They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


James Warner Todd


Ordinary Coder, V17633, RCNVR


Born: 23 Aug 1920, Beachville, Ontario


Died: 07 Dec 1941 at sea


Book of Remembrance


TODD, James Warner, Ord. Coder, V17633, RCNVR, MPK - 07 Dec 1941, HMCS WINDFLOWER - Son of James W. and Elsie E. Todd, of Beachville, Ontario.


O/Coder James Todd was killed when his ship HMCS WINDFLOWER was rammed and sunk while in convoy off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland on 07 Dec 1941.


James' brother Clarke Todd was serving in the RCNVR in HMCS BRANDON when James died.


Ships served in:

LONDON DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 07 Jul 1941 as an O/Coder, RCNVR. Commenced Active Service 07 Jul 1941

HMC SIGNAL SCHOOL - Drafted to HMC SIGNAL SCHOOL 31 Jul 1941 as an O/Coder, RCNVR

* Qual O/Coder 26 Sep 1941

HMCS WINDFLOWER - Drafted to WINDFLOWER 07 Oct 1941 as an O/Coder, RCNVR





(JT01-JT02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(JT03) Letter to O/Coder Todd's mother



Second World War Casualty Index