berkeley, Edmonton, AB.
OS Berkeley died when his ship, HMCS ATHABASKAN G07, was sunk in the English Channel on April 29, 1944.
Ships served in:
HMCS NONSUCH - Enlisted 11 Feb 1943. Commenced Active Service 26 Mar 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 24 Oct 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS BEAVER - Served in BEAVER 24-30 Dec 1943 for training while drafted to HMCS CORNWALLIS
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 15 Jan 1944 as an OS, RCNVR
Documents from the Service File of Alfred Berkeley