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Joseph Henry Kent

In memory of
Special Constable
Joseph Henry Kent
November 5, 1941
St. Catharines, Ontario

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
S/3185
Age:
58
Division:
O Division

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
November 1, 1939

S/Cst. Kent was a First World War veteran. He was hired during the Second World War as a Special Constable to guard vital domestic installations. S/Cst. Kent’s role was to guard Bridge No. 4 on the Welland Ship Canal. He died of injuries received when struck by an automobile while proceeding off duty on the Welland Ship Canal Bridge, St. Catharines, Ontario. S/Cst. Kent was only married eight months when he died. He is buried in Victoria Lawn Cemetery in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 103 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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