Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Brendan Anthony Downey

In memory of:

Corporal Brendan Anthony Downey

July 4, 2008

Camp Mirage, United Arab Emirates

Military Service


Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Military Police Branch

Citation(s):

Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

June 26, 1972

Son of Neil William Downey. Spouse of Vanessa Dawn Downey. Brother of Andrew Downey.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEECHWOOD CEMETERY (OTTAWA)
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Veterans Plots 26 and 27

Digital Collection

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

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 Brendan Downey– Granted by National Defense

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