They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
GREENBLATT, Moses, Telegraphist, V23388, RCNVR, MPK - 10 Feb 1942, HMCS SPIKENARD - Born 01 Oct 1921 son of Joseph and Eva Greenblatt, Montreal, Quebec.
Tel Greenblatt 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.
Moses Greenblatt was educated at the Mount royal Public School and the Talmud Torah. Prior to his enlistment he was in the fur business.
Ships served in:
MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 03 Dec 1940. Commenced Active Service 06 Jan 1941 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 21 Jan 1941 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated O/Tel 19 Apr 1941
HMCS SPIKENARD - Drafted to SPIKENARD 06 Jul 1941 as an O/Tel, RCNVR
* Rated Tel 06 Oct 1941
(MG01) Tel Moses Greenblatt
(MG02-MG03) Tel Moses Greenblatt on HMCS SPIKENARD
(MG04) Documents from the Service File of Moses Greenblatt