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2021

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M. Sylvie Trudeau
Deceased 12 May 2021

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Sylvie Trudeau was a Chartered Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Kingston Limestone Chapter, Kingston, Ontario.

 

Sylvie joined the Canadian Armed Forces and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Postal Corps (RCPC) and retired in July 1994.

Sylvie served a United Nations tour with 73 Service Battalion as a Postal Clerk with United Nation Emergency Force, Ismalia, Egypt during the period November 1978 to May 1979 and with 5e Régiment d'artillerie légère du Canada as a Postal Clerk with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period August 1987 to February 1988.

 

 

May She Rest in Peace

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Joseph Jules Claude Luc (Joe), MMM, OSJ, CD
11 J
anuary 1942
– 12 May 2021

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With sadness we announce that Joe passed away suddenly but peacefully at the Buckingham, Quebec Hospital on the 12th of May 2021 at the age of 79.  Born in St-Joseph de Coleraine, Eastern Townships, P.Q.  Beloved best friend and husband of Marlene for almost 37 years. Father of Luc Drouin.  Predeceased by parents Josaphat Drouin (1978), Irene Toupin (1994), son Andre Drouin (2020), and sister Jocelyne Drouin (2020).  Also survived by siblings Jacques, Jean, Jean-Marc, Joane and many nieces and nephews as well as step-daughter Petra and step-granddaughter Virginia.

 

Joined the RCASC July 1958. 1961 at to Fort Chambly, Germany with NATO Forces. Returned to Canada 1965, served in Ottawa. 1966 first UN tour in Cyprus. April 1969, at the Cdn AB Regt in Edmonton, Alberta.  Feb 1974, at the AB HQ & Sigs Sqn.  With the Cdn AB Regt second tour in Cyprus during the 1974 Turkish invasion.  

 

Served in Montreal during the 1976 Olympics.  July 1977 at the Cdn AB Centre.  1979 at Montreal and assigned to the UN on the Golan Heights. 1981, at 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron in Edmonton, AB. While with the Squadron, he was contributor to the development of the Squadron Museum and was instrumental in the recovery of one of the Squadron’s original Lancaster Bombers KB 994.  Feb 1985 at CFLA, CFB Borden, ON.  Joined St. John Ambulance that year. June 1987 at the OTC, CFSAL in CFB Borden, ON.  Aug 1989, at National Defence HQ BADP/BATOPS project.  June 1990, returned to CFB Borden, CFSAL, as School CWO.  Aug 1992, retired from the Canadian Forces after more than 34 years of service and moved to Gatineau, Quebec. Sept 1992 joined the 28 (Ottawa) Svc Bn as CSM and Nov 1993 he appointed RSM.  Retired from the Reserve Forces April 1995.  Formed his own promotional company “Joe Drouin Enterprises Ltd.”

 

Jan 1996, appointed D/Prov Commissioner of St. John Ambulance and in June appointed the Aide de Camp to the Governor General his Excellency Romeo Leblanc and later her Excellency Adrienne Clarkson until Nov 2001. For 23 years as a member of St. John he had accumulated well of 25,000 hours of volunteer service to his community.

 

With his company, dedicated his work to the Cdn AB Regt, the RCASC, CAVUNP, Logistics Branch, the Navy, Army and Air Cadets, Police, Fire, Paramedics, and many others. Nov 2019, after 27 years, he sold his company and retired for the final time. Tremendous thanks to his wife and former employees who made the company a success and helped to make the name of the company known around the world.

 

Special thanks to the excellent and supportive staff at the Buckingham Hospital in Gatineau, Quebec.  Joe’s wishes were to be cremated.  When it is safe to do so, a Memorial Gathering will be held for Family, Friends and Colleagues at Beechwood, Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, ON.

 

Please visit https://beechwoodottawa.ca/en/services/joe-drouin to visit the memorial page for Joe.  Any future events will be announced there. In lieu of flowers, a donation could be made in Joe’s name to the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre at www.perleyrideau.ca, Beechwood Cemetery at the link above or a charity of your choice.

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

 

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James Robert O’Brien, CD
9 J
anuary 1937
– 8 May 2021

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James Robert O’Brien (affectionately known as “O’B”) was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario.  O’B was the Ottawa Chapter President from 01 January 1994 to 19 October 1996.  O’B was also appointed as Chairman – Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping, a position he fulfilled from 19 October 2002 to 01 May 2015.

 

O’B joined the Canadian Army in September 1960 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps until his retirement in May 1993.

 

Robert completed a United Nations tour with 56 Canadian Transport Company, United Nations Emergency Force (Middle East) UNEF(ME) during the period July 1964 and July 1965.  He also served a United Nations tour as Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) during the period June 1983 to June 1984.

 

O’B was also a member of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Association.

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

 

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The Reverend Deacon Denis (Dan) Careau, CD
2
8 February
1946 - 26 April 2020

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The Reverend Deacon Denis (Dan) Careau was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario. Dan was also the chapter Padre for many years.

Dan joined the Canadian Armed Forces in September 1963 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Chaplain Service until his release in March 1982.

He served a United Nations tour with the United Nation Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period April 1973 to September 1973. He also completed a United Nations tour with the United Nations Disengagement

Observation Force Golan Heights (UNDOF) during the period July 1980 – December 1980.

Dan was an Ordained Catholic Deacon, Military Padre and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

May He Rest in Peace

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John Dougald McLean, CD
13 J
anuary 1928
– 10 March 2020

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John Dougald McLean was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the MGen Lewis W. MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

 

Dougald joined the Canadian Armed Forces in July 1955 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and served until his release in January 1972.

 

He served a United Nations tour with the United Nation Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) in Egypt during the period October 1957 to October 1958 and a second tour with the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) during the period December 1963 to May 1964 with the 56th Canadian Signals Squadron.  Dougald also served with the United Nations Organization in the Congo (ONUC) with the

57th Canadian Signals Squadron.

 

Dougald also served three NATO Tours in Alert, Inuit.

 

Dougald was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 123, Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia and was also a member of the Sircom Lodge No. 66.

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Luc Breault, CD
11 j
uillet 1956 – 4 février 2020

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Le camarade Luc Breault s’est enrôlé dans les Forces armées canadiennes le 22 novembre 1973 en tant que Policier Militaire.  Au long de sa carrière il a servi à Comox (1975 à 1977), au 5e Peloton de la Police militaire à Valcartier (1977 à 1981), à la Section de Police Militaire du 2e bataillon du Royal 22e Régiment (1981 à 1983),  à la Section de Police Militaire de la Base à Lahr en Allemagne (1983 à 1986), et par la suite comme adjoint à la Section de Police Militaire du 1er bataillon du Royal 22e Régiment également à Lahr (1986 à 1989) et  finalement à l’Unité des Enquêtes Spéciales à la BFC Montréal (1989 à 1994).  Il a servi au sein de la Force des Nations unies à Chypre de septembre 1981 à avril 1982 avec le 2e bataillon du Royal 22e Régiment.  Il a pris sa retraite des Forces armées canadiennes en 1994 après avoir servi pendant une période de 20 ans

 

Il était le récipiendaire de la Médaille Services Spéciaux (OTAN), de la Médaille Canadienne du Maintien de la Paix ( MCMP ), de la médaille de la Force des Nations Unies à Chypre et de la Décoration des Forces canadiennes. Il a été membre de la Succursale Major-général Alain R. Forand de l’Association canadienne des vétérans des Forces de Paix des Nations unies pour plusieurs années.

