Here are the firm details for Eric Devlin’s funeral. The cadets will be required for the funeral on Sunday December 30th. Please re-confirm if you are available.

Maj. Eric Devlin (Ret’d)

Blair and Sons Funeral Home
17 Gore St. W. Perth, On
Wake: Saturday 29 December 12-4pm at Blair & Sons
Funeral Service
Sunday December 30, at 2pm
St Paul’s United Church
25 Gore St. W , Perth
Following service
Perth Upon Tay, Branch 244
Royal Canadian Legion
26 Beckwith St. E.

The family has requested that three 585 Sqn cadets carry his accoutrements of service, and a bugler. I request senior cadets contact me to indicate if they are available to perform this duty. Dress will be C1 (full uniform with medals), white belts gloves and lanyards. I will assign duties to those available.

All 585 Sqn cadets are authorized to attend in uniform C1 (full uniform with medals) if they wish.

Maj (Ret’d) Eric Devlin served with distinction in 2RCR and went on to serve as a CIC Officer, was a CO of 585 and served on the Squadron SSC, including several terms as chair. His significant contribution to the squadron  ‎was instrumental in making it what it is today.


Passing of Eric Devlin – Updated with Funeral times and locations.