For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
Donald Van Vyck is buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, ON.
Ships served in:
* First noted in Navy List as a Surg-Lt, RCNVR (seniority 23 Jan 1943) (Navy List Mar 1943). Seniority back dated to 23 Jan 1942 (Navy List Feb 1944)
HMCS YORK - Appointed to York 07 Aug 1943 as a Surg-Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1943)
RCN BARRACKS HALIFAX - Appointed to RCN Barracks Halifax 01 Nov 1943 as a Surg-Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Oct 1943)
HMCS HESPELER - Appointed to Hespeler 28 Feb 1944 as a Surg-Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Feb 1944)
HMCS AVALON - Appointed to Avalon 07 Oct 1944 as a Surg-Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Jan 1945)
* Retired List - as Surgeon-Lt, RCN(R) (Navy List Apr 1946). Appointed Surgeon-LCdr, RCN(R) (seniority 23 Jan 1948) (Navy List Jul 1950)
HMCS YORK (retired list) - as Surgeon-LCdr (Navy List Jan 1953). Last noted in the Navy List for Jul 1960.
Surg-Lt Donald James Van Wyck on HMCS Hesepler - circa Feb-Oct 1944
Van Wyck family headstone in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, ON.