Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Raymond Mark Ruckpaul

In memory of:

Major Raymond Mark Ruckpaul

August 29, 2007

Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

41

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Dragoons

Citation(s):

Canadian Forces Decoration (CD), Special Service Medal (SSM), Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

October 1, 1965
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 21, 1985

Husband of Natasa Jovanovic and father of Benjamin Eric and Mila Rae Ruckpaul of St. Jean-Rot, Germany.

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 Major Ruckpaul.  

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 Raymond Ruckpaul
  • Kandahar Airfield Memorial– Kandahar, Afghanistan
Photo submitted by Thomas L. Skelding
  • Kandahar Airfield Memorial– Kandahar, Afghanistan
Photo submitted by Thomas L. Skelding
  • Kandahar Airfield Memorial– Kandahar, Afghanistan
Photo submitted by Thomas L. Skelding
  • Kandahar Airfield Memorial Plaque– Kandahar, Afghanistan
Photo submitted by Thomas L. Skelding
  • Memorial– TSE Memorial

Theatre Support Element
Persian Gulf
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Memorial– TSE Memorial

Theatre Support Element
Persian Gulf
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Memorial– TSE Memorial

Theatre Support Element
Persian Gulf
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Memorial– TSE Memorial

Theatre Support Element
Persian Gulf
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Memorial Plaque– TSE Memorial

Theatre Support Element
Persian Gulf
Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Memorial– Major Ruckpaul is commemorated on the RCAC Memorial, Worthington Park, CFB Borden ON.

Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Inscription– Major Ruckpaul is commemorated on the RCAC Memorial, Worthington Park, CFB Borden ON.

Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding

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