They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Michael Milovick


Lieutenant (Electrical Branch), O-52115, RCN


Born: 11 Aug 1924, Czech Republic


Died: 13 Jun 1952, Terrance Bay, Nova Scotia


Book of Remembrance


MILOVICK, Michael, Lt (L), RCN, killed - 13 Jun 1952, 743 FLEET REQUIREMENT UNIT (HMCS SHEARWATER) - Son of John and Bertha (nee Ondeyka) Milovick; husband of Madalene (nee Danko) of Dartmouth, NS. Michael served in the RCAF before transferring to the RCN in 1948. He is buried in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton, ON.


Lieutenant Milovick was conducting low-level flight training in an 'Avenger' anti-submarine warfare aircraft when it crashed into the sea. He did not survive.


Awards and Decorations:  War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal


Ships served in:

RCN BARRACKS HALIFAX - Appointed to RCN Barracks Halifax, For Training 24 May 1949 as an A/SLt (L), RCN (seniority 31 Dec 1948) (Navy List Jul 1949)

HMCS NIOBE - Appointed to NIOBE as an A/Lt (L), RCN (seniority 01 Dec 1949) (Navy List Jan 1950)

HMCS SHEARWATER - Appointed to SHEARWATER, Add'l - 30 Nov 1950 as an A/Lt, RCN (Navy List Jan 1951).  Appointed Lt (L), RCN (seniority 01 Dec 1949) (Navy List Jul 1951)

HMCS SHEARWATER (31ST SUPPORT AIR GROUP) - Appointed to 31st Support Air Group 01 May 1951 as a Lt (L), RCN (Navy List Jul 1951)

* Discharged Dead - 31 Jun 1952 (Navy List Jul 1952)




In Service of Canada - RCN Peacetime Casualty Index