CPL Anthony Joseph “Tony” Boneca

CPL Anthony Joseph “Tony” Boneca

Death 9 Jul 2006 (aged 21)
Burial Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 16202683 View Source
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Corporal, a reservist with The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment. Aged 21, he was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He was deployed with the the Canadian contingent of NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Cpl Boneca was killed during a firefight with Taliban insurgents near the village of Pashmul, approximately 25 kilometres west of Kandahar, Afghanistan.

He enlisted in April 2002 and was serving his second tour of Afghanistan. He was scheduled to return home in three weeks and had looked forward to the homecoming with his large extended family.

Cpl Boneca is remembered for his interest in music, paintball, fishing and any athletic activity that challenged him to his limits. He is survived by his parents, Antonio and Shirley Boneca, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, and his girlfriend Megan DeCorte.

Recipient of Sacrifice Medal (posthumous)

Funeral Mass with full military honours held July 17, 2006 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Thunder Bay.

*Thanks to Murray Munro for the grave photo.
*Sincere thanks to ahley for her generous sponsorship of this memorial.

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  • Added: 15 Oct 2006
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