REGINA – Three lakes in northern Saskatchewan have been named after soldiers from the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery and Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry who died in Afghanistan. The geomemorial recognizes the sacrifices of individuals who were born or spent time in Saskatchewan and who gave their lives in service.
Goddard Lake has been named after Capt. Nichola Goddard, who died in a firefight in May 2006.
Anderson Lake recognizes Cpl. Jordan Anderson, who was killed by an improvised explosive device while he was on patrol in the Panjwaii district in July 2007.
Greff Lake bears the name of Master Cpl. Byron Greff, who was killed in Kabul in October 2011 when the armoured bus he was in was rammed by a car packed with explosives.
About 4,000 locations across Saskatchewan bear the names of individuals who have been recognized since the program began in 1947.
Others honoured this year include:
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