They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
BOUDREAU, John Raymond AB, A4557, RCNR MPK - 10 Feb 1942, HMCS SPIKENARD - Son of Remi R. and Mida Boudreau, Boudreauville, Nova Scotia.
AB Boudreau died when his ship, HMCS SPIKENARD, was torpedoed and sunk by U-136, about 465 nautical miles west of Malin Head, Ireland while escorting convoy SC-67. Of her crew of 65, there were only 8 survivors.
Ships served in:
HMCS STADACONA - Enlisted 09 May 1941. Commenced Active Service 09 May 1941 as an AB, RCNR
HMCS SPIKENARD - Drafted to SPIKENARD 05 Aug 1941 as an AB, RCNR
(JB01) Seaman John Raymond
(JB02) Documents from the Service File of John Raymond