They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


William Edmund Roy Mansfield


Ordinary Seaman, V22756, RCNVR


Born: 30 Jul 1920, Toronto, Ontario


Died: 19 Sep 1941 at sea


Book of Remembrance


MANSFIELD, William Edmund Roy, OS, V22756, RCNVR, MPK - 19 Sep 1941, HMCS LEVIS - Son of William and Florence Mansfield, of Toronto, Ontario.


OS Mansfield lost his life when HMCS LEVIS was torpedoed and sunk.  Prior to enlisting he was a seaman for McColl Frontenac Oil Co. Ltd, Yardley House, Toronto, Ontario.


Ships served in:

TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 22 Jan 1941.  Commenced Active Service 23 Jan 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 14 Mar 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS HOCHELAGA - Drafted to HOCHELAGA (Manning Pool) 07 May 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS LEVIS - Drafted to LEVIS 16 May 1941 as an OS, RCNVR




(WM01-WM02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2


(WM03) Article from the Toronto Telegram Sep 1941



Second World War Casualty Index