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Kenneth Morley Laughland

In memory of:

Sergeant Kenneth Morley Laughland

July 13, 1963
Carmacks, Yukon Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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May 9, 1932


November 15, 1951

Sgt. Laughland was born in Manitoba. Most of his service was in British Columbia but he transferred to Whitehorse in 1962. He was the head pilot of the Whitehorse Air Section. Sgt. Laughland and three other members died in an RCMP aircraft which crashed when attempting to land at Carmacks, Yukon Territory. Sgt. Laughland was married to Denise and they had a daughter and a son. He is buried at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens in Nanaimo, BC.

Commemorated on Page 121 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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