 

Il est décédé le 4 février 2021 à sa résidence à Sainte-Julie QC à l’âge de 64 ans.

 

Fier de Servir….. Fier d’Avoir Servi

 

Qu’il repose en Paix

2020

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Robert (Bob) Frederick Michael Titus, CD
16 June 1940
– 06 December 2020

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Robert (Bob) Titus was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was President of the Calgary Chapter, Calgary, Alberta.

 

Robert joined the Canadian Armed Forces in December 1957 and was affiliated with the 2nd Battalion The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada until 1968 when he was rebadged and served with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry until his retirement in 1988.

 

Robert served a United Nations tour with the United Nation Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period April 1967 to October 1967.

 

Robert was also a member of the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada Association and the Royal Canadian Legion, 285 Centennial Branch, Calgary, Alberta

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Dale Regis Toomey, CD
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5 June 1932 – 03 November
2020

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Gerald Regis Toomey was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario.

 

Regis joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in January 1951 and served until his release in January 1961.

 

Regis served a United Nations tour with the United Nations Emergency Force in Egypt during the period September 1958 to October 1959.

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Robert Grant Whips, CD
13
Agust 1936 – 01 October 2020

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Robert Grant Whipps was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Founding President of the Prince George and Northern British Columbia Chapter.

 

Robert joined the Canadian Army in April 1952 and was affiliated with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and was discharged in Mar 1953.  He re-enlisted in the Canadian Army again in May 1956 and served  as cook until his discharge in May 1981.

 

He served in Korea from April 1952 until March 1953 when he was found underage and was returned to Canada.  After he re-enlisted, he served a tour with the International Commission of Control and Supervision Service (Vietnam) (ICCS) and a United Nations Mission with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

 

Robert was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch in Prince George, British Columbia and was a member of the 3rd Prince George West Scout Group Committee.

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Stephen R. Surette, CD
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5 December 1956 – 26 September
2020

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Stephen (Steve) R. Surette was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Member of the Trooper Mark A. Wilson (London) Chapter, London, Ontario.

 

Steve joined the Canadian Army in January 1975 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Regiment and employed as a cook.  He served until is discharge in January 1986.

 

He served a United Nation Tour with the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period October 1976 to April 1977.

 

Steve was also a member of the Army, Nave and Air Forces Association Unit 393, London, Ontario.

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Jarrott (Jerry) W. Holtzauer, CD
31
August 1935 – 12 Septembre 2020

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Jarrott (Jerry) W. Holtzhauer was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ontario.  He was also the Central Region Director for the Association.

 

Jerry joined the Canadian Army in September 1955 and went on to graduate from Royal Military College, Victoria, BC and Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario.

 

He completed a 35-year career serving with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps as a Logistics Officer until his release in April 1990.

 

Jerry completed a United Nations tour with the United Nations Observation Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) during the period January 1970 to January 1971.

 

Jerry was also a member of the NATO Veterans Organization of Canada, Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario.  He was a member of the Royal Military Ex-Cadet Club and was involved in the development of the new Canadian War Museum, the “Passing of the Torch” campaign and served as President of the “Friends of the War Museum” for 12 years.

 

He was also, a dedicated volunteer for the Orleans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre.

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Robert (Bob) Leo Barry, CD
25 May 1935 – 31 July 2020

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Robert Barry was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Member and Past President of the LGen R.R. Crabbe Chapter, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

Bob joined the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in October 1953 where he became a Radio Operator.  His first posting was to #1 Airborne Signals Squadron, Barriefield, Ontario.  He completed his Parachute training at the Canadian Joint

Air Training Center, Rivers, Manitoba in September 1954.  He took his release in October 1956.

 

Bob joined the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserve, 442 City of Vancouver Squadron, and was sent to Centralia Ontario for flying training.  After training on various aircraft, he was presented his Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot’s Wings in March 1959.  He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in October 1956 and served until his release in November 1966.

 

He completed a United Nations Tour with the United Nations Emergency Force (Middle East), with the 115 Air Traffic Unit, El Arish, Egypt during the period June 1963 – June 1964.

 

Bob was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch, Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Signaler’s Club of Canada and the Royal Canadian Air Force Association.  Also a member of the 283 Army, Navy and Air Force Branch, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Murray William Burrows, CD
18 June 1939 – 7 July 2020

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Murray W. Burrows was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Member of the Major General Lewis MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

 

Murray joined the Canadian Forces in December 1957 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Guards and later was rebadged to the Royal Canadian Regiment.  He again rebadged to join the Canadian Logistics Branch as a Supply Technician.

 

Murray completed United Nations Tour with the United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) from November 1964 to April 1965; United Nations Observation Force Golan Heights  (UNDOF) with the Canadian Logistic Company from 08 May  to November 1972; also with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) from May 1975 to November 1975.  He also served tours in Germany and various locations in Canada.

 

Murray was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 3, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and a member of the Canadian Guards Association.

 

 

 

May He Rest in Peace

 

 

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Paul Veilleux, MMM, CD1
9 avril 1936 – 3 juin 2020

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 Paul Veilleux était un vétéran avec 38 années de service des Forces canadiennes. Il était membre de la Succursale Major-général Alain R. Forand de l’Association des vétérans des Forces de paix des Nations-Unies (ACVFPNU) pour plus de 20 ans et membre de la Légion royale canadienne, Filiale Québec 079 Richelieu.  

Durant sa carrière militaire il a servi du 29 avril 1954 au 19 février 1992 avec le Royal 22e Régiment comme membre du rang jusqu’au grade d’adjudant-maître et fut commissionné au grade de capitaine en juin 1979. Il eut plusieurs affectations durant sa carrière, tels que la Jamaïque, l’Angleterre, l’Allemagne avec les Forces de l’OTAN et a participé à une mission des Forces des Nations Unies à Chypre (FNUC) du 21 septembre 1971 au 2 avril 1972.

En tant que membres membre de la succursale Major-Général Alain R. Forand de l’ACVFPNU il occupé le poste directeur du protocole pendant plusieurs années. Il était membre de l’Association des vétérans du R22eR, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, et pour plusieurs années, membre et président à deux reprises (2002-2004 et 2011-2012) de la filiale Québec No. 79 Richelieu de la Légion royale canadienne à St-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC.

Il était Membre de l’ordre du mérite militaire, et récipiendaire des médailles suivantes: Médaille du service spéciale (Allemagne), Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix, Médaille de la Force des Nations Unies à Chypre, Médaille jubilée de la reine Elizabeth II en 2002, Médaille jubilée de diamant de la reine Elizabeth II en 2012, de la Décorations des Forces canadiennes et en 2010 mérita la Mention élogieuse du ministre des Anciens Combattants.

 Il est décédé le 3 juin 2020, à St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. QC à l’âge de 84 ans.

