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Roy Eldon Laird

In memory of:

Constable Roy Eldon Laird

August 26, 1955
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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April 16, 1946

Cst. Laird was with the Saskatchewan Light Infantry in WWII. For his war service he was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, the Italy Star, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and clasp, and the 1939-1945 War Medal. After the war he engaged with the RCMP. He served in Hamilton, ON, and several posts in Alberta. He died while on duty in a non-collision traffic accident on the Ranchville Road, near Medicine Hat, Alberta. Cst. Laird had a wife Ann and a son. He is buried in the Cemetery at Depot.

Commemorated on Page 110 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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