Lancaster, Ontario, CAN Army, Master CPL, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment 07/14/2009 Afghanistan, Panjwaii district
Master-Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud was a valiant and courageous Canadian soldier who died in service to his country and the world community after being wounded in Afghanistan during a patrol June 23.
His sacrifice will never be forgotten and increases Canada’s resolve to help the Afghan people in a UN-sanctioned, NATO-led mission.
Thanks to Master-Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud, progress and change is taking place in Afghanistan.”
Master-Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud is from the 2e Batallion, Royal 22e Regiment based at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, near Quebec City. Col. Jean Marc Lanthier, commander of the 5th Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, called Michaud a mentor to other soldiers, as well as a model soldier. He is survived by his wife, parents and brother