They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
HAY, James Clark, AB, V14886, RCNVR, killed - 03 May 1943, HMCS NIPIGON - Son of Gilbert E. Hay and Gertrude Hay, of Haney, BC.
Able Seaman James Clark Hay died at the Plaza Café, St. John's, Newfoundland of an apparent cerebral hemorrhage. He is buried in the Anglican Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Ships served in:
VANCOUVER DIVISION RCNVR - Commenced Active Service 18 Jun 1941
HMCS PRINCE ROBERT - Served in PRINCE ROBERT as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated AB 18 Mar 1942
HMCS NIPIGON - Drafted to NIPIGON 18 Jul 1942 as an AB, RCNVR
(JH01) Portrait of Seaman James Hay (JH02-JH03) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (JH04) Casualty Report (JH05) Letter to AB Hay's mother