They Gave Their All


by Robert P. "Bob" D'Aoust



Those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice in the Canadian Merchant Marine 1939-1947 - 4 volume 4 book set.


"The Families will always remember they gave their all during WW2 serving with the Canadian Merchant Navy."


Rear Admiral Leonard W. Murray reported - The Battle of the Atlantic was not won by any Navy or any Air Force, it was won by the courage, fortitude and determination of the Canadian and British and Allied Merchant Navy.



About the books

These books have been carefully researched and written as a tribute to all Canadian Merchant sailors who died serving their country from 1939 to 1947. Each book contains detailed information on all those who died while serving in the Merchant Marine.


This 4 volume 4 book set lists a total of 1,701 Canadian Merchant Sailors including 5 women who died while serving with the Merchant Navy.


Canadian Merchant Navy 1939-1940 Vol. 1 - lists all 199 (198 men and 1 woman) who died  serving Canada between 1939 and 1940. 305 pages


Canadian Merchant Navy  1941 Vol. 2 - lists all 483 who died serving Canada in 1941. 535 pages

Canadian Merchant Navy 1942 Vol. 3 - lists all 629 (626 men and 3 women) who died serving Canada in 1942. 723 pages


Canadian Merchant Navy 1943-1947 Vol. 4 - lists all 390 (389 men and 1 woman) who died serving Canada between 1943 and 1947. 529 pages

About the author


Robert “Bob” D’Aoust was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, raised in Ottawa, Ontario. He joined NCR Canada in 1963 and retired after 45 years as a Solution Engineer. Bob is a Genealogy Researcher & Book Author. He is the husband to a wonderful wife “Marg, proud dad to Lee-Anne, Jason & Vicky. Grandpa to Max & Anna.


Also by Robert D'Aoust - Ultimate Sacrifice - Those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice in the RCN, RCNR and RCNVR 1939-1945

Book Printer

Book Printed and Bound by Lehmann Bookbinding, Kitchener, ON., Canada

Where to buy the book set


Lehmann Bookbinding Ltd.



Library Services Centre Library Bound

1-800-265-3360 //  1-519-885-3233

(Libraries Only)


Book Cost:

Complete 4 Vol. set  - $228.00 CDN (plus shipping and taxes *)


Purchased individually


Volume #1 - ISBN 978-0-9881387-2-8  -  $46.00 CDN  (plus shipping and taxes *)

Volume #2 - ISBN 978-0-9887387-3-5  -  $57.50 CDN (plus shipping and taxes *)

Volume #3 - ISBN 978-0-9881387-4-2  -  $72.45 CDN (plus shipping and taxes *)


Volume #4 - ISBN 978-0-9881387-5-9   -  $57.10 CDN (plus shipping and taxes *)

* Shipping and sales tax will vary based on the shipping destination and applicable provincial / federal sales taxes.