MWO Daniel Charles Aurel Hubley, CD (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Master Warrant Officer Daniel Charles Aurel Hubley, CD (Ret’d) of Russell ON at age 60 on 21 March 2021. Dan served with the Canadian Military Engineers for 16 years before joining the Primary Reserve and serving 16 years with the Infantry.
Dan was born in Pembroke ON into a family where his father was a Sapper. He grew up there until his family moved to CFB Rockliffe in 1976. Dan soon joined the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa where he rose to the rank of Master Corporal before transferring to the Regular Force in 1986.
After a short two month posting to Canadian Forces Station Lowther ON while awaiting his trades training, Dan arrived at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering where he successfully completed his QL3 Refrigeration and Mechanical Technician training. Dan was then posted to CFS Holberg BC for a two-year posting during which time he completed his QL5 qualification. He next served ON a five-year posting at CFB Toronto that was followed by a posting to CFB Goose Bay. While at Goose Bay, he deployed to UNDOF Syria (Aug - Feb 96). After returning from this deployment, Dan was next posted to the Area Construction Troop in 2 Combat Engineer Regiment in Petawawa ON in 1996. During this 2 CER tour he deployed to Turkey on Task Force TORRENT ( Aug - Sep 99) . Dan took his release from the Canadian Forces in 2000 at the rank of Corporal.
Dan re-joined the Primary Reserve Force in 2002 as a Master Corporal in the Infantry with the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa - his first unit with the Canadian Forces in the 1970s. Dan transferred to Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders in 2014 where he was promoted to Master Warrant Officer and served with them as Platoon 2IC and Company Sergeant Major. His service with the Reserves covered 16 years in a variety of Class A and Class B assignments in Ottawa, Gagetown NB, St-Jean QC, Kingston ON and Cornwall ON. Dan took his release from the Primary Reserve in 2018
Donations to The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre Foundation in Dan’s name would be appreciated by the family.