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Mark MacRae

In memory of:

Master Corporal Mark MacRae

December 6, 1986


St. Hilarion Castle, Cyprus

Military Service


Service Number:

R65 803 168

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Communications and Electronics Branch

Division:

Canadian Signals Unit - United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 12, 1959
Aberdeen, Scotland

Enlistment:

September 28, 1977
Toronto, Ontario

Son of George Milne and Mary Prim MacRae of Brampton, Ontario. Husband of Baerbel MacRae of Petawawa, Ontario. Father of Sven. Master Corporal MacRae served in the Active Force from 28 September 1977 until 6 December 1986. He served in the Special Duty Area (Cyprus) from 01 September 1986 until his death.

Commemorated on Page 181 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CFB PETAWAWA
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Ashes drop from Hercules

Location:

Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Petawawa, Ontario

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Mark Macrae– Mark Macrae on the right with his friend Tim Majovsky taken in Kyrenia, Cyprus shortly before Marks death.
  • Group Photo– Fun with hats. 6th December 1986 Kyrenia harbour pub.
  • Group Photo 2– Airborne Headquarters and Signal Squadron bus tour in Northern Cyprus, 1986.
  • Family Photo– This is a Christmas picture of Mark, Neil and Fiona and their mom Prim
  • Family Photo– This is Neil, Fiona and Mark on one of our trips to Scotland.
  • Group Photo– Fiona and Mark in Mumum's backyard, Elgin, Scotland.
  • Group Photo– Family friend, dad, mom, Fiona, Mark and Neil, taken around 1967.
  • Group Photo– Colloden Scotland, around 1975, Mark, dad, Fiona and Neil

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