Cap Pierre-Antoine L’Heureux

    • Corporal Pierre-Antoine L’Heureux
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    • Corporal Pierre-Antoine L’Heureux

    We  regret to advise of the death of Corporal Pierre-Antoine L’Heureux, unexpectedly in his home in Edmonton, AB on 22 October 2016.  A member of 1 Combat Engineer Regiment, Cpl L’Heureux was born in 1987 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC and enrolled into the Canadian Armed Forces in Kingston, ON in 2010.

    Pierre-Antoine completed his Basic Military Qualification at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruitment School in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in August 2010 and subsequently completed his Basic Combat Engineer training at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, NB. Completing this course in July 2011, Pierre-Antoine spent the rest of his career with 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (CER ) in Edmonton, AB.

    Initially joining 13 Armoured Squadron as a section member, Pierre-Antoine was heavily involved in regimental activities as he progressed through his career. He took on various challenges including military courses highlighted by the Basic Mountain Operator Course in California and the Close Quarter Basic Combat course conducted in Wainwright, AB.  He also completed his Combat Engineer Second Developmental Level (DP2) course in 2015.  While with the unit he assisted at the Family Support Centre at 1 CER before moving to 2 Troop in 11 Field Squadron. Pierre-Antoine deployed on Operation LENTUS as part of the Incident Response Unit that responded to the Calgary floods in Spring/Summer of 2013.

    The viewing will occur on 5 November 2016 between 0900 and 1300 hrs at the LeSieur et Frère Funeral Home, 95 Blvd St-Luc, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC. A military ceremony will be held at the St-Jean Garrison at 1400 on 5 November 2016. Both events are open to family and friends. {khOct2016}