Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jefferson Clifford Francis

In memory of:

Captain Jefferson Clifford Francis

July 4, 2007

Kandahar, Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Division:

1st Regiment

Citation(s):

Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

November 11, 1970
New Brunswick

Enlistment:

September 7, 2001
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Russel Francis and Marion Murray of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brother of Mica Francis of Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

Husband of Sylvie Secours and father of Ry Logan Secours-Francis of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 226 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

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  • Photo of Jefferson Francis – Captain Jefferson Francis of 1 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery(1 RCHA), was killed on 4 July, 2007 along with 5 other CF members and one Afghan interpreter, when the vehicle they were traveling in struck an improvised explosive device, approximately 20km south-west of Kandahar City. 1 RCHA is based out of Shilo, Manitoba. 
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