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Fallen Canadians 2009


 

Private Garrett William Chidley


Age: 21
Home Town: Cambridge, Ontario
Unit: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Deceased: December 30, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Corporal Zachery McCormack


Age: 21
Home Town: Edmonton, Alberta
Unit: Loyal Edmonton Regiment, 4th Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Deceased: December 30, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, South-East of Kandahar, Afghanistan

Sergeant Kirk Taylor


Age: 28
Home Town: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Unit: 84 Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery
Deceased: December 30, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Sergeant George Miok


Age: 28
Home Town: Edmonton, Alberta
Unit: 41 Combat Engineer Regiment
Deceased: December 30, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Lieutenant Andrew Richard Nuttall


Age: 30
Home Town: Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Unit: 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Deceased: December 23, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Sapper Steven Marshall


Age: 24
Home Town: Calgary, Alberta
Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment
Deceased: 30 October 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, South-East of Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Lieutenant Justin Boyes


Age: 26
Home Town: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Unit: 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Deceased: 28 October 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, south-est of Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Private Jonathan Couturier


Age: 23
Home Town: Loretteville, Québec
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: September 17, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Private Patrick Lormand


Age: 21
Home Town: Chute-à-Blondeau, Ontario
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: September 13, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Corporal Jean-François Drouin


Age: 31
Home Town: Beauport, Québec
Unit: 5e Régiment du génie de combat, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group
Deceased: September 6, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, vicinity of Dand District, Afghanistan

Major Yannick Pépin


Age: 36
Home Town: Warwick, Québec
Unit: 5e Régiment du génie de combat, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group
Deceased: September 6, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, vicinity of Dand District, Afghanistan

Sapper Matthieu Allard


Age: 21
Home Town: Val d'Or, Québec
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment
Deceased: August 1, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Corporal Martin Joannette


Age: 25
Home Town: Saint-Calixte, Québec
Unit: 3e Bataillon, Royal 22e Regiment
Deceased: July 6, 2009
Incident: Helicopter crash, Zabul Province, Afghanistan

Corporal Christian Bobbitt


Age: 23
Home Town: Sept-Îles, Québec
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment
Deceased: August 1, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Private Sébastien Courcy


Age: 26
Home Town: St-Hyacinthe, Québec
Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment
Deceased: July 16, 2009
Incident: Killed in action in the Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Master Corporal Patrice Audet


Age: 38
Home Town: Montreal, Québec
Unit: 430e Escadron tactique d’hélicoptères
Deceased: July 6, 2009
Incident: Helicopter crash, Zabul Province, Afghanistan

Corporal Martin Dubé


Age: 35
Home Town: Quebec City, Québec
Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment
Deceased: June 14, 2009
Incident: Improvised Explosive Device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Master-Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud


Age: 28
Home Town: Edmundston, New Brunswick
Unit: 2nd Batallion, Royal 22e Regiment
Deceased: July 4, 2009
Incident: improvised explosive device, Panjway District, Afghanistan

Corporal Nicholas Bulger


Age: 30
Home Town: Peterborough, Ontario
Unit: 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Deceased: July 3, 2009
Incident: improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Private Alexandre Péloquin


Age: 20
Home Town: Brownsburg-Chatham, Québec
Unit: 3rd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment
Deceased: June 8, 2009
Incident: Improvised Explosive Device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Major Michelle Mendes


Age: 30
Home Town: Wicklow, Ontario
Unit: Chief of Defence Intelligence
Deceased: April 23, 2009
Incident: Non combat related, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Corporal Karine Blais


Age: 21
Home Town: Les Méchins, Québec
Unit: 12e Régiment Blindé du Canada, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group
Deceased: April 13, 2009Incident: Improvised explosive device, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan

Master Corporal Scott Francis Vernelli


Age: 28
Home Town: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: March 20, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Corporal Tyler Crooks


Age: 24
Home Town: Port Colborne, Ontario
Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: March 20, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Trooper Jack Bouthillier


Age: 20
Home Town: Hearst, Ontario
Unit: Royal Canadian Dragoons, 3rd Battalion the Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: March 20, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan

Trooper Corey Joseph Hayes


Age: 22
Home Town: Ripples, New Brunswick
Unit: Royal Canadian Dragoons, 3rd Battalion the Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: March 20, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan

Trooper Marc Diab


Age: 22
Home Town: Mississauga, Ontario
Unit: Royal Canadian Dragoons, 3rd Battalion the Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: March 8, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan

Warrant Officer Dennis Raymond Brown


Age: 38
Home Town: St. Catharines, Ontario
Unit: The Lincoln and Welland Regiment
Deceased: March 3, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab District, Afghanistan

Corporal Dany Olivier Fortin


Age: 29
Home Town: Baie-Comeau, Québec
Unit: 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron at 3 Wing Bagotville
Deceased: March 3, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab District, Afghanistan

Corporal Kenneth Chad O’Quinn


Age: 25
Home Town: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland
Unit: 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters and Signals Squadron
Deceased: March 3, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Arghandab District, Afghanistan

Sapper Sean David Greenfield


Age: 25
Home Town: Pinawa, Manitoba
Unit: 24 Field Engineer Squadron, 2 Combat Engineer Regiment,3rd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: January 31, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Trooper Brian Richard Good


Age: 42
Home Town: Ottawa, Ontario
Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group
Deceased: January 7, 2009
Incident: Improvised explosive device, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan

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