Daniel Gunther
Daniel Gunther

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Name: Daniel Gunther
Occupation: War Hero
Gender: Male
Birth Day: January 13, 1969
Age: 53
Country: Canada
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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Daniel Gunther

Daniel Gunther was born on January 13, 1969 in Canada (53 years old). Daniel Gunther is a War Hero, zodiac sign: Capricorn. Find out Daniel Gunthernet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


The accounts of his death vary: he was either killed by a mortar or by an anti-artillery rocket.

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Before Fame

Early in his military career, he joined the Canadian Army's Royal 22nd Regiment. It was with this group that he served in Bosnia.

Biography Timeline


Gunther belonged to a military family. His father Peter Gunther was a Captain (who eventually spent 37 years in the military) and his maternal grandfather retired as a Sergeant. Daniel Gunther was born in Germany while his father was assigned to a military base there. In 1987, the year after he and his parents moved back to Montreal in the suburb of Brossard, Daniel Gunther enlisted in the army.


1993 was a dark year for Canadian Forces. The public image of Canada's armed forces took a "severe beating" in 1993. Canadian soldiers committed abusive behaviour, including racism, torture and murder in Somalia in March 1993 (two months prior to Gunther's killing in Bosnia). The Canadian political issue known as the Somalia Affair eventually lead the Jean Chrétien government to call a public inquiry in 1994. he resulting investigation affected all levels of the Department of National Defence. The public also responded to surveys released in 1993 also showed that soldiers were resistant to openly homosexual soldiers and that 26.5 per cent of female personnel reported sexual harassment.

About a month after being assigned to Bosnia, Gunther was driving a UN-marked M113 armored personnel carrier (APC) in Buci, a village with high tension between Muslims and Croats that was about 20 kilometres northwest of Sarajevo on June 18, 1993.

In April 1993, Daniel was placed on standby for duty in Bosnia. In May, he was assigned to Bosnia selected as an emergency reinforcement to replace an injured soldier in Bosnia, leaving his wife Marie-Josée Vincent and his ten-month-old son Alexandre in Quebec.


Some years later, the military announced that Gunther's mother would be the Memorial Cross Mother who would lay flowers at the National Peacekeeping Monument during the Peacekeeping Day Ceremony on October 22, 2000. The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Maurice Baril, also presented the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal to his widow, son, father and grandfather.

Family Life

After his death, he was honored with the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal.

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Currently, Daniel Gunther is 54 years, 0 months and 23 days old. Daniel Gunther will celebrate 55th birthday on a Saturday 13th of January 2024. Below we countdown to Daniel Gunther upcoming birthday.


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