Master Corporal Kristal Giesebrecht

Medical Technician
Canadian Forces 1 Canadian Field Hospital

Petawawa, Ontario

End of Duty: June 26, 2010

Biographical Info:

Age: 34
Hometown: Wallaceburg, Ontario

Incident Details:

Master Corporal Kristal Giesebrecht and Private Andrew Miller were travelling in a convoy about 20 kilometres southwest of Kandahar City, in the Panjwa’i District, Afghanistan, when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device at approximately 11:00 a.m. Kandahar time. MCpl Giesebrecht was based with 1 Canadian Field Hospital in Petawawa, Ontario, and Pte Miller was based with 2 Field Ambulance, also in Petawawa, Ontario. Both soldiers were serving in Afghanistan with the Task Force Kandahar Health Services Unit.

Kristal is survived by her husband Matt.