Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Terrence Hoey

In memory of
Third Class Constable
John Terrence Hoey
November 7, 1958
Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
20307
Age:
21
Division:
B Division

Additional Information:

Born:
April 4, 1937
Enlistment:
January 6, 1958

3/Cst. Hoey wanted to be a police officer all his life. He was devoted to his church and helped build the St. Anne’s Church in Peterborough. Unfortunately, the very first funeral held at the church was his own. He was shot while investigating a complaint at Botwood, Newfoundland. 3/Cst. Hoey was only three weeks out of training when he was killed. He is buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Peterborough, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 81 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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