Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joel Steven Sorbie

In memory of:

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Steven Sorbie

August 31, 2006

Pembroke, Ontario

Military Service


Age:

46

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Citation(s):

United Nations Force in Cyprus - UNFICYP, NATO Medal for Former Yugoslavia (NATO-FY), Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal and Clasp,

Additional Information


Born:

April 25, 1960
Cornwall, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 15, 1981
London, Ontario

Son of Dann Sorbie of Cornwall, Ontario. Husband of Anna Marie Sorbie and father of Ryan and Peter Sorbie of Petawawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 223 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave # 2612B.

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

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