Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Geoffrey Stephen Parker

In memory of:

Colonel Geoffrey Stephen Parker

May 18, 2010

Kabul, Afghanistan

Military Service


Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Land Force Central Area Headquarters

Citation(s):

Canadian Forces Decoration, NATO for Former Republic of Macedonia (NATO-FYROM), Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

January 18, 1968
Oakville, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 15, 1989
Borden, Ontario

Son of Edna Parker of Oakville, Ontario. Husband of Mary Jane Parker and father of Alexandria and Charles of Maple, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 237 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ARUNDEL (METHODIST) CEMETERY
Quebec, 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 Colonel Parker.  

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 Geoff Parker– Col Geoff Parker
  • Memorial Staircase– Memorial staircase, Royal Military College, Kingston
  • Memorial stained Glass– Memorial window, Royal Military College, Kingston
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston
  • Memorial Doll– Memorial doll, Royal Military College, Kingston
  • Memorial Award– Col Geoff Parker memorial award at Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Grave Marker– Arundel Public Cemetery, Arundel, Quebec

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