Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Eric Pedersen

In memory of:

Constable Gordon Eric Pedersen

June 18, 1962

Kamloops, British Columbia

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

20865

Age:

23

Division:

E Division

Additional Information


Enlistment:

February 24, 1959

Cst. Pedersen was born in Alberta. He was shot while investigating a complaint near Kamloops, British Columbia. Cst. Pedersen’s name appears on a plaque on the wall of the RCMP Chapel at Depot. He was married to Betty who gave birth to a son seven months after Cst. Pedersen’s funeral. He is buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Vernon, BC.

Commemorated on Page 118 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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  • Constable Gordon Eric Pedersen – © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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