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Title: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: 211RadOp on June 01, 2015, 16:27:17
Alex was struck and killed by a transport truck on Saturday, north of Kingston.  Alex was posted to CFCMU and had only served 8 years in the CAF.

RIP Alex.  It was a pleasure to have known you.

http://www.thewhig.com/2015/05/30/motorcyclist-killed-in-three-vehicle-collision (http://www.thewhig.com/2015/05/30/motorcyclist-killed-in-three-vehicle-collision)
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: Teltech on June 01, 2015, 17:04:02
RIP Alex. Prayers to the family.
Is there any word on funeral arrangements?
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: 211RadOp on June 01, 2015, 17:38:55
Not yet.  When I find out I will post it here.
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: 211RadOp on June 05, 2015, 09:49:59
From CO CFCMU

1.   We have confirmed with MCpl Ryan Alexander New’s Family that the Event will be as Follows:

                When:                  Wednesday 10 June 2015
                Where:                 Vimy Officer Mess (VOM)
                Time:                     1300 – 1700hrs (ceremony will not be that long just the venue has been reserved for that long to allow for family and friends to exchange their condolences and stories)
                Dress:                   Mil – DEU 1A (medals)
                                                Civ – Appropriate Business attire
                Parking:                Overflow Parking can be found pass the VOM on the left hand side. CFCMU serving members are to park at work and walk over.

Note: Family had no restriction on numbers but VOM can only hold ~250 pers standing inside the Kingston Room. Family and CFCMU members will take up a predicted 150 of those. There will be two portions in this Ceremony: One will be held outside (no limits on # pers) and one will be inside for stories/anecdotes and rolling pictures.
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: Tarlouth on June 05, 2015, 10:27:59
Thank-you for posting the arrangements.

I plan to head down to kingston on wed.
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: Hamish Seggie on June 05, 2015, 12:08:23
RIP Soldier...... :salute: :cdn:
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: LCIS227 on June 07, 2015, 07:09:08
Very sad news indeed. I served with him in Afghanistan and was my goto guy for many things. RIP Alex.
Title: Re: MCpl Alex New (ACISS-CST)
Post by: upandatom on April 09, 2018, 18:23:09
Driver has been convicted , going to prison and will be deported