For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Donald James Van Wyck

 

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander, O-74960, RCN(R)

 

Born: 18 Oct 1917

 

Died: 02 Oct 1991

 

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.

Source:  Find-a-Grave

 

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