Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

August 04, 2006 16:28 ET

Media Advisory/National Defence: Remains of Four Soldiers Returning Home

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 4, 2006) - The remains of Sgt. Vaughn Ingram, Cpl. Bryce James Keller, Cpl. Christopher Jonathan Reid and Pte. Kevin Dallaire, all of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, based in Edmonton, are scheduled to return home to Canada Sunday afternoon.



Where: 8 Wing Trenton, Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario.
When: Sunday, August 6, 5:30 p.m.
What: As per the request of the families, media are invited to
view the arrival, though no interviews will be given.


Present to pay their respects will be The Minister of National Defence, Gordon O'Connor, and other dignitaries.

Cpl Reid was killed when the vehicle in which he was riding struck an improvised explosive device. Sgt Ingram, Cpl. Keller and Pte. Dallaire were killed as a result of a rocket propelled grenade attack. Both incidents occurred August 3 near the village of Pashmul.

Note to the Editor/News Director:

Interested media must contact Capt. Nicole Meszaros, 8 Wing/CFB Trenton Public Affairs Officer, who can be reached at (613) 392-2811 ext. 2041, mobile (613) 391-5233 or at: meszaros.nl@forces.gc.ca mailto:meszaros.nl@forces.gc.ca.

For flight information, contact the Air Passenger Terminal at 1-800-487-1186.

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