They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
CALVERLEY, William Ernest, AB, V56792, RCNVR, killed - 05 Aug 1944, MTB-748 - Son of William and Agnes Calverley, of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.
AB CALVERLEY died aboard MTB-748 after having been hit by enemy gunfire when his MTB was in action. He is buried in the St. Mary Churchyard, Brixham, Devon, UK.
Ships served in:
HMCS NADEN - Enlisted 04 Mar 1943. Commenced Active Service 15 Mar 1943
HMCS BEAVER - Served in BEAVER 17 Jul 1943 - 20 Jul 1943 as an OS, RCNVR while in training as HMCS CORNWALLIS
MTB-748 - Drafted to MTB-748 21 Jan 1944 as an OS, RCNVR. Rated A/AB 15 Mar 1944
(WC01-WC02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (WC03) Report of Death (WV04-WC05) Letter to AB Calverley's parents
Second World War Casualty Index