Joylene Nowell Butler

Fallen Canadians

Here we honour those who have
given their lives serving Canada
and helping the people
of Afghanistan.

 

Master Corporal Byron Garth Greff

Master Corporal Byron Garth Greff

Age: 26

Hometown: Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Unit: 3rd Battalion Princess Patricias's Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: October 29, 2011

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kabul, Afghanistan

Master Corporal Francis Roy

Master Corporal Francis Roy

Age: 32

Hometown: Rimouski, Québec

Unit: Canadian Special Operations Regiment

Deceased: June 25, 2011


Bombardier Karl Manning

Bombardier Karl Manning

Age:31

Hometown: 5e Régiment d'artillerie légère du Canada of the 1er Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group

Unit:

Deceased: May 27, 2011

 

Corporal Yannick Scherrer

Corporal Yannick Scherrer

Age: 24

Hometown: Victoriaville, Québec

Unit: 1er Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: March 27, 2011

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

 

Corporal Steve Martin

Corporal Steve Martin

Age: 24

Hometown: St-Cyrille-de-Wendover, Québec

Unit: 3e Bataillon, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: December 18, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

 

Corporal Brian Pinksen

Corporal Brian Pinksen

Age:21

Hometown: Cornerbrook, NFD

Unit: Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Deceased: August 30, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

 

Sapper Brian Collier

Sapper Brian Collier

Age: 24

Hometown: Bradford, Ontario

Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: July 20, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Master Corporal Kristal Giesebrecht

Master Corporal Kristal Giesebrecht

Age: 34

Hometown: Wallaceburg, Ontario.

Unit: 1 Canadian Field Hospital

Deceased: June 26, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Private Andrew Miller

Private Andrew Miller

Age: 21

Hometown: Sudbury, Ontario

Unit: 2 Field Ambulance

Deceased: June 26, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

 

Sergeant James Patrick Macneil

Sergeant James Patrick Macneil

Age: 28 

Hometown: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Unit: 2 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: June 21, 2010

Incident: IED Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan

Sergeant Martin Goudreault

Sergeant Martin Goudreault

Age: 35

Hometown: Sudbury, Ontario

Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: June 6, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Trooper Larry Rudd

Trooper Larry Rudd

Age: 26

Hometown: Brantford, Ontario

Unit: Royal Canadian Dragoons

Deceased: May 24, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, southwest of Kandahar City, Afghanistan.

Colonel Geoff Parker

Colonel Geoff Parker

Age: 42

Hometown: Oakville, Ont.

Unit: Land Forces Central Area Headquarters

Deceased: May 18, 2010

Incident: Suicide bomber, Kabul, Afghanistan

Private Kevin Thomas McKay

Private Kevin Thomas McKay

Age: 24

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ontario

Unit: 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: May 13, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Petty Officer Second Class Craig Blake

Petty Officer Second Class Craig Blake

Age: 37

Hometown: Simcoe, Ontario

Unit: Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic)

Deceased: May 3, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Private Tyler William Todd

Private Tyler William Todd

Age: 26

Hometown: Bright, Ontario

Unit: 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: April 11, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Dand district, Afghanistan.

Cpl Darren James Fitzpatrick

Cpl Darren James Fitzpatrick

Age: 21

Hometown: Prince George, B.C.

Unit: 3th Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: March 20, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zharey District, Afghanistan.

Corporal Joshua Caleb Baker

Corporal Joshua Caleb Baker

Age: 24

Hometown: Edmonton, Alta

Unit: Loyal Edmonton Regiment 4th Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: February 12, 2010

Incident: Training Accident, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Sergeant John Faught

Sergeant John Faught

Age: 44

Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Unit: 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: January 16, 2010

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Private Garrett William Chidley

Private Garrett William Chidley

Age: 21

Hometown: Cambridge, Ont

Unit: 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: December 30, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Corporal Zachery McCormack

Corporal Zachery McCormack

Age: 21

Hometown: Edmonton, Alta

Unit: Loyal Edmonton Regiment, 4th Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: December 30, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Sergeant Kirk Taylor

Sergeant Kirk Taylor

Age: 28

Hometown: Yarmouth, N.S.

