They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
ADAMSON, Selwyn Arthur L/Coder, V36276, RCNVR killed - 20 Sep 1943, HMCS ST CROIX - Son of Arthur M. and Gladys Adamson, of Port Credit, ON.
Leading Coder Selwyn A. Adamson died when HMCS ST CROIX was sunk on 20 Sep 1943 by U-305. His brother, Gilbert B. Adamson, was serving in HMCS PROTECTOR II when Selwyn died.
Ships served in:
HMCS DISCOVERY - Enlisted / Commenced Active Service 03 Dec 1941
HMCS VENTURE - Served in VENTURE 24 Mar 1942 - 02 Apr 1942 as a Ordinary Coder, RCNVR
HMCS ST CROIX - Drafted to ST CROIX 04 Apr 1942 as an O/Coder, RCNVR. Rated Coder 02 Jun 1942. Rated A/Leading Coder 01 Jun 1943
(SA01-SA01) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (SA03) Naval Memorandum confirming the death of L/Coder Adamson (SA04) Telegram to L/Coder Adamson's mother (SA05) Letter to L/Coder Adamson's mother