Spr George Wellington "Well" Ditmars (Ret'd)

    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952

    We regret to advise that Sapper George Wellington "Well" Ditmars (ret'd) passed away peacefully on 4 March 2008 at the age of 94, while living at Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Halifax.

    Well served overseas 1943-1946 during the Second World War with the 2nd Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers in England and France. After his military discharge, he worked for almost 30 years at CFB Cornwallis as a machinist, carpenter and locksmith. In his spare time, he built two beautiful sailing boats and replica antique clocks.

    A funeral service will be held in Jayne's Funeral Home, Digby, on Friday, 7 March at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the Old Saint Edward's Cemetery, Clementsport. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Camp Hill Memorial Garden c/o QEII Foundation, 1278 Tower Road, Bethune Building, Room B04, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9.