Unit: 84 Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery

Deceased: December 30, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Sergeant George Miok

Sergeant George Miok

Age: 28

Hometown: Edmonton, Alta

Unit: 41 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: December 30, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Lieutenant Andrew Richard Nuttall

Lieutenant Andrew Richard Nuttall

Age: 30

Hometown: Prince Rupert, B.C.

Unit: 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: December 23, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan

Sapper Steven Marshall

Sapper Steven Marshall

Age: 24

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: October 30, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, south-est of Kandahar City, Afghanistan.

Lieutenant Justin Boyes

Lieutenant Justin Boyes

Age: 26

Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Unit: 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: October 28, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, south-est of Kandahar City, Afghanistan.

Corporal Jonathan Couturier

Corporal Jonathan Couturier

Age: 23

Hometown: Loretteville, Québec

Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: September 17, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan

Private Patrick Lormand

Private Patrick Lormand

Age: 21

Hometown: Chute-à-Blondeau, Ontario

Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: September 13, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan

Corporal Jean-François Drouin

Corporal Jean-François Drouin

Age: 31

Hometown: Beauport, Québec

Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group

Deceased: September 6, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, vicinity of Dand District, Afghanistan.

Major Yannick Pépin

Major Yannick Pépin

Age : 36

Hometown : Warwick, Québec

Unit : 5 Combat Engineer Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group

Deceased : September 6, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, vicinity of Dand District, Afghanistan

Sapper Matthieu Allard

Sapper Matthieu Allard

Age: 21

Hometown: Val d'Or, Québec

Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group

Deceased: August 1, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan.

Corporal Christian Bobbitt

Corporal Christian Bobbitt

Age: 23

Hometown: Sept-Îles, Québec

Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group

Deceased: August 1, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Private Sébastien Courcy

Private Sébastien Courcy

Age: 26

Hometown: St-Hyacinthe, Québec

Unit: 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: July 16, 2009

Incident: Killed in action in the Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Master Corporal Patrice Audet

Master Corporal Patrice Audet

Age: 38

Hometown: Montreal, Québec

Unit: 430e Escadron tactique d’hélicoptères

Deceased: July 6, 2009

Incident: Helicopter crash, Zabul Province, Afghanistan

Corporal Martin Joannette

Corporal Martin Joannette

Age: 25

Hometown: Saint-Calixte, Québec

Unit: 3e Bataillon, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: July 6, 2009

Incident: Helicopter crash, Zabul Province, Afghanistan

Master Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud

Master Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud

Age: 28

Hometown: Edmundston, New Brunswick

Unit: 2nd Batallion, Royal 22e Régiment

Deceased: July 4, 2009

Incident: improvised explosive device, Panjway District, Afghanistan

Corporal Nicholas Bulger

Corporal Nicholas Bulger

Age: 30

Hometown: Peterborough, Ontario

Unit: 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Deceased: July 3, 2009

Incident: improvised explosive device, Zhari District, Afghanistan

Corporal Martin Dubé

Corporal Martin Dubé

Age: 35

Hometown: Québec City, Québec

Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: June 14, 2009

Incident: improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Private Alexandre Péloquin

Private Alexandre Péloquin

Age: 20

Home Town: Brownsburg-Chatham, Québec

Unit: 3rd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment

Deceased: June 8, 2009

Incident:  improvised explosive device, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Major Michelle Mendes

Major Michelle Mendes

Age: 30

Home Town: Wicklow, Ontario

Unit: Chief of Defence Intelligence

Deceased: April 23, 2009

Incident: Non combat related

Corporal Karine Blais

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, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan.

Master Corporal Scott Francis Vernelli

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, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan.

Corporal Tyler Crooks

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, Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan.

Trooper Jack Bouthillier

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Wall Kot District, Afghanistan.

Sergeant Gregory John Kruse

Sergeant Gregory John Kruse

Age: 40

Home Town: Campbelltown, New Brunswick

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, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Warrant Officer Gaétan Roberge

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, Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan.

Private Michael Freeman

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.

Cpl. Thomas James Hamilton

Cpl. 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

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

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.