Sunday, July 5, 2009

Canadian soldier wounded June 23 dies

Master-Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud, 28, has died in a military hospital in Germany. He never regained consciousness after stepping on a mine in the Panjwaii district in Afghanistan June 23, 2009.

Col. Jean Marc Lanthier, commander of the 5th Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, says Michaud served as a mentor to his fellow troops and was a model soldier. Michaud is survived by his wife, his parents and a brother.

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