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Douglas Ambrose Mark Butler

In memory of
Constable
Douglas Ambrose Mark Butler
October 16, 1982
Oxbow, Saskatchewan

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
36327
Age:
21

Additional Information:

Born:
December 13, 1960
Enlistment:
September 30, 1980

Son of Harold and Margaret Butler, Cst. Butler was born in Newfoundland. He attended Memorial University in St. John’s for a year and then went to the College of Trades and Technology at Carbonear where he took a mechanic’s course. Cst. Butler was posted to Milestone, SK and then to Carnduff, SK. When he heard that his partner was pursuing a vehicle, he pulled his vehicle across the roadway in order to stop the fleeing vehicle. As a result, Cst. Butler was broadsided and was killed upon impact. At the time of Cst. Butler’s death, he was engaged to be married. He is buried in the cemetery at Upper Island Cover, NL.

Commemorated on Page 170 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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