Gordon Perry Essery
|Born||10 Dec 1924|
Roster information listed for Gordon Perry Essery
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|HMCS Clayoquot (J 174)||Fleet minesweeper||Ordinary Seaman||24 Dec 1944||U-806 (1)|
Gordon Perry Essery survived the sinking of HMCS Clayoquot when it was torpedoed on Christmas Eve 1944. He is shown in a famous photo being pulled from the water when survivors were rescued.
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