Cpl Peter “Pete” Heinrichs (Ret’d)

    • Corporal Peter “Pete” Heinrichs (Ret’d)
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    • Corporal Peter “Pete” Heinrichs (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Peter “Pete” Heinrichs (Ret’d) on 23 June 2001 at the age of 68.

    Pete was born in Lethbridge AB.  He joined the Army as a sapper and served with 3 Field Squadron in Esquimalt BC.  In 1957, he transferred to the Army Survey Establishment as a Cartographer where he worked until 1960.  While with ASE he did field work in Iberville QC.  In 1960, he moved to the National Defence Headquarters, Directorate of History in their drafting section.  While there he produced the maps for Volume One of the History of the Royal Canadian Engineers.  After leaving the Army in 1961, Pete went to work for the Government of Canada Geological Survey and later with Spartan Air Services in Ottawa as a draftsman.  {gdOct2016kh}