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MCpl Timothy Wilson

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MCpl Timothy Wilson

Master Corporal Timothy Wilson was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta on 27 July 1975. He joined the Canadian Forces on 4 July 1997 and was posted to 2 PPCLI, Winnipeg in February 1998.

MCpl Wilson deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina on Operation Palladium from September 2000 to April 2001. He was promoted to Cpl in February 2001 and deployed with C Company to Afghanistan on Operation Apollo from February to July 2002 as part of 3 PPCLI.

He was promoted to MCpl in January 2004. Tim Wilson had demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and quiet professionalism since the day he arrived in the battalion. He was a soldier and junior leader who earned the respect of subordinates, peers and superiors.

While deployed with B Company on Operation Archer, MCpl Wilson died on 4 March 2006 after succumbing to injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on 2 March 2006. Tim Wilson is survived by his loving wife, Daphne, children Sheralynn and Jesse, and parents Dale and Jane.

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