Fier de Servir…..Fier d’Avoir Servi.

Qu’il repose en paix.

 

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Bevis R. Thompson, CD
16 May 1933 – 01 June 2020

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Bevis R. Thompson was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

Bevis joined the Canadian Forces in February 1956 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Corps of Engineers until his release in July 1973.

 

Bevis completed a United Nations Tour with the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) in the Gaza Strip and Egypt during the period October 1963 to October 1964, attached to the Engineer Workshop Company. 

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Fannie I. Roberts, CD
2
4 August 1924 – 20 May
2020

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Fannie Roberts was an Associate Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was an Associate Member of the Prince Edward Island Chapter, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

Fannie joined the Association in November 2002 as an Associate Member.

 

May He Rest in Peace

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Dale S. Hatchard, CD
17 November 1941 - 05 April 2020

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     Dale Hatchard was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the William C. Hall, VC Greenwood Chapter, Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

     Dale joined the Canadian Forces in 1960 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Air Force in the Logistics Branch until his release in 1989, proudly serving his country for 29 years.

     Dale completed a United Nations Tour with the United Nations Emergency Forces, Ismailia, Egypt during the period February to August 1979.

     Dale was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kentville, Nova Scotia.

May He Rest in Peace

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John Francis Landon, CD
31 January 1938 - 07 March 2020

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     John F. Landon was a Chartered Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     John joined the Canadian Forces in August 1956 and was affiliated with the 1st Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment until his release in in February 1978, proudly serving his country for 22 years.

     John completed a United Nations Tour with the United Nations Organization in Congo (ONUC) during the period February 1963 to September 1963, attached to the 57 Canadian Signals Corp in the Congo. He also completed a tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) with the 1st Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment during the period October 1966 to April 1967.

May He Rest in Peace

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Albert "Al" Taylor, CD
16 September 1941 - 05 March 2020

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     Albert Taylor was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was an Associate member of the Buffalo 461 Chapter (Hamilton), Hamilton, Ontario.

     Al joined the Canadian Forces in July 1963 and served until his release in October 1972.

     Albert was also a member and Vice President of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Veterans Association (RHLI) and a long-time member of the Royal Antedilubian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB, Toronto, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

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Linda I. Church
25 April 1954 - 24 February 2020

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     Linda Church was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario. Linda also fulfilled the Chapter Secretary position of the Chapter for many years.

     Linda joined the Canadian Forces Reserves in April 1972 and was affiliated with the 2nd Battalion Irish Regiment of Canada, located in Sudbury, Ontario and served with this unit until November 1973.

     Linda then joined the Canadian Forces in February 1974 as an Administrative Clerk and went to Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis for basic training until May 1974. She then served with the Grey and Simcoe Foresters from September 1974 to June 1977.

     Upon her release in September 1977, Linda transferred to the Reserve Force and was affiliated with the Governor General's Foot Guards, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Linda served with the Canadian Contingent United Nations Emergency Force (Middle East) (CCUNEF(ME) with contingent headquarters in Ismailia, Egypt during the period November 1996 to May 1997.

     Linda was also a member of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario and the Registered Practical Nurses Independent Business Specialty Group.

May She Rest in Peace

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Boyce Hedley Rice, CD
05 July 1955 - 16 February 2020

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Boyce Rice     Bryce Rice was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Calgary Chapter, Calgary Alberta.

     Bryce joined the Canadian Forces in Feb 1974 and was affiliated with the Administrative Branch until his release in February 1998, proudly serving his country for 24 years.

     Bryce completed a United Nations Tour with the United Nations Disengagement Observation Force, Golan Heights (UNDOF).

May He Rest in Peace

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Michael D. Flemming, CD
18 February 1932 - 13 February 2020

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     Michael Flemming was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member and Past President of the MGen Lewis W. MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, N.S.

     Michael joined the Canadian Armed Forces in March 1949 and served until his release in March 1951. He was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He rejoined in November 1955 and served with the Canadian Provost Corps and Military Police until his release in September 1978.

     He completed a United Nations Tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus during the period April 1965 to November 1965.

     Michael was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

May He Rest in Peace

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Gary D. MacDonald, CD
19 May 1942 - 08 February 2020

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     Gary MacDonald was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Trooper Mark A. Wilson Chapter (London) London, Ontario.

     Gary joined the Canadian Armed Forces in July 1959 and served until his release in September 1989.

     Gary completed a United Nations Tour with United Nations Disengagement Observation Force Golan Heights (UNDOF).

     Gary was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 501, London, Ontario. He was a member of the Canadian Cancer Society as a Peer Support Worker and a member of the Racing Against Drugs Association.

May He Rest in Peace

2019

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Frank Sypulski
02 July 1933 - 09 December 2019

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Frank Sypulski     Frank Sypulski was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Gerry Tremblay, CD, Central Ontario Chapter, Barrie, Ontario.

     Frank joined the Canadian Army in May 1951 and was affiliated with the 2nd Battalion Queen's Own Rifles of Canada and served with this unit until his release in June 1970.

     Frank served with the 2nd Battalion Queen's Own Rifles during the Korean conflict during the period 1951 - 1953.

     Frank was also a member of the Korean Veterans Association of Canada, the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans Association of Canada and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 147, Barrie, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

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Gary Allan Dunn, CD
18 April 1937 - 27 November 2019

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     Gary A. Dunn was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Gary joined the Canadian Army in January 1955 and was affiliated with the 1st Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment and served with this unit until his release in January 1978. He then joined the Canadian Forces Reserve and became a member of the Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada Regiment until his retirement in April 1987.

     Gary completed a United Nations Tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period Sep 1966 and April 1967. He also completed a tour with the International Commission for Supervision and Control (Indo-China) (ICSC).

     Gary was also a member of the Royal Highland Fusilier's of Canada Regimental Association and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 530, Waterloo, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

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Patrick Leo O'Donovan, CD
21 March 1933 - 11 November 2019

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Patrick Leo O'Donovan     Patrick Leo O'Donovan was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario. He was also a Past President of the Chapter.

     Leo Joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in November 1951 and served until his release in April 1992.

     He trained to be a pilot and flew F-86 Sabre jets while stationed in Germany. Leo also trained on the CF-5 jets and in 1977 was appointed Commanding Officer of VU32 Utility Squadron in Shearwater, Nova Scotia.

     Leo served a tour as a Troop Observer in Lebanon and Israel with United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine (UNTSO) during the period July 1983 to July 1984.

     Leo was also a member of the Canadian Air Force Association (CAFA) and the Air Force Association of Canada (AFAC).

May He Rest in Peace

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John Alan Robert Gardam, OC, OMM, MSM, CD
20 June 1931 - 15 September 2019

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John Gardam     John A.R. Gardam was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam (Ottawa) Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     He was a Founding Member and a First Director of CAVUNP, served as National President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CAVUNP. He also served as President of the CAVUNP Ottawa Chapter which was renamed in 2010 "The Colonel John Gardam (Ottawa) Chapter" in his honour and in recognition of his service to peacekeeping veterans.

     John joined the Canadian Army Reserves in 1947 and in 1951 joined the Lord Strathcona's Horse as a Trooper. He was commissioned in the Royal Canadian Dragoons in 1952.

