They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Duncan Forbes Chisholm


Stoker 1st Class V49944, RCNVR


Born: 18 Dec 1922 Dunvegan, Ontario


Died: 10 Jun 1944 Creevagh, Londonderry, Northern Ireland


Book of Remembrance


CHISHOLM, Duncan Forbes, Sto 1c, V49944, RCNVR, killed - 10 Jun 1944, HMCS TEME - Son of Alex. W. Chisholm and of Elizabeth Chisholm (nee MacGillivray), of Dunvegan, Ontario, Canada.


Stoker 1st Class D. F. Chisholm, died in United States Hospital at Creevagh, Londonderry, Northern Ireland as the result of the collision between HMCS TEME and HMS TRACKER on June 10, 1944. He is buried in the Western Cemetery, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales.


Ships served in:

HMCS BYTOWN - Enlisted and commenced Active Service 05 Nov 1942

HMCS CARLETON - Served in Carleton 23 Nov 1942 - 13 Dec 1942 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMCS YORK - Served in York 14 Dec 1942 - 15 Feb 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

FR LA CORDELIERE * - Served in LA CORDELIERE 09 Dec 1943 - 13 Dec 1943 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMCS MIMICO - Served in MIMICO 08 Feb 1944 - 15 Feb 1944 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR

HMCS TEME - Drafted to TEME 28 Jun 1944 as a Sto 1c, RCNVR


* LA CORDELIERE  was captured by the British at Portsmouth on 3 July 1940 after the fall of France. Transferred to the Free French Navy but laid up in reserve at Greenock, Scotland. Returned to Cherbourgh on 23 September 1945. Stricken 17 February 1950.






(DC01-DC02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(DC03) Report of Death

(DC04) Newspaper articles on the death of Stoker Chisholm



Second World War Casualty Index