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William Iraneus Seward

In memory of:

Constable William Iraneus Seward

February 15, 1978
Toronto, Ontario

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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O Division, Toronto Pearson Airport

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June 26, 1955
New Waterford, Nova Scotia


July 29, 1974

Cst. Seward was born in New Waterford, Nova Scotia. He was a member of the Drug Section in Toronto. As a result of a drug investigation, threats had been made against his life. Cst. Seward was driving to the airport when he collided with another vehicle. He was married Joanna and they had a son. He is buried in Sydney Forks, NS.

Commemorated on Page 160 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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