Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

August 11, 2006 14:23 ET

National Defence/Media Advisory: Remains of Fallen Soldier Returning Home

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 11, 2006) - The remains of Master Cpl. Jeffrey Scott Walsh, a Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry soldier (based out of Shilo, Manitoba) serving with the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group, is scheduled to return home to Canada Saturday.

Where: 8 Wing Trenton, Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario.
When: Saturday, August 12, 7:30 p.m.
What: Media are invited to view the arrival, though no interviews
will be given.

Present to pay their respects will be The Chief Defence Staff, General Rick Hillier and other dignitaries.

Master Cpl. Jeffrey Scott Walsh was killed in a weapons related accident.

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

Contact Information

  • 8 Wing/CFB Trenton
    Capt. Nicole Meszaros
    Public Affairs Officer
    (613) 392-2811 ext. 2041
    (613) 391-5233 (mobile)