They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
CORBIERE, Vincent Gerald, AB, V34003, RCNVR, MPK - 29 Apr 1944, HMCS ATHABASKAN - Son of Thomas Vincent and Mildred C. Corbiere, of St. Catharines, Ontario.
AB Corbiere died when his ship, HMCS ATHABASKAN G07, was sunk in the English Channel on April 29, 1944. The province of Ontario honoured Able Seaman Corbiere by naming Corbiere Lake in his honour.
Ships served in:
HMCS STAR - Enlisted 18 Apr 1942. Commenced Active Service 21 Apr 1942
HMCS CORNWALLIS - Drafted to CORNWALLIS 29 Jun 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS CHARNY - Served in CHARNY 29 Aug 1942 - 04 Sep 1942 for training while drafted to CORNWALLIS
HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 09 Sep 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS NIOBE - Drafted to NIOBE 28 Oct 1942 as an OS, RCNVR
HMCS ATHABASKAN - Drafted to ATHABASKAN 04 Feb 1943 as an OS, RCNVR
* Rated AB 21 Apr 1943
Documents from the Service File of Vincent Corbiere