They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
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