Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Braun Scott Woodfield

In memory of
Private
Braun Scott Woodfield
November 24, 2005
Lagman, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
24
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment
Division:
2nd Battalion
Citation(s):
Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
January 3, 1981 Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Daniel and Beverley Woodfield. Brother of Lyndi Woodfield. Grandson of Richard and Christine Woodfield of Cambridge, Ontario and nephew of Richard and Steven Woodfield.

Commemorated on Page 218 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY ; Ontario, Canada
Grave Reference:
N/A
Location:
OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

Digital Collection

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  • Personal sketch of fallen comrade
  • Newspaper Clipping – National Defence photograph of Pte Braun Scott Woodfield who lost his life in Afghanistan.
  • Photo of Braun Scott Woodfield – On December 1, 2005 a memorial service was held at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan for Private Braun Scott Woodfield, 24, of Eastern Passage, NS. Private Woodfield was killed and four others were injured when their LAV III rolled over approximately 45 km northeast of Kandahar on November 24, 2005. Personnel from Task Force 
Afghanistan, including Pte Woodfield's comrades from the 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment (2 RCR) attended the service to remember and to pay their respects. Photo By MCpl Robert Bottrill, Canadian Forces Combat Camera
  • Photo of Braun Scott Woodfield – Private Braun Scott Woodfield of Victoria, B.C was killed and four other Canadian soldiers were injured when their Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV III) rolled over approximately 45 km northeast of Kandahar.  Photo credit: National Defence (photo taken on August 26, 2005, in Kabul, Afghanistan)
  • Memorial – Chief Warrant Officer Steve Bartlett, Task Force Afghanistan's Regimental 
Sergeant Major takes time to reflect on the fallen. A consecration ceremony was held of the Memorial dedicated to those Canadians who gave their lives in the service of peace while serving in Afghanistan. This Memorial was 
originally consecrated in November 2003 at Camp Julien, Kabul. The closure of Camp Julien in November 2005 necessitated the move of the Memorial to its present location at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.  Photo taken on February 21, 2006 by: Master Corporal Ken Fenner, Task Force Afghanistan Photographer

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