Canada's Defence Deployments
Deployment to the Former Yugoslavia
The largest number of Canadians to serve in a UN mission in the region at any one time was 2,000. Canadian Armed Forces members found themselves in a full-fledged war zone where peacekeeping troops had to engage in firefights to try to fulfill their missions
In the Balkans, 23 Canadians lost their lives in the various missions and many more were injured.
Deployment to Afghanistan
One hundred and fifty-eight (158) Canadian Armed Forces members lost their lives in service while participating in our country’s military efforts in Afghanistan.
Deployment in World War II
More than one million Canadians and Newfoundlanders served in the military — more than 45,000 gave their lives and another 55,000 were wounded.
Deployment in World War I