Name:Service No:Rank:Service:Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Trade:Religion:Marital Status:Next of Kin:Date of Death:Age at Death:Memorial:Additional Information:
May, George EdwardA/2012Petty Officer StokerHMCS MordenRoyal Canadian Naval ReserveJuly 31, 1916Toronto, OntarioJune 26, 194024Toronto, OntarioMildland, OntarioSailorBaptistMarried (Single at Enlistment)Sarah C. May (Wife) Halifax, NSOctober 14, 194226Halifax MemorialCommemorated on Page 95 of the Second World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 1George May was the son of Sgt. G. H. May and Florence Ada May, of Midland, Ontario and husband of Sarah Catherine May, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.Petty Officer Stoker George Edward MAY was a passenger aboard the Newfoundland ferry SS Caribou on 14 October 1942, when it was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat. The SS Caribou served the North Sydney to Port Aux Basques ferry run from 1925 until 1942, when it was torpedoed by a German submarine. The ship sank with a loss of 136 lives.