They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
BISHOP, Robert John, Sig, V35169, RCNVR, MPK - 18 Mar 1945, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Son of Albert and Hannah Bishop, of Calgary, Alberta.
Signalman Bishop died when his ship, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH, was torpedoed and sunk by U-868 in the Bay of Biscay with the loss of 53 of her crew.
Ships served in:
CALGARY DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 03 Oct 1941. Commenced Active Service 26 Jan 1942
HMCS ST HYACINTHE - Drafted to ST HYACINTHE 26 Jan 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated O/Sig 08 May 1942
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 05 Jul 1942 as an O/Sig, RCNVR
ML Q079 - Drafted to Q079 16 Jul 1942 as an O/Sig, RCNVR
* Rated Sig 26 Jan 1943
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 12 Jun 1943 as a Sig, RCNVR
HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Drafted to GUYSBOROUGH 15 Jun 1943 as a Sig, RCNVR
Documents from the Service File of Robert Bishop