Chelsea Oct. 13, 2021
Centenarian John (Jack) Leslie Dods passed away on Sept.18 at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre in Ottawa. John was one of the last-known surviving D-Day Veterans.
Jack first tried to join the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 18, but was rejected because he was too slender, so he spent a summer cutting trees for Hydro Quebec to bulk up enough in order to qualify to become a pilot in 1939.
FREE ACCESS FOR EQUITY SUBSCRIBERS
This article is available free to all subscribers to The Equity. If you are a subscriber, please enter your email address and password below.
SET UP YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT
If you are a subscriber but have not yet set up your online account, please contact Liz Draper at email@example.com to do so.
HOW TO BECOME A SUBSCRIBER