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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Walter William Hillier


Able Seaman, A982, RCNR


Born: 05 Sep 1890, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland


Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea


Book of Remembrance


HILLIER, Walter William, AB, A982, RCNR, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - son of John and Catherine Hillier; husband of Florence M. Hillier, of Halifax, NS.


Prior to enlisting, Walter was a seaman on the "Maid of Sterling"


Ships served in:

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Drafted to Bras D'Or 04 Nov 1939 as an AB, RCNR


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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index