Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 06, 2006 17:19 ET

Media Advisory: Interment Ceremony for Captain Nichola Goddard

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 6, 2006) - An interment ceremony for Captain Nichola Goddard from First Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (1RCHA), will be held Wednesday 7 June at 2:00 p.m. at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces in Ottawa.

Captain Goddard was killed 17 May 2006 in Afghanistan while engaged in an operation supporting Afghan authorities west of Kandahar.

Note to Editors/News Directors: A media pool is in effect due to space limitations in the immediate area of the ceremony. The National Press Gallery is coordinating the media pool and will share their material with all requesting agencies. Please contact Mr. John Waterfield, (613) 992-6517 in advance of the ceremony to be part of the pool.

Contact Information

  • National Defence Media Liaison Office
    (613) 996-2353/2354
    Information: (613) 996-2353/54
    After hours: (613) 792-2973