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2399 Rear-Admiral William Moss Landymore, OBE, CD, RCN 31 July 1916 – 27 November 2008 2399 Rear-Admiral (Ret’d) William Moss Landymore, OBE, CD, MID, RCN (RMC ’34) died peacefully at The Veterans’ Memorial Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia on Thursday, 27 November, 2008. Born in Brantford, Ontario, the only son of Dr. Frederick and Gladys (Moss)…

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When you think of track and field, you think of Dave Dorman Countless athletes blossomed under his tutelage Ray Seguin was already on his way to a promising track and field career when opportunity came knocking. The person knocking was Dave Dorman, Seguin’s coach with the Cornwall Legion Cougars Track and Field Club. Dorman recognized…

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Woman fought for soldiers exposed to chemical OBITUARY – W2805 Gloria Sellar Posted By IAN ELLIOT, WHIG-STANDARD STAFF WRITER Gloria Sellar, a campaigner who fought tirelessly to get compensation for Canadian soldiers exposed to Agent Orange after her own husband died of a rare cancer linked to it, kept her own illness quiet. Last Thursday,…

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Commandant du CMR de 1963 à 1966 C’est avec regret que nous vous informons du décès du H12481 Bgén Armand Ross, décédé le 24 octobre 2008 à l’âge de 90 ans. En 1940, il joignit les rangs du Régiment de la Chaudière et part outre-mer. En janvier 1942, il revient au Canada et sert avec…

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5330 JEAN-PAUL BLAIS  (CMR RMC ’62) On October 29, 2008, died at age 67 Jean-Paul Blais. He leaves to mourn his wife Rejeanne, his children Michel (Suzanne), Christiane and deceased daughter Anne-Marie, his brothers and sisters, his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, his nephews, nieces, cousins, other family members and many friends. The family wishes to thank…

REMEMBERING ONE OF OUR BEST

REMEMBERING ONE OF OUR BEST As many of you may know, 14491 Colonel Karen Ritchie, class of ‘85, died as a result of injuries received in a car accident over the Thanksgiving weekend. Colonel Karen Ritchie was an inspiring, caring woman who had strong beliefs about the importance of empowering Canadian girls and helping them…

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Statement from the family of Colonel Karen Ritchie _________________________________________________ Col Ritchie was a member of the Board of Directors of the Girl Guides of Canada. Please note that the family would prefer that a donation be made to the Girl Guide of Canada instead of sending flowers. You can do so through the web site…

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2424 Major General (Ret’d) George Hylton Spencer, O.B.E., C.D. 2424 Major General George Spencer was born in England on 20 November 1916, the son of Angus Farquharson and Nora Spencer. Raised and schooled in Toronto, he spent summers as a youth at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, where he learned to sail and was an…

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H 2499 Peter Wilson (RMC ’35) WHT (Peter) Wilson Lieut. Col. retired MBE CD. Died September 25, 2008 at age 92, from injuries suffered in a fall at his house in Kingston. He survived three wives, Pamela, Audrey and Joan. He is the father of Peter Wilson of Manotick and the late Penelope Smith. He…

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Décès du 13528 Major Luc-André Racine (CMR ’82), CD C’est avec regret que nous vous informons du décès du Maj Luc-André Racine décédé dans la nuit du 8 au 9 septembre 2008 à l’âge de 48 ans. Il s’est enrôlé le 1e juin 1978 et fit son entrainement au CMR, à Chilliwack et Gagetown jusqu’en…

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Dr. Shawn Cafferky UVic mourns death of history prof:Students and faculty alike were shocked by the sudden death of popular history professor Dr. Shawn Cafferky, who passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 6. Information about the cause of Cafferky’s death has not yet been released, as the family had not been informed at press time. History chair…

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Jamie MacGregor Jamie ‘Lucky’ MacGregor’s DFC father Lieutenant-colonel John (Jock) MacGregor VC had arranged for him to attend Royal Roads, a newly formed naval academy outside Victoria, where he was to study engineering. Instead, he sailed to Vancouver to enlist on May 26, 1942. He later won the Distinguished Flying Cross and retired in 1968.…

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