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They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Moyle Kitchener Beck


Leading Seaman, A4521, RCNR


Born: 01 Jul 1916, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia


Died: 22 Feb 1945 at sea


Book of Remembrance


BECK, Moyle Kitchener, LS, A4521, RCNR, MPK - 22 Feb 1945, HMCS TRENTONIAN - Son of James Enos W. Ada Belle Beck; husband of Bertha E. Beck, all of Lunenburg, NS.


Missing In Action - An official telegram received Saturday by Mrs. Moyle Beck advised her that her husband, Moyle Beck, RCN, is reported missing in action. The last letter received by relatives from the missing man stated that his boat was in England where they were engaged in transporting supplies to the Allied Forces. Moyle Beck is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Enos Beck, and has a wife and one young son Robert; also three brothers Charles, Wilson, George; and a sister Margaret, Mrs. Morris Allen, all living in Lunenburg. (Lunenburg Progress Enterprise of Wed, Feb 28 1945, pg 1 / Researched by George Newbury)


Ships served in:

HMCS SHERBROOKE - Served in SHERBROOKE 13 Jun 1941 - 30 Jun 1942 as an AB, RCNR

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE - Served in RESTIGOUCHE 08 Sep 1942 -24 Aug 1943 as an AB and A/LS, RCNR.  Rated A/LS 15 Jun 1943

HMCS TRENTONIAN - Drafted to TRENTONIAN 09 Jan 1944 as an A/LS, RCNR





(MB01-MB02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(MB03) Casualty Report



Second World War Casualty Index