They made the Ultimate Sacrifice

 

Edward Arthur Schyrburt

 

Petty Officer, V6290, RCNVR

 

Born: 10 Dec 1917, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario

 

Died: 01 Jul 1945, San Diego, California

 

Book of Remembrance

 

SCHRYBURT, Edward Arthur, PO, V6290, RCNVR, died - 01 Jul 1945, HMCS COATICOOK - Son of W.R. Carroll; husband of Anita Schryburt, all of Ottawa, ON.

 

Petty Officer E. A. Schryburt was accidentally killed onboard HMCS COATICOOK docked at San Diego, California in an altercation with another sailor, resulting of a rupture of spinal cord due to dislocation of cervical vertebrae. He is buried in the Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa, ON.

 

Ships served in:

OTTAWA DIVISION RCNVR

HMCS SAGUENAY - Served in SAGUENAY 13 Sep 1937 - 08 Oct 1937 for training as an OS, RCNVR

OTTAWA DIVISION RCNVR - Commenced Active Service 22 Nov 1939

HMCS OTTAWA - Served in OTTAWA 12 Jan 1940 - 03 May 1940 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE - Served in RESTIGOUCHE 22 May 1940 - 11 Aug 1942 as an AB, RCNVR

HMCS TRURO - Served in Truro 17 Nov 1942 - 18 Jan 1944 as an A/ LS and a/PO, RCNVR. Rated A/PO 01 Jun 1943

HMCS SPRINGHILL - Served in SPRINGHILL 10 Nov 1944 - 29 Dec 1944 as a PO, RCNVR

HMCS COATICOOK - Drafted to COATICOOK 07 Jan 1945 as a PO, RCNVR

 

ES01

ES02

ES03

ES04

(ES01-ES04) Certificate of Service

 

ES05

ES06

ES07

ES08

(ES05-RS08) 2nd Certificate of Service

 

ES09

ES10

ES11

ES12

ES13

(ES09) Article on the death of PO Edward Schryburt  (ES10) Report of Death  (ES12) Letter to PO Schryburt's widow  (ES12-ES13) Record of Service


 

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