MWO Joseph Rolland Claude Mailhot (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Master Warrant Officer Joseph Rolland Claude Mailhot (Ret’d) on 16 August 2015 at the Royal Columbian Hospital in Vancouver after a lengthy illness.
Claude served 21 years in the Canadian Military - starting his military career with the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI). He transferred into the Canadian Military Engineers in 1970 after a 1967-1970 tour in Germany with the PPCLI. Postings during his Engineer career included: 3 Field Squadron, Chilliwack 1970-1975, 5 Escadron du Génie, Valcartier 1975-1982, Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering, Chilliwack 1982 -1985 and 5 Régiment du Génie de Combat for a few months in 1985 before his retirement. After his retirement Claude pursued a 21-year career in Corrections Service Canada until retiring from this second career in 2006.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, 4 September 2015 at the Harrison Beach Hotel, Chehalis Room, from 12:30 to 3:00pm.