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 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 1984. 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 legionmagazine.com, 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 (1984 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.

Last Post Archive
Results 203301 - 203350 of 204174
Last NameRankFirst NameUnitTheatre of OperationsLocationDate DeceasedPublished
YOUNGArtWorld War ITrenton, Ontario, CanadaNovember 29th, 1986February 1987
YOUNGJ.M.Canadian ArmyWorld War ILethbridge, Alberta, CanadaJuly 20th, 1986February 1987
YOUNGPrivateJohn T.Canadian ArmyWorld War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaNovember 16th, 1986February 1987
YOUNGWilliam MiltonBritish ArmyGrand Valley, Ontario, CanadaJuly 30th, 1986February 1987
YOUNGSapperWilliam RobertsonRoyal Canadian EngineersWorld War IIVancouver, British Columbia, CanadaApril 30th, 1986February 1987
YOUNGPrivateMurdock F.West Nova Scotia RegimentWorld War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaSeptember 7th, 1987Web Only
YOUNGPrivateCharles S.Royal Canadian Ordnance CorpsWorld War IIStellarton, Nova Scotia, CanadaFebruary 10th, 1987May 1987
YOUNGCorporalTimothy JohnCanadian Infantry CorpsWorld War IIWelland, Ontario, CanadaJuly 23rd, 1987November 1987
YOUNGCorporalArchie (Sandy)Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIBrechin, Ontario, CanadaJuly 31st, 2007November/December 2008
YOUNGAble SeamanDonald H.Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IIOntario, CanadaNovember/December 2008
YOUNGElizabeth J.Canadian Women’s Army CorpsWorld War IIDartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaJanuary 25th, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGFlight SergeantGordon S.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIBritish Columbia, CanadaJanuary 7th, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGJames E.Royal Canadian Corps of SignalsWorld War IIOntario, CanadaJanuary 17th, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGCorporalJames H.Royal Air ForceBritish Columbia, CanadaFebruary 29th, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGKennethRoyal Canadian NavyTillsonburg, Ontario, CanadaAugust 27th, 2007November/December 2008
YOUNGPrivateLeonard V.Canadian Intelligence CorpsWorld War IIOntario, CanadaMarch 21st, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGRaymond W.Merchant NavyWorld War IIOntario, CanadaJanuary 27th, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGPrivateRusselCanadian Infantry CorpsWorld War IIQuebec, CanadaNovember/December 2008
YOUNGPetty OfficerVincent H.Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve, West Nova Scotia Regiment, ReservesWorld War IIKentville, Nova Scotia, CanadaJuly 17th, 2008November/December 2008
YOUNGCorporalFrankRoyal Canadian Air ForceManitoba, CanadaJanuary 5th, 2005Web Only
YOUNGGeorge RobertWorld War IICalgary, Alberta, CanadaApril 2nd, 1987July/August 1987
YOUNGPrivateJohnWorld War ISaskatchewan, CanadaMarch 1987July/August 1987
YOUNGPrivateRoberta M.Canadian Women’s Army CorpsWorld War IIRichmond, British Columbia, CanadaFebruary 28th, 1987July/August 1987
YOUNGPrivateArnoldWorld War IIQuyon, Quebec, CanadaFebruary 22nd, 1987June 1987
YOUNGClifford N.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIElora, Ontario, CanadaMarch 9th, 1987June 1987
YOUNGEngine Room Artificer 3rd ClassWilliam H.Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWorld War IIMontreal, Quebec, CanadaMarch 22nd, 1987June 1987
YOUNGFrancisQueen’s Own Rifles of CanadaWorld War IIOntario, CanadaSeptember 19th, 2008March/April 2009
YOUNGSergeantGordon D.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIAlberta, CanadaOctober 27th, 2008March/April 2009
YOUNGKenneth G.Royal Canadian NavyTillsonburg, Ontario, CanadaAugust 27th, 2008March/April 2009
YOUNGKenneth L.Alberta, CanadaNovember 24th, 2008March/April 2009
YOUNGPrivateAlfredWorld War IMinto, New Brunswick, CanadaJune 28th, 1987October 1987
YOUNGCorporalJohn William (Bill)Loyal Edmonton RegimentWorld War IICalgary, Alberta, CanadaOctober 17th, 1986December 1986/January 1987
YOUNGNorman EdwardCanadian ArmyWorld War II, Korean WarEdmonton, Alberta, CanadaJune 29th, 1986December 1986/January 1987
YOUNGAlexRoyal Canadian ArtilleryWorld War IIAlberta, CanadaMarch 13th, 2009September/October 2009
YOUNGGunnerDaniel J.Canadian ArmyWorld War IIDartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaFebruary 7th, 2009September/October 2009
YOUNGSergeantEdward J.Royal Canadian Air ForceLondon, Ontario, CanadaMarch 30th, 2009September/October 2009
YOUNGPrivateJames G.Royal Canadian Army Service CorpsExeter, Ontario, CanadaFebruary 14th, 2009September/October 2009
YOUNGPrivatePhilip W.Canadian ArmyWorld War IIVictoria, British Columbia, CanadaMarch 26th, 2009September/October 2009
YOUNGPrivateWilfred E.Canadian ArmyWorld War IIBradford, Ontario, CanadaDecember 19th, 2008September/October 2009
YOUNGJamesWinnipeg GrenadiersWorld War IIWinnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaDecember 3rd, 1985March 1986
YOUNGCliffordWorld War IIBarrie, Ontario, CanadaJuly 19th, 1986October 1986
YOUNGHerbert S.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIPeterborough, Ontario, CanadaJune 28th, 1986October 1986
YOUNGPrivateOscar V.World War ISt. Stephen, New Brunswick, CanadaMay 11th, 1986September 1986
YOUNGSergeantWilliamPeel, Dufferin and Halton RegimentWorld War IIGeorgetown, Ontario, CanadaJune 5th, 1986September 1986
YOUNGAlexander R.World War IEdmonton, Alberta, CanadaDecember 2nd, 1985July/August 1986
YOUNGTrooperBurton H.Canadian Armoured CorpsWorld War IICoboconk, Ontario, CanadaApril 12th, 1986July/August 1986
YOUNGPrivateWeldon J.Canadian ArmyWorld War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaOctober 20th, 1985February 1986
YOUNGCorporalWilliam JacksonRoyal Canadian Ordnance CorpsWorld War IICalgary, Alberta, CanadaOctober 17th, 1985February 1986
YOUNGLeading AircraftmanGeorge A.Royal Canadian Air ForceWorld War IIWaterloo, Quebec, CanadaFebruary 23rd, 1986May 1986
YOUNGPrivateWeldon J.World War IISydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaOctober 18th, 1985May 1986
Results 203301 - 203350 of 204174

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 Heather Meikle, Terry Prill and Robyn Zettler who are helping us process entries for this database.

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