MCpl Detlef "Danny" Kogelheide (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Master Corporal Detlef "Danny" Kogelheide (Ret'd) in Prince George, BC on 29 November 2018 at the age of 80 years. Detlef served his country as a Combat Engineer with the Canadian Military Engineers.
Detlef served his entire career in 3 Field Squadron and 4 Field Squadron. Enlisting in Toronto, ON, upon completing his recruit training at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering in Chilliwck BC, his first posting was to 3 Field Squadron for three years where he became a Field Section NCO. He followed this posting with a 4-year tour in 4 Field Squadron in Germany where he was employed as Armoured Personnel Carrier Driver, Radio NCO, Field Section 2IC, in Squadron Headquarters as Headquarters Section Commander, and Wireless NCO. Returning to 3 Field Squadron, Detlef's employment included duties as the Commanding Officer’s Driver and he became a Field Section Commander before he retired in 1974.
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