Joseph “Joe” Doncaster

    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Joseph “Joe” Doncaster at the Nanaimo Hospital, in Nanaimo BC on 22 January 2007 at the age of 83. 

    Joe was a WW II veteran who joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1941.  He landed on D-Day and fought until the liberation of Holland on VE Day.  He graduated in engineering from the University of Minneapolis and practised his profession for several years in Fort William and Burlington ON.  One of his greatest accomplishments was working as a member of the design team of the under-carriage of the CF 105 Avro Arrow. {gdJun2016kh}