They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Wilfred L. Brouillette


Able Seaman Layer Rating, 4584-H, RCN


Died: 02 Dec 1959, Antwerp, Belgium


BROUILLETTE, Wilfred L., Able Seaman, RCN, died 02 Dec 1959 - HMCS SIOUX - Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brouillette, Windsor, Ontario; husband of Shirley (née Snively) of Timberlea, Nova Scotia


AB Brouillette died when he fell from HMCS SIOUX into the River Scheldt in Antwerp, Belgium sometime during then night of 1/2 Dec 1959. He was buried in the Choloy War Cemetery, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.


Ships served in:



Victoria Times Colonist

3 Dec 1959

Saskatchewan Star-Phoenix

04 Dec 1959

Windsor Star

03 Dec 1959

Windsor Star

14 Dec 1959

Newspaper articles on the death of AB Wilfred Brouillette

Researched by / Courtesy of Renee Legg


Headstone for AB Wilfred Brouillette

Source: Find-a-Grave website

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In Service of Canada - RCN Peacetime Casualty Index