Thursday, APRIL 29, 2021@22:42-BEING IT IS THE 77TH ANNIVERSARY, OF H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07, LOSS, DUE TO GERMAN ENEMY NAVAL FORCE/KRIEGSMARINE, TORPEDO BOATS T-27, T-24…WHOM SANK G 07/H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07, …OFF THE COAST OF Ille De Batz, FRANCE, WITH 128 CASUALTIES, OF G 07, ON APRIL 29, 1944@ 03:00 …TO O4:10.
BLOG CREDIT: Pierre LEGACE.
RESEARCH OTHER POSTINGS ON H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07, TODAY and YESTERDAY, by Killick Vison/Brian Murza, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Note: PHOTOGRAPHS of H.M.C.S. ATHABASKAN G 07.
That is a fair comparison…
His name was not in the Book.
I was quite knowledgeable about WWII… so I thought!
HMCS Athabaskan did not participate in Operation Overlord. But I did not know that nor did I know anything about that ship, not even her name.
HMCS Athasbaskan G07
Jean Bachand, my wife’s uncle, died in 1964 from complications from his wounds he received on Juno Beach. He was a soldier with Les Fusiliers de Mont-Royal regiment. Little is known in the family about his service record.
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