Cpl Frederick “Fred” Samuel Bland (Ret’d)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Frederick “Fred” Samuel Bland (Ret’d) peacefully on 5 March 2008 at Alexander Place in Waterdown, ON in his 88th year.

    Fred was a Second World War veteran who served in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Engineers.  He was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #551 in Waterdown, Life Member of the War Amps of Canada, a member of the Masonic Lodge #357 and an Honorary Member of the Rameses Shrine Temple in Scarborough, ON.  He was President of the Scarborough Baseball Association and served as an Alderman in Ward Six in Scarborough for many years before he retired to the Waterdown area in 1980.

    There will be a private cremation and interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto, ON.  Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  {dcFeb2017gd} [zpp, zsd, zcc]