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George Ernest Willmett

In memory of
Constable
George Ernest Willmett
April 12, 1908
Frank, Alberta

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
4584
Age:
27

Additional Information:

Born:
August 2, 1880 Taylor Terrace, Derbyshire, England
Enlistment:
May 9, 1907

Constable Willmett was originally a house painter and came to Canada in early 1907. He was murdered by a burglar while on night patrol in the town of Frank, Alberta. It took over three years of undercover work to find out who was responsible. Constable Willmett is buried in the Union Cemetery, Fort MacLeod, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 32 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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