They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Brandon Bruce South, C.D.


Leading Seaman Sonarman, C.A.F. (Navy), RCN


Died: 21 Apr 2014, Dar el Salaam, Tanzania


Book of Remembrance


SOUTH, Brandon, LS - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved son on April 21, 2014 in Dar el Salaam Tanzania. Brandon is survived by his wife, Shannyn Thomas and two children: Brooklyn and Dillon. Treasured son of Bruce and Wendy South. Beloved brother to Roger (Melissa) South, Scott (Tamalee) South and Shannon and (Robert) Trudelle. Cherished son-in-law to Mark Thomas, Sandra Nuttal, Marianne (Brad) Thomas and Grandma Mary Kentz. Loved brother-in-law to Jesse Thomas. Brandon is predeceased by grandparents William Muriel Longden and Fred and Ada South. He will be greatly missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Brandon was an avid reader, who also enjoyed crosswords and trivia. He was compassionate, caring and true. Steadfast in his commitment to his family and friends, Brandon was gregarious and adventurous, having travelled the world and taken full advantage of all the beauty and splendour it had to offer. A Sonar Operator by trade, Leading Seaman South was currently serving his 3rd tour abroad aboard HMCS REGINA. The Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 143 (1570 Marentette Avenue) from 1-4 p.m. The Service will be performed by the WVMSC.


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In Service of Canada - RCN Peacetime Casualty Index