Detective Sergeant

John H. Bassett

Metropolitan Toronto Police

November 30th, 1963

Age: 40 / 23 years service

 

John H. Bassett was Married.

 


Circumstances

Detective Bassett died when he was involved, as a passenger, in a DC-8 air crash outside Montreal. At the time of his death, Detective Sergeant Bassett was returning to Toronto from Montreal after testifying at a murder trial in the Province of Quebec.