Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 11, 2009 10:33 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General Announces Four Mentions in Dispatches

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, announced today the names of four individuals mentioned in dispatches for specific achievements that have brought honour to the Canadian Forces and to Canada.

The Mention in Dispatches is a national honour created to recognize members of the Canadian Forces on active service and other individuals working with or in conjunction with the Canadian Forces for valiant conduct, devotion to duty or other distinguished service. Recipients are entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf on the appropriate campaign or service medal ribbon.

Mentioned in Dispatches:



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Master Corporal Jason James Boyes (Deceased) Shilo, Manitoba
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Corporal Nathan Hornburg (Posthumous) Calgary and Nanton, Alberta
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Master Corporal Denis P. Leduc Edmonton, Alberta
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Master Corporal Stephen Hector McPhail, C.D. Petawawa, Ontario and
Fredericton, New Brunswick
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Please contact the Department of National Defence for further information.

Contact Information

  • Rideau Hall Press Office
    Marie-Paule Thorn
    613-993-2569
    www.gg.ca
    www.citizenvoices.gg.ca
    or
    Department of National Defence
    Media Liaison Office
    613-996-2353 or 613-996-2354