Last Post


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 war 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 January 1985. It currently contains 195,957 names, but this number will rise as further entries are published in print and added to the collection twice a year. We will gradually go back further in time as our resources permit.

Last Post Archive
Results 195051 - 195100 of 195957
Last NameRankFirst NameUnitPeriod of ServiceLocationDate DeceasedPublished
YOUNGRussell J.Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, CanadaSeptember 29th, 1990December 1990/January 1991
YOUNGTrooperWilliam J.Canadian ArmyWorld War IITemiscaming, Quebec, CanadaOctober 1st, 1990December 1990/January 1991
YOUNGAble SeamanJoseph E.Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaJuly 16th, 1990November 1990
YOUNGCaptainMaurice D.Royal Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IIWest Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaJuly 27th, 1990November 1990
YOUNGJackRoyal Canadian ArtilleryWorld War IINew Westminster, British Columbia, CanadaJune 20th, 1990October 1990
YOUNGPrivateLeoCape Breton HighlandersWorld War II, Korean WarDominion, Nova Scotia, CanadaApril 12th, 1990July/August 1990
YOUNGStaff SergeantOswald F.Light Anti-Aircraft BatteryWorld War IIInvermere, British Columbia, CanadaMarch 12th, 1990July/August 1990
YOUNGTrooperArthur L.Lord Strathcona’s HorseWorld War IISeattle, Washington, United StatesMarch 25th, 1990June 1990
YOUNGCorporalP. RichardRoyal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IISaskatchewan, CanadaJanuary 8th, 1990June 1990
YOUNGSergeantCharles S.Royal Canadian EngineersWorld War IIHamilton, Ontario, CanadaOctober 15th, 1989May 1990
YOUNGMajorRayRoyal Flying Corps, Hastings and Prince Edward RegimentWorld War I, World War IIPicton, Ontario, CanadaFebruary 3rd, 1990May 1990
YOUNGPrivateWilliam K.World War IISummerland, British Columbia, CanadaJanuary 18th, 1990May 1990
YOUNGSapperJamesRoyal Canadian EngineersWorld War IIThunder Bay, Ontario, CanadaMay 30th, 1990September 1990
YOUNGFlight SergeantDuncan L.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIBathurst, New Brunswick, CanadaDecember 22nd, 1989April 1990
YOUNGPetty OfficerJames W.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IICarrot River, Saskatchewan, CanadaNovember 14th, 1989April 1990
YOUNGTrooperMurrayCanadian Armoured CorpsWorld War IIWeston, Ontario, CanadaNovember 26th, 1989April 1990
YOUNGMajorTonyRoyal Air ForceManotick, Ontario, CanadaNovember 18th, 1989March 1990
YOUNGMajorD. AlanWorld War II, Korean WarLondon, Ontario, CanadaMay 26th, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGLeading AircraftmanDenis J.Royal Air ForceWorld War IIVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaJuly 3rd, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGDouglas K.Canadian Armoured CorpsWorld War IILondon, Ontario, CanadaJuly 6th, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGPrivateJackLoyal Edmonton RegimentWorld War IIAlberta, CanadaMarch 16th, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGLeonard R.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIBritish Columbia, CanadaMarch 16th, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGPrivateRobert W.Cameron Highlanders of OttawaWorld War IIPerth, Ontario, CanadaJanuary 3rd, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGRussell S.Canadian Provost CorpsWorld War IIOntario, CanadaMarch 5th, 2006November/December 2006
YOUNGRichardRoyal Canadian Army Medical CorpsWorld War IICambridge, Ontario, CanadaAugust 1st, 1989November 1989
YOUNGLeading AircraftmanVincentRoyal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaAugust 30th, 1989November 1989
YOUNGNelson A.Canadian ArmyWorld War IILondon, Ontario, CanadaOctober 1989
YOUNGBombardierWalter23rd Field RegimentWorld War IICobourg, Ontario, CanadaJanuary 1989October 1989
YOUNGSub-LieutenantCharles T.Royal Canadian NavyVancouver, British Columbia, CanadaJune 1st, 1989September 1989
YOUNGJoseph H.Canadian ArmyBritish Columbia, CanadaDecember 25th, 2006May/June 2007
YOUNGAudreyCanadian Women’s Army CorpsWorld War IIBritish Columbia, CanadaJanuary 2nd, 2007May/June 2007
YOUNGGeorge166th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (Newfoundland)World War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaJuly 31st, 2006May/June 2007
YOUNGTrooperClive F.Ontario RegimentWorld War IIOntario, CanadaSeptember 29th, 2006May/June 2007
YOUNGBombardierFrederick S.2nd Field RegimentWorld War IIOntario, CanadaOctober 12th, 2006May/June 2007
YOUNGJoseph H.Canadian ArmyBritish Columbia, CanadaDecember 25th, 2006May/June 2007
YOUNGLeading AircraftmanRonaldRoyal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIWestminster, Ontario, CanadaMarch 7th, 1989September 1989
YOUNGGunnerAlexander M.Light Anti-Aircraft BatteryCobourg, Ontario, CanadaFebruary 28th, 1989July/August 1989
YOUNGRobertRoyal Canadian Army Service CorpsEdmonton, Alberta, CanadaMay 9th, 1989July/August 1989
YOUNGLeading StokerWarrenRoyal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaMay 12th, 1989July/August 1989
YOUNGCorporalWilbert E.World War ISaskatchewan, CanadaMarch 29th, 1989July/August 1989
YOUNGPrivateWilliam E.Canadian ArmyWorld War IWyoming, Ontario, CanadaMarch 1989July/August 1989
YOUNGCorporalDavid E.World War IGrand Valley, Ontario, CanadaDecember 27th, 1988May 1989
YOUNGPrivateMichael (Bea)Canadian ArmyWorld War IINorth Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaNovember 23rd, 1988March 1989
YOUNGPrivateHarold E.Regina RiflesWorld War IIOkanagan Falls, British Columbia, CanadaDecember 12th, 1988April 1989
YOUNGStaff SergeantJohnHighland Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical EngineersWorld War IIScarborough, Ontario, CanadaJanuary 3rd, 1989April 1989
YOUNGErnestRoyal NavyWorld War IIBrampton, Ontario, CanadaSeptember 20th, 1989Web Only
YOUNGHubertNewfoundland Overseas Forestry UnitWorld War IINewfoundland and Labrador, CanadaMay 4th, 1989Web Only
YOUNGGunnerBruce A.Royal Canadian ArtillerySaskatchewan, CanadaSeptember 18th, 1988December 1988/January 1989
YOUNGSergeantRalph W.7th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian ArtilleryWorld War IICypress River, Manitoba, CanadaOctober 5th, 1988December 1988/January 1989
YOUNGEdward P.Royal Canadian ArtilleryWorld War IIWinnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaNovember 15th, 1988Web Only
Results 195051 - 195100 of 195957

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 war veterans of WW II, Korean War, Gulf War and Afghanistan War 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 (1985 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.

Copyright: 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 Del McCreight, Ralph Schultz, William Gagne, Maj. Steven Blake and Sheila Johnston who are helping us process entries for this database.

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