For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Victor Harry Brighten

 

Engine Room Artificer 2c, 21930, RCN

 

Born:  13 Dec 1918, Montreal, Quebec          Died: 29 Apr 1944 at sea

 

BRIGHTEN, Victor Harry, ERA 2c, 21930, RCN, MPK - 29 Apr 1944, HMCS ATHABASKAN - son of Lucy Brighten, Verdun, QC.

 

Harry enlisted in the RCNVR on 08 June 1938, service # V5472. He transferred to the RCN on 31 May 1941.

 

Book of Remembrance entry

 

Ships served in:

MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR

HMCS ST LAURENT - Served in St Laurent 01 Jun 1941 - 12 Jun 1942 as an ERA 4c / ERA 3c, RCN

HMCS REGINA - Served in Regina 26 May 1942 - 02 Aug 1942 as an ERA 3c, RCN

HMCS ATHABASKAN - Drafted to Athabaskan 04 Feb 1943 as an ERA 3c, RCN

 

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(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3-4) Service Summary  (5) Casualty Report  (6) Letter to ERA Brighten's wife informing her he is missing, presumed dead  (7) Newpaper article on ERA Brighten

 

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