     He served a United Nations tour with the Fort Gary Horse in Egypt with the United Nations Emergency Force in 1958 - 1959. John was appointed Second-in-Command of the Fort Gary Horse in 1967.

     On his retirement in 1984 John continued to serve his country for many more years as a Reservist in the Primary Reserves of Canada which resulted in him being awarded the Third Bar to his Canadian Forces Decoration. He also spent five years with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission where he travelled the Commonwealth inspecting war graves.

     In 1991, John was appointed Department of National Defence Project Director for the Peacekeeping Monument in Ottawa and after it was dedicated in 1992, he became the "Official Guide" for the Monument. In this capacity he escorted many International Dignitaries and other important visitors who toured the Monument during their visits to Ottawa over the next several years.

     John was appointed Director of Military Affairs for the Canada Remembers Project that was responsible for providing Flag Parties and Honour Guards for the Canada 125-year celebrations across Canada starting in 1992.

     Following these duties, he was appointed by the Minister of Veterans' Affairs in 1998 to plan and organize the Ortona Pilgrimage to Italy. He was a National Defence Advisor for the Unknown Soldier Project and marched in the parade representing all retired peacekeepers.

     John was appointed as Chair of the Veteran's Affairs Minister's Advisory Committee on the Seventh Book of Remembrance in 2003 until the book "In the Service of Canada - Au Service du Canada" was dedicated by Governor General Michele Jean in November 2005.

May He Rest in Peace

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Frederick Arbuckle, CD
25 August 1924 - 08 July 2019

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Frederick Arbuckle     Frederick Arbuckle was a Chartered member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Chartered member of the MGen Lewis W. MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

     Frederick Joined the Canadian Army in March 1951 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and served until his retirement in March 1975.

     He completed a tour with United Nations Forces in Korea during the period April 1954 - December 1954. He also completed a tour with United Nations Emergency Force in Egypt (UNEF) with 3 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Signals Troop during the period October 1957 - November 1958. Frederick completed a tour with the United Nations Organization in Congo (ONUC) during the period March 1962 - September 1963 and completed a tour with United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period October 1967 - April 1968.

     Frederick was a member of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Association (Atlantic Division); a member of the Signaler's Club of Canada and a 40-Year member of Branch 5, The Royal Canadian Legion, Donkin, Nova Scotia.

May He Rest in Peace

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John Wilson McKay, CD
29 April 1934 - 03 July 2019

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     John Wilson McKay was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the North Saskatchewan Chapter, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

     John was the Founding President of the North Saskatchewan Chapter during the period October 2002 - October 2008 and was the Saskatchewan Provincial Director during the period September 2008 - November 2017.

     John joined the Canadian Army in October 1953 and served until his retirement in June 1978.

     He completed a tour with United Nations Forces in Korea during the period 1953 - 1954. He also completed a tour with United Nations Emergency Force (Middle East) during the period 1956 - 1957.

     John was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a member of the Korean Veterans Association, Branch 46, Saskatoon, SK and a Mason in the Mason's Dundurn/Hanley Lodge.

May He Rest in Peace

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John Charles (Jack) Royale, CD
10 February 1938 - 22 May 2019

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     John C. Royale was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the MGen Lewis W. MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

     Jack joined the Royal Canadian Army in November 1955 and was affiliated with the 2nd Battalion, The Black Watch (RHR) of Canada and 2nd BattalionThe Royal Canadian Regiment, he served until his release in February 1979.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period March to October 1966 and October 1969 to March 1970.

     John was a Life member of the Westmount Legion Branch 126 and an honorary member of the Westmount Volunteer Fire Department, Westmount, Nova Scotia.

May He Rest in Peace

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Irving H.L. Larson
20 April 1930 - 15 May 2019

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Irving Larson     Irving Larson was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the North Saskatchewan Chapter, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

     Irving joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1950 and served until his retirement in June 1955.

     He completed a tour with United Nations Forces in Korea on H.M.C.S. Crusader during the period 1953 - 1954.

May He Rest in Peace

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Larry A. Manuel, CD
27 November 1941 - 07 May 2019

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     Larry Manuel was a Chartered Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the William Hall VC, Greenwood Chapter, Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

     Larry joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in September 1960 and served until his release in May 1991.

     He completed United Nations tours with Headquarters United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Ismailia, Egypt during the period July 1975 to December 1975.

May He Rest in Peace

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Franklin (Frank) W. Fralick, CD
22 July 1942 - 07 April 2019

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     Franklin W. Fralick was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Central Ontario Chapter, Barrie, Ontario.

     Frank joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in March 1963 and was affiliated with the Administration Branch. He served until his retirement in May 1987.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Egypt during the period February 1974 to August 1974.

     Frank was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 05 - 147 Branch, Barrie, ON and was a member of the Sandy Cove Veterans Association.

May He Rest in Peace

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Jacques Lachaine, CD
03 August 1933 - 27 March 2019

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     Jacques Lachaine was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Calgary Chapter, Calgary, Alberta.

     Jacques joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in September 1950 and served until his retirement in March 1975.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Egypt during the period November 1973 to May 1974.

     Jacques was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 2 - 285, Calgary Alberta and was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association, Calgary, Alberta.

May He Rest in Peace

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GERALD (GERRY) PARKER
18 septembre 1933 - 20 février 2019

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Gerry Parker     Le camarade Gerald Alfred (Gerry) Parker était membre des Forces armées canadiennes au service du Corps des Transmissions. Durant sa carrière il a servi avec les Forces de paix onusiennes du contingent canadien comme gardien de la paix pendant la crise du Canal de Suez du 28 février 1957 au 9 mars 1960 , ensuite avec la Milice du 13 septembre 1962 au 3 septembre 1963 , ainsi que dans la Réserve du 18 mars 1967 au 20 mai 1969.

     Il a été pour plus de 17 ans membre de la succursale Major-Général Alain R. Forand de l'Association canadienne des vétérans des Forces de paix des Nations Unies et plusieurs années membre de la Légion royale canadienne filiale Québec 026/106 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montréal QC. Il était le récipiendaire de la Médaille Canadienne du Maintien de la Paix et de la médaille de la Force d'Urgence des Nations Unies.

     Il est décédé à 20 février 2019 à sa résidence à Montréal QC à l'âge de 85 ans.

     Fier de Servir.....Fier d'Avoir Servi.

Qu'il repose en Paix.

 



     Comrade Gerald Alfred (Gerry) Parker was a proud member of the Canadian Armed Forces within the Canadian Signal Corps. During his career he also served as a member of the Canadian United Nation Forces Peacekeeping contingent from February 28, 1957 to March 9, 1960 during the Suez Canal Crisis, the militia from September 13, 1962 to September 3, 1963, as well as in the reserve from March 18, 1967 to May 20, 1969.

     He was a member of Major-General Alain R. Forand Branch of the Canadian Association of Veterans of the United Nations Peacekeeping for more than 17 years and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Quebec Branch 026/106, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal QC. He was the recipient of the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal and of the United Nations Emergency Force Medal.

