For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
BURROW, William Oliver, LS, V7988, RCNVR, MPK - 29 Apr 1944, HMCS ATHABASKAN - son of William V. T. and Florence Burrow, of Toronto, ON.
The province of Ontario honoured Leading Seaman Burrow by naming Burrow Lake in his honour.
Ships served in:
HMCS ASSINIBOINE - Served in Assiniboine 01 Jan 1941 - 03 Jun 1943 as an OS / AB / A/LS, RCNVR
HMCS ATHABASKAN - Drafted to Athabaskan 09 Nov 1943 as a A/LS, RCNVR
(1) Certificate of Service (2) Naval Training and Active Service record (3-4) Service Summary (5) Report of Death (6) Letter of LS Burrow's mother informing her that he is missing, presumed dead
HMCS Assiniboine I18 Christmas card - Dec 1943
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