Thomas Edward Davis - Petty Officer - Killed in action

Thomas Edward Davis lived at 30 Red Deer Avenue prior to World War II, and his final resting place is less than five kilometres from his home.Thatís because Davis was killed in Canadian waters on October 14, 1944. He was 23-years old. Anti-submarine warfare Davis was a Petty Officer with the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve and served aboard the HMCS Magog. The Magog was a River-class frigate commissioned into the RCN in 1944 as an anti-submarine convoy escort. Its job was to protect ships in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and lower St. Lawrence River, where German U-boats sank three Canadian warships and several merchant ships between May 1942 and November 1944.

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