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Herbert Milton Smart

In memory of:

Corporal Herbert Milton Smart

June 7, 1958

Lake Simcoe, Ontario

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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March 14, 1925
Fergus, Ontario


June 8, 1943

Cpl. Smart was known to be a good swimmer. Before being assigned to his home province of Ontario, Cpl. Smart spent most of his service in Nova Scotia. He accidentally drowned while on patrol in Lake Simcoe, near Georgina Island, Ontario. Cpl. Smart was buried in Windsor, Nova Scotia. He was married to Reta and they had two daughters.

Commemorated on Page 92 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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