Sgt. Vaughn Ingram, of 1st Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Edmonton - died in the line of duty.

The Canadian soldier was killed as the result of a rocket-propelled grenade attack in Afghanistan on Aug. 3, 2006.

In a statement released the day of the tragedy, Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean expressed her sorrow for the fallen soldiers and said she shared "the grief of a nation."

Jean added: "We must salute the sense of duty and the determination of our soldiers as they face dangers in the name of rebuilding Afghanistan."