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Honore Wilfred Joseph Demers


Electrical Artificer 4c, V39334, RCNVR


Born: 18 Oct 1911, Drummondville, Quebec


Died: 20 Sep 1943 at sea


Book of Remembrance


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.


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(1) EA Joe Demers  (2-3) Certificate of Service  (4) Casualty Report



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