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PG Reservist Dies During Weekend Training in Manitoba

Monday, July 27, 2015 @ 8:06 AM

Prince George, B.C. – A Prince George reservist has died in a weekend training incident in Manitoba.

Private Kirby Tott, a member of the Rocky Mountain Rangers, was killed Saturday while carrying out specialty training at Canadian Forces Base Shilo.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he was “saddened” by the news.

“On behalf of all Canadians and the Government of Canada, I would like to offer my most sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Private Kirby Tott who died yesterday (Saturday) following a training incident at CFB Shilo.

“Private Tott’s death is a sombre reminder of the sacrifices made everyday by the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, both at home and abroad, for they are the ultimate guarantors of our values and our freedoms.”

No details regarding the death have been released though an investigation is underway.


R.I.P. Far too soon

Deepest condolences to the family and friends. RIP,

from one military family to another … we feel your loss…. rest in peace Kirby

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