Lt Col Sydney Frederick Dadson, CD (Ret'd)

    • Lt Col Sydney Frederick Dadson
    • RCE Badge EIIR

    We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Sydney Frederick Dadson, Royal Canadian Engineers (Ret'd) on 26 January 2002.

    Sydney went overseas with 1 Corps Field Survey Company in January 1940 as a Sapper and by the end of WW II was a Lieutenant in charge of the Reproduction Section. Upon returning to Canada he remained in the Army and joined the Army Survey Establishment. He became the Reproduction Officer and later in the early 1960s, as a Major, was Second-in-Command of the unit. Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel, Sydney had an assignment with the Canadian International Development Agency to Nigeria to assist that country in setting up its map reproduction program. After his retirement, he had a similar assignment to Pakistan.

    Visitation will at the Kelly Funeral Home, 2313 Carling Avenue, Ottawa ON on 29 January with the funeral at Our Lady of Fatima Church on 30 January followed by internment at Capital Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Ottawa Regional Heart Institute or Lisaard House Cancer Hospice, Cambridge, ON. {gdNov2015kh}