     He passed away on February 20, 2019 in Montreal QC at the age of 85.

     Proud to Serve....Proud to have Served.

May He Rest in Peace

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William M. MacLure
22 October 1939 - 15 January 2019

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     William M. MacClure was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Prince Edward Island Chapter and the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     William joined the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE) in July 1956 and served until his release in June 1962.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) during the period June 1959 to June 1960.

     William was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Montague Branch No. 8, Montague, PEI and was a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Montague Volunteer Fire Brigade, PEI.

May He Rest in Peace

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John W. Cohoon, CD
05 December 1932 - 09 January 2019

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     John W. Cohoon was a Chartered Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Chartered Member of the William C. Hall, VC Greenwood Chapter, Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

     John joined the Canadian Forces in March 1951 and served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Reserve Forces. He served until his release in December 1987.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) during the period May to October 1975. He also served a tour with the United Nations Disengagement Observation Force Golan Heights (UNDOF) during the period April to September 1977.

May He Rest in Peace

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Russell Alexander Allan, OMM, OSJ, CD
17 April 1932 - 05 January 2019

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     Russell A. Allan was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario.

     Russell joined the Canadian Armed Forces in January 1951 as a Private soldier with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. After completing basic training and the Parachutists Course he deployed to Korea in October 1951 as a Rifleman with "D" Company. After 13 months in Korea, he returned to Canada and transferred to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. Russell retired in July 1986.

     He completed United Nations tours with Multi-national Defense Forces in Korea with "D" Company, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during the period 1951 - 1952. United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) during the period 1962 - 1963 with 56 Canadian Transport Company and with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEF(ME) in 1977.

May He Rest in Peace

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Edward "Trent" Warriner, CD
28 August 1934 - 04 January 2019

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Edward Trent Warriner     Edward "Trent" Warriner" was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Central Ontario Chapter, Barrie, Ontario.

     Edward joined the Canadian Forces in November 1952 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Navy until his retirement in November 1977.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF).

     Edward was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, The Edward MacDonald Branch No. 499, Angus, Ontario and was a member of the Veteran's Club of Barrie, Barrie, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

2018

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Robert D. Cook, CD
01 September 1941 - 29 December 2018

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     Robert D. Cook was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario.

     Robert joined the Canadian Forces in June 1959 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. He served with the Service Corps until his release in September 1996.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Force in Cyprus during the period March to October 1970. He also served a tour with the International Commission for Control and Supervision (Vietnam).

     He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Association, a Life member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Life member of the National Defense Headquarters Warrant Officer and Sergeants Mess.

May He Rest in Peace

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Kevin Gerald Troughton, CD
25 September 1935 - 21 December 2018

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     Kevin Gerald Troughton was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Cpl Albert Storm, CD Chapter, St. Catharines, Ontario.

     Kevin joined the Canadian Forces in September 1951 and was affiliated with the 2nd Battalion Royal 22nd Regiment and later was rebadged to the Royal Canadian Dragoons. He served with this squadron until his release in December 1989.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Forces in Egypt (UNEF-1) as a Battle Captain with the Royal Canadian Dragoons' Reconnaissance Squadron during the period February 1962 to February 1963 and with United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) as Commanding Officer of Independent Reconnaissance Squadron of the Royal Canadian Dragoons during the period March to October 1967.

     Kevin also served as Honorary Colonel of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment in Niagara Falls.

     He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons Association and the Lincoln and Welland Regimental Association.

May He Rest in Peace

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Gerard J. Tremblay, CD
15 March 1941 - 06 December 2018

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     Gerard J. Tremblay was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Chapter Chartered member of the Central Ontario Chapter, Barrie, Ontario.

     Gerry joined the Canadian Forces in July 1957 and was affiliated with the Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and served until his release in July 1993.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Forces in Egypt (UNEF-1); United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME-2); United Nations Force in Cyprus (3 Tours) (UNFICYP); United Nations Organization Force in Congo (ONUC) and United Nations Disengagement Observation Force (Golan Heights) (UNDOF).

     Gerard was recognized for his untiring efforts, dedication and tenacity in having Highway 90 from Angus to Barrie named "Peacekeeping Way". He was also instrumental in acquiring the land for the "Peacekeepers' Park" and establishing a partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion Angus Branch 05.

May He Rest in Peace

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Peter R. Van Iderstine, MMM, CD
03 March 1948 - 30 September 2018

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Peter Van Iderstine     Peter R. Van Iderstine was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Peter joined the Royal Canadian Army in November 1965 and served until his release in September 2003.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period October 1967 to April 1968 and a tour with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) during the period January 1976 to June 1976. He also did a tour in the Golan Heights during the period June 1992 to June 1993.

     Peter was also a member of the Prince Edward Island Regimental Association, the Army Cadet League of PEI, the Lions Club, Stratford, PEI. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

May He Rest in Peace

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Robert Thompson MacDonald
28 February 1936 - 28 May 2018

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     Robert T. MacDonald was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Prince Edward Island Chapter and then the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Robert joined the Canadian Army in August 1953 and served until his release in May 1959.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) Egypt.

May He Rest in Peace

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Douglas K. Horsman, CD
25 June 1937 - 16 April 2018

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     Douglas K. Horsman was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Douglas joined the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps in July 1955 and served until his release in July 1995.

     He completed United Nations tours with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF I) in Egypt during the period 1956 - 1957 with 56 Canadian Transport Company and with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) with 73 Canadian Service Unit, Cairo, Egypt during the period August 1974 - February 1975.

     Douglas was also a member of the Riverview Veterans and Armed Forces Association, Riverview, New Brunswick. A member of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (Atlantic Branch), Moncton, New Brunswick. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch Number 6, Moncton, New Brunswick. A member of the Blue Helmets Association, Fredericton, New Brunswick. A member of the NATO Veterans Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

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Donald "Donnie Lou" Joseph Gallant
04 June 1937 - 02 February 2018

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Donald Gallant     Donald "Donnie Loue" Joseph Gallant was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Prince Edward Island Chapter, Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

     Donnie joined the Canadian Army in January 1953 and served until his retirement in October 1954.

     He completed a United Nations tour in Korea during the period 1953 to 1954.

May He Rest in Peace

2017

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Kenneth Conway Garbutt, CD
04 June 1929 - 12 December 2017

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     Kenneth Conway Garbutt was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member and President of the South Saskatchewan Chapter, Regina, Saskatchewan.

     Kenneth joined the Canadian Army in April 1948 and served until his retirement in June 1975.

     He completed a United Nations tour in Korea during the period 1953 to 1954.

     Kenneth was appointed Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel of 16 (Regina) Service Battalion, Regina, Saskatchewan. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Regina and a member of the Korean Veterans Association, Regina, Saskatchewan.

May He Rest in Peace

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Alan Graham Smith, CD
07 November 29 - 17 November 2017

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     Alan was a Charter Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the William C. Hall, VC Greenwood Chapter, Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

     Alan joined the Royal Canadian Navy in August 1950 and served until August 1955 then was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force in September 1955 and served until his release in November 1979.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Forces (Middle East) in Ismailia Egypt from April 1976 to October 1976 with 73 Service Battalion.

