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12e Régiment Blindé du Canada
12e Régiment Blindé du Canada
Cpl Blais Karine Marie Nathasha
Rank: Corporal Cpl
Regimental Number: R27 604 651
Born: Jan 04, 1988 Les Méchins, Québec
Discharged: Killed In Action

Served In: Afghanistan
Service: CF (Canadian Forces)
Battle Group: ISAF (International Security Assistance Force)
Regiment: 12e Régiment Blindé du Canada
Service Details :
2nd Battalion of the Royal 22nd Regiment Battle Group.

Sacrifice Medal (SM)
 
Service Notes: She was described as an energetic soldier who gave 100 per cent to every challenge she faced. Frank, honest and direct, she was respected by all members of her squadron. She is remembered for her sociable nature and warm smile.
Enlisted: February 3, 2006 Val Cartier, Que.
Pre/Post War: She received an honorary, posthumous promotion to the rank of corporal.

Deceased: April 13, 2009 at Shah Wali Kot District, Afghanistan
Cemetery Les Mechins Cemetery Les Mechins,
Obituary: Cpl Blais was killed when her armoured vehicle struck a roadside bomb north of Kandahar City in the Shah Wali Kowt District. She had only been on the ground in Kandahar for two weeks. It was her first overseas tour of duty since enlisting in 2006. Karine is survived by her partner Hugo Girard-Blanchette, father Gino Blais, mother Josée Simard and stepfather Marco Sergerie, younger brother Billy, grandparents Laurette (Michel), Aurélie (Georges-Henri Blais), Carol (Johanne), and extended family
 
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