They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
ROGERSON, George Stanley, SBA, V23287, RCNVR, Died - 12 Dec 1942, HMCS TRAIL - Son of Thomas and Nellie Rogerson, of Verdun, QC.
George died on 12 Dec 1942 in the fire at the Knights of Columbus Service Hostel in St. John's, NFLD. He is buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Ships served in:
MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 08 Nov 1940. Commenced Active Service 01 May 1941
HMCS TRAIL - Drafted to Trailer 04 Nov 1942 as an SBA, RCNVR
(GR01-GR02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (GR03) Report of Death (GR04) Letter to SBA Rogerson's father informing him of his death