WO I Rolf Berg (Ret'd)

    • WO I Rolf Berg (Ret'd)
    • RCE GVIR

    We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer First Class Rolf Kaare Berg (Ret’d) on 4 April 2003 at the age of 83 in Calgary, AB.

    Rolf was born in Claresholm, AB in 1919. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Engineers early in the Second World War and was posted overseas to join the 4th Field (Air) Survey Company in 1942. Following the war, he was assigned to the United Kingdom Photo Air Survey Liaison Group to study advanced mapping methods and later he trained Royal Engineer personnel in Multiplex operations. Repatriated to Canada in June 1946, he was assigned to Multiplex Section of the Geographical Section of the of the General Staff at Army Headquarters. Rolf retired with the rank of Warrant Officer First Class in 1953 to take up a partnership in a mapping firm in Calgary from which he retired in 1984. He was an active member of the Southwest Seniors Community in Calgary and a long-standing member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 285.

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta. A Memorial Service will be held at Jacques Funeral Home in Calgary on 10 April 2003.{khMay2016}