For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 


Clifford Laureano Rae


Stoker 1c, V39455, RCNVR


Born: 28 Apr 1921, Toronto, Ontario


Died: 24 Nov 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


REA, Clifford Laureano, Sto 1c, V39455, RCNVR, MPK - 24 Nov 1944, HMCS SHAWINIGAN - son of Fred B. and Azilda May Rea, of Leaside, ON.


Ships served in:


HMCS SHAWINIGAN - Drafted to Shawinigan 19 Apr 1944 as a A/Sto 1c, RCNVR


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(1) Partial newspaper clipping on the loss of HMCS Shawinigan and the death of Sto Rea  (2) Certificate of Service  (3) Naval Training and Active Service record  (4) Report of Death  (5) Letter to Sto Rea mother informing her that he is missing at sea.



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