     Alan also was active in various associations around Kingston, Nova Scotia.

May He Rest in Peace

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William C. Guscott, CD
20 June 1949 - 20 September 2017

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     William Guscott was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Calgary Chapter, Calgary, Alberta.

     William joined the Royal Canadian Navy in June 1969 and later Transferred to the Canadian Army and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Regiment. He also transferred to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry until his release in May 1992.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) during the period March to July 1984.

     William was a member of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association, the Royal Canadian Regiment Association and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 285, Calgary, Alberta.

May He Rest in Peace

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Gordon Vincent Clark, CD
05 September 1925 - 30 August 2017

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     G. Vincent Clark was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario.

     Vincent joined The Canadian Army in August 1943 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps until his release in July 1946. He re-enrolled in the Canadian Army in October 1950 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Corps of Engineers until his retirement in February 1973.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force in in Rafah (Gaza) Egypt from January thru December 1966.

     Vincent also was a member of various Regimental Associations.

May He Rest in Peace

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Joseph Marcel Gravel
12 December 1944 - 12 August 2017

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     Joseph Marcel Gravel was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Marcel joined the Canadian Army in March 1962 and served until his retirement in October 1965.

     He completed a United Nations tour in Cyprus during the period April to October 1964.

May He Rest in Peace

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Richard Michael Wall, CD
03 May 1939 - 30 July 2017

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     Richard M. Wall was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the MGen Lewis W. MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

     Richard joined The Canadian Army in October 1956 and was affiliated with the 1st Battalion The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada until the Battalion disbanded. He then transferred to the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry and served until his retirement in October 1982. Richard also served a tour with NATO in Germany.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) from April 1966 to October 1966.

     Richard was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion 138 Ashby Branch, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

May He Rest in Peace

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Clive Michael Law
14 May 1954 - 10 June 2017

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Clive Law     Clive M. Law was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member and Chapter President of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     In addition to his Chapter duties, Clive was also a driving force in the creation of a fourth figure on the National Peacekeeping Monument, to honour more than a quarter century of service by peace officers on United Nations missions.

     Clive was a former Officer of the Governor General's Foot Guards. He was deployed to Haiti as a civilian member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with the United Nation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the period January to October 2009.

     Clive was also well known as a military historical author who authored and co-authored 12 books and published over 100 titles through his publishing house, Service Publications. His interests also found expression in the collection and restoration of militaria in his sizeable personal museum, especially his fleet of street-legal military vehicles.

     Clive's passion for transportation transferred well to his day job, as well, where he was a Director General with Transport Canada.

May He Rest in Peace

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Richard Hétu, CD
03 septembre 1957 - 19 mai 2017

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Richard Hétu     M. Richard Hétu, CD, sergent retraité, était membre de l'Association canadienne des Vétérans des Forces de Paix des Nations Unies, Succursale Major-Général Alain R. Forand. Il était également membre de l'Association du Royal 22e Régiment, succursale Laval-Montréal.

     Il s'est enrôlé dans l'Armée canadienne à Montréal, QC le 29 octobre 1976. Suite à sa formation de base, il est muté au 3e Bataillon du Royal 22e Régiment. Après deux ans, il est transféré au 1er R22eR avec les forces de l'Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord (OTAN) en Allemagne, soit de 1978 au 30 septembre 1980. À son retour au Canada il rejoint le 2e R22eR et avec son unité il a servi avec le contingent des Nations Unies à Chypre.

     Le 4 juillet 1984, il est affecté à l'École de combat du Royal 22e Régiment à titre d'instructeur. Le 8 mai 1989, il est muté à Montréal, au centre de recrutement, qui sera sa dernière mutation avant sa libération.

     Suivant une maladie dégénérative le sergent Hétu quitte les Forces Armées canadiennes le 22 décembre 1993 après 17 années de bons et loyaux services.

     Notre camarade M. Hétu est le récipiendaire de la Médaille du service spécial (Allemagne), la Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix, la médaille des Forces des Nations Unies à Chypre, et la Décorations des Forces canadiennes.

     Il est décédé le 19 mai 2017, à l'âge de 59 ans, à Joliette, QC. « Je me Souviens »

     Fier de Servir.....Fier d'Avoir Servi. Qu'il repose en Paix.



     Mr. Richard Hétu, CD, retired sergeant, was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in the United Nations Peacekeeping, chapter Major-General Alain R. Forand.  He was also a member of the Association of the Royal 22e Régiment, chapter Montreal-Laval QC.

     He enlisted in the Canadian Army October 29, 1976 and joined the 3rd Battalion of the Royal 22nd Regiment. Two years later, he was transferred to the 1st Royal 22e Regiment with North Atlantic Treaty Organization Forces (NATO) in Germany, from 1978 to September 30, 1980. On returning to Canada, he joined the 2nd R22eR and with this unit he served with the contingent of the United Nations in Cyprus. On July 4, 1984, he was transferred to the Royal 22nd Regiment Battle School as an instructor. 

     On May 8, 1989, he was posted to the Recruiting center in Montreal. On December 22, 1993, Sergeant Hétu (ret), was released due to a degenerative disease, after 17 years of good and loyal services.

     Mr. Hétu was awarded the Special Service Medal-Germany, the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, the United Nations Forces in Cyprus medal and the Canadian Forces Decoration.

     He passed away on May 19, 2017 in Joliette QC at the age of 59 years "Je me Souviens"

     Proud to Serve....Proud to have Served.

May He Rest in Peace

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Graydon (Gray) L. Sangster, CD
06 January 1940 - 09 April 2017

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     Graydon L. Sangster was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Graydon joined The Canadian Army in September 1960 and was affiliated with the Fort Garry Horse Reconnaissance Squadron.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus during the period March to September 1968.

May He Rest in Peace

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Alasdair M. Hopkins, CD
25 February 1934 - 26 February 2017

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     Alasdair M. Hopkins was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Central Ontario Chapter, Barrie, Ontario.

     Alasdair joined The Canadian Army in February 1952 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps and served until his release in December 1981.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Korea and with United Nations Emergency Force in Egypt/Israel (UNEF).

     Alasdair was a member and 1st Vice President of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 147, Barrie, Ontario. He was also a member of the Korean Veterans Association.

May He Rest in Peace

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Marvin Arthur Brown, CD
11 November 1943 - 25 February 2017

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     Marvin A. Brown was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the William C. Hall, VC Greenwood Chapter, Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

     Marvin joined The Canadian Army in March 1962 and was affiliated with the Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and served until his release in December 1989.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) from September 1964 to September 1965. He also completed two tours with United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) in 1967 and again in 1976 and with the United Nations Disengagement Observation Force Golan Heights Headquarters in Damascus (UNDOF) during the period January to June 1982.

     Marvin was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 006, Kentville, Nova Scotia. He was also a member of the Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Association and the Annapolis Valley Antique Engine Club.

May He Rest in Peace

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John V. Rose, CD
09 June 1951 - 08 February 2017

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     John V. Rose was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the MGen Lewis W. MacKenzie Chapter, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

     John joined The Canadian Army in March 1973 and was affiliated with the 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment and served until his release in June 1993.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) from November 1973 to April 1974. He also served in Germany, the Airborne Regiment and Canadian Military Engineers.

