They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
SUTHERLAND, Robert, Tel, V47830, RCNVR, MPK - 08 Aug 1944, HMCS REGINA - Son of Alexander and Margaret Sutherland, of Fort William, Ontario.
Tel Sutherland 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:
HMCS GRIFFIN - Enlisted 08 Sep 1942. Commenced Active Service 12 Nov 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS YORK - Drafted to YORK 17 Mar 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS ST HYACINTHE - Drafted to ST HYACINTHE 04 Jun 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated O/Tel 03 Jul 1943
* Rated Tel 12 Nov 1943
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 26 Nov 1943 as an O/Tel, RCNVR
HMCS REGINA - Drafted to REGINA 07 Dec 1943 as an O/Tel, RCNVR
(RS01) Certificate of Service - pages 1 ans 2
(RS02) Report of Death
(RS03-RS04) Telegram and letter to Tel Sutherland Father