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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Chad O'Quinn

In memory of:

Corporal Kenneth Chad O'Quinn

March 3, 2009


Military Service






Communications and Electronics Branch


Canadian Forces Base Petawawa


Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


January 25, 1984


June 18, 2002

Son of Kenneth Gerard and Rhonda O'Quinn.

Commemorated on Page 233 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

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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.

Digital Collection

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

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 Kenneth Chad O'Quinn
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Royal Military College of Canada memorial stained glass window
  • Memorial Arch– Royal Military College of Canada Memorial Arch
  • Memorial Doll– Royal Military College of Canada cadet Memorial doll

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