Lest We Forget

Who Am I?

I was born into a military family – my dad served 33 years in the army;

I had three older brothers – all of whom joined the Canadian Forces prior to me;

My Royal Military College of Canada number is 22596;

I was both Cadet Wing Senior and captain of the varsity volleyball team in my final year;

Prior to enrolling at RMC – I was a private in the Princess of Wales Own Regiment;

On graduation weekend – I was married;

Following RMC – I became a trained Infantry Officer;

I was posted to the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, based in Edmonton;

While in Edmonton our son was born;

I trained both within Canada and outside the country to qualify as a Platoon Commander;

I died while serving in Afghanistan during Operation Luger, an engagement I planned and named after my son Lucas.

Who Am I?

 

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