Sad news as another Apprentice Soldier Bob LeBlanc moves to our ever growing Advance Party

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in The Invisible Army | 0 comments

Robert LeBlanc RCASC(A) 15 Platoon

À Terrebonne, le 19 juillet 2017, à l’âge de 76 ans, est décédé M Robert Leblanc, époux de Mme Claire Derouin.

Outre son épouse, il laisse dans le deuil ses fils Marc (Nathalie), Steve (Marie), ses petits-enfants Jade, Laurie, Gabriel, son frère Gilles, ses neveux et nièces ainsi que plusieurs autres parents et amis.

La famille recevra les condoléances au Salon Funéraire Guay de Mascouche, 850 Montée Masson, le dimanche 30 juillet de 14h00 à 17h00. Une réunion de prières aura lieu le jour même à 16h30.

Des dons pour la Maison Adhémar-Dion et/ou pour la Société Canadienne du Cancer seraient appréciés.

In Terrebonne, on July 19, 2017, at the age of 76, Mr Robert Leblanc, husband of Mrs. Claire Derouin, died.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons Marc (Nathalie), Steve (Marie), grandchildren Jade, Laurie, Gabriel, brother Gilles, nephews and nieces and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive condolences at the Salon Funeraire Guay in Mascouche, 850 Montée Masson, Sunday, July 30 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. A prayer meeting will be held the same day at 4:30 pm.

Donations for Maison Adhémar-Dion and / or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Our Brother Apprentice Robert Leblanc 15 Pl RCASC (A)

Has joined the Advance Party

May He Rest in Peace.

Notre frère apprenti Robert Leblanc 15 pl RCASC (A)

A rejoint l’Advance Party

Qu’il repose en paix.

Bob était un administrateur de greffe, qui a participé au programme RCASC en tant qu’apprenant à Montréal, comme chez beaucoup de nos frères francophones, ils ont ensuite rejoint le programme d’apprenti à Camp Borden pour leur formation professionnelle. Bob était un fier soldat. Au cours de sa retraite, il n’a rien aimé mieux que de rencontrer les membres de Corps. Cette photo non datée provient d’une réunion francophone au Québec. Reste facile

Bob Loved Sharing Memories

Bob was a Clerk Admin, who entered the RCASC Program as an Apprentice in Montreal, as with many of our Francophone brothers they then joined the apprentice program in Camp Borden for their Trades Training. Bob was a proud soldier. During his retirement he liked nothing better than meeting up with fellow Corps Members. This photo undated is from a Francophone reunion in Quebec. Rest easy soldier your duty done.

Apprentice Logo of his Beloved CORPS.

Nil Sine Labore    

It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Mr. Robert Leblanc who served with the with us in the Apprentice program and the Corps. I would like to express my deepest condolences to all the members of his family and friends.  He will be sadly missed by all who have known him. 

 May he rest in Peace and we will meet again one day.

 Nil Sine Labore

Joe Drouin 17


It is hard to comprehend the Riots in 1967 during Canada’s Centennial Celebrations. This off course is the 50th anniversary of the Riots in Detroit and elsewhere in the USA. Perhaps a reader can fill me in I thought that the RCR were sent to WIndsor to protect our Border Entry during the rioting, but can find nothing on Google:

Thinking a wee bit farther back than 50 years. Anyone travelling this summer in the Ottawa Carp area may like to take in this new film about the Cold War. Located at the DIEFENBUNKER in Carp Ontario, you may tour this underground site and see this new film:

As Bob Leblanc is laid to rest, and as we enter the final week of July  stay safe, stay Happy and please give a thought to purchasing a Flag of Remembrance:

                                           SUPPORT YOUR TROOPS T H A N K Y O U

Latest edition of the Sandbag Times is now available on Line:

Nil Sine Labore



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