Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Neil McArthur Bruce

In memory of
Constable
Neil McArthur Bruce
April 14, 1965
Powers Creek, British Columbia

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
20824
Age:
26
Division:
E Division

Additional Information:

Born:
March 10, 1939
Enlistment:
February 19, 1959

Cst. Bruce was born in New Brunswick. In training he was respected for his patience and helpfulness. He served in British Columbia at Kamloops, Lytton, and Kelowna. Cst. Bruce was always helping someone, stepping in for a person in trouble and was used to resolving issues with little harm being done. He died in the hospital at Kelowna of pneumonia from complications resulting from a bullet wound while investigating a complaint at Power Creek, British Columbia.

Cst. Bruce was married to Sandra and they had a son and a daughter. He is buried at Lakeview Memorial Park in Kelowna, British Columbia. In 2000, the Cst. Neil Bruce Middle School was opened in Westbank, British Columbia. His son, Don, later became a member of the Force.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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