Unit: 1st Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment
Date of incident: March 27, 2011
Incident description: improvised explosive device
Cpl. Yannick Scherrer was on a foot patrol
when he was killed by an IED blast near Nakhonay, southwest of Kandahar city.
The 24-year-old native of Montreal was on a security patrol with the Afghan National Army at the time of his death. The member of the 1st Battalion of the Royal 22nd Regiment was on his first tour in the country.