KEARNS, Reginald George, Maj (Ret’d) RCAPC

Reginald passed away in his 95th year on January 30, 2017. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Vivian and his sons Alan, Gary and Robert. He is survived by his son Brian and daughters Barbara and Brenda. He leaves behind ten grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.

Reg was a Veteran of the Second World War, flying 34 missions over Germany as a rear gunner in a Lancaster of the 427 Squadron RCAF. After the war he worked for Canada Packers for a short time before rejoining the service as an army paymaster. He also served as a Peace Keeper in Cyprus. Reg was proud of his service to his country.

After retiring from the forces he worked 12 more years in the public service. His career took him and his family travelling across Canada eventually settling in Ottawa. He enjoyed his retirement, helping his children and grandchildren over the years, going to birthday parties, having family barbecues, playing with the kids and attending ball and hockey games. He and his wife spent many summers visiting relatives in Moncton, N.B.


News / Events

Graduate Student Conference

The Graduate Student Conference provides students with a unique platform to present their research, create professional connections, and hone their skills for the future. The 2021 virtual edition will feature… Read More

S.S. Nerissa, the Final Crossing

LCdr. Dziadyk tells a carefully researched story that would have remained unknown if not for his dogged detective work. The sinking of the troopship SS Nerissa in 1941 represents the… Read More

The Profession of Arms in Profile – The Royal Canadian Logistics Service

The Profession of Arms in Profile – The Royal Canadian Logistics Service: CWO Laurie Moore, Squadron Chief Warrant Officer, 2 Air Movements Squadron CWO Laurie Moore joined the CAF as a… Read More

Newsletter: The Logistician April Edition

See the latest version of the newsletter The Logistician for the April issue. In order to have access, copy and paste the link below on your browser. If you prefer,… Read More

Message from the Deputy Minister to National Defence Public Service Employees

This message is to public service employees working at National Defence (DND). It is time for me to talk to you directly about the challenges around sexual misconduct that we… Read More