They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
FOWLER, Leonard, OS, V7934, RCNVR, died - 10 Jun 1941, HMCS MOONBEAM - Son of Bernard and Phyllis Fowler; husband of Edna Gwendolyn Fowler, all of Toronto, ON.
Ordinary Seaman L. Fowler drowned when he fell overboard from HMCS Moonbeam in the Halifax harbour. He lost his balance, falling overboard, while endeavouring to catch the painter of the ship's boat coming alongside. His body was recovered. He was buried in the St. James' Cemetery, Toronto, ON.
Ships served in:
RCNVR DIVISION TORONTO - Enlisted 14 Jun1940. Commenced Active Service 12 Aug 1940
HMCS MOONBEAM - Drafted to MOONBEAM 03 May 1941
(LF01-LF02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (LF03) Report of Death (LF04) Article on the death of OS Fowler (LF05) Headstone for OS Leonard Fowler