For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
AB deBalinhard was presumed drowned after falling overboard off HMCS PROVIDER while enroute from Hawaii to San Diego. The search was called off after 9 hours. His body was not recovered.
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Article on the BOI of AB deBalinhard
From the Daily Colonist 02 Oct 1971
Courtesy of Steve Hutchings