They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Cyril Duron


Cook (Seamen), V13735, RCNVR


Born: 09 Mar 1911, Deha Luha, Czecho-slovakia


Died: 28 Jan 1944, Sydney, Nova Scotia


Book of Remembrance


DURON, Cyril, Cook (S), V13735, RCNVR, died - 28 Jan 1944, HMCS MAHONE - Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Duron, of Dhla Luka, Zupa Luptovska. Czechoslovakia.


Cook Cyril Duron died from injuries suffered in a collision between HMCS. MAHONE and the SS Fort Townsend at Sydney, Nova Scotia, and died en route to hospital. Cyril was a farm labourer when he enlisted on April 04, 1941 at Calgary, Alberta. He is buried in the Fox Valley Cemetery, Saskatchewan.


Ships served in:

CALGARY DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 03 Apr 1941. Commenced Active Service 04 Apr 1941

HMS PARRSBORO (HMCS HOCHELAGA for) - Served in PARRSBORO (while under construction) 20 Nov 1941 - 22 Dec 1941 as a Cook (S), RCNVR

HMCS MONT JOLI - Served in MONT JOLI 25 Dec 1941 - 31 Aug 1942 as a Cook (S), RCNVR

HMCS MAHONE - Drafted to MAHONE 01 Sep 1942 as a Cook (S), RCNVR





(CD01-CD02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2  (CD03) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index