Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kristal Lee-Anne Giesebrecht

In memory of:

Master Corporal Kristal Lee-Anne Giesebrecht

June 26, 2010

Southern Kandahar, Afghanistan

Military Service






Medical Branch


South-West Asia Service Medal (SWASM) with Afghanistan Bar, Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information


October 2, 1975
Wallaceburg, Ontario


January 10, 2002
Ottawa, Ontario

Daughter of Daniel Brant and Angela Mercer and step-daughter of Bill Mercer of Chatham, Ontario. Spouse of Trevor Matthew Giesebrecht of Petawawa, Ontario and step-mother of Jonathan Matthew Conway.

Commemorated on Page 238 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:


Digital Collection

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  • Plaque– This was the laser engraved granite plaque that we designed to mark the unfortunate passing of MCpl Giesebrecht.  

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 Kristal Lee-Anne Giesebrecht– Photo courtesy of Department of National Defence.
  • Group Photo– Deployed with Krystal in 2010
  • Photo of KRISTAL LEE-ANNE GIESEBRECHT– Pictures taken May 2010

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