Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Shawn Christopher McCaughey

In memory of
Captain
Shawn Christopher McCaughey
May 18, 2007
Great Falls, Montana

Military Service:

Age:
31
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
431 Air Demonstration Squadron
Citation(s):
Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
March 16, 1976 Candiac, Québec
Enlistment:
January 10, 2000 Montreal, Québec

Son of Ken and Rose-Edith McCaughey. Common-law husband of Claudia Marie Isabelle Gaudreault of Chicoutimi, Québec. Brother of Jennifer McCaughey.

Commemorated on Page 225 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Shawn Christopher McCaughey – Canadian Forces Snowbirds pilot Shawn McCaughey, age 31, from Candiac, Quebec, died Friday May. 18 2007 after his plane crashed in Malmstrom, Montana during a rehearsal for two air shows.  Photo: Canadian Forces Image Gallery
  • Funeral of Shawn Christopher McCaughey – Fellow Snowbird pilots carry the casket of fallen Snowbirds pilot Shawn McCaughey during a funeral service on 15 Wing Moose Jaw Base on May 25, 2007. Photo: (CP / Troy Fleece)
  • Poem – Tribute to fallen Snowbirds pilot Shawn McCaughey.

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