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John Terrance Draginda

In memory of:

Constable John Terrance Draginda

September 29, 1974
Surrey, British Columbia

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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E Division, Surrey Detachment

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March 3, 1969

Cst. Draginda was born in Fort Smith, North West Territories. He was a member of the Musical Ride for 2 years. Cst. Draginda was responding to the report of a serious motor vehicle accident. He slowed down and went through the intersection. As he did, the police car slammed into a half-ton pickup. He is buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Edmonton, Alberta. He was single.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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