They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
SCHRYBURT, Edward Arthur, PO, V6290, RCNVR, died - 01 Jul 1945, HMCS COATICOOK - Son of W.R. Carroll; husband of Anita Schryburt, all of Ottawa, ON.
Petty Officer E. A. Schryburt was accidentally killed onboard HMCS COATICOOK docked at San Diego, California in an altercation with another sailor, resulting of a rupture of spinal cord due to dislocation of cervical vertebrae. He is buried in the Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa, ON.
Ships served in:
HMCS SAGUENAY - Served in SAGUENAY 13 Sep 1937 - 08 Oct 1937 for training as an OS, RCNVR
OTTAWA DIVISION RCNVR - Commenced Active Service 22 Nov 1939
HMCS OTTAWA - Served in OTTAWA 12 Jan 1940 - 03 May 1940 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS RESTIGOUCHE - Served in RESTIGOUCHE 22 May 1940 - 11 Aug 1942 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS TRURO - Served in Truro 17 Nov 1942 - 18 Jan 1944 as an A/ LS and a/PO, RCNVR. Rated A/PO 01 Jun 1943
HMCS SPRINGHILL - Served in SPRINGHILL 10 Nov 1944 - 29 Dec 1944 as a PO, RCNVR
HMCS COATICOOK - Drafted to COATICOOK 07 Jan 1945 as a PO, RCNVR
(ES01-ES04) Certificate of Service
(ES05-RS08) 2nd Certificate of Service
(ES09) Article on the death of PO Edward Schryburt (ES10) Report of Death (ES12) Letter to PO Schryburt's widow (ES12-ES13) Record of Service