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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Boyd Henderson

In memory of:

Second Class Constable James Boyd Henderson

August 7, 1948
St. Lawrence River, Gananoque, Ontario

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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May 1, 1947

Prior to joining the Force, 2/Cst. Henderson served with the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve as a stoker. He was transferred to Marine Division and assigned to the RCMP Patrol Boat CARNDUFF in Kingston, Ontario. 2/Cst. Henderson fell overboard and his body was recovered 10 days after the accident. 2/Cst. Henderson is buried at Union Cemetery in Oshawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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  • Photo of JAMES BOYD HENDERSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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