They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
COLES, Kenneth James, Telegraphist, V7700, RCNVR, died - 25 Jun 1941, HMCS FENNEL - Son of Son of Arthur and Mary Ellen Coles, of Toronto, ON.
Telegraphist K. J. Coles died at Mearnskirk Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland from a pulmonary condition (lung disease). He is buried in the St. James Churchyard, Grafton Underwood, England.
Ships served in:
TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 04 Apr 1940 as an Ordinary Tel, RCNVR
HMCS RESTIGOUCHE - Served in RESTIGOUCHE 08 Nov 1940 - 10 Jan 1941 as an Ordinary Tel and Tel, RCNVR. Rated Tel 13 Nov 1940
HMCS MOOSE - Served in MOOSE 01 Feb 1941 - 15 Feb 1941 as a Tel, RCNVR
HMCS FENNEL - Drafted to Fennell 20 Feb 1941 as a Tel, RCNVR
(KC01-KC02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (CK03) Report of Death (KC04) Naval Message reporting the death of Tel Coles