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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas Craig Blake

In memory of:

Petty Officer, 2nd Class Douglas Craig Blake

May 3, 2010

Panjwaii District, Afghanistan

Military Service






Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic)


Canadian Forces Decoration, UN Protection Force (Yugoslavia) (UNPROFOR), Canadian Peace Keeping Service Medal, (CPSM), General Campaign Star – SOUTH-WEST ASIA (GCS-SWA) and bar, Sacrifice Medal.

Additional Information


May 21, 1972
Simcoe, Ontario


July 18, 1991
Cornwallis, Nova Scotia

Son of Brent Blake and Judith Louise Klages of Woodstock, Ontario. Brother of Christopher. Spouse of Priscilla Yvonne and father of Tie Maddox and Cain Daley Blake of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 238 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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Douglas Craig Blake– A Fallen Soldier requires a picture to give a face to his name
  • Plaque– This was the laser engraved granite plaque that we designed to mark the unfortunate passing of PO2 Blake.  

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

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