Cpl Robert Ivan Gallup (Ret’d)

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    We  regret to advise of the death of Corporal Robert Ivan Gallup (Ret’d) in Vancouver, BC on 5 July 2004 at the age of 89.

    Ivan was born in the Eastern Townships, QC and at the age of 16 joined the Militia with the Royal Canadian Dragoons in St Jean, QC.   He was a WW II veteran who enlisted with 9 Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers and served overseas.  After the war, he re-enlisted with the Royal Canadian Engineer Permanent Force and served until 1965.  After leaving the Army he enjoyed a 15-year career with the Federal Transport Department.

    Ivan was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #30, Kerrisdale, BC; the Sons of Scotland, Lord Tweedsmuir Camp 209; the National Association of Federal Retirees of British Columbia; and the Icelandic Canadian Club of British Columbia.  

    At his request, there will be no memorial service.  {gdJul2016kh}