Cpl Clifford Allan Hall, CD (Ret’d)

    • Corporal Clifford Allan Hall, CD (Ret’d
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    • Corporal Clifford Allan Hall, CD (Ret’d

    We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Clifford Allan Hall, CD (Ret’d) on 24 October 2016 in Edmonton, AB at the age of 91 years. Cliff was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.

    Cliff enlisted in the Army in 1943 in the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. On completion of his training at Camp Borden in March 1944 he went overseas and served throughout France, Belgium and Germany from 1944 to 1946.

    Returning to Canada after the war and honorably discharged, Cliff then went to work for the Canadian Pacific Railway in Red Deer, AB.  In March 1953 he rejoined the army in the Royal Canadian Engineers and trained as a Mechanic, Royal Canadian Engineers. He deployed to Korea in March 1954 and returned to Canada in August of that year.

    After the Korean War Cliff spent most of his remaining years in the Canadian Armed Forces in Edmonton except for a one-year tour with the United Nations Emergency Force in Egypt (1964 -1965). He retired from the Forces in 1973.

    Cliff was a member of the Sappers Club and the Kingsway Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. He played the violin in several bands and was a glider pilot, ultra-light pilot and had earned his co-pilot license for light aircraft.

    The Funeral Service will be held at Westlawn Funeral Home, 16310 Stony Plain Rd., on Friday, 4 November  2016 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Westlawn Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Dianne and Irving Kipnes Centre. 4470 McCrae Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5E 6M8. Condolences can be sent to the Westlawn Funeral Home.{khOct2016}