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Since 1928, Legion Magazine has honoured those Canadians who have served their country by publishing in print short death notices for Royal Canadian Legion members with military backgrounds, Canadian veterans and Legion members with police service. With the advent of the Internet, we have created as a historical archive for your free use a Last Post database that goes back to 1982. It currently contains over 200,000 names but this number will rise as further entries are published in print and updated with the newest entries throughout the year. We will gradually go back further in time as our resources permit.


All Canadian veterans are eligible for inclusion in the Last Post. Last Post is published as a free service in recognition of those who served their country and to allow readers to learn of the passing of comrades with whom they have served. The database, found at, is reserved for these groups: 1) Canadian citizens and Commonwealth subjects who were ordinary members of The Royal Canadian Legion at the time of death; 2) life members who were previously ordinary members; 3) Canadian veterans who were not Legion members at the time of death.


The database has historical value and can be searched by name, date of death, unit or period of service.


Forms for filling in the information are available at Legion branches. Those submitting notices are urged to be thorough and accurate. Type or print to ensure legibility. Submit notices promptly to ensure timely publication.


As long as the date of death is within the time period of entries on the website (1982 to present), the notice will be added to the database and appear in the printed edition. Notices within a year of the date of death can be submitted by family members, but entries that are more than a year old must come from a Royal Canadian Legion branch.

Reproduction or re-creation of the Legion Magazine Site Last Post database, in whole or in part in any form or media, is strictly forbidden and is a violation of copyright, which resides with Canvet Publications Ltd., the magazine's publisher.


Legion Magazine owes a special thank you to our volunteers Heather Meikle, Terry Prill and Robyn Zettler who are helping us process entries for this database.

