Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jefferson Clifford Francis

In memory of
Jefferson Clifford Francis
July 4, 2007
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
1st Regiment
Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information:

November 11, 1970 New Brunswick
September 7, 2001 Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Russel Francis and Marion Murray of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brother of Mica Francis of Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

Husband of Sylvie Secours and father of Ry Logan Secours-Francis of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 226 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

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  • Photo of Jefferson Francis – Captain Jefferson Francis of 1 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery(1 RCHA), 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. 1 RCHA is based out of Shilo, Manitoba. 
Photo: Canadian Forces Image Gallery

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