Col Jack Ernest Crosman CD (Ret'd)

    • Col Jack Ernest Crosman CD (Ret'd)
    • Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Badge

    We regret to advise of the death of Colonel Jack Ernest Crosman CD (Ret'd) on 26 October 2004 in Chilliwack, BC, four days short of his 75th birthday.  Jack served for 36 years as an officer in the Royal Canadian Artillery and culminated his career as Base Commander of Canadian Forces Base Chilliwack, the Home of the Engineers, from 1977 to 1980.

    Jack was born in Moncton, NB and was a veteran of the Korean War.  During his career, he commanded the Honest John missile battery in Hemer, Germany; served in Quebec during the FLQ crisis; commanded the Artillery School in Gagetown, NB, and had command of CFB Chilliwack.

    Upon retirement in Chilliwack he became active in the Chilliwack community serving on the board of the First Heritage/Envision Credit Union;  was President of the Rotary Club; Area Coordinator for Emergency Response; a member of the Royal Canadian Legion; and President of the 1993 British Columbia Summer Games.

    The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM 29 October at the Sardis Community Church. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  {gdJan2018dc} [zsp]