Results 51 - 100 of 205375
Last NameRankFirst NameUnitTheatre of OperationsLocationDate DeceasedPublished
ABBOTTCharles W.Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IIFergus, Ontario, CanadaJanuary 4th, 1995April 1995
ABBOTTPrivateHugh3rd Anti-Tank RegimentWorld War IIMillbrook, Ontario, CanadaMay 3rd, 1994September 1994
ABBOTTSergeantJohnRoyal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IISarnia, Ontario, CanadaMay 16th, 1994September 1994
ABBOTTDavid A.Merchant NavyWainwright, Alberta, CanadaFebruary 18th, 2004September/October 2004
ABBOTTSapperHughRoyal Canadian EngineersWorld War II, Korean WarAmherstburg, Ontario, CanadaOctober 16th, 1993December 1993/January 1994
ABBOTTAble SeamanTheoRoyal NavyWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaJanuary 9th, 1993May 1993
ABBOTTAble SeamanRoyRoyal NavyWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaApril 4th, 1992December 1992/January 1993
ABBOTTLieutenant-ColonelRonald S.Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve, Canadian ArmyWorld War IINorth Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaOctober 30th, 1991February 1992
ABBOTTArthurRoyal Canadian Army Service CorpsWorld War IIVernon, British Columbia, CanadaJune 25th, 1990October 1990
ABBOTTWarrant Officer 1st ClassRobert G.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIBelleville, Ontario, CanadaDecember 20th, 1989June 1990
ABBOTTMajorR.S.48th Highlanders of CanadaWorld War IIToronto, Ontario, CanadaAugust 17th, 1989November 1989
ABBOTTAble SeamanEric W.Royal NavyWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaJuly 6th, 2006May/June 2007
ABBOTTWayne T.Royal Canadian Army Service CorpsVancouver, British Columbia, CanadaSeptember 30th, 2006May/June 2007
ABBOTTMaxwellRoyal NavyWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaNovember 23rd, 1988September 1989
ABBOTTCyril A.Royal Canadian Army Medical CorpsWorld War IIMontreal, Quebec, CanadaJanuary 17th, 1989May 1989
ABBOTTPrivateJohn I.World War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaJanuary 22nd, 1988May 1988
ABBOTTAble SeamanAustin A.Royal NavyWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaFebruary 29th, 1988June 1988
ABBOTTEdward A.Royal Canadian Army Service CorpsWorld War IIKitchener, Ontario, CanadaMarch 31st, 1988July/August 1988
ABBOTTPrivateDennis T.Canadian ArmyWorld War IIWindsor, Ontario, CanadaApril 30th, 1988September 1988
ABBOTTNorman L.World War IISpryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaApril 16th, 2007March/April 2008
ABBOTTPrivateDennis T.Canadian ArmyWorld War IIWindsor, Ontario, CanadaApril 30th, 1988September 1988
ABBOTTCaptainIrwin GeorgeRoyal ArtilleryWorld War IIToronto, Ontario, CanadaNovember 6th, 1986February 1987
ABBOTTAircraftman 1st ClassHarry JamesRoyal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIVerdun, Quebec, CanadaJuly 15th, 1987November 1987
ABBOTTVictorMerchant NavyWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaFebruary 6th, 2007November/December 2008
ABBOTTSergeant MajorJackLight Anti-Aircraft BatteryWorld War II1986July/August 1987
ABBOTTPrivateSamuelRoyal Newfoundland RegimentWorld War INewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaFebruary 6th, 1987June 1987
ABBOTTFredWorld War IIEston, Saskatchewan, CanadaSeptember 2nd, 1986December 1986/January 1987
ABBOTTSapperEdward J.Royal Canadian EngineersWorld War IIAlberta, CanadaFebruary 27th, 2009September/October 2009
ABBOTTGunnerFrank R.Royal ArtilleryWorld War IIBritish Columbia, CanadaFebruary 12th, 2009September/October 2009
ABBOTTRoy P.Royal Canadian Army Medical CorpsWorld War IITrenton, Ontario, CanadaOctober 20th, 1985February 1986
ABBOTTPeterRoyal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IIWinnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaDecember 14th, 1985April 1986
ABBOTTJoseph GeorgeEssex Scottish, Royal Canadian Army Medical CorpsWorld War IIWindsor, Ontario, CanadaMarch 16th, 1985October 1985
ABBOTTColonelAlbert J. MBERoyal Canadian EngineersWorld War II, Korean WarNewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaMay 27th, 1985September 1985
ABBOTTLieutenant-ColonelDerrickRoyal Army Medical Corps, Royal Regiment of CanadaToronto, Ontario, CanadaDecember 21st, 2009September/October 2010
ABBOTTLeading AircraftwomanAgnes OliveWomen’s Auxiliary Air ForceWorld War IIGrimsby, Ontario, CanadaDecember 4th, 1984March 1985
ABBOTTTrooperJohnRoyal Canadian ArtilleryWorld War IIOntario, CanadaMarch/April 2011
ABBOTTStewartNewfoundland Overseas Forestry UnitWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaJanuary 10th, 1984May 1984
ABBOTTSergeantW.Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light InfantryWorld War IIWoodstock, Ontario, CanadaFebruary 28th, 1984June 1984
ABBOTTPhillipRoyal Canadian Army Medical CorpsWorld War IINewbury, Ontario, CanadaNovember 16th, 2012March/April 2013
ABBOTTChief Petty Officer 2nd ClassDuke C.NavyLower Sackville, Nova Scotia, CanadaNovember 14th, 2014May/June 2015
ABBOTTAble SeamanJohn O.Royal Canadian NavySaint John, New Brunswick, CanadaDecember 4th, 2015November 2016
ABBOTTJohn F.Royal Canadian Air ForceClementsport, Nova Scotia, CanadaJanuary 16th, 2016November 2016
ABBOTTMaster Warrant OfficerRobert L.Royal Canadian Air ForceRichmond, Ontario, CanadaFebruary 1st, 2016November 2016
ABBOTTJohn M.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IINorth Battleford, Saskatchewan, CanadaMarch 23rd, 2017November 2017
ABBOTTOscar S.Royal Air ForceWorld War IICorner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaDecember 2nd, 2017November 2018
ABBOTTPrivateJamesRoyal Newfoundland RegimentWorld War IDeer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaOctober 6th, 1982May 1983
ABBOTTCorporalRussel GeorgeRoyal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIWaterloo, Ontario, CanadaJanuary 31st, 1983May 1983
ABBOTTSignalmanThomasRoyal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War II, Regular ForceToronto, Ontario, CanadaDecember 14th, 1982May 1983
ABBOTTLieutenantPhilipRoyal Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IICranbrook, British Columbia, CanadaJanuary 30th, 2019November 2019
ABBOTTMaster Warrant OfficerArthur W.Stratford, Ontario, CanadaJanuary 2nd, 2020November 2020
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