They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Colin Souter MacArthur


Chief Petty Officer, RCN


Born: 28 Apr 1907, Montreal, Quebec


Died: 07 Oct 1954, Victoria, British Columbia


MacARTHUR, Colin Souter - At HMCS NADEN Hospital on October 7, 1954 CPO Colin Souter MacArthur, RCN, aged 47 years, born in Montreal, PQ. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife and three children at the family residence, 6985 Stuart Avenue, Montreal. Funeral services and interment at Montreal, Quebec. Arrangements with the Sands Mortuary Limited, Victoria, C and the William Wry Inc., Montreal, PQ. (The Victoria Daily Times 09 Oct 1954)


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Article on the Death of CPO Colin S. MacArthur

The Montreal Star 09 Oct 1954

Courtesy of Roger Litwiller




Article from the CROWSNEST magazine on the LABRADOR'S transit of the North West Passage and the death of CPO MacArthur - Oct 1954 issue



Headstone for CPO Colin Souter MacArthur at the Cimetière Mont-Royal (Mount Royal Cemetery), Qutremont, Montreal, Quebec



In Service of Canada - RCN Peacetime Casualty Index