Robert “Bob” Minto

    • R.S. Minto
    • RCE EIIR Badge
    • R.S. Minto, 1st Special Service Force "The Devil's Brigade"

    We regret to advise of the death of Robert “Bob” Minto peacefully on 2 September 2000 in Chilliwack BC in his 79th year.

    Bob was born in Fort Qu’Appelle SK and was a veteran of WWII.  He was a member of the First Special Service Force and served in Europe and Africa.  He was a Prisoner of War held in Stalag 7A, in Moosberg, Bavaria, Germany for the period 1944-1945.   After demobilisation, Bob re-enlisted with the Royal Canadian Engineers and served until his retirement in 1969.  He was a lifetime member of the Lions International and a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #280 in Aldergrove BC.

     A Memorial Service will be held on 27 September. Donations may be made to the Mount Cheam Lions Club or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #280 Aldergrove BC. {gdMar2016kh} [zpp, zcc]