On May 5, a brief memorial was held at Huntsville’s cenotaph for Master Corporal Matthew Cousins, son-in-law of local residents Rick and Marion Boddy. Cousins was among the crew members aboard a Canadian military helicopter that went down in the Mediterranean Sea during exercises on April 29.
Huntsville residents lined Veterans Way, standing beside their vehicles for the short service, and then followed an OPP escort around the block to honour Cousins and show support for the Boddys.
(The photo compilation of the crew members near the end of this video is courtesy of the Royal Canadian Air Force. They are: Captain Brenden Ian MacDonald, Captain Kevin Hagen, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail Cowbrough, Sub Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins.)
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