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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Robert William Braun

In memory of:

Corporal David Robert William Braun

August 22, 2006

Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Military Service






Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry


2nd Battalion


Sacrifice Medal

Additional Information


August 3, 1979

Son of Patty Braun (2011 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother).

Corporal David Braun was killed by a suicide bomber while on patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2006. He was a member of the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry based out of Shilo, Manitoba. Born in 1979, he graduated from Raymore School and worked at Westland Rec-Creation in Watson, Saskatchewan. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in February 2002 and had one daughter.

Commemorated on Page 219 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


Saskatchewan, Canada

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Digital Collection

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  • Cenotaph– This was the laser engraved granite plaque that we designed to mark the unfortunate passing of Cpl. Braun.  It was originally displayed at the Kandahar Cenotaph from the date of his passing - and was repatriated to Canada in 2014.  Today, it can be seen at the Afghanistan Memorial located at National Defence Headquarters in Kanata, On.  Rod McLeod, Artist
  • Photo of David Braun– Corporal David Braun was killed by a suicide bomber in a vehicle attack in Kandahar City. The attack occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. local time August 22, 2006.  Corporal Braun was travelling in a Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV-3) as part of a Canadian re-supply convoy travelling in Kandahar 
City when the suicide bomber exploded his vehicle near the convoy.

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