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Corporal Stephen Bouzane

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Corporal Stephen Bouzane

Cpl Stephen Frederick Bouzane was born on March 21st, 1981 in Springdale, Newfoundland, but grew up in Toronto, Ontario. He enlisted in the Regular Force, land component, on June 4th, 2003.

After completing basic training, he was posted to 3 PPCLI in Edmonton, Alberta, where he was employed as a rifleman with C Company (Parachute), with whom he deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, as part of Task Force 1-07. He was qualified in Basic Mountain Operations, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Infantry Platoon Support Weapons, and LUVW driver, among others.

Stephen had no relatives in Edmonton, but had many good friends amongst C Company and the Battalion. He died while on duty in the province of Kandahar when the vehicle he was driving struck an Improvised Explosive Device on June 20th, 2007.

He is survived by his parents Moureen and Fred, as well as his sister, Kelly.

Family statement

"Your worst enemy cannot
harm you as much as your
own thoughts, unguarded" –
Buddha

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