They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
McCALLUM, Lothrop Edward LS, V18126, RCNVR killed - 08 Oct 1944, MTB-727 - Son of Campbell Edward and Lucy Jane McCallum of Toronto, Ontario. Brother of Campbell Burgess and Irene Wilma.
LS McCallum died from drowning after he fell into the harbour when two hand grenades that were in his possession exploded. LS McCallum is buried in the Caister Cemetery, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK.
Ships served in:
KINGSTON DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 13 Sep 1940. Commenced Active Service 16 Sep 1940
HMCS BARRIE - Served in BARRIE 11 May 1941 - 01 Mar 1943 as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated AB 11 Sep 1941
HMS ST CHRISTOPHER (Coast Forces Training Base, UK) - Served in ST CHRISTOPHER 08 Jan 1944 - 05 Feb 1944
HMS CICALA (Coastal Forces Station, UK) - Served in CICALA 06 Feb 1944 - 22 Feb 1944
MTB-727 - Drafted to MB-727 23 Feb 1944 as an AB, RCNVR. Rated A/LS 01 Jul 1944
(LM01) Portrait of Prob. Steward Lothrop McCallum (LM020LM03) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (LM04) Report of Death (LM05) Letter to LS McCallum's mother on the circumstance of his death
(LM06) Notification of the finding of LS McCallum's body (LM07) Article on the death of LS Lothrop McCallum