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Ervin Jack Giesbrecht

In memory of:

Corporal Ervin Jack Giesbrecht

June 20, 1964
Hybord, Manitoba

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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June 28, 1932
Boisseville, Manitoba


March 25, 1952

Cpl. Giesbrecht was a former heavy-weight Golden Gloves Boxing Champion. He was promoted to corporal in 1962. He drowned when his police car went out of control and plunged into the water at the Coffer Dam while on patrol at Hybord, Manitoba. He was married to Elaine and they had a son. Cpl. Giesbrecht is buried at Garry Memorial Park in Fort Garry, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 126 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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