They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
ADAMS, George Manuel, MM, A1441, RCNR, MPK - 07 Sep 1942, HMCS RACCOON - Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Moulton, of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland; husband of Susanna Adams, of East Pubnico, NS; Step-brother of Rex Moulton.
MM Adams died when his ship, HMCS RACCOON, which was on convoy escort in the St. Lawrence River off the Gaspé Peninsula, was hit and sunk by two torpedoes from U165. All 37 hands were lost.
Ships served in:
HMCS STADACONA - Enlisted 30 Mar 1940
HMCS RACCOON (Ex Yacht HALONIA) - Drafted to RACCOON 16 May 1940 as a MM, RCNR
(GA01-GA02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2