They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
DUNN, Rupert Maxwell, Cook (S), A2473, RCNR, MPK - 10 Feb 1942, HMCS SPIKENARD - Son of Archibald Winsloe and Minnie Dunn, of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Cook Dunn 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 21 Jun 1940 as an A/Cook (S), RCNR
PICTOU M.T.E. - Drafted to PICTOU M.T.E. 06 Mar 1941 as an A/Ck (S), RCNR
* Rated Ck (S) 21 Mar 1941
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 19 Jul 1941 as a Ck (S), RCNVR -
HMCS SPIKENARD - Drafted to SPIKENARD 15 Aug 1941 as a Ck (S), RCNVR
(RD01) Cook Rupert Dunn
(RD02) Documents from the Service File of Rupert Dunn