Donald Reginald Hill
We regret to advise of the death of Donald Reginald Hill on 3 March 2013 at Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack. Don was born in Brighton England in 1928 and, at the age of 18, was drafted into the British Army and served with the Royal Artillery in Germany. He also served in the Merchant Navy on the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth.
Don emigrated to Canada in 1955 with his young family and joined the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1957. Among his postings were a tour as a UN peacekeeper in Palestine and a tour in Washington DC at the Pentagon. In 1965 Don was posted to Camp Chilliwack with the 3 Field Squadron carpenter shop. He was proud to be Canadian and loved his country.
A celebration of life for family and friends will be held at 1:30 pm, Monday March 18, 2013 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack, BC.
Donations would be greatly appreciated in Don’s name to the Cascade Hospice.