Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Michael Gunter Starker

In memory of:

Corporal Michael Gunter Starker

May 6, 2008

Pashmul, Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

15 (Edmonton) Field Ambulance

Citation(s):

United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM), United Nations Forces in Cyprus, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

February 16, 1972
Calgary, Alberta

Enlistment:

August 16, 1990
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Gunter and Helen (nee Wasiutek) Starker of Calgary, Alberta. Brother of Carolyn. Husband of Nicole Starker of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 230 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CALGARY (QUEEN'S PARK) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 103, Block 26, Section P

Digital Collection

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

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 Michael Gunter Starker– Granted by National Defense

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