Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Willis Edward Rhodeniser

In memory of
Constable
Willis Edward Rhodeniser
August 26, 1939
Carlyle, Saskatchewan

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
12690
Age:
28
Division:
Depot, K - Alberta & F Saskatachewan

Additional Information:

Born:
March 28, 1911 Farmington, Nova Scotia
Enlistment:
July 2, 1935

Cst. Rhodeniser was born in Nova Scotia. He was partnered with his dog “Tell” in October 1938. Cst. Rhodeniser was shot near Carlyle, Saskatchewan, while leading a posse in search of a suspect wanted for questioning in connection with three murders. He is buried at Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 62 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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  • Dog “Tell” – Photo courtesy of www.rcmpgraves.com
  • Inscription on grave marker – Photo courtesy of www.rcmpgraves.com

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