Corporal Kenneth Michael Germaine served with the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry during the period of the Cold War. He served with the United Nations in the Sinai Desert and in Israel. He is entitled to the United Nations Emergency Force Middle East Medal Sinai desert, United Nations Disengagement Observation Force Medal Israel/Syria and the Canadian Forces Decoration.
He enlisted into 3rd battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Esquimalt, British Columbia on April 24th 1972.
He started serveing in Cyprus on November 9th 1975
He was back in Esquimalt, British Columbia on May 9th 1976
The mission was established in June 1974 to supervise the cease-fire between Israel and Syria; to supervise the disengagement (redeployment) of Syrian and Israeli forces; and, to establish a buffer zone, as provided in the Agreement on Disengagement between Israeli and Syrian Forces of 31 May 1974. The Mission continues to perform its functions effectively with the cooperation of the parties.
He was posted in Baden, Germany with 3rd Royal Canadian Regiment on September 6th 1976
He was posted in Gagetown, New Brunswick on July 14th 1980.
He was posted in Alert, Canada on March 20th 1991.
He was discharged on February 1st 1993
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Corporal Kenneth Michael Germaine medals