Cpl Jamie Gushard

    • Cpl Jamie Gushard
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    • Cpl Jamie Gushard

    We regret to advise of the unexpected death of Corporal Jamie Gushard on 6 July 2020, in Oromocto NB at age 26. Jamie was a member of 4 Engineer Support Regiment.

    Jamie was born in Sydney NS and attended Balls Creek Consolidated School and Malcolm Munroe Jr. High before graduating from Riverview High School with a certificate in French Immersion. He enlisted with the Militia in 2010 during high school where he joined 45 Field Engineer Squadron of 36 Combat Engineer Regiment in Sydney. Jamie completed his Basic Military Qualification course the same year at Victoria Park Armories NS and his Soldiers Qualification in Camp Aldershot NS. This was followed by his trades training at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in Gagetown NB.

    Jamie completed the Correction Officer program at Holland College in Prince Edward Island in 2015 and joined the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Faculty in New Glasgow NS as a correctional officer. Following in his father’s and brother’s footsteps, Jamie transferred to the Regular Force in March 2020 and joined 4 Engineer Support Regiment at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown NB.

    Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Friday, 31 July 2020 from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Sydney Memorial Chapel (49 Welton St, Sydney NS). Due to COVID restrictions, masks are mandatory. A private family service will take place. Condolences can be sent to the family to the funeral home. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers or memorial donations, please be kind to one another.{khJul2020}