They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
SORRELL, William Wallace, AB, V61536, RCNVR, MPK - 18 Mar 1945, HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Son of Corrine Sorrell, of Windsor, Ontario.
AB Sorrell 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 HUNTER - Enlisted 07 May 1943. Commenced Active Service 09 Jun 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 08 Sep 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 29 Jan 1944 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS GUYSBOROUGH - Drafted to GUYSBOROUGH 01 Feb 1944 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated AB 09 Jun 1944
(WS01) Article from the Windsor Star on the death of AB Sorrell
(WS02) Documents from the Service File of William Sorrell