|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1965, Germany|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 2009, Afghanistan|
Trooper, from D Squadron, The Royal Canadian Dragoons, based in Petawawa, Ontario. Aged 43, his hometown was Ottawa. He was deployed as a member of 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group serving with the Canadian contingent of NATO forces in Afghanistan.
He was killed, and three soldiers injured, after their armoured vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Shah Wali Kowt District approximately 35 kilometres north of Kandahar City.
Tpr Good was born in Zweibrücken, in what was then West Germany, where his father was posted with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Brian Good worked at several jobs before he enlisted in the army in October 2005. He was serving his first overseas mission.
Tpr Good was described as "an easygoing individual who would do anything for anyone. He was active in his community and the best neighbour you could ask for. He had a distinctive laugh, a smile that reached from ear to ear. He is best remembered by his friends in the battle group for his love for his family. He spoke of them often.". He is survived by his wife Sandra and their daughters Jessica and Kayla, along with his mother Jeanne Pusztai, brothers David, Daniel, Stephen and Mark, and extended family. His father, Arthur Barry Good, predeceased him.
Funeral service held on Monday, January 19, 2009 in the Sacred Space of Beechwood National Memorial Centre, Ottawa.
A total of 107 soldiers and one diplomat have died since Canada first sent troops to Afghanistan in 2002.
*Thanks to Mike Thompson for the photo.
*Sincere thanks to Fred for his generous sponsorship of this memorial.
National Military Cemetery
Created by: Milou
Record added: Jan 08, 2009
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