They made the Ultimate Sacrifice
WORMWORTH, Thomas Claude, AB, 3201, RCN, MPK - 17 Dec 1940, HMS ACHERON - Son of Bertrand Claude and Florence Wormworth, of New Westminster, BC.
Able Seaman Thomas Claude Wormworth of Vancouver is listed as missing believed killed. He went overseas to take a course at Whale Island and was on loan to the Royal Navy. Able Seaman Wormworth of Swift Current was the son of Bertrand Claude and Florence Wormworth later of New Westminster, British Columbia. Thomas was born at Prince Albert and the carillon at St. Albans Anglican cathedral, Prince Albert, was dedicated to his memory and that of 28 of his fellow parishioners.
Ships served in:
HMCS NADEN - Enlisted 08 Jun 1938 as a Boy Seaman, RCN. Rated Ordinary Seaman 12 Oct 1938
HMCS OTTAWA - Served in OTTAWA 03 Dec 1938 - 31 Jul 1939 as an OS, RCN
HMCS OTTAWA - Served in OTTAWA 26 Aug 1939 - 10 Nov 1939 as an OS, RCN
HMCS OTTAWA - Served in OTTAWA 17 Jan 1940 - 16 Apr 1940 as an AB, RCN
HMCS SAGUENAY - Served in SAGUENAY 29 Jun 1940 - 13 Jul 1940 as an AB, RCN
HMS EXCELLENT (Gunnery Training School, Whale Island, Portsmouth, UK) - Served in EXCELLENT 14 Jul 1940 - end date unknown
HMS ACHERON - Appointed to ACHERON (date unknown) as an AB, RCN
(TW01-TW02) Record of Service (TW03) Report of Death