The 51-year-old funnyman sported a golden maple-leaf pin over his heart in tribute of the 24-year-old reservist who was killed while standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Oct. 22.
“I wore a Canada pin in honour of Cpl. Cirillo who was laid to rest today,” the Austin Powers actor said. “[It’s] very important to show your respect to a great Canadian and a hero.”
Cpl. Nathan was buried in Hamilton on Oct. 28, 2014.
At the ceremony, a note from the Queen was read aloud, which stated, “I send my deepest sympathy to all those affected by this tragedy, in particular to members of Cpl. Cirillo’s own family.”
Nathan Cirillo. (Photo: © @ncitaly/Instagram)