Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jordan James Anderson

In memory of
Corporal
Jordan James Anderson
July 4, 2007
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
25
Force:
Army
Unit:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Division:
3rd Bn
Citation(s):
South-West Asia Service Medal - Afghanistan Bar (SWASM)
General Campaign Star - SOUTH-WEST ASIA (GCS-SWA)
Sacrifice Medal (posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
July 21, 1981 Iqaluit, Nunavut
Enlistment:
July 20, 2000 Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of James and Shelia Anderson (2015 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother). Husband of Amanda (nee McGrath) Anderson. Brother of Ben, Matt and Sam.

Commemorated on Page 226 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.

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  • Photo of Jordan Anderson – Cpl Jordan Anderson, 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry was killed on 4 July, 2007 along with 5 other CF members and one Afghan interpreter, when the vehicle they were traveling in struck an improvised explosive device, approximately 20km south-west of Kandahar City. 3 PPCLI is based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Photo: Canadian Forces Image Gallery
  • Photo of Jordan Anderson
  • Photo of Jordan Anderson
  • Photo of Jordan Anderson – Cpl Jordan Anderson - Taken 02 March 2007.
  • Photo of Jordan Anderson – Cpl Jordan Anderson - Taken 20 March 2007.
  • Photo of Jordan Anderson – Cpl Jordan Anderson - Taken by embedded journalist Graham Thompson of the Edmonton Journal - March 23 2007 - Operation Margurite.
  • Photo of Jordan Anderson – Cpl Jordan Anderson - Taken 20 June 2007.
  • Ceremony – Repatriation of Corporal Jordan Anderson 3PPCLI, Captain Matthew Dawe 3PPCLI, Corporal Cole Bartsch 3PPCLI, Private Lane Watkins 3PPCLI, Captain Jefferson Francis 1 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, and Master Corporal Colin Bason The Royal Westminster Regiment.
  • Ceremony – Repatriation of Corporal Jordan Anderson 3PPCLI, Captain Matthew Dawe 3PPCLI, Corporal Cole Bartsch 3PPCLI, Private Lane Watkins 3PPCLI, Captain Jefferson Francis 1 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, and Master Corporal Colin Bason The Royal Westminster Regiment.
  • Ceremony – Repatriation of Corporal Jordan Anderson 3PPCLI, Captain Matthew Dawe 3PPCLI, Corporal Cole Bartsch 3PPCLI, Private Lane Watkins 3PPCLI, Captain Jefferson Francis 1 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, and Master Corporal Colin Bason The Royal Westminster Regiment.
  • Repatriation – 08 July 2007
Highway of Hero's 
Trenton to Toronto
  • Repatriation – 08 July 2007
Highway of Hero's
Trenton to Toronto
  • Funeral – Funeral Service for Cpl Jordan Anderson
14 July 2007
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish
Ottawa Ontario
  • Internment service – Internment Service for Cpl Jordan Anderson
14 July 2007
National Military Cemetery
Ottawa Ontario
  • Internment service – Internment Service for Cpl Jordan Anderson
14 July 2007
National Military Cemetery
Ottawa Ontario
  • Grave Marker – Gravesite of Cpl Jordan Anderson
14 July 2007
National Military Cemetery
Ottawa Ontario
  • Grave Marker – Gravesite of Cpl Jordan Anderson

National Military Cemetery

Ottawa, Ontario.

(Photo taken 04 July 2008)

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