QMS Les Thacker

    • QMS Les Thacker
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Quartermaster Sergeant Les Thacker peacefully at the Parkwood Mennonite Home in Waterloo ON on 15 March 2012.

    Les was born in 1914 in the Lewisham district of London, England. He was a veteran of WW II having served prior to and during the war as a Quartermaster Sergeant in the 8th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers in England, North Africa and Holland. He was a long-time member of the Masonic Order (Scarborough ON Lodge) and the Royal Canadian Legion.

    A memorial service will be held in the Parkwood Mennonite Home Chapel on 26 May. Donations may be made to Parkwood Mennonite Home, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice and may be arranged by contacting the Westmount Funeral Chapel, Kitchener ON. On line condolences may be made at www.westmountfuenralchapel.com {gdFeb2016kh}