Spr Edwin Victor Woods (Ret’d)

    • Sapper Edwin Victor Woods (Ret’d)
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    • Sapper Edwin Victor Woods (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Edwin Victor Woods (Ret’d) peacefully on 15 May 2017 in Victoria General Hospital, Victoria BC just short of his 97th birthday.

    Victor was born in Muskoka, Ontario and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Engineers during WW II. As a Sapper with the 4th  Field Company he saw action in both the Italian and Northwest Europe Campaigns. Following his military service, Victor worked as a carpenter and electrician for many years before becoming a shipwright at the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt naval dockyard for 19 years.

    A memorial service followed by a reception will take place on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at the Pro Patria Legion Branch #292, 411 Gorge Road E, Victoria, at 2:00 pm (parking off of Dunedin Street). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Victor’s memory to the Victoria Legion Poppy Fund. {khApr17}[zsp]