Remembering...

Maurice Melnychuk

Constable

Maurice Melnychuk

Serving with the RCMP

Saturday June 07, 1958

Age: 21

While traveling to Georgina Island to conduct a surprise raid for alcohol on the Native Reserve, a storm blew up on Lake Simcoe. The boat was swamped and the boat and bodies were found over the next few days.

Postscript

This tragedy is the largest loss of life suffered by the RCMP anywhere in Canada.


Remembering...

Constable

Maurice Melnychuk

Maurice Melnychuk


Serving with the RCMP

Saturday June 07, 1958

Age: 21

While traveling to Georgina Island to conduct a surprise raid for alcohol on the Native Reserve, a storm blew up on Lake Simcoe. The boat was swamped and the boat and bodies were found over the next few days.

Postscript

This tragedy is the largest loss of life suffered by the RCMP anywhere in Canada.