Corporal Bryce Keller
Corporal Bryce Jeffrey Keller was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on 27 May 1979 to Melvin and Helen Keller. Cpl Keller joined the Reserve Force on 27 January 1997. He transferred to the Regular Force on 18 August 2003. Upon completion of Battle School in June 2004, he was posted to The First Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.
Cpl Keller deployed on Operation Archer to Afghanistan with C Company, 1 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 12 February 2006. He was promoted to Cpl while on tour on 21 April 2006. Cpl Keller’s exemplary soldier skills and hard working attitude made him an asset to his peers and leaders.
Cpl Keller was killed in action on 3 August 2006 in the Panjwai District of Kandahar Province while operating in the face of effective small arms and Rocket Propelled Grenade fire. He is survived by his loving wife, Sarah, parents Melvin and Helen and brothers Scott and Bradley.