They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
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