Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Shawn Allen Eades

In memory of:

Sergeant Shawn Allen Eades

August 20, 2008

Zharey District, Afghanistan

Military Service






1 Combat Engineer Regiment


Canadian Forces Decoration, NATO Medal for KOSOVO with Bar, Canadian Peacekeepers Service Medal, South West Asia Service Medal and AFGHANISTAN Bar, Alberta Centennial Medal, Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


March 26, 1975
Hamilton, Ontario


June 9, 1994
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Beverly Joan McCraw of Hamilton, Ontario and brother of David Michael Eades of Hamilton, Ontario, Tamara Friesen of Chilliwack, British Columbia and step-brother of Jessica McCraw of St. Catharines, Ontario. Father of Neala Eades of Edmonton, Alberta. Spouse of Lisa Dawn Schamehorn and father of Breanna Dawn and Niya Nicole of Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 231 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:



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 Sergeant Eades.  

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 Shawn Allen Eades– Granted by National Defense
  • Medals– Photograph of medals awarded to Sergeant Shawn Eades, CD.

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