They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
CARTER, Robert Henry, OS, 6031-H, RCN, MPK - 16 Jul 1947, HMCS MICMAC - Son of Leo S. and Ethel Carter, of Brookfield, Nova Scotia.
Ordinary Seaman R. H. Carter died when HMCS Micmac was in collision with S.S. Yarmouth County in Sambro Channel off Nova Scotia coast.
Ships served in:
HMCS HALIGONIAN - Commenced engagement 25 Jun 1946
HMCS NADEN - Drafted to NADEN 26 Jun 1946 as an OS, RCN
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 01 Nov 1946 as an OS, RCN
HMCS MICMAC - Drafted to MICMAC 12 Nov 1946 as an OS, RCN
(RC01-RC02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(RC03) Report of Death
(RC04) Official presumption of death for OS Carter and 4 other crew of MICMAC whose bodies were never recovered