They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
CORRIGAN, Francis Owen, Supply Petty Officer, 40595, RCN, MPK - 26 Sep 1942, HMS VETERAN / HMCS NIOBE - Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Corrigan, Fernie, BC.
Supply Petty Officer F. O. Corrigan was killed in action. He was taking passage on HMS VETERAN to HMCS NIOBE, Greenock, Scotland. HMS Veteran was torpedoed and sunk by U-404 on September 26, 1942.
Ships served in:
HMCS OTTAWA - Served in OTTAWA 29 Dec 1939 - 15 Nov 1941 as a VA and LVA, RCN. Rated LVA 01 Dec 1940
HMCS PRESERVER - Served in PRESERVER 21 Jun 1942 - 24 Aug 1942 as a Supply Petty Officer, RCN
(FC01-FC02) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2 (FC03) Report of Death (FC04) Letter from the Canadian Naval Mission Overseas, London, to The Naval Secretary, Ottawa on the death of Supply Petty Officer Corrigan