For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
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.
Ships served in:
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
(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) Newspaper article on ERA Brighten