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William Edwin "Ed" Morgan

Served in 3 theatres of WWII, in England, India, and Burma

Served aboard the Icebreaker N.B. McLean as the Chief Radio Officer

Retired from the RCMP and DND after 40 years of service.

 

 

Passed Away in 2003 - Scroll Down for Obituary  

Décès en 2013 - Avis de décès au bas de la page  

 
 

 

William Edwin "Ed" Morgan VE3GX

WWII Veteran - Radar

 

Obituary for Ed Morgan. He was chief radio operator on the N B McLean in the immediate post war period. Those radio operators would have been DOT employees. Ed is the only one I knew, although I knew several who were radio ops in the Merchant Marine.

73

John Gilbert

4 November 2013

 

Obituary  -  Avis de décès

William Edwin "Ed" Morgan

1921 - 2013

 

William Edwin "Ed" Morgan VE3GX

WWII Veteran - Radar

Passed Away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on November 1, 2013 in his 93rd year.

 

Beloved husband of Doreen for 64 years. Loving father of William Edwin "Bill" (Pam), Paul (Heather), Lynda (Adrian), and Janet (Andrew). Much loved grandfather of Krystin, Devon, and Janson.

 

Ed served overseas for 4 1/2 years in 3 theatres of WWII, in England, India, and Burma and was the recipient of the Burma Star. Afterwards, Ed served aboard the Icebreaker N.B. McLean as the Chief Radio Officer. He retired from the RCMP and DND after 40 years of service.

 

An active amateur radio operator for 75 years from the age of 17, Ed established the Amateur Radio Station and exhibit (VE3JW) at the Museum of Science and Technology. Charter and life member of the Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club, and life member of the Quarter Century Wireless association Chapter 70.

 

Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street (at O'Connor) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. In Memoriam donations can be made to The Secrets of Radar Museum, P.O. Box 24033, London, ON, N6H 5C4, or to the charity of your choice

 

 

The Obituary Notice for our very dear Chapter 70 member, Ed Morgan, VE3GX, appeared in the Saturday edition of the Ottawa Citizen.


I have attached the photograph of Ed receiving his QCWA 75 year certificate in amateur radio at the May 2013 meeting of QCWA Chapter 70.  The presenter was Ken Oelke, VE6AFO, QCWA International President.


On behalf of the membership of QCWA, Chapter 70, our sincere sympathy and condolences to Doreen (VE3CGO) and the entire Morgan family. 

Norm Rashleigh, VE3LC
Secretary, QCWA Chapter 70
Ottawa, ON

May 2013

Ed Morgan, VE3GX (on the right) receiving his QWCA 75 year certificate in amateur radio

from Ken Oelke, VE6AFO, QCWA International President

 

(QCWA = Quarter Century Wireless Association)

 

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