Sgt Nicol McIntosh (Ret'd)

    • Sgt Nicol McIntosh (Ret'd)
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant Nicol McIntosh (Ret’d) peacefully at the Chinook Hospice in Calgary AB on 21 November 2006 at the age of 96 years. 

    Nicol was born in Cotton of Brighty, Forfar Country, Scotland and immigrated to Canada with his family in 1919.  In 1925 he joined the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Medicine Hat AB and various postings took him across Alberta plus Yellowknife.  He left the bank in June 1940 and joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in Grande Prairie AB.  He was a WW II veteran who served overseas with the 2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion achieving the rank of Sergeant.  He was discharged in Calgary AB in October 1945 and returned to the Bank of Commerce and worked for them until his retirement in 1972.  In 2004 Nicol moved into the Colonel Belcher Veterans Facility in Calgary. 

    Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway’s Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary on 25 November with a graveside service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens.  Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.  A memorial tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park Calgary, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. {gdSep2016khkh}