WO Allan Ewart Birt, CD

    • WO Allan Ewart Birt, CD
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    We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer Allan Ewart Birt, CD of a heart attack at his residence at Lincoln, NB on 9 March 2007.  He was in his twenty-seventh year of service as a Combat Engineer at the time of his death.

    Allan was born in Prince Edward Island in 1959 and enrolled in the Army with the Canadian Military Engineers in July 1980.  He served most of his career working as a Heavy Equipment Operator and as an Armoured Engineer Operator on the Leopard Armoured Engineer Vehicles.  Allan served in 22 Field Squadron in Gagetown NB, 4 Combat Engineer Regiment in Germany and 4 Engineer Support Regiment in Gagetown.  While in 4 CER he deployed with the regiment to the Former Republic of Yugoslavia on Operation HARMONY as part of the United Nations Protection Force. At the time of his death Allan was attached to the Infantry School at the Combat Training Centre in Canadian Forces Base Gagetown. 

    ‎Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, NB on 11 March with the funeral service on 12 March from York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel.  Interment will take place in the Sherwood Cemetery, Charlottetown, PE on 13 March.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of Christ Building Fund or to a charity of one’s choice.  Condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com{gdFeb2016kh}[zsp]