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Charles William Reay

In memory of:

Constable Charles William Reay

October 6, 1955
Churchill River, Island Falls, Saskatchewan

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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May 15, 1947

Cst. Reay initially engaged as a Special Constable and became a regular member a year later. In his career, Cst. Reay was posted to eight different detachments in Manitoba. He drowned in the Churchill River while on duty at Island Falls, Saskatchewan. Cst. Reay had a wife Bertie and a daughter. He is buried in Camrose, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 111 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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