In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

James Clifford (Jim) Stanley

 

Able Seaman, Radar III, V81451, RCNVR

 

Born: 28 Jan 1926, Toronto, Ontario

 

         Died: 16 Apr 1945 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

STANLEY, James Clifford, AB, V81451, RCNVR, MPK - 16 Apr 1945, HMCS ESQUIMALT - Son of William E. and Florence Irene Stanley, of Toronto, ON.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS YORK - Enlisted 16 Mar 1944. Commenced Active Service 23 Mar 1944

HMCS ELK - Served in ELK 05 Aug 1944 - 10 Aug 1944 while in training at HMCS CORNWALLIS

HMCS COBALT - Served in COBALT 28 Aug 1944 - 26 Nov 1944

HMCS ESQUIMALT - Drafted to ESQUIMALT 03 Dec 1944 as an OS, RCNVR. Rated AB 23 Mar 1945

 

James C. Stanley

Service documents for AB James Stanley, RCNVR

 

Back: L-R Bill, Irene and Gladys Stanley

Front: James C. Stanley and their mother Florence Irene (Irwin) Stanley

James C. Stanley - back row, left

 

James C. Stanley shortly before leaving home

HMCS PEREGRINE Fire Crew

James C. Stanley, standing, 1st on left

This is the last known photo of James Stanley before he lost his life in the sinking of HMCS ESQUIMALT

 

William E. Stanley (left), his wife Florence (Irwin) Stanley (right) and 3 of their 4 children (L-R) Gladys, James and Irene.

 

This was the last family photo with James C. Stanley taken at his parents house

 


 

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