They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
DENONCOURT, Charles Omer, L/Sto, V/4525, RCNVR, MPK - 08 Aug 1944, HMCS REGINA - Son of Alfred Denoncourt, and of Elodie Denoncourt, of Montreal, Quebec. Prior to joining the navy Charles worked as a baker's helper.
L/Sto Denoncourt died when HMCS REGINA was torpedoed and sunk off Trevose Head, Cornwall, England by U-667 while she was aiding a merchant vessel in distress. Thirty of her crew were lost.
Ships served in:
CARTIER DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 10 Jul 1941. Commenced Active Service 01 Oct 1941 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 25 Nov 1941 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR
HMCS REGINA - Drafted to REGINA 26 Jan 1942 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR
* Rated L/Sto 01 Jul 1942
* Rated A/L/Sto 01 Mar 1944
(CD01) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2
(CD02) Report of Death
(CD03-CD05) Letters to L/Stoker Denoncourt's mother