Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Michel Richard Lévesque

In memory of:

Private Michel Richard Lévesque

November 17, 2007

Kandahar, Afghanistan

Military Service






Royal 22e Régiment

Additional Information


September 15, 1982
St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec


September 1, 2005
Montreal, Québec

Son of Elizabeth and Michel Lévesque of Rivière Rouge, Quebec. Brother of Eric.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Digital Collection

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  • Plaque– This was the laser engraved granite plaque that we designed to mark the unfortunate passing of Pte. Lésveque.  

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 War Memorial located at National Defence Headquarters in Kanata, On.  

Rod A. McLeod, Designer
  • Photo of Michel Lévesque– Private Michel Jr. Lévesque was killed on 17 November, 2007 when the vehicle he was traveling in, a LAV III, struck an Improvised Explosive Device. The incident occurred around 12 a.m. Kandahar time, approximately 40 km West of Kandahar city in the vicinity of MaÕsum Ghar. Pte. Levesque, was 25 years of age and a member of 3 R22eR, based in Valcartier, Quebec.  Photo: Canadian Forces Image Gallery

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