They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Lloyd Allyn Olson


Telegraphist, V38140, RCNVR


Born: 20 Apr 1917, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Died: 02 Sep 1945, North of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Book of Remembrance


OLSON, Lloyd Allyn, Tel, V38140, RCNVR, died - 02 Sep 1945 - HMCS UNGAVA - Son of Anton and Vada Olson, of Saskatoon.


Telegraphist Lloyd Olson of Saskatoon was working as a warehouseman for CP Express when he enlisted on April 28, 1942 at Saskatoon, SK. He was killed in a two vehicle collision just north of Saskatoon while home on leave, two others were also killed. Tel Olson is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, SK.


Ships served in:

HMCS UNICORN - Enlisted 28 Apr 1942.  Commenced Active Service 05 Aug 1942

HMCS YORK - Served in York 25 Nov 1942 - 11 Feb 1943

HMCS UNGAVA - Served in UNGAVA 01 Dec 1943 - 26 Jul 1945 as a Tel, RCNVR

HMCS UNICORN - Drafted to UNICORN (for leave only) 14 Aug 1945






(OL01-OL02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2  (OL03) Report of Death  (OL04) RCMP report on the accident that caused the death of Tel Lloyd Olson



Second World War Casualty Index