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George Herbert Edward Ransom

In memory of:

Second Class Constable George Herbert Edward Ransom

June 7, 1958

Lake Simcoe, Ontario

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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O Division, Divisional Headquarters Toronto

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April 15, 1957

2/Cst. Ransom was awarded the Royal Life Saving Society for swimming and lifesaving ability. He accidentally drowned while on patrol in Lake Simcoe, near Georgina Island, Ontario. At the time of his death 2/Cst. Ransom was posted to the Divisional Headquarters in Toronto. He was engaged to Elaine Williams and buried in Melville, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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