Private Alexandre Péloquin travelled along the Highway of Heroes Thursday afternoon, June 11. The Canadian soldier was killed when an explosive device detonated during a foot patrol in the Panjwai District south of Kandahar City on June 8.
He was a member of the 3e Bataillon, Royal 22e Regiment, based at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier near Quebec City. He joined the Canadian Forces in October 2007.
Peloquin's death brings to 119 the total number of Canadian soldiers who have died on the mission to Afghanistan since it began in 2002.
For more photos taken on the Herley Rd. bridge in Cramahe Township - Repatriation Drive