A WWII Hero’s Connection to the Class of 67 / Le Lien d’un Héro de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale Avec la Classe de 67

On 16 August 2021, a touching funeral was held in Vancouver for Master Warrant Officer (MWO) George Chow, who died 6 November 2020 at age 99.  The ceremonies were organized and led by the 15th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA).  They featured an honour guard, an artillery parade of limber and funeral gun…

Remembering 9758 Shawn Corwyn Coyle

9758 SHAWN CORWYN COYLE 8 Jun 1950 to 19 Jun 2021 It is with sadness that the Class of ‘73 reports the death of Shawn Corwyn Coyle who joined the CF and commenced his military college life at Royal Roads in the fall of 1969. Shawn was born into a military family on 8 June…

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3035 JERROLD “Jerry” DONAHUE – Funeral Service Arrangements The family of the late Jerry Donahue who passed away on February 04, 2021,aged 90, has provided details about arrangements that have been made for Jerry’s funeral. A Memorial Mass will be held at the Holy Redeemer Church, 44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata, Ontario at 1:00 PM on…

Updated Deaths and Obituary List for the Class of ’57

H3918 A.K. Roberts, Secretary, RMC Class of 1957, recently contacted eVeritas with a list of deaths of members of the Class of 1957 that may not have been reported to Panet House. The list is reprinted below in its entirety, along with individual obituaries where they are available. 3848 Sig Carlsen, died 26 August 2019.…

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Above photo by Liam Norris RCNC205 James Gordon Thompson  December 18,1926 – May 13, 2021 The Thompson family is deeply saddened to announce that James (Jim) died peacefully at Parkwood Institute on May 13, 2021 at the age of 94. He will be dearly missed by Beverly (Smith) his wife of 71 years; his five…

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Above photo by Liam Norris 3853 W Neil Russell Peacefully passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at University Hospital. Neil Russell was born in his grandparents’ farmhouse near Minden, Haliburton County, Ontario on June 15, 1935. Although he subsequently travelled the world and lived in several parts of it, he always called Haliburton County…

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Above photo by Liam Norris   12362 Robert Cantin  Le 28 avril 2021 est décédé monsieur Robert Cantin, âgé de 62 ans, à St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Il restera toujours vivant dans le cœur de ses enfants Marie-Pier et Danny (Myriam), ses petits-enfants adorés Florence et Jacob, la mère de ses enfants Sylvie Thibodeau, sa conjointe de la…

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Above photo by Liam Norris 5432 David Pollard  Age 82 of Hantsport, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2021 in Valley Regional Hospital. He was born on March 20, 1939 in Montreal a son of the late Edward and Rolande (Cyr) Pollard. He was a gradutate of the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont. He…

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Above photo by Liam Norris With thanks to the Class of 1979 M0134 Dan McCann  On the 5th of April, Larry Richardson advised us that sadly Dan “The Man” McCann had passed away, on the anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force, the 1st of April, 2021. Larry mentioned that he has been cremated and…

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “Defending the Motherland” by Lyuda Vinogradova

Book Review: “Defending the Motherland,” by Lyuba Vinogradova Published by MacLehose Press, 349 pp. $19.95 Review by 12570 Mike Kennedy Only about a month ago, RMC celebrated an important milestone in its evolution with the appointment of 18078 Brigadier General Lise Bourgon as the first female Commandant in the College’s history. A 1992 graduate of CMR,…

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Above photo by Liam Norris Editor’s Note: eVeritas has been unable to confirm a College number for either Joseph Szydlik or Pierre LaChapelle. If you can help, please contact Anna-Michelle.Shewfelt@rmc.ca. Thank you. / Note de l’éditrice: eVeritas n’a pas été en mesure de confirmer un numéro de collège pour Joseph Szydlik ou Pierre LaChapelle. Si…

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3843 Earl Law EARL BONAR LAW It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Earl Law, at home on January, 23, 2021. Born in 1934 to Frank and Ivonette Law, Earl and his four brothers and sisters Jack (Lorraine), Yvonne, Jill (Charles) and Bill (Diane) grew up in East York. Earl…

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