They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
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.
(KK01) Seaman Kalmon King at home on leave (KK02-KK03) Certificate of Service (KK04) Report of Death (KK05) Service summary - page 2
(KK06) Letter to AB King's Mother