Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Derek Thomas Ivany

In memory of:

Constable Derek Thomas Ivany

June 25, 1971

St. Arthur, New Brunswick

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

25165

Age:

24

Additional Information


Born:

December 23, 1946
Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

October 11, 1966

Cst. Ivany was born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland. He loved sports, the outdoors, and spent much of his free time hunting, fishing and playing hockey. Cst. Ivany’s service was all in New Brunswick. On the night of his death, he was responding to a call of a shooting. He caught his outside wheels on the loose gravel of the shoulder causing the car to go out of control. Cst. Ivany was married to Elaine who had just lost a child a week before his death. Cst. Ivany is buried in the Anglican Cemetery at Grand Falls, NL.

Commemorated on Page 144 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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