Cpl Michael Ernest Garrison (Ret'd)

    • Cpl Michael Ernest Garrison (Ret'd)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Michael Ernest Garrison (Ret'd) of Halifax, NS on 18 June 2016 at age 82 in the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building in Halifax. Michael was a Royal Canadian Engineer veteran of the  Korean War and a retired Stationary Engineer at Canadian Forces Base Halifax.

    Michael was born in Halifax in 1934. Orphaned as a young child, he started to work on a farm in McArras Brook, Antigonish County at age 12. As a teenager, he joined the Royal Canadian Engineers and served overseas during the Korean War. After the war, he sought a civilian career and was employed as a Stationary Engineer at Canadian Forces Base Halifax until his retirement in 1973.

    Michael was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Somme Branch #31, in Dartmouth.

    There will be a graveside service at 11:00 am on 24 June 2016 in Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax, NS. Donations in Michael's memory may be made to Camp Hill Veterans Memorial, or any Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Condolences may be sent to  www.cruikshankhalifaxfuneralhome.com . {khOct2016}[zpp,kpp]