They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
MacDOUGALL, Elton West Sto 1c, V12820, RCNVR, killed - 14 Jun 1943, HMCS KOOTENAY - Son of William W. and Helene MacDougall, of Burtonsville, AB.
Stoker MacDougall died when he was struck in the head by the capstan bar while taking part in a refueling on HMCS KOOTENAY. The capstan had slipped into reverse. He was buried at sea.
Ships served in:
EDMONTON DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 12 Sep 1941. Commenced Active Service 12 Sep 1941
HMCS NONSUCH - On Divisional Strength - 12 Sep 1942 - 12 Oct 1942 - Agricultural Leave. Active Service 13 Oct 1942
HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in GIVENCHY 14 Jan 1943 - 06 Feb 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR
HMCS KOOTENAY - Drafted to KOOTENAY 13 Apr 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR
(EM01-EM02) Certificate of Service (EM03) Report of Death (EM04) Letter to Stoker MacDougall's mother