They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
BOUCHARD, Joseph Eugene Paul Emile, AB, V54034, RCNVR, MPK - 18 Mar 1945, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Son of Emile and Arthemise Bouchard, of St. Elie D'Orford, Quebec.
AB Bouchard 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:
HMCS CARTIER - Enlisted 09 Feb 1943. Commenced Active Service 22 Feb 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 21 Apr 1943
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 31 Aug 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Drafted to GUYSBOROUGH 03 Nov 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated AB 22 Feb 1944
Documents from the Service File of Joseph Bouchard