They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


George Rudd


Leading Stoker, V17436, RCNVR


Born: 31 Mar 1899, London, England


Died: 08 Jun 1943, St. John's, Newfoundland


Book of Remembrance


RUDD, George, L/Stoker, V17436, RCNVR, died - 08 Jun 1943, HMCS KITCHENER - Son of Edward and Florence Rudd, of Birmingham, England, husband of Velma Rudd, of London, ON.


George died on 08 Jun 1943 at the RCN Hospital, St. John's, Newfoundland, from major burns suffered in a fire aboard HMCS KITCHENER on 07 Jun 1943. He is buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland.


Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION LONDON - Enlisted 27 Nov 1941

HMCS BUCTOUCHE - Served in BUCTOUCHE 05 Jun 1941 - 14 Jul 1941 as a L/Sto, RCNVR

HMCS NIPIGON - Served in NIPIGON 11 Aug 1941 - 17 Dec 1942 as a L/Sto, RCNVR

HMCS KITCHENER - Drafted to KITCHENER 27 Apr 1943 as a L/Sto, RCNVR





(GR01-GR02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2  (GR03) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index