They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Archibald Frederick Anderson


Stoker 1st Class, V14692, RCNVR


Born: 31 Aug 1918, Swift Current, Saskatchewan


Died: 06 Feb 1943 at sea


Book of Remembrance


ANDERSON, Archibald Frederick, Sto 1c, V14692, RCNVR, MPK - 06 Feb 1943, HMCS LOUISBURG - Son of John and Catherine E. Anderson, of Vancouver, British Columbia.


Stoker Anderson died when his ship, HMCS LOUISBURG, which was on convoy duty in the Mediterranean, was sunk by bombs and torpedoes from Italian aircraft.


Ships served in:

VANCOUVER DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 13 Feb 1941 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR.  Commenced Active Service 01 May 1941

HMCS NADEN - Drafted to NADEN 19 Jun 1941 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 16 Sep 1941 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

HMCS NIOBE - Drafted to NIOBE 13 Nov 1941 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

* Rated A/Sto 1c 01 May 1942

HMCS LOUISBURG - Drafted to LOUISBURG 26 Nov 1942 as an A/Sto 1c, RCNVR





(AA01) Service file for Archibald Anderson

(AA02) Stoker Anderson's medals and Memorial Cross given to his mother



Second World War Casualty Index