They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Archie Apostolos


Steward V44615, RCNVR


Born: 25 Oct 1914, Salonkia, Greece


Died: 25 Oct 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


APOSTOLOS, Archie, Stwd, V44615, RCNVR, died - 25 Oct 1944, HMCS SKEENA - brother of Miss Parsofone Apostolos, Kingston, Ontario.


Steward Archie Apostolos died due to drowning when HMCS SKEENA was wrecked during a storm at Videy, Iceland. His body was recovered and identified near Reykavik Harbour, Iceland. He is buried in the Fossvogur Cemetery, Reykjavik, Iceland.


Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION KINGSTON - Enlisted 07 Aug 1942 as a Prob. Steward, RCNVR. Commenced Active Service 08 Aug 1942.

HMCS YORK - Served in YORK 15 Aug 1942 as an Prob. Stwd, RCNVR

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 14 Dec 1942 as a Prob. Stwd, RCNVR

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 18 Jan 1943 as a Prob. Stwd, RCNVR.  Rated Stwd 08 Aug 1943

HMCS SKEENA - Drafted to SKEENA 18 Feb 1943 as a Stwd, RCNVR.





(AA01-AA02) Record of Service

(AA03) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index