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Stanley Gordon Wakeley


Able Seaman, V688, RCNVR


Born: 15 Jun 1924, Malton, Ontario


Died: 07 May 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


WAKELEY, Stanley Gordon, AB, V688, RCNVR, MPK - 07 May 1944, HMCS VALLEYFIELD - Son of Arthur James and Dorothy Wakeley, of Woodstock, ON; brother of James Wakeley of Bolton, ON and Joan Wakeley of Woodstock, On.


Ships served in:

HMCS MONTREAL (MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR) - Enlisted 17 Feb 1942. On Active Service 25 Mar 1942

HMCS KAMLOOPS - Served in Kamloops 27 Jul 1942 - 01 Aug 1942 while in training at HMCS CORNWALLIS

HMCS ST LAURENT - Served in St Laurent 16 Oct 1942 - 03 Oct 1943 as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated AB 23 Mar 1943

HMCS VALLEYFIELD - Drafted to Valleyfield 06 Dec 1943 and an AB, RCNVR. Commissioning crew




(SW01) Casualty Report for AB Wakeley  (SW02) Telegram to AB Wakeley's sister, Joan Wakeley, informing her that her brother is missing at sea



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