Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

August 03, 2009 10:15 ET

Name of Second Canadian Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Released

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2009) - The identity of the second Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan on August 1, 2009 is as follows:

- Sapper Matthieu Allard from 5e Regiment du genie de combat serving as a member of the 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment Battle Group based in Valcartier, Quebec.

NOTE TO EDITORS:

A photograph of Sapper Matthieu Allard is available on the Combat Camera Website (search under last name) at: http://www.combatcamera.ca.

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