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Shawn Christopher McCaughey

In memory of:

Captain Shawn Christopher McCaughey

May 18, 2007

Great Falls, Montana

Military Service




Air Force


431 Air Demonstration Squadron


Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


March 16, 1976
Candiac, Quebec


January 10, 2000
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Ken and Rose-Edith McCaughey. Common-law husband of Claudia Marie Isabelle Gaudreault of Chicoutimi, Québec. Brother of Jennifer McCaughey.

Commemorated on Page 225 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

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  • Photo of Shawn Christopher McCaughey– Canadian Forces Snowbirds pilot Shawn McCaughey, age 31, from Candiac, Quebec, died Friday May. 18 2007 after his plane crashed in Malmstrom, Montana during a rehearsal for two air shows.  Photo: Canadian Forces Image Gallery
  • Funeral of Shawn Christopher McCaughey– Fellow Snowbird pilots carry the casket of fallen Snowbirds pilot Shawn McCaughey during a funeral service on 15 Wing Moose Jaw Base on May 25, 2007. Photo: (CP / Troy Fleece)
  • Poem– Tribute to fallen Snowbirds pilot Shawn McCaughey.

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