They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Jean-Marie Legendre


Stoker Petty Officer, A2115, RCNR


Born: 06 Dec 1910, St. Antoine de Tilly, Lotbiniere, Quebec


Died: 10 Feb 1942


Book of Remembrance


LEGENDRE, Jean-Marie, Stoker Petty Officer, A2115, RCNR, MPK - 10 Feb 1942, HMCS SPIKENARD - Son of Xavier and Dona Legendre, Rimouski, Quebec


Stoker PO Legendre died when his ship, HMCS SPIKENARD, was torpedoed and sunk by U-136, about 465 nautical miles west of Malin Head, Ireland while escorting convoy SC-67. Of her crew of 65, there were only 8 survivors.


Ships served in:

HMCS STADACONA - Enlisted 15 Jul 1940 as an Engineman, RCNR

HMCS SPIKENARD - Drafted to Spikenard as an Engineman, RCNR

* Rated Sto PO 01 Jan 1941


Documents from the Service file of Jean-Marie Legendre




Second World War Casualty Index