     John was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Airborne Association of Canada.

May He Rest in Peace

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John William "Bill" Ternapolski Sr., CD
29 October 1945 - 31 January 2017

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Bill Ternapolski     Bill was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the LCpl David W. Young Chapter, Tillsonburg, Ontario.

     Bill joined The Canadian Army in November 1963 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Regiment until his release in November 1994.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Cyprus from October 1976 thru April 1977.

     Bill also was a member of Royal Canadian Regiment Association.

May He Rest in Peace

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Kenneth A. McLeod, CD
07 February 1931 - 26 January 2017

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     Kenneth A. McLeod was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Kenneth joined The Canadian Army in March 1949 and was affiliated with the 3rd Regiment, The Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. He was released in July 1971.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Forces in Korea during the period May to November 1954.

May He Rest in Peace

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Claude (Bébite) Gauthier, MMM, CD
23 décembre 1944 - 24 janvier 2017

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Claude Gauthier     M. Claude (Bébite) Gauthier, MMM, CD, adjudant à la retraite était membre de l'Association canadienne des Vétérans des Forces de Paix des Nations Unies, Succursale Major-Général Alain R. Forand, Québec depuis 13 ans.

     Il s'est enrôlé dans les Forces armée canadienne en février 1965 au sein de de la Prévôté comme policier militaire. Il a servi en avec les Forces de l'Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord (OTAN) en Allemagne, soit à Soest et Werl. Il a complété deux tours opérationnels avec le contingent des Nations Unies en Égypte et au Golan en 1973/1974 et en 1976/1977.

     Durant sa carrière il est muté à l'ambassade canadienne de Téhéran où il fut impliqué dans le sauvetage et l'évacuation plusieurs diplomates américains lors de la prise d'otage par des étudiants iraniens le 4 novembre 1979 à l'ambassade américaine. Il a servi à la BFC Montréal QC et a terminé sa carrière des Forces armées canadiennes au QG national à Ottawa en février 1985 après 20 ans et 1 mois de service. Il poursuivit une carrière chez le Corps des commissionnaires canadiens de février 1987 jusqu'à sa retraite en février 2008.

     Il est décédé le 24 janvier 2017, à l'âge de 72 ans, à Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

     Notre camarade M. Gauthier était Membre de l'Ordre du Mérite Militaire et le récipiendaire de Médaille du service spécial (Allemagne), la Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix, Médaille de la Force d'Urgences des Nations Unies au Moyen Orient (FUNUMO), la Médaille de la Force d'Observation des Nations Unies pour le désengagement des Forces (FONUDT), la Médaille jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II et la Décorations des Forces canadiennes. « Securitas »

     Fier de Servir.....Fier d'Avoir Servi. Qu'il repose en Paix.



     Mr. Claude (Bibite) Gauthier, MMM, CD, Warrant office retired was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations, Peacekeeping and was a member of Major-General Alain R. Forand Chapter Chambly QC for 13 years.

     He enlisted in the Canadian army in February 1965 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Provost Corps as a Military Police. He served with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in northern in Germany in Werl and Soest. He completed 2 operational tours with the United Nations contingent in Egypt and in the Golan in 1973/1974 and 1976/1977.

     During his career, he was posted to the Canadian Embassy in Tehran where he was involved in the rescue and evacuation of several American diplomats during the hostage taking of the American Embassy by Iranian students on November 4, 1979t. He served at CFB Montreal QC and ended his career in the Canadian Armed Forces at National Headquarters in Ottawa in February 1985 after 20 years and 1 month of service. He pursued a career with Corps of Canadian Commissionaires from February 1987 to February 2008.

     He died on January 24, 2017, at the age of 72 years, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

     Mr. Gauthier was a Member of the Order of Military Merit and was awarded the Special Service Medal (Germany), the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, the United Nations, Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME), the United Nations Disengagement Observation Force (UNDOF), the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal and the Canadian Forces' Decoration. « Securitas »

     Proud to Serve....Proud to have Served.

May He Rest in Peace

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Robert Charles Cosens MMM, CD
23 October 1948 - 24 January 2017

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     Robert C. Cosens was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Wainwright Chapter, Wainwright, Alberta.

     Robert joined The Royal Canadian Army in September 1966 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps and served until his release.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) from January to July 1978. He also completed two tours with United Nations Disengagement Observation Force Golan Heights (UNDOF) during the periods October 1986 to March 1987 and May to October 1998.

     Robert Cosens was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Worthington Branch 029, Wainwright, Alberta.

May He Rest in Peace

2016

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Irwin Miller Collier
30 April 1937 - 24 December 2016

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     Irwin M. Collier was an Honorary - Life Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Central Ontario Chapter, Barrie, Ontario.

     Irwin Collier, as President of the Angus Legion Branch 499 supported the Central Ontario Chapter and declared that the Angus Legion would be the official Host of the Central Ontario Peacekeeping Chapter. Mr. Collier played a major part in getting the Essa Township Councilors' to donate a piece of property now known as Peacekeepers Park.

     Irwin Collier had also been made the Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of the Canadian Forces Training Development Center at Canadian Forces Base Borden. As such, he took advantage to promote the Central Ontario Chapter and was considered an excellent ambassador for the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping.

May He Rest in Peace

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LGen (Ret'd) Charles H. Belzile, CM, CMM, CD
12 March 1933 - 05 December 2016

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     Charles H. Belzile was a Charter Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter (Ottawa), Ottawa, Ontario.

     Charles joined The Royal Canadian Army (Infantry) in September 1952 and was affiliated with the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada and later rebadged to the Royal 22e Régiment.

     He served with United Nations Service in Korea during the period 1954 - 1955 with the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada.

     Charles completed United Nations tours with United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) from March to October 1967 with the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada and again from March to October 1969 with the Royal 22e Régiment.

     Charles was a member of the Regimental Association of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada and the Royal 22e Régiment. He was also a member of the Korean Veteran's Association and was a Past Grand President of the Royal Canadian Legion.

May He Rest in Peace

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Neil Joseph MacLellan, CD
21 March 1946 - 16 November 2016

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     Neil J. MacLellan was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Sapper Christopher Holopina Chapter, Brandon, Manitoba.

     Neil joined The Royal Canadian Army in May 1957 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery and served until his release in July 1992.

     Neil completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) from October 1979 to April 1980.

May He Rest in Peace

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David Bruce Burton
21 March 1946 - 16 November 2016

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     David Bruce Burton was a Charter Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Calgary Chapter, Calgary, Alberta.

     Bruce joined The Royal Canadian Army in January 1965 and was affiliated with the Queen's Own Rifles.  He also served with the Canadian Airborne Regiment and the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Bruce retired in April 1972.

     Bruce completed United Nations tour with United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) from March to October 1967

May He Rest in Peace

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Louis Jean Deschamp, CD
23 June 1926 - 30 August 2016

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     Louis J. Deschamp was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Trooper Mark A. Wilson (London) Chapter, London, Ontario.

