They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
NAYDO, Michael John, AB, V16364, RCNVR, MPK - 14 Feb 1945, 29TH MTB FLOTILLA - Son of John and Parry Naydo, of Fort William, ON.
AB NADYO died after a fire and explosion destroyed numerous MTB in Oostende Harbour, Belgium. His body was not recovered.
Ships served in:
PORT ARTHUR DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 28 Feb 1941. Commenced Active Service 16 Jun 1941
HMCS MIDLAND - Served in MIDLAND 17 Nov 1941 - 30 Jan 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS TRURO - Served in TRURO 17 Jan 1943 - 01 Sep 1943 as an A/AB, RCNVR
HMCS ST CLAIR - Served in ST CLAIR 04 Sep 1943 - 16 Jan 1944 as an A/AB, RCNVR
HMS NARBOROUGH (Captain Class Frigate, Royal Navy) - Served in NARBOROUGH 19 Jan 1944 - 12 Mar 1944
HMS VERNON (Royal Navy Base , Portsmouth) - Served in VERNON 02 May 1944 - 07 May 1944
HMCS TILLSONBURG - Served in TILLSONBURG 30 Jun 1944 - 07 Jul 1944
29TH MTB FLOTILLA - Drafted to the 29TH MTB FLOTILLA 06 Aug 1944 as an A/AB, RCNVR
(MN01-MN02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(MN03) Record of Service
(MN04) Letter to AB Naydo's mother
Press release on the destruction of 5 MTBs of the 29th MTB Flotilla and Casualty List