For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
DEMERS, Honore Wilfred Joseph, EA 4c, V39334, RCNVR, MPK - 20 Sep 1943, HMCS ST CROIX - son of J. Ovide and Marie-Jeanne Demers, of Drummondville, QC; husband of Elizabeth C. Demers, of Melrose, Mass., USA
EA Joe Demers maintained the ship's gyro and was nicknamed "Gyro Joe".
Ships served in:
HMCS MONTREAL - Enlisted 11 Jun 1942 as an A/EA 4c, RCNVR. Commenced active service 29 Jun 1942.
HMCS ST CROIX - Drafted to St Croix 21 Nov 1942 as an A/EA 4c, RCNVR. Rated EA 4c 29 Jun 1943.
(1) EA Joe Demers (2-3) Certificate of Service (4) Casualty Report