Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Brian James Collier

In memory of
Private
Brian James Collier
July 20, 2010
Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
24
Force:
Army
Unit:
1 Combat Engineer Regiment
Citation(s):
The Sacrifice Medal, The Chief of Defence Staff Commendation

Additional Information:

Born:
July 6, 1986 Toronto, Ontario
Enlistment:
December 6, 2007 Ottawa, Ontario

Son of James Edward and Carol L. Collier of Bradford, Ontario. Brother of Lauren, Shannon and Jennine Collier.

Commemorated on Page 238 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
BRADFORD (HOLY MARTYRS) CATHOLIC CEMETERY ; Ontario, Canada
Grave Reference:
N/A

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial – A memorial tablet on a wall inside the Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre, a municipal complex of ice rinks and other recreational facilities, in Bradford, Ontario.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2012.)
  • Brian Collier Way – A street sign on Brian Collier Way, which runs between (and provides access to) the Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre and the Library and Cultural Centre, in Bradford, Ontario.  Depicted near the top of the sign are the Canadian Armed Forces' badge, a red Canadian maple leaf and the Canadian Military Engineers' badge.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2012.)
  • Grave Marker – Sapper Brian Collier's grave marker in Holy Martyrs Catholic Cemetery, Line 9, near Bradford, Ontario.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2013.)
  • Photo of Brian James Collier – Portrait of Sapper B.J. Collier, 1 Combat Engineer Regiment. (Image credit: Department of National Defence.)

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