WO David Appleby, CD (Ret'd)

    • WO David Appleby (Ret`d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer David Appleby, CD (Ret'd) of Gagetown, NB on Sunday, 11 August 2013 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital.

    Born in Woodstock, NB, David was a Royal Canadian Engineer veteran of the Korean War. Among his tours he served with 23rd Field Squadron and was an instructor with Apprentice Training Squadron at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering. David retired as a Sergeant Major in the rank of Warrant Officer. Following his military service, David became a businessman when he and his wife owned and operated Appleby`s Bindery Ltd. in Upper Gagetown for over 30 years. David was very proud of his military service and continued to be involved as a volunteer and organizer at the Canadian Military Engineering Museum at CFB Gagetown, was Past President of the Atlantic Retired Sappers, was Past President of the Korean Veterans Association, and was heavily involved in getting the “Hands Across the Border Memorial Monument” created in Madison, Maine. In September 2013, David will be awarded the Korean Ambassador's Medal posthumously.

    Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home, 108 Winnebago Street on 12 August from 7-9 pm and on 13 August from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on 14 August 2013 at 11:00. Interment will take place in the Jacksonville Cemetery. Memorial tributes in David’s memory may be made to the NB Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Erin Appleby Breast Health Fund.{khMar2016}