They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
PHILLIPS, Caswell Ivan, L/Sto, V51352, RCNVR, died - 02 Apr 1945, HMCS UGANDA - Son of Son of Caswell William and Mary Frances Phillips; brother of Merle D. Skimming, of St. James, Manitoba.
Leading Stoker C. I. Phillips died at sea aboard HMCS UGANDA due to poliomyelitis bulbar (infantile paralysis). He was buried at sea.
Ships served in:
HMCS CHIPPAWA - Enlisted 18 Nov 1942. Commenced Active Service 29 Nov 1942
HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in GIVENCHY 21 May 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR
HMCS CHIGNECTO - Served in CHIGNECTO 22 May 1943 - 04 Jan 1944 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR
HMS UGANDA - Drafted to HMS UGANDA 31 Aug 1944 as an A/L/Sto, RCNVR
HMCS UGANDA - RCN Commissioning crew 31 Oct 1944
(CP01-CP02) Record of Service (CP03) Report of Death (CP04) Letter to L/Sto Phillips' sister