Captain Ronald “Ron” Marcus Browne, CD (Ret’d)

    • Captain Ronald “Ron” Marcus Browne, CD (Ret’d)
    • RCE EIIR Badge

    We regret to advise of the death of Captain Ronald “Ron” Marcus Browne (Ret’d) in Cowichan Bay, BC on 2 December 2004.

    Ron was born in Willesden, England in 1915 and moved to Canada in 1923. He joined the Royal Canadian Engineers, 1st Corps Field Survey Company in September 1939 and deployed to Europe in January 1940 for the next five years. He served with the 3rd Field (Reproduction) Survey Company in England and on the continent after D-Day.

    After the war, Ron continued his military career with the Army Survey Establishment in Ottawa where he served as a Cartographic Draftsman. He rose through the ranks to Warrant Officer 1st Class, before being Commissioned from the Ranks, retiring as a Captain on 1 April 1970. Ron moved to Vancouver Island in 1978.

    There will be no funeral. Donations may be sent to Elisabeth Bruyere Palliative Care Unit, Ottawa. Condolences may be offered at www.sands-funeral.com. {gdJun2015}