Lt Donald “Don” Patrick Mackenzie Bissett (Ret’d)

    • Lt Don Bissett (Ret'd)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Donald “Don” Patrick Mackenzie Bissett (Ret’d) on 1 July 2007 in Windsor ON at the age of 88 years. Don was a long-time resident of Welland ON before retiring in Windsor. He was born in Whitstable, England and came to Canada with his family at the age of 12 years.  He entered the University of Alberta Engineering Program when he was only 16 and graduated second in his class in 1939.

    Don was a veteran of the Second World War.  After graduation, he immediately joined the Canadian Army as a Royal Canadian Engineer officer. He was initially assigned to to the 4th Field Company in England and later served in the Italian Campaign with the 14th Field Company and 1st Canadian Infantry Division Engineer HQ.  Don re-joined the 4th Field Company when they were moved to Northwest Europe in early 1945. 

    After the end of the war and demobilization, Don held positions with Volta and Whiting Manufacturing and later joined the Atlas Steel Company in 1958. Don was a long-time resident of Welland ON before settling in Windsor after he retired at age 65.

    Cremation Services have been held. {dcSep19gd} {zbd, zsp]