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William Tyrrell Reading

In memory of
Constable
William Tyrrell Reading
December 14, 1890
Calgary, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
2086
Age:
25
Division:
Calgary, Alberta

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
April 10, 1888

Constable Reading was from England and excelled at cricket and football. He was a surveyor during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and then farmed prior to joining the NWMP. Constable Reading died from injuries when a horse being exercised fell on him. He is buried in Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 17 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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