They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Bernard Webber


Ordinary Seaman, V27272, RCNVR


Born: 20 Oct 1916, Fort William, Ontario


Died: 07 Dec 1941 at sea


Book of Remembrance


WEBBER, Bernard, OS, V27272, RCNVR, MPK - 07 Dec 1941, HMCS WINDFLOWER - Son of Nathan and Esther Webber, of Toronto, Ontario; husband of Dinah Webber, of Toronto.


OS Bernard Webber of Toronto, was reported missing and presumed dead when his ship, HMCS Windflower, was lost in the North Atlantic after a collision with SS Zypenberg on 07 Dec 1941. OS Webber enlisted in the navy in April, 1941. Born on 20 Oct 1918 in Fort William, OS Webber was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Webber of 169 Manning Ave, Toronto. He attended public and Hebrew school in Fort William and was a member of the Sea Cadets. Before enlisting he was employed by a bedding company in Toronto. His wife, Mrs. Bernard Webber, and their two sons, Herbert and Melvin, reside at 66 Major Street.


Ships served in:

TORONTO DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 26 May 1941. Commenced Active Service 16 Jun 1941

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 12 Aug 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS WINDFLOWER - Drafted to WINDFLOWER 10 Oct 1941 as an OS, RCNVR





(BW01-BW02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(BW03) Casualty report



Second World War Casualty Index