They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Grant Carl Annable


Ordinary Seaman, V33367, RCNVR


Born: 03 Dec 1923, Montreal, Quebec


Died: 06 Feb 1943 at sea


Book of Remembrance


ANNABLE, Grant Carl, OS, V33367, RCNVR, MPK - 06 Feb 1943, HMCS LOUISBURG - Son of Ira Harry and Olive Annable, of Montreal, Quebec.


OS Annable died when his ship, HMCS LOUISBURG, which was on convoy duty in the Mediterranean, was sunk by bombs and torpedoes from Italian aircraft. Prior to joining the Navy he worked as a Printers Apprentice for Clen-Mathers Press Ltd, Montreal, Quebec.


Ships served in:

MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 10 Dec 1941. Commenced Active Service 29 Jan 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 30 Mar 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 01 May 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS LOUISBURG - Drafted to LOUISBURG 19 May 1942 as an OS, RCNVR






(GA01) OS Grant Annable

(GA02) Service File for Grant Annable


(GA05) Article on the death of OS Annable



Second World War Casualty Index