Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Richard Steven Leary

In memory of:

Captain Richard Steven Leary

June 3, 2008

Talukan, Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Division:

2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRANTFORD (MOUNT HOPE) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Digital Collection

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

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 Richard Steven Leary– Granted by National Defense

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