Fallen Sappers

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

The following list of Military Engineers is excerpted from the DND Web site.

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.

Sergeant James Patrick MacNeil

Age: 29

Hometown: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Unit: 2 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: June 21, 2010

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

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.

Sergeant George Miok

Age: 28

Hometown: Edmonton, Alta

Unit: 41 Combat Engineer Regiment

Deceased: December 30, 2009

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Kandahar City, Afghanistan

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Sapper Stephan John Stock

Age: 25

Home Town: Campbell River, BC

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, SK

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, ON

Unit: 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (1 CER)

Deceased: August 20, 2008

Incident: Improvised explosive device, Zharey district, Afghanistan

Corporal Étienne Gonthier

Age: 21

Home Town: St-Georges-de-Beauce, QC

Unit: 5 Combat Engineer Regiment, Valcartier, Québec

Deceased: January 23, 2008

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

Sergeant Shane Stachnik

Age: 30

Home Town: Waskatenau, Alberta

Unit: 2 Combat Engineer Regiment (Petawawa, Ontario)

Deceased: September 3rd, 2006

Incident: Ground offensive

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