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George Quiqueran Rene Saveuse De Beaujeu

In memory of
Constable
George Quiqueran Rene Saveuse De Beaujeu
September 8, 1890
Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
2439
Age:
18
Division:
F Division

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
April 29, 1890

Constable De Beaujeu was a college student from Montreal prior to joining the NWMP. He drowned in Lake Winnipeg when the Mounted Police boat capsized during a storm. His body was recovered two months after the sinking of the Keewatin and was sent to Montreal for burial. A street at Depot is named after Constable De Beaujeu.

Commemorated on Page 15 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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