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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Karl Manning

In memory of:

Corporal Karl Manning

May 27, 2011
Zangabad area, Afghanistan

Military Service






5e Régiment d'artillerie légère du Canada


General Campaign Star – SOUTH-WEST ASIA (GCS-SWA)

Additional Information


February 3, 1980
Chicoutimi, Quebec


March 4, 2008
Chicoutimi, Quebec

Son of Jasmine Desbiens of Chicoutimi, Quebec. Nephew of Carole Desbiens of Lévis, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 239 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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  • Plaque– This was the laser engraved granite plaque that we designed to mark the unfortunate passing of Bombardier Manning.  

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 Karl Manning– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Karl Manning– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Corporal Karl Manning– Corporal Karl Manning

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