They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
MOONEY, John Lawrence, Cook (S), V30149, RCNVR, died - 17 Aug 1942, HMCS MAHONE - Husband of Nona L. Mooney, of Vancouver.
Cook (S) J. L. Mooney was discharged from the RCNVR 24 Mar 1942 as medically unfit due to cancer discovered while serving in HMCS MAHONE. He died at the Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia from osteogenic sarcoma of left clavicle (cancerous malignant bone tumor).
Ships served in:
HMCS NADEN - Enlisted 14 Mar 1940
SARAVAN (HC96) - Served in SARAVAN 06 Jun 1940 - 24 Jul 1940 as a Cook (S), RCNVR
HMCS GIVENCHY (for BOOM DEFENCE VESSEL) - Served in a BDV 30 Nov 1940 - 09 Sep 1941 as a Cook (S), RCNVR
HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in GIVENCHY 05 Sep 1941 - 10 Sep 1941 as a Cook (S), RCNVR
HMCS NITINAT - Served in NITINAT 10 Sep 1941 - 30 Sep 1941 as a Cook (S), RCNVR
HMCS MAHONE - Drafted to MAHONE 01 Oct 1941 as a Cook (S), RCNVR
* Discharge 24 Mar 1942 medically unfit due to cancer
(JM01-JM02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (JM03) Report of Casualty