Donald John Deacon

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Donald John Deacon

Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 1 Aug 1943 (aged 30)
Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Plot Block 1B- Plot Field of Honour-Lot 35
Memorial ID 7958635 View Source
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Professional Hockey Player. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, he began his hockey career as a winger for the Regina Pats in the junior league in 1930. In 1934, he signed as a free agent with Detroit Olympics playing until 1935. For the next fours seasons, he played as a defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League from (1936-40). In 1941, he joined the Canadian military and played for the Calgary Army team. While on military leave, he died after falling from a balcony at a friend's party in Vancouver, Canada.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 7 Oct 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald John Deacon (2 Jun 1913–1 Aug 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7958635, citing Regina Cemetery, Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .