They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Adie, William Charles


Leading Supply Assistant, V9681, RCNVR


Born: 23 Jan 1913, Tamworth Staffs, England


Died: 12 Dec 1942, St. John's, Newfoundland


Book of Remembrance


ADIE, William Charles, Leading Supply Assistant, V9681, RCNVR, killed - 12 Dec 1942, HMCS AVALON - Son of William A. Adie and Minnie A. Adie, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. 


LSA William Adie died on 12 Dec 1942 in the fire at the Knights of Columbus Service Hostel in St. John's, NFLD. He is buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland.


Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION WINNIPEG - Enlisted 29 Sep 1939. Commenced Active Service 24 Sep 1939

HMCS PRINCE ROBERT - Served in PRINCE ROBERT 31 Jul 1940 - 04 Oct 1940 as a VA, RCNVR

HMCS ST FRANCIS - Served in ST FRANCIS 01 Dec 1940 - 17 Dec 1940 as a VA, RCNVR

HMCS ARROWHEAD - Served in ARROWHEAD 09 Jan 1941 - 10 May 1942 as a VA, LVA and LSA, RCNVR.  Rated LVA 01 Aug 1941.  Rated LSA 01 Mar 1942

HMCS AVALON - Drafted to AVALON 10 May 1942 as a LSA, RCNVR







(WA01) VA Charles Addie  (WA02-WA03) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2  (WA04) Report of Death  (WA05) Article on the death of LSA Adie



(WA06) Headstone for LSA Adie in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. John's, Newfoundland



Second World War Casualty Index