They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
RORISON, Robert James Sto 2c, 22142, RCN MPK - 12 Jul 1945, HMCS UGANDA - Son of Thomas and Janet Rorison, Oshawa, Ontario.
A/Stoker Robert James Rorison is missing, presumed drowned at sea. He was lost overboard from his ship HMCS UGANDA on the night of July 11 or early morning of July 12, 1945.
Ships served in:
HMCS YORK - Enlisted 02 Feb 1944. Commenced Active Service 21 Feb 1944 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR
HMCS SCOTIAN - Served in SCOTIAN 10 Juan 1944 - 22 Aug 1944 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR
* Transferred to the RCN 22 Aug 1944
HMCS SCOTIA - Served in SCOTIAN 23 Aug 1944 - 12 Oct 1944 as a Sto 2c, RCN
HMS UGANDA - Drafted to UGANDA 21 Oct 1944 as a Sto 2c, RCN
HMCS UGANDA - RCN Commissioning crew as a Sto 2c, RCN. Rated Sto 1c 16 Feb 1945
(RR01) Portrait of Stoker Rorison (RR02-RR03) Record of Service RCNVR (RR04-RR05) Record of Service RCN