Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 25, 2011 16:42 ET

Message from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, on the Death of a Member of the Canadian Forces

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 25, 2011) - It is with great sadness that my wife, Sharon, and I have learned of the death, in Afghanistan, of a member of the Canadian Forces.

As commander-in-chief, I mourn the loss of this soldier and would like his loved ones and comrades to know that I admire the work that he did to fulfill the Canadian mission in Afghanistan.

On behalf of my wife and all Canadians, I extend my deepest condolences to the family, the friends and the brothers and sisters-in-arms of this soldier. Our thoughts are with you all in this difficult time.

David Johnston

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