They made the Ultimate Sacrifice

 

Kalmon Kaye Joseph King

 

Able Seaman, DEMS Gunner, V16627, RCNVR

 

Born: 31 Dec 1925, Wallaceburg, Ontario

 

Died: 26 Jan 1945 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

KING, Kalmon Kaye Joseph, AB, DEMS, V16627, RCNVR, Died: 26 Jan 1945, S.S. DUNLOP PARK (DEMS) - son of Mattie and Loretta King, Wallaceburg, ON.

 

AB King enlisted in the RCNVR on 13 Jul 1943. Kalmon died at sea on S.S. Dunlop Park due to a ruptured appendix. He was buried at sea.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS HUNTER - Enlisted 13 Jul 1943. Commenced Active Service 21 Jul 1943

HMCS HUSKY - Served in HUSKY 01 Apr 1944 - 09 Apr 1944 while in training at HMCS CORNWALLIS

HMCS GIVENCHY (Depot Ship) - Served in GIVENCHY 10 Jul 1944 - 02 Aug 1944

S.S. DUNLOP PARK - Drafted to DUNLOP PARK 03 Aug 1944 as an OS, RCNVR. Rated AB 21 Jul 1944.

 

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(KK01) Seaman Kalmon King at home on leave  (KK02-KK03) Certificate of Service  (KK04) Report of Death  (KK05) Service summary - page 2

 

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(KK06) Letter to AB King's Mother

 


 

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