73 Canadian Signal Squadron

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73 Canadian Signal Squadron
Nickname 73 CDN Sig Sqn

73 Canadian Signal Unit (73 CDN Sig Unit) was organized to form part of Canada's contribution to the United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME) in 1974.[1] In early 1975 the unit was redesignated 73 Canadian Signal Squadron (73 CDN Sig Sqn).[2]

The unit suffered two casualties during it's period of existence. Signalman T.E. Abbott died on June 14, 1975 (cause currently not known) and Signalman C.A. Dodge who died on July 2, 1979 (died while making vital dispatches).

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Commanding Officers

Major W.F. (Bill) Cowperthwaite
Major J.M. (Mac) Savage
Major John Dicker, October 1974 - March 1975
Major D.R.A. (Roy) MacLean, March 1975 - ????
Major Ted Campbell
Major Paul Boudreau
Major Mike Jackson, ???? - 1 Nov 1978
Major Tony Charters, 1 Nov 1978 - 9 May 1979
Major Paul Weisbrod, 9 May 79 -

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References

  1. CFOO 3.207, 3 Jan 1974
  2. More from 73 Canadian Signal Squadron, C&E Newsletter, 75/3.