Cpl Donald Edward Apt, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Donald Edward Apt, CD (Ret'd) of Annapolis Royal NS on 7 November 2020 in the Annapolis Community Health Centre at the age of 72. Don served with the Canadian Military Engineers for 26 years and was a faithful member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 21 for 27 years.
Don was born in Annapolis Royal and joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1964 with the 13th Intake of the Sapper Apprentice program. After completing his basic Combat Engineering training and qualifying as a Welder at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering in Chilliwack BC, Don proceeded on a full career with the Canadian Military Engineers. He was employed primarily as a welder on postings that included 22 Field Squadron in Camp Gagetown NB, 3 Field Squadron in Chilliwack and 4 Field Squadron in Werl, Germany. Don deployed to Camp Shams Cairo, Egypt with the Canadian Contingent, United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (CCUNEFME), on UNEF II (1973-74).
A Legion service in Donald’s memory will be held at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to Canada Cancer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 21. Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home.