Gerald David Tait

    We regret to advise that Gerald David Tait died on 20 March 2005. Born in 1914 in Rugby England, his family immigrated to Canada in the 1920s, settling in Vancouver. David enlisted for the Second World War with the 6th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, in North Vancouver in October 1939. In the United Kingdom he was stationed with British Intelligence where he helped with the planning of D-Day invasion. Once on the Continent his skills were put to use both as an Engineer planning bridges as well as fighting and sketching many scenes in France and Italy. David returned home after the war to take up sign writing where he was self employed until his retirement.

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