In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Eric Morley Blue


Telegraphist, V36681, RCNVR


Born: 13 Dec 1924, Edmonton, Alberta


Died:  01 Mar 1945, St. Georges, Bermuda


Book of Remembrance


BLUE, Eric Morley, Tel, V36681, RCNVR, died - 01 Mar 1945, HMCS RIMOUSKI - Son of John and Gertrude Blue of Edmonton, AB.


Telegraphist E. M. Blue accidentally drowned at St. Georges, Bermuda when he fell from the wall of the main dockyard road into a fresh water tank containing about 6 feet of water, on return to HMCS RIMOUSKI from leave. Coroner's Jury were that death was accidental, caused by drowning.


Ships served in:

HMCS NONSUCH - Enlisted 14 May 1942.  Commenced Active Service 24 Jun 1943

HMCS REINDEER - Served in REINDEER 27 Apr 1943 - 23 Jun 1943 as an O/Tel, RCNVR

HMCS REINDEER - Served in REINDEER 10 Jul 1943 - 01 Jun 1944 as a Tel, RCNVR

HMCS BARRIE - Served in BARRIE 09 Jun 1944 - 16 Dec 1944 as a Tel, RCNVR

HMCS RIMOUSKI - Drafted to RIMOUSKI 22 Dec 1944 as a Tel, RCNVR







(EB01-EB02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(EB03) Report of Death

(EB04) Letter to Eric Morely's mother

(EB05) Report on the death of Tel Eric Morely by the Surg-Cdr, Royal Navy, HMS MALABAR, Bermuda



Second World War Casualty Index