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Wilfred James Cobble

In memory of
Constable
Wilfred James Cobble
December 4, 1946
Lavoy, Alberta

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
12983
Age:
39

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
July 1, 1937

Cst. Cobble served in eight different detachments from British Columbia to Ontario. He was assigned to the Musical Ride until 1939 when he was thrown from a horse. After recovering from this accident, Cst. Cobble became a dog master and went to Vegreville, Alberta. He died of injuries received when struck by a truck while on duty on Lavoy highway, Alberta. He was married to Kathleen and they had a son.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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