They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Gregory Joseph Clancy


Telegraphist, V74066, RCNVR


Born: 04 Feb 1925, Toronto, Ontario


Died: 16 Apr 1945 at sea


Book of Remembrance


CLANCY, Gregory Joseph, Tel, V74066, RCNVR, MPK - 16 Apr 1945, HMCS ESQUIMALT - Son of Daniel J. and Mary E. Clancy. of Toronto, Ontario.


Tel Clancy died when his ship, HMCS ESQUIMALT, was torpedoed and sunk by U-190 off the approaches to Halifax harbour.


Ships served in:

HMCS YORK - Enlisted 29 Oct 1943. Commenced Active Service 03 Feb 1944 as an OS W/T

HMCS MONTCALM - Drafted to MONTCALM 07 Feb 1944 as an OS W/T, RCNVR

HMCS ST HYACINTHE - Drafted to ST HYACINTHE 22 Mar 1944 as an OS W/T, RCNVR

* Rated O/Tel 24 Jun 1944

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 27 Sep 1944 as an O/Tel, RCNVR

HMCS ESQUIMALT - Drafted to ESQUIMALT 06 Oct 1944 as Tel, RCNVR

* Rated Tel 03 Feb 1945


Documents from the Service File of Gregory Clancy



Second World War Casualty Index