They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
ELLIOT, Gordon Tait, OS, V69859, RCNVR, killed - 14 Oct 1944, HMCS MAGOG - Son of George Edgar and Clara Elliot, of Calgary, AB.
OS Gordon Elliot died when his ship, HMCS MAGOG was torpedoed and severely damaged by U-1223 on 14 Oct 1944. He is buried in the Viking Cemetery, Viking, Alberta.
Ships served in:
HMCS NONSUCH - Enlisted 18 Aug 1943. Commenced Active Service 18 Oct 1943.
HMCS MAGOG - Drafted to MAGOG 09 Aug 1944 as an OS, RCNVR
(GE01-GE02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (GE03) Report of Death (GE04) Telegram to OS Elliot's mother informing her of his death (GE05) Letter to OS Elliot's mother
(GE06) OS Gordon Elliot's headstone in the Viking Cemetery