Jean Jacques Paradis
|Jean Jacques Paradis|
7 November 1928|
|Died||31 August 2007(aged 78)|
|Service/branch||Canadian Army/Canadian Forces|
|Commands held||Commander, Mobile Command|
|Awards||Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration
Educated at the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and the Université de Montréal, Paradis was commissioned the Royal 22e Régiment in 1950. He served in Korea and Germany and then became Commanding Officer of the 3e Bataillon in 1966.
He was made a Director at the Canadian Army Staff College in 1968 and appointed Commander of the 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group at Valcartier in 1972. He became Chief of Personnel in 1975 and Commander, Mobile Command in 1977.
In retirement he became Overseas Marketing Director at Industries Valcartier, a munitions business, and a Director of The Arches Foundation of Quebec, an organisation supporting the development of L'Arche communities in Quebec.
He died after a long illness on 31 August 2007.
- Décès du Lieutenant Général Jacques Paradis Adsum, 12 September 2007
- To serve Canada: a history of the Royal Military College since the Second World War By Richard Arthur Preston
- The Private Side of a Top Soldier The Montreal Gazette, 23 May 1981
- Fondation des Arches du Québec
|Commander, Mobile Command
Charles H. Belzile