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Cpl S. F. Smith


Identification

Name/Service Number: B68867034 Corporal Scott Fraser Smith

Date of Birth: 5 May 1971

Date of Death: 25 December 1994

Place of Birth: Dunnville, Ontario

Place of Death: Kigali, Rwanda

Unit at time of death: Canadian Airborne Regiment attached to Canadian Contingent UNAMIR


Military Service

CF Environment: Land

Command: Mobile

Date of Enrolment: 6 July 1989

Corps/Regiment: Infantry - Canadian Airborne Regiment

Place of Enrolment: U/K

Entitled Honours and Awards: Gulf and Kuwait War 1990-1991Medal, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nations Operations in Somalia Medal, United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Wayne and Valerie Smith

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 197


Burial Information

Cemetery: Dunnville (Woodlawn) Cemetery

Location: Dunnville, Ontario

Grave Reference: U/K

Cemetery History: U/K


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Sgt H. J. Squires, CD


Identification

Name/Service Number: T54510694 Sergeant Hedley Jerry Squires

Date of Birth: 4 March 1965

Date of Death: 25 August 1999

Place of Birth: Buchanss, Newfoundland and Labrador

Place of Death: Thasos Island, Greece

Unit at time of death: 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry


Military Service

CF Environment: Land

Command:

Date of Enrolment: 2 April 1987

Corps/Regiment: Infantry - Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Place of Enrolment:

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), NATO Medal with Bar for Kosovo, Canada 125 Medal, and Canadian Forces Decoration (CD).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Hedley George Squires of Millertown, Newfoundland. Husband of Patricia Squires of Edmonton, Alberta.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 206


Burial Information

Cemetery: U/K

Location: U/K

Grave Reference: N/A

Cemetery History: U/K


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MCpl R. C. Spencer, CD


Identification

Name/Service Number: Master Corporal Ronald Clifford Spencer

Date of Birth: 6 April 1941

Date of Death: 9 August 1974

Place of Birth: Montreal, Québec

Place of Death: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Unit at time of death: 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron attached to 116 ATU UNEFME


Military Service

CF Environment: Air

Command: Air

Date of Enrolment: 14 September 1961

Corps/Regiment: Air Operations Branch

Place of Enrolment: Montreal, Québec

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nation Emergency Force Middle East Medal, Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous) Canadian Forces Decoration.


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Harold and Catherine Spencer of Montreal, Quebec. Husband of Gloria Carlo Spencer of Trenton, Ontario. Father of Peter and Ronda Spencer of Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Brother of Gail, Richard, Robert and Allen Spencer.

Last Known NOK Location: u/k

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page:159


Burial Information

Cemetery: Cremation

Location: N/A

Grave Reference: N/A

Cemetery History: N/A


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Sgt I. L. Stark



Identification

Name/Service Number: SA118631 Sergeant Ivan Lethbridge Stark

Date of Birth: 9 April 1928

Date of Death: 27 September 1957

Place of Birth: Ocean Falls, British Columbia

Place of Death: Rafah, Gaza Strip

Unit at time of death: Headquarters Canadian Based Units Middle East (HQCBUME) UNEF


Military Service

Service: Army

Date of Enrolment: 5 February 1945

Corps/Regiment: The Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers

Place of Enrolment: London, Ontario

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal, Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous),

United Nation Emergency Force Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Ivan H. and Mary F. Stark of Galt, Ontario. Husband of Marie Rejeanne Yvette Stark of Timmins, Ontario. Father of Larry D., Linda M. and Robert Stark. Brother of Ronald G., Frederick T Stark and Eva J.E. Lund. Sergeant Ivan Stark served as part of the United Nations Emergency Force 1 in Cairo, Egypt. He was the first Canadian peacekeeper to be killed by a landmine. The Mine Awareness Training area at CFB Kingston officially bears his name.

Last known NOK location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 81


Burial Information

Cemetery: Moascar War Cemetery

Location: Moascar War Cemetery is situated just off the main Ismailia-Cairo road, 10 kilometres by road from Ismailia. The cemetery is contained within an army camp, 3 kilometres along Treaty Road.

Grave Reference: Plot 16 Row B Grave 5

Cemetery History: U/K



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Cpl B. K. Stringer


Identification

Name/Service Number: U/K Corporal Bruce Kenneth Stringer

Date of Birth: 24 September 1950

Date of Death: 9 August 1974

Place of Birth: Kitchener, Ontario

Place of Death: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Unit at time of death: 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron attached to 116 ATU UNEFME


Military Service

CF Environment: Air

Command: Air

Date of Enrolment: 12 December 1968

Corps/Regiment: Air Operations

Place of Enrolment: U/K

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nation Emergency Force Middle East Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Husband of Shirley Ann (nee Ross) Stringer of Consecon, Ontario.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 159


