Trooper Mark Wilson of the Royal Canadian Dragoons. Married, father of two.


OTTAWA, Ontario Timothy Wilson, of Grande Prairie, Alberta, who was seriously injured in the March 2 vehicle accident in Kandahar, Afghanistan, died at a U.S.-run hospital in Landstuhl, Germany early Sunday March 5, 2006.

Wilson, with the Second Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Shilo, was critically injured March 2 when the light armoured vehicle he was in was hit by a taxi and flipped over.

There are no reports of any other casualties. The soldier's unit was on patrol between the Zhari District Centre and Bazaar-e-Panjwayi, the location of a new two-lane road which is being constructed with the assistance of the Canadian provincial reconstruction team.

Cpl. Paul Davis was killed instantly and five others were injured. All were based at Shilo. Wilson died two days later at a U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany.