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Maurice Melvin Melnychuk

In memory of:

Second Class Constable Maurice Melvin Melnychuk

June 7, 1958

Lake Simcoe, Ontario

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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June 4, 1956

2/Cst. Melnychuk was posted to Divisional Headquarters in Toronto. He accidentally drowned while on patrol in Lake Simcoe, near Georgina Island, Ontario. 2/Cst. Melnychuk’s body was found 19 days after the accident. He is buried in the cemetery at Prince George, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 93 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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