Burial Information

Cemetery: Angus Union Cemetery

Location: Angus, Ontario

Grave Reference: Plot 11, Row L

Cemetery History: U/K


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Pte W. C. Symons


Identification

Name/Service Number: C22503915 Private William Charles Symons

Date of Birth: 25 October 1970

Date of Death: 12 July 1992

Place of Birth: U/K

Place of Death: Bangkok, Thailand

Unit at time of death: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment UNTAC


Military Service

CF Environment: Land

Command: Mobile

Date of Enrolment: 29 June 1989

Corps/Regiment: Infantry - The Royal Canadian Regiment

Place of Enrolment: U/K

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), and United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Brenda Symons. Brother of Robert Stanley Symons.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 192


Burial Information

Cemetery: Princeton Cemetery

Location: Hwy #2, Princeton, Oxford County
Ontario

Grave Reference: Range K, Lot 29, Section E, Grave 1

Cemetery History: U/K



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MCpl J. W. Ternapolski


Identification

Name/Service Number: A11552111 Master Corporal John William Ternapolski

Date of Birth: 6 February 1968

Date of Death: 25 March 1993

Place of Birth: Soest, Germany

Place of Death: Kiseljak, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Unit at time of death: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment - UNPROFOR


Military Service

CF Environment: Land

Command:

Date of Enrolment: 20 November 1989

Corps/Regiment: Infantry - The Royal Canadian Regiment

Place of Enrolment: U/K

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nations Protection Force Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of MCpl John Ternapolski of Petawawa, Ontario. Husband of Colleen (nee Edwards), father of Ryan and Caitlyn Ternapolski of Pembroke, Ontario.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 195


Burial Information

Cemetery: St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery

Location: Pembroke, Ontario

Grave Reference: Plot 117, Grave #2

Cemetery History: U/K


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Spr G. G. Thompson


Identification

Name/Service Number: SG48476 Sapper George Grant Thompson

Date of Birth: 5 May 1921

Date of Death: 18 May 1962

Place of Birth: Perth, New Brunswick

Place of Death: Egypt

Unit at time of death: U/K - UNEF


Military Service

Service: Army

Date of Enrolment: 2 May 1941

Corps/Regiment: The Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers

Place of Enrolment: Woodstock, New Brunswick

Entitled Honours and Awards: 1939-1945 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM), The 1939-1945 War Medal, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal(Posthumous), United Nations Emergency Forces Medal, and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Husband of Mrs Norma Alberta Thompson, and father of Gerald of Petawawa, Ontario.

Last known NOK location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 117


Burial Information

Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery

Location: Gaza City, Gaza Strip The war cemetery is 1.5 kilometres north-east of the city near the Bureir Road and 370 metres from the railway station.

Grave Reference: Post War Section, Row A, Grave 10

Cemetery History: The Book of Genesis Verse 10:19 indicates that the city of Gaza was established about 5,000 years ago by the Canaanites. Gaza City is located on an ancient caravan route that paralleled the Mediterranean Sea from Phoenicia to Egypt. Gaza was later taken over by the Philistines and Alexander the Great, and then the Crusaders who held the city until the Ottoman Empire conquered that part of the world. During World War 1, the British conquered the area and located the Gaza War Cemetery adjacent to the city to inter their war dead continuing to World War 2 after which it became a Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery. Canada buried 23 UNEF fatal casualties in the Gaza War Cemetery.


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Cpl R. D. Vialette


Identification

Name/Service Number: B24336840 Corporal Robert Daniel Vialette

Date of Birth: 1 February 1964

Date of Death: 21 July 1997

Place of Birth: U/K

Place of Death: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Unit at time of death: 1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery


Military Service

CF Environment: Land

Command: Canadian Forces Europe – 4 CMBG

Date of Enrolment: 18 December 1986

Corps/Regiment: Artillery - Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Place of Enrolment: U/K

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous) and NATO Medal for Former Yugoslavia (NATO-FY).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Husband of Amber Vialette.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 202


Burial Information

Cemetery: U/K

Location: U/K

Grave Reference: U/K

Cemetery History: U/K


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Cpl P. R. Wallace


Identification

Name/Service Number: SF14672 Corporal Paul Reginald Wallace

Date of Birth: 1 January 1931

Date of Death: 27 November 1964

Place of Birth: Kentville, Nova Scotia,

Place of Death: Wadi El Azariq, Egypt

Unit at time of death: 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) UNEF


Military Service

Service: Army

Date of Enrolment: 8 July 1954

Corps/Regiment: Armour - 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)

Entitled Honours and Awards: Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nations Emergency Force Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of William and Amy Wallace. Brother of Frank, James, Keith, John Wallace, Mrs Keddy, Mrs Stewart, Mrs Graves, Mrs Stewart and Mrs Elliot. Spouse of Barbara Jean (nee Macumber) Wallace, and father of Gary and Karen Wallace.

Last known NOK location: Three Mile Plain, Nova Scotia

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 122


Burial Information

Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery

Location: Gaza City, Gaza Strip. The war cemetery is 1.5 kilometres north-east of the city near the Bureir Road and 370 metres from the railway station.

