Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kevin Yves Royal Dallaire

In memory of
Private
Kevin Yves Royal Dallaire
August 3, 2006
Pashmul, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
22
Force:
Army
Unit:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Citation(s):
Mentioned in dispatches (posthumous) 25 October 2006, "Pte Dallaire was deployed with 9 Platoon, C Company, 1 PPCLI Battle Group during Operation ARCHER Rotation 1. On August 3, 2006, during combat operations in the Pashmul region of Afghanistan, he exposed himself to great personal risk to provide cover fire for his section. Traversing an open field under enemy fire, Pte Dallaire directed his section to keep moving until it reached its destination safely while he provided cover fire. His actions reflect the highest standard of his regiment and the Canadian Forces." Sacrifice Medal (posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
September 23, 1983 Calgary, Alberta

Son of Gaétan and Diane Dallaire of Calgary, Alberta. Brother of Private Mikael Dallaire.

Commemorated on Page 220 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:
Section 103, Grave 207
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.

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  • Funeral Procession – Ramp Ceremony held at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on 05 August 2006.  Corporal Christopher Jonathan Reid, Corporal Bryce Jeffrey Keller, Private Kevin Dallaire, and Sergeant Vaughan Ingram. All were from the 
Edmonton-based Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.  Photo by: Corporal Robin Mugridge, Task Force Afghanistan Roto 1 Imagery Technician
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  • Photo of Kevin Dallaire – Kevin is seen here relaxing with his friend.
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  • Photo of Kevin Dallaire – Graduation Ceremony
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  • Grave marker

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