"Harry" Henry Edward Broughton Thomson

    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952

    We regret to advise that "Harry" Henry Edward Broughton Thomson died peacefully on 7 November 2006 at Mount Tolmie Hospital at the age of 94.

    Harry spent his early years working for Victoria Wood & Coal and then mining and prospecting throughout BC. A Second World War veteran, Harry went overseas with the Royal Canadian Engineers spending three years in France, Holland, and Germany. He returned to work at Oak Bay Municipality for 30 years as a foreman in the waterworks.

    A memorial service and reception were held on 10 November 2006 in the Chapel at Queenswood House, 2494 Arbutus Drive. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC.