Pte Joel Vincent Wiebe

Pte Joel Vincent Wiebe

Death 20 Jun 2007 (aged 22)
Burial Sherwood Park, Edmonton Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Plot The Field of Honour
Memorial ID 19997396 · View Source
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Private with Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Edmonton, Alberta. Age 22. He was from Edmonton and on his first operational deployment since joining the military.

He was one of three Canadian soldiers killed when their open-top unarmoured all-terrain M-Gator vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on the main road, approximately 40 km west of Kandahar City. The incident occurred while the soldiers were conducting resupply operations between checkpoints near a forward-operating base at Sperwan Ghar in the Panjwaii district.

Sixty Canadian soldiers and one diplomat have died since Canada first sent troops to Afghanistan in 2002.

Pte Wiebe is survived by his spouse Anna Marie; father Joe (Nilda) Wiebe, his mother Sherry Clark; sisters: Michelle (Brandon), Marcie, Amanda (Sean); brothers: Ben and Lance as well as nieces, nephews and many other relatives.

Funeral service, with full military honours, was held on June 30, 2007 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Edmonton.

Recipient of Sacrifice Medal (posthumous)

*Sincere thanks to grainne for her generous sponsorship of this memorial page.

*Thanks to Jack Hill and BBremness for the grave photos

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  • Created by: Milou
  • Added: 20 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19997396
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pte Joel Vincent Wiebe (21 Jun 1984–20 Jun 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19997396, citing Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Sherwood Park, Edmonton Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by Milou (contributor 46858724) .