Archive for the 'Passings' Category

LCol Fraser Eadie

It is a sad day for the Regiment and the Airborne Brotherhood. LCol Fraser Eadie, CO of 1 Can Para and Colonel of the Canadian Airborne Regiment, passed away on Sunday. All of us knew him and had the greatest respect for him. The world is a lesser place without him and he will be […]

Lt. Col. Hubert Taylor

Lt. Col. (Rtd) Hubert (Bud) Taylor passed away in Ottawa on June 15, 2003 at the age of 78. He was a member of both the Canadian Airborne Regiment and the RCR. Condolences/Donations at

Dean Smith

Dean F. Smith passed away Wednesday morning in Victoria, BC. Dean was one of Canada’s first parachute troops, nucleus of the 1st Parachute Battalion who went to Fort Benning, GA in 1942 for training with the United States Army. Dean, a sergeant at the time qualified as a jumper at Fort Benning on the 15th […]

CWO Don Bungay

LCol (Ret’d) Wayne Marr has just informed me that CWO (Ret’d) Don Bungay of Calgary passed away Friday night from cancer. His wife Shirley is in the process of organizing his funeral and details will be known late Sunday. Anyone wishing to attend his funeral can contact LCol Marr at (780) 986-2850 Sunday evening and […]

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