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James William Ogilvie

In memory of:

Corporal James William Ogilvie

August 30, 1998


Bravsko, Bosnia

Military Service


Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Dragoons

Citation(s):

Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, NATO Medal for Former Yugoslavia (NATO – FY)

Additional Information


Born:

June 14, 1966
Berwick, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 31, 1989

Son of Lamert and Madeline (née Anderson) Ogilvie of Berwick, Nova Scotia. Husband of Cynthia Marie (née Cameron) Ogilvie of Petawawa, Ontario. Brother of Kevin, Brenda and Karen. He enrolled in the Canadian Forces in April 1989 and was a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, serving in Bosnia at the time of his death. He served at the Armour School at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick, before moving the CFB Petawawa. He was actively involved in the Children's Wish Foundation.

Commemorated on Page 204 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:

BURLINGTON CEMETERY
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– My hero, my partner.  Not a day goes by I don't think of you.
  • Photo of JAMES WILLIAM OGILVIE– This photo was taken in the early 90's, probably around 1993 or so.  We became friends while in Gagetown, NB and I remember grabbing this picture just before my tasking was complete and we were heading back to Ontario.
  • Temporary marker– Temporary marker at scene of accident, near Bravsko, Bosnia.
  • Permanent marker– Permanent marker at scene of accident, near Bravsko, Bosnia.
  • Permanent marker– Permanent marker at scene of accident, near Bravsko, Bosnia.
  • Photo of Rock Cairn– Rock Cairn at RCD, Worthington Barracks, CFB Petawawa.
  • Photo of the plaque on Rock Cairn– Close up of plaque on Rock Cairn at RCD, Worthington Barracks, CFB Petawawa.
  • Camp Borden War Memorial
  • Inscription
  • In Remembrance
  • Photo of James William Ogilvie– This photo taken a few days before James died in Bosnia.

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