VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, June 3, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - The military
funeral for Bombardier Karl Manning, who died on May 27 in Afghanistan,
will be held on June 4, 2011, in Chicoutimi.
When: Saturday, June 4, 2011, at 4:00 pm
Where: Chicoutimi Cathedral, 514, Racine Street East
Born in Chicoutimi, Bombardier Manning was first enlisted in 1998 as a
reservist in the Navy. In 2008, he joined the Army and changed
profession. Artilleryman, he then joined 5e Régiment d'artillerie
légère du Canada with which he participated in his first mission.
Besides his family and relatives, Bombardier Karl Manning is survived by
his "X" battery colleagues, with whom he worked as a radar operator in
his first mission in Afghanistan.
NOTES TO THE EDITOR IN CHIEF/NEWS EDITOR:
Bombardier Manning's family wishes to mourn privately. If there are
seats available, journalists may enter the Cathedral. However, no
microphones or cameras will be permitted inside.
Media representatives who would like to attend are asked to contact
Public Affairs personnel (see contact information below).
SOURCE National Defence
For further information:
Captain Julie Brunet
Public Affairs Officer
3 Wing Bagotville
Telephone: 418 550-0608