Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Prescott Shipway

In memory of:

Sergeant Prescott Shipway

September 7, 2008

Panjwayi District, Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Division:

2nd Battalion

Citation(s):

Mentioned in dispatches, Canadian Forces Decoration, NATO Medal for Former Yugoslavia with Bar, NATO Medal for Kosovo, South-West Asia Service Medal - Afghanistan Bar, General Campaign Star - International Security Assistance Force Bar, Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

January 13, 1972

Enlistment:

January 24, 1991

Son of Charles and Susan Shipway of Churchbridge, Saskatchewan. Father of Hayden Scott and Rowan Reese.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ESTERHAZY (PROTESTANT) CEMETERY
Saskatchewan, 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 Sergeant Shipway.  

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 Prescott Shipway– Granted by National Defense

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