Media Advisory: Our Fallen Comrade Returns Home

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(businesspress24) - OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/31/11 -- Our fallen comrade, Master Corporal Byron Garth Greff from the Third Battalion of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, based in Edmonton, Alberta, returns home to Canada tomorrow.

Present to pay their respects will be His Excellency the Governor General of Canada, The Right Honourable David Johnston; Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Peter MacKay; Chief of the Defence Staff, General Walt Natynczyk and other dignitaries.

MCpl Greff was killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while transiting through Kabul as a passenger on an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) vehicle at approximately 11:30 a.m. (Kandahar time) on October 29, 2011.

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Interested media may contact Lieutenant Andrea McKinley, 8 Wing/CFB Trenton Public Affairs Officer, who can be reached at (613) 965-2041 or cellular phone on November 1st at (613) 243-7330, or at

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1-866-377-0811 or 613-996-2353
On weekends: 613-792-2973

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Date: 10/31/2011 - 16:20
Language: English
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