They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
EDDY, Donald Cecil, SBA, V34597, RCNVR, MPK - 18 Mar 1945, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Son of Judson Cecil and Mable Caroline Eddy, of New Westminster, British Columbia; husband of Thelma J. Eddy, of Rimbey, Alberta.
SBA Eddy 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 NONSUCH - Enlisted 21 Apr 1942. Commenced Active Service 17 May 1942 as a Prob. SBA, RCNVR
HMCS DISCOVERY - Drafted to DISCOVER 02 Jul 1942 as a Prob. SBA, RCNVR
* Rated SBA 31 Jul 1942
HMCS NADEN - Drafted to NADEN 02 Sep 1942 as a SBA, RCNVR
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 05 Dec 1943 as a SBA, RCNVR
HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Drafted to GUYSBOROUGH 16 Dec 1943 as a SBA, RCNVR
(DE) Donald Eddy age 21 years
(DE02) Documents from the Service File of Donald Eddy