They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
WALDEN, Richard Willard, AB, V9456, RCNVR, MPK - 05 Jun 1941, HMCS NIAGARA - Son of William Albert and Maud Walden; husband of Verna Margaret Walden; father of Lois Diane (1 year old), all of Winnipeg, MB.
Richard's brother Edward Walden also served in the RCNVR during the war.
Ships served in:
RCNVR DIVISION WINNIPEG - Re-engaged 19 Sep 1939 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS VENOSTA - Served in VENOSTA 12 Dec 1939 - 16 Feb 1940 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS VIERNOE - Served in VIERNOE 22 Feb 1940 - 06 Mar 1940 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS ST LAURENT - Served in ST LAURENT 07 Mar 1940 - 03 May 1940 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS NIAGARA - Drafted to NIAGARA 24 Sep 1940 as an AB, RCNVR
(RW01-RW04) Certificate of Service (RW05) Report of Death
(RW06) Letter to AB Walden's widow (RW07) Article on the death of AB Walden