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Warrant Officer Gaétan Roberge



Age: 45
Home Town: Hanmer, Ontario
Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada
Deceased: December 27, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Sergeant Gregory John Kruse

Age: 40
Home Town: Gaspé, Québec
Unit: 2 Combat Engineer Regiment, serving as a member of 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: December 27, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Private Michael Freeman

Age: 28
Home Town: Peterborough, Ontario
Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 26, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zharey District, Afghanistan

Corporal Thomas James Hamilton

Age: 26
Home Town: Truro, Nova Scotia
Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 13, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab District, Afghanistan

Private Justin Peter Jones

Age: 21
Home Town: Baie Verte, Newfoundland
Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 13, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab District, Afghanistan

Private John Michael Roy Curwin

Age: 26
Home Town: Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia
Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 13, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab District, Afghanistan

Warrant Officer Robert Wilson

Age: 38
Home Town: Keswick, Ontario
Unit: 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 5, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab district, Afghanistan

Corporal Mark Robert McLaren

Age: 23
Home Town: Peterborough, Ontario
Unit: 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 5, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab district, Afghanistan

Private Demetrios Diplaros

Age: 24
Home Town: Scarborough, Ontario
Unit: 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Deceased: December 5, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab district, Afghanistan

Gunner Arielle Keyes-Oliver

Age: 19
Home Town: Waterloo, Ontario
Unit: 30th Field Regiment in the Royal Canadian Artillery
Deceased: October 25, 2008
Incident: Military vehicle rollover during a military exercise at CFB Petawawa, Canada

Captain Bryan (Mav) Mitchell

Age: 46
Home Town: White Rock, British Columbia
Unit: 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Deceased: October 9, 2008
Incident: Non combat related, Saskatchewan, Canada

Sergeant Charles (Chuck) Senecal

Age: 49
Home Town: Montreal, Québec
Unit: 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Deceased: October 9, 2008
Incident: Non combat related, Saskatchewan, Canada

Major Luc Racine

Age: 48
Home Town: Courcellette, Québec
Unit: Royal 22e Regiment, Valacartier, Quebec
Deceased: September 9, 2008
Incident: Non combat related, Bamako, Mali

Sergeant Prescott Shipway

Age: 36
Home Town: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Unit: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group
Deceased: September 7, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Corporal Andrew Paul Grenon

Age: 23
Home Town: Windsor, Ontario
Unit: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group
Deceased: September 3, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Corporal Michael James Alexander Seggie

Age: 21
Home Town: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Unit: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group
Deceased: September 3, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Private Chadwick James Horn

Age: 21
Home Town: Calgary, Alberta
Unit: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group
Deceased: September 3, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Sapper Stephan John Stock

Age: 25
Home Town: Campbell River, British Columbia
Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (1 CER)
Deceased: August 20, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Corporal Dustin Roy Robert Joseph Wasden

Age: 25
Home Town: Spiritwood, Saskatchewan
Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (1 CER)
Deceased: August 20, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Sergeant Shawn Allen Eades

Age: 33
Home Town: Hamilton, Ontario
Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (1 CER)
Deceased: August 20, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Master Corporal Erin Doyle

Age: 32
Home Town: Edmonton, Alberta
Unit: 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Edmonton, Alberta
Deceased: August 11, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Master Corporal Joshua Brian Roberts

Age: 29
Home Town: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Shilo, Manitoba
Deceased: August 9, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Zharey District, Afghanistan

Corporal James (Jim) Hayward Arnal

Age: 25
Home Town: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Shilo, Manitoba
Deceased: July 18, 2008
Incident: Improvised Explosive Device (IED), Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Private Colin William Wilmot

Age: 24
Home Town: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Unit: 1 Field Ambulance, Edmonton, Alberta
Deceased: July 5, 2008
Incident: Improvised Explosive Device (IED), Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Corporal Brendan Anthony Downey

Age: 37
Home Town: Dundurn, Saskatchewan
Unit: Military Police Detachment in Dundurn, Saskatchewan
Deceased: July 4, 2008
Incident: Non combat related, Persian Gulf, Western Asia

Captain Jonathan (Jon) Sutherland Snyder

Age: 26
Home Town: Penticton, British Columbia
Unit: 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Edmonton, Alberta
Deceased: June 7, 2008
Incident: Accident, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Captain Richard Steven Leary

Age: 32
Home Town: Brantford, Ontario
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Shilo, Manitoba
Deceased: June 3, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Corporal Michael Starker

Age: 36
Home Town: Calgary, Alberta
Unit: 15 (Edmonton) Field Ambulance, Calgary, Alberta
Deceased: May 6, 2008
Incident: Insurgent attack, Zharey District, Afghanistan

Private Terry John Street

Age: 24
Home Town: Surrey, British Columbia
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Shilo, Manitoba
Deceased: April 4, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi district, Afghanistan

Sergeant Jason Boyes

Age: 32
Home Town: Napanee, Ontario
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Princesss Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Shilo, Manitoba
Deceased: March 16, 2008
Incident: Explosive device, Panjwayi district, Afghanistan

Bombardier Jérémie Ouellet

Age: 22
Home Town: Matane, Québec
Unit: 1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, Shilo, Manitoba
Deceased: March 11, 2008
Incident: Non combat related, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Trooper Michael Y. Hayakaze

Age: 25
Home Town: Edmonton, Alberta
Unit: Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Edmonton, Alberta
Deceased: March 2, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi district, Afghanistan

Corporal Étienne Gonthier

Age: 21
Home Town: St-Georges-de-Beauce, Québec
Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment, Valcartier, Quebec
Deceased: January 23, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi district, Afghanistan

Trooper Richard Renaud

Age: 26
Home Town: Alma, Québec
Unit: 12e Régiment blindé du Canada, Valcartier, Quebec
Deceased: January 15, 2008
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab district, Afghanistan

Warrant Officer Hani Massouh

Age: 41
Home Town: Québec City, Québec
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, Valcartier, Quebec
Deceased: January 6, 2008
Incident: Military vehicle rollover, Nalgham, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Corporal Éric Labbé

Age: 31
Home Town: Rimouski, Québec
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, Valcartier, Quebec
Deceased: January 6, 2008
Incident: Military vehicle rollover, Nalgham, Zhari District, Afghanistan

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