They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
WATT, John Arthur, MM, V36850, RCNVR, MPK - 14 Feb 1945, MTB-463 - Son of John Benjamin and Ethel Maude Watt, of Deep Cove, North Vancouver, British Columbia; husband of Kathleen Ann Watt, of White Rock, British Columbia. Brother of James and George.
MM Watt was killed in a fire and resulting explosions on MTBs at Ostend, Belgium, his body was not recovered.
Ships served in:
HMCS DISCOVERY - Enlisted 11 May 1942. Commenced Active Service 11 May 1942
MTB-463 - Drafted to MTB-463 24 Mar 1944 as a L/Sto(M), RCNVR. Rated A/MM 15 Aug 1944
(JW01-JW02) Record of Service
(JW03) Verification form - Campaign medals and stars
(JW04) Report of Death
Press release on the destruction of 5 MTBs of the 29th MTB Flotilla and Casualty List