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CPL Christopher Jonathan Reid
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1971, Canada
Death: Aug. 3, 2006, Afghanistan


Corporal with the 1st Battalion of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Edmonton, Alberta. Aged 34, he was a native of Truro, Nova Scotia. Survived by his parents Tom and Angela Reid, he was predeceased by his sister.

Cpl Reid was killed, and another soldier injured, when their light armoured vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the village of Pashmul, approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Kandahar City, while supporting Afghan national security force operations in the area.

Cpl Reid joined Truro's army reserves, the Nova Scotia Highlanders, in 1989 and then enlisted with the regular army in 1995. He later served across Canada and overseas, where he completed tours in Bosnia and Croatia. His awards include the Canadian Forces Decoration (CD).

He had survived a Taliban attack in May that killed his friend Capt Nichola Goddard.

Funeral service was held at the Truro Armoury on August 12, 2006. Private interment service.

*Thanks to Jody Marie MacKeil for the photo
 
 
Burial:
Folly Village Cemetery
Glenholme
Colchester County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Created by: Milou
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
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CPL Christopher Jonathan Reid
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CPL Christopher Jonathan Reid
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