They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
PHILLIPS, Robert R., OS, V54643, RCNVR, MPK - 04 Jan 1944, HMCS WENTWORTH - Son of Morris Lloyd and Mabel S. Phillips, of Calgary, AB.
Ordinary Seaman R. R. Phillips was lost overboard when serving on HMCS WENTWORTH during heavy weather in the North Atlantic. Ordinary Seaman Phillips together with two other ratings were washed overboard, Petty Officer F. W. Lawrence, R.C.N.V.R. and Able Seaman W. R. Mennell, R.C.N.
Ships served in:
RCNVR DIVISION CALGARY - Enlisted 17 Feb 1943. Commenced Active Service 22 Mar 1943
HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in GIVENCHY 17 Sep 1943 - 11 Dec 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS WENTWORTH - Drafted to WENTWORTH 12 Dec 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
(RP01) Photos of Seaman Ronald Phillips (RP02-RP03) Certificate of Services - pages 1 and 2 (RP04) Report of Death
(RP05-RP06) Letters to OS Phillips' mother
Extracts from the deck log of HMCS WENTWORTH during the man overboard on 04 Jan 1944