They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Joseph Adelard Maurice Mallette


Steward, V49422, RCNVR


Born: 21 Nov 1921, Verdun, Quebec


Died: 18 Mar 1945 at sea


Book of Remembrance


MALLETTE, Joseph Adelard Maurice, Stwd, V49422, RCNVR, MPK - 18 Mar 1945, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Son of Frederic Mallette, and of Sophie Mallette, of Rigaud, Quebec.


Steward Mallette 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 22 Oct 1942. Commenced Active Service 24 Oct 1942 as a Stwd Prob., RCNVR

HMCS YORK - Drafted to YORK 26 Oct 1942 as a Stwd Prob., RCNVR

HMCS NADEN - Drafted to NADEN 03 Jan 1943 as a Stwd Prob., RCNVR

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 28 Feb 1943 as a Stwd Prob., RCNVR

* Rated Stwd 24 Jul 1943

HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Drafted to GUYSBOROUGH 07 Sep 1943 as a Stwd, RCNVR


Documents from the Service File of Joseph Mallette



Second World War Casualty Index