Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Michael Bernard Potvin

In memory of
Constable
Michael Bernard Potvin
July 13, 2010
Mayo, Yukon Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Age:
26
Division:
M Division, Mayo, Yukon

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
May 4, 2009

Son of Mark and Patricia Potvin of Osgoode, Ontario. Cst. Mike Potvin was married to Allison who was eight months pregnant with their first child at the time of his death. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing and working for the RCMP. In spite of being a very strong swimmer, he drowned when the RCMP boat he was in capsized on the Stewart River in Mayo, Yukon. He is buried in Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 228 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Constable Michael Bernard Potvin – © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email
VAC.CVWM-MVGC.ACC@vac-acc.gc.ca or call us.

Date modified: