Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jonathan Sutherland Snyder

In memory of
Captain
Jonathan Sutherland Snyder
June 7, 2008
Zhari District, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
26
Force:
Army
Unit:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Division:
1st Battalion
Citation(s):
Star of Military Valour (SMV) "Capt J. Snyder (Posthumous) For valourous actions and extraordinary courage under fire that saved the lives of dozens of Afghan and Canadians, Joint Task Force Afghanistan, 4 June 2008". Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
December 20, 1981

Son of David Boyd and Dorothy Ann Snyder. Fiancé of Megan Leigh Stewart.

Commemorated on Page 230 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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