They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
MALONE, Thomas de la Hunt, AB ST, V48090, RCNVR, killed - 08 Aug 1944, HMCS REGINA - Son of Thomas De La Hunt Malone and Antoinette Saucier Malone, of Three Rivers. Province of Quebec, Canada.
AB Malone 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. The body of AB Malone washed ashore at Bude, England on 13 Aug 1944. AB Malone was buried in the St. Neot Churchyard, Poundstock, Cornwall, England on 15 Aug 1944.
Ships served in:
HMCS MONTREAL - Enlisted 19 Sep 1942. Commenced Active Service 10 No 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 15 Mar 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 01 Jun 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated Prob. ST 28 Jun 1943
HMCS REGINA - Drafted to REGINA 13 Oct 1943
* Rated AB 11 Nov 1943
* Rated ST 11 Feb 1944
(TM01) Attestation Form
(TM02) Record of Service
(TM03) Letter to AB Malone's father
(TM04) Headstone for AB Malone at the St. Neot Churchyard, Poundstock, Cornwall, England
Second World War Casualty Index