A Quebec-based soldier died Saturday after suffering critical injuries when a land mine detonated while he was on foot patrol last month in Afghanistan.He will be remembered.
Master-Corporal Charles-Philippe Michaud, who served with the Royal 22nd Regiment based at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, had been patrolling in Panjwayi District, southwest of Kandahar City.
He was airlifted to the Landstuhl Regional Medical Centre in Germany and arrived in Quebec City on June 28. A military spokesman said he never regained consciousness.
MCpl. Michaud is survived by his wife, parents, and brother. He was 28.