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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


Albert Tucci


Able Seaman V38583, RCNVR


Born: 15 Mar 1922, Montreal, Quebec


Died: 22 Aug 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


TUCCI, Albert, AB, V38583, RCNVR, killed - 22 Aug 1944, HMS NABOB - son of John and Mary Tucci, of Montreal, QC.


AB Tucci died when his ship, HMS NABOB, was hit by a torpedo from U-354 which resulted in the loss of 21 of NABOB'S crew. NABOB made it back to port but was never repaired. She was later paid off and sold for scrap.


AB Tucci is buried in the Douglas Bank Cemetery, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.


Ships served in:

HMCS PREVOST - Enlisted 09 Jun 1942


HMCS SWIFT CURRENT - Served in Swift Current 25 Oct 1942 - 31 Oct 1942 while in training at HMCS Cornwallis

HMCS SARNIA - Served in Sarnia 10 Nov 1942 - 26 Mar 1943 as an OS, RCNVR

HMS NABOB - Drafted to Nabob 14 Dec 1943 as an AB, RCNVR


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(1) Certificate of Service  (2) Naval Training and Active Service record  (3-4) Service Summary  (5) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index