Sgt Myron Elton Phillips, MID (Ret’d)

    • Sergeant Myron Elton Phillips, MID (Ret’d)
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-52

    We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant Myron Elton Phillips, MID, (Ret’d) in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor, NS on 23 October 2011 at the age of 95.

    Myron was born in Wentworth, NS.  He was a WW II veteran who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers in the 13th Field Company.  He fought in Italy before moving to North West Europe and participating in the liberation of the Netherlands.  He was Mentioned in Dispatches for Distinguished Service in battle.

    Myron was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Hants County Branch # 009 and took great pride in the education of young children about the history of Remembrance Day and the meaning of the poppy.  He always partook in the flag ceremonies at churches, Legion events and parades and he served many years as the Sergeant-at-Arms for his Legion Branch.

    The Royal Canadian Legion will conduct a tribute service on 26 October at 6:30 p.m., followed by visitation until 9 p.m.  A funeral service will be held on 27 October at 2 Windsor United Church, 613 King St., Windsor.  A private family burial will be held in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor.  Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society- Nova Scotia Division, 1-5826 South St., Halifax, NS B3H 9Z9,  the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, 5161 George St., 7th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1M7 or a charity of one’s choice.  {gdOct2016kh}