They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Marcel George Alphonse Lemay


Able Seaman V54563, RCNVR


Born: 10 Apr 1923, St. Boniface, Manitoba


Died: 07 Aug 1945, St. Boniface, Manitoba


Book of Remembrance


LEMAY, Marcel George Alphonse, AB, V54563, RCNVR, died - 07 Aug 1945, HMCS BLAIRMORE - Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lemay, of St. Boniface, MB.


AB Marcel Lemay died while at home on leave from HMCS BLAIRMORE.  The day of his death he complained about an upset stomach and not feeling well.  That evening he collapsed in the bathtub and drowned as a result. He is buried in the St. Boniface Cemetery, Winnipeg, MB.


Ships served in:

HMCS CHIPPAWA - Enlisted 05 Feb 1943. Commenced Active Service 19 May 1943

HMCS SCOTIAN - Served in SCOTIAN 12 Jul 1944 - 18 Jul 194 as an A/AB, RCNVR

HMCS WETASKIWIN - Served in WETASKIWIN 19 Jul 1944 as an A/AB, RCNVR

HMCS SCOTIAN - Served in SCOTIAN 20 Jul 1944 - 29 Jul 1944 an an A/AB, RCNVR

HMCS BEACONHILL - Served in BEACONHILL 30 Jul 1944 - 17 Sep 1944 as an A/AB, RCNVR

HMCS TROIS-RIVIÈRES - Served in TROIS-RIVIÈRES 06 Jan 1945 - 23 Apr 1945

HMCS BLAIRMORE - Drafted to BLAIRMORE 24 Apr 1945





(ML01-ML02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2  (ML03) Report of Death



Second World War Casualty Index