They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Harold Beatty Jones


Able Seaman Submarine Detector, V16924, RCNVR


Born: 01 Aug 1922, Fort William, Ontario


Died: 11 Apr 1945 at sea


Book of Remembrance


JONES, Harold Beatty, AB, V16924, RCNVR killed - 11 Apr 1945, HMCS STRATHADAM - Son of Charles and Mary Dalrymple Jones, of Fort William, Ontario.


Able Seaman H. B. Jones was one of six members of the crew of HMCS STRATHADAM killed by a premature Hedgehog explosion on board the frigate during an attack on a suspected submarine. He is buried in the Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION PORT ARTHUR - Enlisted 28 Apr 1942. Commenced Active Service 20 May 1942

HMCS PRINCE ROBERT - Served in PRINCE ROBERT 21 Nov 1942 - 02 May 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS BATTLEFORD - Served in BATTLEFORD 12 Dec 1943 - 11 May 1944 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS STRATHADAM - Drafted to STRATHADAM 30 Sep 1944 as an AB, RCNVR






(HJ01-HJ02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(HJ03) Report of Death

(HJ04) Letter of AB Jones' father on his son's burial in Northern Ireland



Second World War Casualty Index