     Louis joined The Canadian Army (Active) in May 1941and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Army Ordnance Corps. He served until his retirement on 25 May 1977.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) from July 1965 to July 1966. Louis had also had World War II Service having received the 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp and War Medal 1939-45.

     Louis was also a member of the Royal Canadian Army Ordnance Corp Association and the Royal Canadian Legion Victory Branch 317, London, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

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Joan Kathryn McEwen, CD
06 January 1929 - Deceased 2016

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     Joan McEwen was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the National Headquarters Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Joan joined The Royal Canadian Air Force in August 1956 and served until her retirement in December 1978.

     Joan completed United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) from March to September 1976 and United Nations Disengagement Observation Force Golan Heights (UNDOF) from September 1976 to March 1977.

     Joan was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 97, Oliver, British Columbia and Branch 40 Penticton, British Columbia. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association.

May He Rest in Peace

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Roger John Louis Despard, MMM, CD
12 March 1932 - 18 April 2016

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     Roger Despard was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Roger joined The Canadian Army in June 1953 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. He served until his retirement in September 1985.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) in Gaza from February 1962 to March 1963; with the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) with the Military Police Company from May 1976 to December 1976; with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) from November 1969 to May 1970 with 73 Service Battalion; with United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (Golan Heights) from February 1984 to September 1984. He also completed a tour with the International Commission for Supervision and Control (Indo China) from April 1964 to May 1965.

     Roger was also a member of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corp Association.

May He Rest in Peace

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Eugene F. Fitch, CD
23 November 1934 - 22 March 2016

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     Eugene F. Fitch was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the William C. Hall, VC Greenwood Chapter, Greenwood, Nova Scotia.

     Eugene joined The Canadian Army in May 1951 and was affiliated with the Royal Canadian Regiment. He later transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force as a flight crew member with 134 Air Transport Unit. He served until his retirement in November 1971.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM) from June to December 1963.

May He Rest in Peace

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Léonce (Léo) Gallant, MMM, CD
10 novembre 1930 - 20 mars 2016

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Leo Gallant     M. Léonce (Léo) Gallant, MMM, CD, était membre de l'Association canadienne des Vétérans des Forces de Paix des Nations Unies, Succursale Major-Général Alain R. Forand, Québec dont il fut le directeur du protocole pendant plusieurs années. Il était également membre de l'Association du Royal 22e Régiment, succursale Fort St-Jean, membre de l'association des Forces aéroportées du Canada, succursale #15 Guy D'Artois ainsi que de la filiale 034 Arras de la Légion royale canadienne à Chambly QC.

     Il s'est enrôlé dans l'Armée canadienne le 25 septembre 1950 et s'est joint au 2ième Bataillon du Royal 22ième Régiment. Il a servi en Corée avec cette unité de mai 1951 à avril 1952. Ensuite il a servi 3 tours opérationnels avec les forces de l'Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord (OTAN) en Allemagne, soit de 1953 à 1955, de 1965 à 1968 et de 1970 à 1973. Il a servi aussi avec le contingent des Nations Unies à Chypre de 1981 à 1982. Comme sous-officier il a occupé le poste d'adjudant-chef à l'École des recrues, celui de sergent-major régimentaire au 2ième Bataillon du R22eR et de 1982 à 1986 adjudant-chef du Commandement de la Force terrestre. Il a été nommé officier au rang de Capitaine en février 1987. Il a pris sa retraite des Forces armées canadiennes en mars 1993 après avoir servi pour une période de 42 ans et 6 mois.

     Notre camarade M. Gallant est Membre de l'Ordre du Mérite Militaire et le récipiendaire de Médaille de Corée, la Médaille canadienne de service volontaire pour la Corée, la Médaille du service spécial (Allemagne), la Médaille canadienne du maintien de la paix, la Médaille du service des Nations Unies (Corée), la médaille des Forces des Nations Unies à Chypre, la Médaille du couronnement de la Reine Elizabeth II (1952), Médaille jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II (1977), Médaille jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II (2002), Médaille jubilé de la Reine Elizabeth II (2012), la Décorations des Forces canadiennes et de la Mention élogieuse du ministre des Anciens combattants Canada. Il est décédé le 20 mars 2016, à l'âge de 85 ans, à Lasalle, QC. « Je me Souviens »

     Fier de Servir.....Fier d'Avoir Servi. Qu'il repose en Paix.



     Mr. Léonce (Leo) Gallant, MMM, CD, was a member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in the United Nations Peacekeeping Programme, chapter Major-General Alain R. Forand, of which he had been the Director of Protocol for many years. He was also a member of the Association of the Royal 22e Régiment, chapter Fort St-Jean, a member of the Canadian Forces Airborne Association, chapter #15 Guy d'Artois as well as of the Branch 034 Arras of the Royal Canadian Legion in Chambly QC.

     He enlisted in the Canadian Army September 25, 1950 and joined the 2nd Battalion of the Royal 22nd Regiment.  He served in Korea with this unit from May 1951 to April 1952.  Afterwards he served for 3 operational tours with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Forces in Germany, from 1953 to 1955, 1965 to 1968 and from 1970 to 1973. He also served with the United Nations contingent in Cyprus from 1981 to 1982.  As a non-commissioned officer he held the appointment of Chief Warrant Officer at the Recruit School, as regimental sergeant-major of the 2nd Battalion, R22eR and from 1982 to 1986 became the Land Force Command Chief Warrant Officer.

     He was appointed officer at the rank of Captain in February 1987. He retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in March 1993 after serving for 42 years and 6 months.

     Mr. Gallant is a Member of the Order of Military Merit and was awarded the Canadian Korean Medal, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for Korea, the Special Service Medal Germany, the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal Korea, the United Nations Forces in Cyprus medal, the  Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal (1952), the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977), the Queen Elizabeth II ((2002) Golden Jubilee Medal, the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012), the Canadian Forces Decoration and the Minister of Veteran Affairs Canada Commendation.

     Proud to Serve....Proud to have Served.

May He Rest in Peace

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Colin Lloyd MacInnis, CD
Deceased 10 March 2016

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     Lloyd MacInnis was a Chartered Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Prince Edward Island Chapter, Charlottetown, PEI.

     Lloyd joined The Canadian Army (Active) in December 1953 and served until his retirement in November 1980.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) from June to December 1974; from February to October 1976 and again from November 1977 to May 1979.

May He Rest in Peace

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Joseph Lucien Alexandre Menard, CD
03 May 1926 - 12 January 2016

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Lucien Menard     Lucien (Lou) Menard was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a member of the Colonel John Gardam Chapter, Ottawa, Ontario.

     Lucien joined The Canadian Army in July 1944 and was affiliated with the Le Royal 22e Regiment. He later transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force as a flight crew member with Transport Command in CFB Trenton and CFB Uplands. He served until his retirement in September 1977.

     He completed a United Nations tour with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) from April 1960 to February 1961, United Nations India Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM) from October 1965 to March 1966 and a second tour with United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) during the period 1975/1976.

     Lucien was also a member of the Le Royal 22e Regiment Association, the Canadian Airforce 410 Wing, Trenton Ontario and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632, Orleans, Ontario.

May He Rest in Peace

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING,
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM




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