They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
ROGERS, Douglas Lawrence, PO, 4025, RCN, died - 03 May 1945, HMCS SEA CLIFF - Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Arnold Rogers, of Vancouver, BC.
Petty Officer Rogers Petty Officer D, L. Rogers died while undergoing an emergency appendicitis operation at sea aboard HMCS SEA CLIFF. He was buried at sea.
Ships served in:
VANCOUVER DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 07 Mar 1939
HMCS NADEN - Drafted to NADEN 27 Aug 1939. Commenced Active Service 01 Sep 1939 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS SANS PEUR - Served in SANS PEUR 01 Aug 1940 - 01 Nov 1940 as an OS, RCNVR
* Transferred to the RCN 11 Mar 1941
HMCS NANAIMO - Served in NANAIMO 01 Jun 1941 - 01 oct 1941 as an AB, RCN
HMCS CALGARY - Served in CALGARY 16 Dec 1941 - 09 Jul 1942 as an AB, RCN
HMCS STAR - Served in STAR 30 Jul 1942 - 27 Sep 1942 as an AB, RCN
HMCS PICTOU - Served in PICTOU 12 Dec 1942 - 23 Jun 1944 as an AB and A/LS, RCN. Rated A/LS 01 Jan 1943
HMCS CHALEUR - Served in CHALEUR 03 Sep 1944 - 26 Sep 1944 as an A/PO, RCN
HMCS SEA CLIFF - Drafted to SEA CLIFF 27 Sep 1944 as an A/PO, RCN. Rated PO 01 May 1945
(DR01-DR02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (DR03) Report of Death (DR04-DR05) Letters to PO Roger's mother
(DR06) Record of Service, RCNVR, page 2