Spr Thomas Warde "Bill" Bailey (Ret'd)

    • Thomas Warde "Bill" Bailey
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-52
    • Spr Thomas Warde "Bill" Bailey (Ret'd)

    We regret to advise that Sapper Thomas Warde "Bill" Bailey (Ret'd) passed away on 24 February 2006 at the age of 86 years.

    Bill was born in Magrath, AB and served with the Royal Canadian Engineers in Canada from 1941 to 1944. He completed basic training in Camrose and was later sent to Dundurn, Saskatoon, Camp Borden, Camp Petawawa, Ottawa and Barryfield.  Bill obtained agricultural leave and then a compassionate discharge after the death of his father in June 1944. After the war he worked at various jobs including the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration and the Town of Vauxhall. From 1968 to 1982 Bill worked for the Taber School Division. He was a Life member of the Vauxhall Legion.

    A Memorial Service was held at the Vauxhall Legion Hall on 4 March 2006. Private family burial followed in the Vauxhall Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Bill's name may be made to the charity of one's choosing. Condolences may be forwarded through www.southlandfuneral.com.