Sapper Hubert E. LeDrew (Ret’d)

    • Sapper Hubert E. LeDrew (Ret’d)
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Hubert Emmerson LeDrew on 10 April 2008 in Sydney, NS. Hubert was born in Conception Bay, NFL, in 1918. A WW II D-Day Veteran, he enlisted in the Army in October 1939 and served in the Royal Canadian Engineers. Hubert was stationed in Fredericton, NB, and then went to Petawawa, ON to complete his training. He trained as a Chemical Warfare Specialist. Overseas, Hubert served in France, Holland and Germany.

    After the war Hubert settled in Sydney and worked in the steel plant as a rigger.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12.