Memorial Section


Beginning in 2016 the Paardeberg Unit will have a Memorial Ride to remember Pvt Richard Thompson and our fallen comrades. The ride will visit each of our fallen comrades' cemeteries. Ride Route Memorial Ride 2018


Guy "Kraken" Desnoyers

(October 8, - May 17, 2018)
Following a courageous battle against prostate cancer at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital, May 17, 208 at the age of 66. Son of Pauline and the late Louis. Beloved husband of Amparo Torres. Loving father of Michelle Johanna and step-father of Juan, Hugo and Paola. Cherished grandfather of 7. Dear brother of Mario and Martin. He will be missed by many family members and friends. A Memorial Service was held at Beechwood, Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue (East of Vanier Parkway) on Thursday May 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. In memory of Guy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. In addition to his family, the Sacred Space was filled many of Guy's former coworkers, military and his motorcycle family.


Melvyn "Mel" Doucet

(December 28, 1951 - December 14, 2016)

At the Deep River Hospital on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, Melvyn Robert Doucet of Petawawa, formerly of Maxville; age 65 years. Beloved husband of Brenda Doucet (nee O'Neil). Loving father of Danial Doucet (Shardea) of Maxville and Michael Doucet (Colleen) of Petawawa Cherished grandfather of Chelsea, Trinity, Aiden, Savana, Joshua, Brianna and Sabrina. Dear brother of Ivan Doucet (Karen) of Angus, and Brenda Doucet of Ottawa. Predeceased by one son Robert Doucet (Bridgette), by one brother Roger Doucet and by his parents George and Delphine Doucet. As per Mel's wishes he will be buried in Bathurst, N.B. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


Wayne "Watchdog" Boone, MMM, MSM, CD

(June 27, 1956 – June 20, 2015)

Suddenly on Saturday afternoon, June 20, 2015 at the age of 59. Wayne will be sadly missed and always loved by his wife, Sherain (Ali) Boone. Son of the late Lloyd Reginald Boone and Phyllis Ono (Maxwell) Boone, loving father to his son, Wyatt, and daughter, Rachel; cherished brother of Richard Boone (Susanne) and Cheryl Boone (Steve). He is also missed by his nieces and nephews Safiya, Maia, Amarah, Ziyad, Darius and Zariya and his in-laws Kamal Ali (Fabi), Reyaud Ali (Fadiya) and Shazmin Ali (Andy). Wayne's RMC Class of '79 friends and classmates, including John Moore, Peter Killaby, and Peter Avis will always admire and miss him. Wayne will be missed and always esteemed by his many friends, colleagues and students in the Canadian Armed Forces (Royal Military College and Military Police), Carleton University (Infrastructure Protection & International Security Program and The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs), Blue Knights and Canadian Army Veterans (CAV) Motorcycle Clubs, the Masons (Inner Guard Edinburgh Lodge, 736), and the Asset Protection & Security (AP&S) and Intelligence communities in Canada and the United States.


Hugh "Scout" Glynn,

(July 26, 1925 to July 4, 2015)

With his family by his side, on Saturday July 4, 2015, just shy of his 90th birthday. Beloved husband of Joan; married 65 years. Loving father of Sheryl (William Boggs), Kelly (Kevin Reynolds) and the late Michael (Carol). Cherished grandfather of Amanda (Jordan Hendren) and Mark McLaurin (Kerri Bell) and great-grandfather of Calvin Hendren. Hugh dedicated his career to the administration of amateur and disabled sports in Canada, ending his career as the President of International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD) and the President of the National Amateur Sport and Recreation Centre. A selfless man, Hugh dedicated his time to helping his children achieve their hopes and dreams. He will be fondly remembered for his sense of humour and his story-telling. Scout was a proud Honourary CAV member having received his CAV crest from Trapper at a 1 CAV Unit meeting in Trenton.


Ernie "Buddha" Hall, MMM, MSM, CD

(1957 to January 12, 2015)

Retired CWO, Royal Canadian Regiment: Suddenly as the result of an accident on Monday January 12, 2015 at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in his 58th year. Ernie Hall of Petawawa, loved father to Nicole Hall and Michael Hall both of Winnipeg Manitoba. Dear son of Archie and the late Kaye (nee Tovey) Hall. He will be sadly missed by his brothers Pete Hall (June), Perth, Glenn Hall (Laurie), Smiths Falls and his sisters Sharon Hannah (Paul), Lombardy, Susan Robertson (Rob) and Lisa Anderson (Al) both of Perth, as well as all his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Charlie and Murray Hall. Friends are invited to share their memories of Ernie with his family during Visitation at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 296 Isabella Street, Pembroke on Sunday January 25, 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. (Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 517 Petawawa will meet at the Funeral Home Sunday at 8 p.m.). A Funeral Service will be held on Monday morning, January 26 at 10 o'clock in St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, Garrison Petawawa. Interment Beechwood National Military Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. In memory of Ernie, donations to Soldier On would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes, donations


Lloyd Carr

(January 1942 to May 25, 2014)

It is will much sorrow that we announce the passing of Lloyd Carr (Ottawa, ON) surrounded by his wife Barbara and daughter Susan, passed away suddenly on Saturday May 25th, 2014. A memorial service for Lloyd was held at Holy Spirit Catholic church, 1489 Shea Road(Shea & Abbott), Stittsville, Ontario, Canada K2S 0G8 at 3 PM,in Stittsville. A Legion service followed at the Stittsville Legion Branch 618. Internment was Saturday June 7th at 4 pm in the Munster Cemetery

Gerald "Moon" Mullins


(December 6, 1944 to October 21, 2010)

With much sorrow we announce that Gerald "Moon" Mullins (Sydney, NS), surrounded by his family, passed away suddenly on Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 at the Ottawa General Hospital. Beloved husband of Anna for 44 years. Dearest Father of Ronald (Brenda), Steven (Bonnie), Gerald (Rita) and Kevin (Michelle). Cherished Grandfather of Christian, Morgan, Ryan, Brenna, Kevin, Madeline, Shane, Connor, Curran, Lucas and Brianna. Survived by Brother's Ivan (Donna), Carmen (Wanda), Kenny and Doug (Anne) and Sister's Sheila (Cecil) and Dorothy (Cyril). Predeceased by Brother's Freeman, William, Eric, Jack and Fraser. Gerald was a proud member of the Canadian Forces for 32 plus years and with the Commissionaire Corps for the last 15 years. He will be sadly missed by many family members and friends. Arrangements for memorial service is entrusted to Beechwood Cemetery.

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