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Willis Edward Rhodeniser

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

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
Depot, K - Alberta & F Saskatachewan

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March 28, 1911 Farmington, Nova Scotia
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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