Sergeant Shawn Eades
Sergeant Shawn Allen Eades was born in Hamilton, Ontario. He joined the Canadian Forces in 1994 and was posted to 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (CER) in Edmonton. Sergeant Eades was a very experienced senior Non-Commissioned Officer. He served on four overseas missions including deployments to Kosovo, Kabul and Kandahar.
Sgt Eades was respected by his subordinates, peers and superiors for his outstanding resourcefulness and professionalism. He was a veteran NCO on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan. Sergeant Eades was a devoted father who liked to share stories of his children with his colleagues and friends.
He was a proud and dedicated soldier who was highly respected by his commanders and the soldiers he served with. He died doing what he loved – being a soldier. Sergeant Eades was committed to helping the people of Afghanistan.
He will be missed by his wife Lisa, his daughters Breanna and Niya, his mother Beverly, his brother David, his half-sister Tamara, as well as his family and friends.