They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
FOURNIER, John Alfred, LS, V19311, RCNVR, MPK - 22 Feb 1945, HMCS TRENTONIAN - Son of Frank Alfred and Ruby Agnes Fournier, of Windsor, Ontario. Husband of Christina W. Fournier, of Windsor, Ontario.
John died when his ship, HMCS TRENTONIAN, was torpedoed by U-1004.
John's brother, Robert King Fournier, also served in the RCNVR during the Second World War.
Ships served in:
WINDSOR DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 09 May 1941. Commenced Active Service 06 Aug 1941
HMCS BATTLEFORD - Served in BATTLEFORD 21 Jan 1942 - 15 Dec 1942 as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated AB 06 Aug 1942
HMCS ST LAURENT - Served in ST LAURENT 16 Dec 1942 - 19 Nov 1943 as an AB, RCNVR
HMCS TRENTONIAN - Drafted to TRENTONIAN 30 De 1943 as an AB, RCNVR. Rated A/LS 01 Apr 1944
(JF01-JF02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(JF03) Report of Death
(JF04) Summary of witness statement on HMCS TRENTONIAN'S casualties
(JF05-JF06) Letter's to LS Fournier's wife
Second World War Casualty Index