Tuesday, February 23, 2016

James Edward Lankin

James Edward Lankin, CD
02 June 1941 - 06 July 2011

     James Edward (Ed) Lankin was a Member of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping and was a Member and Past President of the LCpl David W. Young Chapter, Courtland, Ontario.

     Ed joined the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals as a Radio Operator in July 1957 and served until his release in September 1977.

     Ed completed a United Nations tour of duty with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF I) from 1960 to 1961 in Gaza, Egypt. He then completed a tour with the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) in Nicosia, Cyprus from 1967 to 1968. Ed did a second tour of duty with United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) in Cairo, Egypt from 1972 to 1973. He was also part of the NATO forces in Soest, Germany from 1962 to 1965.

May He Rest in Peace

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