They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Stanley Norman Rice


Stoker 1st Class, V31943, RCNVR


Born: 15 Aug 1923, Toronto, Ontario


Died: 06 Feb 1943 at sea


Book of Remembrance


RICE, Stanley Norman, Sto 1c, V31943, RCNVR, MPK - 06 Feb 1943, HMCS LOUISBURG - Son of Walter John and Lydia Rice, of Toronto, Ontario.


Stoker Rice 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 YORK - Enlisted 30 Mar 1942. Commenced Active Service 06 Apr 1942 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 08 Jun 1942 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR

HMCS LOUISBURG - Drafted to LOUISBURG 27 Aug 1942 as a Sto 2c, RCNVR




(SR01) Documents from the Service File of Stanley Rice

(SR02) Stoker Stanley Rice




Second World War Casualty Index