Grave Reference: Post War Plot Section A Row A Grave 15

Cemetery History: The Book of Genesis Verse 10:19 indicates that the city of Gaza was established about 5,000 years ago by the Canaanites. Gaza City is located on an ancient caravan route that paralleled the Mediterranean Sea from Phoenicia to Egypt. Gaza was later taken over by the Philistines and Alexander the Great, and then the Crusaders who held the city until the Ottoman Empire conquered that part of the world. During World War 1, the British conquered the area and located the Gaza War Cemetery adjacent to the city to inter their war dead continuing to World War 2 after which it became a Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery. Canada buried 23 UNEF fatal casualties in the Gaza War Cemetery.


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PO2 C. A. H. Wamback, CD


Identification

Name/Service Number: 12351-H Petty Officer, 2nd Class Charles Alexander Herbin Wamback

Date of Birth: 13 November 1929

Date of Death: 30 June 1974

Place of Birth: Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Place of Death: Kyrenia, Cyprus

Unit at time of death: U/K attached to United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP)


Military Service

CF Environment: Air

Command: Air

Date of Enrolment: 20 March 1951

Branch/Regiment: Air Operations Branch

Place of Enrolment: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Entitled Honours and Awards: Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, United Nations Force in Cyprus Medal, Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous), Canadian Forces Decoration,


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Father of Charles A. Wamback of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 159


Burial Information

Cemetery: Shelburne (Osborne) Cemetery

Location: Shelburne Nova Scotia

Grave Reference: U/K

Cemetery History: U/K


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Capt R. B. Wicks, CD


Identification

Name/Service Number: Captain Robert Barr Wicks

Date of Birth: 24 November 1934

Date of Death: 9 August 1974

Place of Birth: London, Ontario

Place of Death: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Unit at time of death: 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron attached to 116 ATU UNEFME


Military Service

CF Environment: Air

Command: Air

Date of Enrolment: 31 July 1953

Corps/Regiment: Air Operations - Pilot

Place of Enrolment: U/K

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nations Emergency Force Middle East Medal, Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous) and Canadian Forces Decoration.


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Husband of Inga Wicks and father of Stephen and Annalisa Wicks of Belleville, Ontario. Bother of Anna Lisa Van Elswyck.

Last Known NOK Location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 161


Burial Information

Cemetery: N/A Cremation

Location: N/A

Grave Reference: N/A

Cemetery History: N/A


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Tpr R. J. Wiley


Identification

Name/Service Number: SK100860 Trooper Reginald James Wiley

Date of Birth: 14 January 1937

Date of Death: 7 September 1961

Place of Birth: Westlock, Alberta

Place of Death: Rafah, Gaza Strip

Unit at time of death: Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Recce Squadron UNEF


Military Service

Service: Army

Date of Enrolment: 5 November 1956

Corps/Regiment: Armour - Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

Place of Enrolment: Vancouver, British Columbia

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nations Emergency Force Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous)


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Barton J. and Margaret L. Wiley of Shawinigan Lake, British Columbia. Brother of Gordon W., Ted P., Darleen Wiley and Roseanne Cudlip.

Last known NOK location: U/K

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 116


Burial Information

Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery

Location: Gaza City, Gaza Strip. The war cemetery is 1.5 kilometres north-east of the city near the Bureir Road and 370 metres from the railway station.

Grave Reference: Post War Section A Row A Grave 6

Cemetery History: The Book of Genesis Verse 10:19 indicates that the city of Gaza was established about 5,000 years ago by the Canaanites. Gaza City is located on an ancient caravan route that paralleled the Mediterranean Sea from Phoenicia to Egypt. Gaza was later taken over by the Philistines and Alexander the Great, and then the Crusaders who held the city until the Ottoman Empire conquered that part of the world. During World War 1, the British conquered the area and located the Gaza War Cemetery adjacent to the city to inter their war dead continuing to World War 2 after which it became a Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery. Canada buried 23 UNEF fatal casualties in the Gaza War Cemetery.


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Pte M. D. Wilson


Identification

Name/Service Number: H14 935 733 Private Michael Duane Wilson

Date of Birth: 31 October 1961

Date of Death: 22 January 1983

Place of Birth: Sturgeon Falls, Ontario

Place of Death: Nicosia, Cyprus

Unit at time of death: 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry UNFICYP


Military Service

CF Environment: Land

Command: Mobile

Date of Enrolment: 31 August 1981

Corps/Regiment: Infantry - Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Place of Enrolment: North Bay, Ontario

Entitled Honours and Awards: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (Posthumous), United Nations Force in Cyprus Medal and Dag Hammarskjöld Medal (Posthumous).


Additional Information

Next of Kin: Son of Russell and Genevieve Wilson of Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.

Last Known NOK Location: Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.

In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance reference page: 176


Burial Information

Cemetery: Sturgeon Falls Roman Catholic Cemetery

Location: Sturgeon Falls, Ontario

Grave Reference: U/K

Cemetery History: U/K



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