Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Eugene Jones

In memory of:

Corporal Francis Eugene Jones

December 14, 1983

Tofino, British Columbia

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

25289

Age:

36

Division:

Ucluelet Detachment

Additional Information


Enlistment:

November 28, 1966

Cpl. Jones received a commendation from his Commanding Officer for courage and perseverance in apprehending a dangerous man who was armed with a loaded shotgun. At the time of his death he was posted to Ucluelet Detachment on Vancouver Island. An investigation revealed that the helicopter Cpl. Jones was traveling in had hit an unmarked suspension cable which was virtually impossible to see against the wooded background. Cpl. Jones was married to Evi and they had a son and a daughter.

Commemorated on Page 172 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Corporal Francis Eugene Jones – © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Corporal Francis Eugene Jones – © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Inscription on Grave marker – Photo courtesy of www.rcmpgraves.com

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: