They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
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