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Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 March 2011
« on: March 27, 2011, 22:37:06 »
CBC is breaking the story:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/03/27/afghanistan-soldier.html

A Canadian soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.

Cpl. Yannick Scherrer was 24.

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011, 22:41:04 »
RIP brother.  :salute:
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2011, 22:47:01 »
CTV news: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20110327/canadian-soldier-killed-110327/

The Canadian Press

Date: Sunday Mar. 27, 2011 10:42 PM ET

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Another Canadian soldier has been killed in Afghanistan.

Cpl. Yannick Scherrer was on a foot patrol Sunday near Nakhonay, southwest of Kandahar city, when he was killed by an improvised explosive device.

The 24-year-old Montreal native was on his first tour in the country.

It's the first Canadian death in Afghanistan since Dec. 18, when Cpl. Steve Martin died from an IED during a foot patrol.

The latest death brings to 155 the total number of Canadian military members who have died as part of the Afghan mission since it began in 2002.
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2011, 22:51:49 »
RIP Cpl Yannick Scherrer.  :salute: :cdn:

Please extend our condolences to the family and friends of Cpl Scherrer.
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2011, 23:03:27 »
RIP Troop  :salute:  :cdn:

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2011, 23:44:43 »
Condolences to family and friends.   RIP..      :cdn:  :salute:  :yellow:

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2011, 00:08:52 »
Another of Canada`s best has made the ultimate sacrifice, in Canada`s name, on behalf of the oppressed and those less fortunate in this world.

May we always remember his sacrifice and honour his memory.

My condolences to Cpl Scherrer`s family, friends and fellow soldiers.
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2011, 01:58:20 »
Sad news, indeed.  Thoughts and prayers to Cpl Sherrer's family, friends and compatriots.  :salute:

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2011, 02:09:26 »
RIP Cpl. Yannick Scherrer. My thought are with your family and friends in this difficult time.  :cdn:

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2011, 02:32:21 »
 Thank You.  :'(
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2011, 05:30:41 »
RIP Cpl Scherrer.  :salute:


May your friends, family and brothers-in-arms be comforted in knowing that you'll always be remembered.   :cdn:
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2011, 06:19:18 »
Our condolences to his family and friends..... :salute:

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2011, 06:22:56 »
RIP Cpl Scherrer.
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2011, 06:33:09 »
A face I recognize.   :(  R.I.P.  Cpl Scherrer.  My deepest condolences to his family, comrades and friends.

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2011, 06:58:27 »
From the CF news release:
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One Canadian soldier was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated during a dismounted partnered patrol in the Panjwa’i district of Kandahar Province at approximately 12 p.m. (noon) Kandahar time on Sunday, March 27, 2011.

Killed in action was Corporal Yannick Scherrer, from 1er Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, based at CFB Valcartier, Quebec serving with 1er Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group.

We are all thinking of the family and friends of our Canadian fallen comrade during this sad time. We will not forget Cpl Scherrer’s sacrifice as we continue to bring security and hope to the people of Kandahar Province ....

Condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the fallen.   :salute:
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2011, 07:36:48 »
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Statement by the Minister of National Defence on the death of Corporal Yannick Scherrer

NR 11.037 - March 27, 2011

 
OTTAWA - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today on the death of Corporal Yannick Scherrer in Afghanistan.
 
“I would like to express my condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of Corporal Yannick Scherrer , who died as the result of an improvised explosive device strike while on patrol in Afghanistan.
 
Corporal Scherrer served valiantly alongside his comrades as part of the United Nations mandated, NATO-led mission that is working with Afghans for a better and brighter future for Afghanistan.

Corporal Scherrer was an extraordinary Canadian whose commitment and sacrifice for his country will always be remembered.”
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2011, 07:59:38 »
He was killed on the 27th, shortly after 1200.

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2011, 09:16:15 »
Rest in peace Corporal. My condolences to the family, friends, and his unit. :cdn: :salute:
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2011, 09:20:26 »
RIP and Thank You

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #19 on: March 28, 2011, 10:14:46 »
Our sincere condolences.

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2011, 11:00:04 »
Death of Corporal Yannick Scherrer
 
March 27, 2011
 
Message from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, on the death of Corporal Yannick Scherrer

 
 
 
OTTAWA— My wife, Sharon, and I join Canadians in mourning the death of Corporal Yannick Scherrer, who was killed by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in the Panjwa’i district of Kandahar Province in Afghanistan. He was serving with 1er Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group, based at Valcartier, Quebec.
 
Corporal Scherrer answered the call to service and dedicated himself to the cause of peace, security and the rule of law in Afghanistan. He defended these principles with great courage and integrity, earning the respect of his fellow soldiers and bringing honour to the Canadian Forces and to all Canadians. His sense of duty and devotion will not be forgotten.
 
Canadians are united in sadness by the loss of Corporal Scherrer. Our thoughts are with his family, his loved ones and his comrades-in-arms, to whom we offer our deepest condolences.
 
 
 
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 or 28 Mar 2011
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2011, 11:07:00 »
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 March 2011
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2011, 11:16:30 »
Rest in Peace Cpl Sherrer
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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 March 2011
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2011, 12:42:55 »
Rest in Peace Cpl Sherrer.

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Re: Cpl. Yannick Scherrer killed by IED 27 March 2011
« Reply #24 on: March 28, 2011, 17:17:02 »
Thank you Corporal. You gave your life for this country, and the nations thank you.

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