Chief Warrant Officer Paul Baryla, CD

    • Chief Warrant Officer Paul Baryla, CD
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    • Chief Warrant Officer Paul Baryla, CD

    We regret to advise of the death of Chief Warrant Officer Paul Baryla, CD (Ret’d) on 15 June 2013 in Winnipeg, MB. • Paul was born in 1930 in Eden MB.

    He enlisted in the Canadian Forces in January 1949 and served 37 years attaining the rank of Chief Warrant Officer. He spent much time conducting field surveys throughout Canada including the Arctic, North West Territories and the Yukon as part of a joint Department of National Defence/Department of Mines and Technical Surveys program to map Canada. In the early days of horse-transported survey parties Paul worked extensively thoughout British Columbia and the northern territories.

    Paul was involved in the Military Town Plans of Toronto and Hamilton. He served as Quality Control Officer for the Mapping and Charting Establishment while serving simultaneously as the Regimental Sergeant Major from 1976 to 1978. He subsequently served as Chief Instructor in the School of Military Mapping. Paul retired in September 1985 and settled in Winnipeg.

    A funeral will be held at Holy Rosary Church, 510 River Avenue in Winnipeg on 20 June. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul's memory may be made to The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. {gdOct2015kh}