For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


Charles Avery Hornsby


Lieutenant, O-34163, RCNR


Born: 11 Feb 1896, Sunderland, England


Died: 19 Oct 1940 at sea


Book of Remembrance


HORNSBY, Charles Avery, Lt, RCNR, MPK - 19 Oct 1940, HMCS BRAS D'OR - husband of Nora Hornsby, of Halifax, NS.


Ships served in:

HMCS GASPE - Lent to Gaspe from Stadacona 05 Nov 1939. Appointed to Gaspe 18 Nov 1939 as an A/Lt, RCNR.

HMCS FUNDY - Appointed to Fundy 01 Dec 1939 as an A/Lt, RCNR

HMCS BRAS D'OR - Appointed to Bras D'Or 26 May 1940 as an A/Lt, RCNR


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(1-2) Service Summary  (3) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index