They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Joseph Georges Edouard Vincent Morin


Ordinary Seaman, V3985, RCNVR


Born: 03 Mar 1922, St. Romuald, Levis, Quebec


Died: 06 Feb 1943 at sea


Book of Remembrance


MORIN, Joseph Georges Edouard Vincent, OS, V3985, RCNVR, killed - 06 Feb 1943, HMCS LOUISBURG - Son of Mr. and Mrs. Antoine Morin, of St. Romuald, Quebec; husband of Geneva Morin, of St. Romuald.


OS Morin 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:

HMCS MONTCALM - Enlisted 09 Feb 1942. Commenced Active Service 30 Mar 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 28 Jul 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS CHARNY - Served in CHARNY 19 Sep 1942 - 25 Sep 1942 for training while drafted to HMCS CORNWALLIS

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 29 Sep 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS NIOBE - Drafted to NIOBE 28 Oct 1942 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS LOUISBURG - Drafted to LOUISBURG 01 Dec 1942 as an OS, RCNVR


Documents from the Service File of Joseph Morin



Second World War Casualty Index