Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Brian Baldwinson

In memory of
Constable
John Brian Baldwinson
October 28, 1975
Surrey, British Columbia

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
25163
Age:
28
Division:
E Division, Surrey Detachment GIS Section

Additional Information:

Born:
November 29, 1946 Gimli, Manitoba
Enlistment:
October 7, 1966

Cst. Baldwinson was born in Gimli, Manitoba. He was an excellent athlete who played a variety of sports and particularly loved hockey. At 1:30 am, Cst. Baldwinson passed another police car and ended up hitting a horse that had wandered onto the highway. He was married to Nancy who was pregnant with their second child, Darren. His first born, Barry, was 2 years old at the time of Cst. Baldwinson’s death.

Commemorated on Page 151 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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