They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Robert James Agar


Leading Cook (Seamen), V44516, RCNVR


Born: 01 Jul 1916, London, England


Died: 24 Nov 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


AGAR, Robert James, L/Ck (S), V44516, RCNVR, MPK - 24 Nov 1944, HMCS SHAWINIGAN - Son of Samuel Henry and Rose Agar; husband of Dorothy Jean Agar, all of Stratford, ON.


L/Cook Agar died when HMCS SHAWINIGAN was sunk by U-1228 on 24 Nov 1944.


Ships served in:

HMCS PREVOST - Enlisted 07 Aug 1942. Commenced Active Service 13 Aug 1942

HMCS ANNAPOLIS - Served in ANNAPOLIS 21 Jan 1943 - 02 Apr 1944 as a Assistant Cook (S) and Cook (S). Rated Cook (S) 13 May 1943

HMCS SHAWINIGAN - Drafted to SHAWINIGAN - 14 Jun 1944 as a Cook (S), RCNVR. Rated L/Cook (S) 01 May 1944 (backdated)




Second World War Casualty Index