Sgt Albert Edward Yeates II, DCM (Ret'd)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant Albert Edward Yeates II, DCM at the  Deer Lodge Centre in Winnipeg MB on 2 February 2008 at the age of 89 years.

    Albert served in the Royal Canadian Engineers during the Second World War. He landed on Juno Beach on D-Day with the 18th Fd Company and served through Normandy and the Low Countries. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, the second-highest award for gallantry in action after the Victoria Cross, for an action in the closing days of the Battle of the Scheldt.

    The funeral arrangements for Albert are entrusted to the Chapel Lawn Funeral Home in Winnipeg.