Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gregory John Kruse

In memory of:

Sergeant Gregory John Kruse

December 27, 2008

Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Combat Engineer Regiment

Division:

Canadian Forces Base Petawawa

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal, Canadian Forces Decoration; Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal; Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1968
Campbellton, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

September 13, 1989
CFRS Cornwallis

Spouse of Mrs. Jessica Jill Gerarda Kruse. Father of Kari-Anne, Megan Elizabeth and Victoria Maria Kruse of Pembroke, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 232 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

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