Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Robert Greenslade

In memory of
Private
David Robert Greenslade
April 8, 2007
Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
20
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment
Division:
2nd Battalion
Citation(s):
Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
May 6, 1986 Saint John, New Brunswick

Son of Donald and Lauren Gail (nee Lester) Greenslade. Don and Laurie Greenslade planted a red oak along Harbour Passage, an interconnected system of walking and biking trails, lookouts, and heritage sites extending from the boardwalk at Market Square to the HMCS Brunswicker Naval Reserve Facility, Saint John, New Brunswick. The tree was planted on 28 September 2007 as a memorial to their son, David, who died on Easter Sunday, 2007 in Afghanistan.

Commemorated on Page 224 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
SAINT JOHN (FERNHILL) CEMETERY ; New Brunswick, Canada
Grave Reference:
N/A

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  • Photo of David Greenslade – Private David R. Greenslade, of the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Canadian Regiment was killed when his light armoured vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the border between Helmand and Kandahar provinces. Photo: Canadian Forces Image Gallery

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