Roe, Harris. E. (Harry)

Date of enlistment; July 1934 Boy Sigmn,

Posted to Outpost Island: August 1938. L/Corporal
Posted to Ft Resolution: October 1938.
Posted to Ft Providence: July 1939.
Posted to Ft Smith: September 1939.
Posted to Port Radium : June 1940.
Posted to Ft McMurray: August 1940: (Proceeded by water.) Arrived Ft McMurray: September 1940.
Promoted to Sergeant 1941
Posted to Sigs 5 Cdn Armd Div September 1941.
Posted to Ft McMurray: January 1946. WO II
Posted to Ft Good Hope: September 1946.
Posted to Instructional Cadre, Saint John, N.B.
, July 48.
To Pension April 1965. Captain.

Harry passed away on January 20th 2006 at age 89.

 Outpost Island RC Sigs Station 1938

Sept 1938. Outpost Island, N.W.T Radio Stn is log cabin on right.
Behind is cookhouse with Great Slave Gold Mines headframe in distance.

Harry Roe, Howard Cook, Don Lapointe, Al Pajak, Ken slater & Terry Hurd

Silent Key

ROE, Harris Ellis Passed away peacefully on January 20, 2006 at the age of 89. Born October 18, 1916, he was a devoted and loving family man. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Evelyn (nee McKinlay) whom he met in Ft. McMurray, Alberta. He is survived by his son, Ronald and daughter, Lynda (Peter) Gamble. Harris is blessed with four grandchildren, Sherri (Allan), Kevin, Thomas (Sarah), Richard and three great grandchildren, Neil, Vanessa and Alexander. Also surviving him is one sister-in-law, Marie and many nieces and nephews. Harris enjoyed life to the fullest, traveling many places. A soldier 30 years with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, he traveled to Canada's far north, and overseas during WWII. After15 years in Edmonton as Area Recreation Director, he retired to Ladysmith, BC while still enjoying many more travel adventures with Evelyn. He later became an active resident at Berwick On The Lake in Nanaimo. Good neighbour and friend to many, Harris will be missed and remembered with fondness by all who had the pleasure to know him.



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