They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
LISKA, Vince, AB, 6164-E, RCN, died - 04 Dec 1950, HMCS CAYUGA - Son of Joseph Liska and Emilie Veselous of Victoria, BC; Brother of Emil, George and half brother of Rosalie Dionne; Husband of Carol Birdene Marcelle (nee Pinner) Liska of Victoria, BC; father of Martina and Vincent Liska; father of George William Liska (Mother Marguerite Whiteoak).
AB Liska was the RCN's first casualty of the Korean War.
The Government of British Columbia posthumously named a small island and a waterway off of British Columbia's northern coast in his memory. Liska Islet and Liska Inlet.
Able Seaman Liska served with the Canadian Merchant Navy during the Second World War. He served aboard SS Bridgeland Park (1944), S.S. Dunlop (1944) and M.S. Philae (1945)
Ships served in:
SS BRIDGELAND PARK - 1944
SS DUNLOP - 1944
MS PHILAE - 1945