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They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


Herman Joseph Ruel


Skipper, O-64205, RCNR


Born: 06 Feb 1912, St. Georges, Beauce, Quebec


Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea


Book of Remembrance


RUEL, Herman Joseph, Skipper, RCNR, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - son of Polydore J. and Aurelia Bernard Ruel, of Quebec City.


Ships served in:

HMCS ALACHASSE - Served in ALACHASSE 18 Jan 1940 - 31 Jan 1940 as an A/PO, RCNR

HMCS ADVERSUS - Served in ADVERSUS 01 Feb 1940 - 14 Mar 1940 as an A/ PO, RCNR

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Appointed to BRAD D'OR on 29 Mar 1940 as an A/Skipper, RCNR


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(1) Statement of Service  (2-3) Service Summary as an officer



Second World War Casualty Index