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Willis Edward Rhodeniser

In memory of:

Constable Willis Edward Rhodeniser

August 26, 1939

Carlyle, Saskatchewan

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Depot, K - Alberta & F Saskatachewan

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March 28, 1911
Farmington, Nova Scotia


July 2, 1935

Cst. Rhodeniser was born in Nova Scotia. He was partnered with his dog “Tell” in October 1938. Cst. Rhodeniser was shot near Carlyle, Saskatchewan, while leading a posse in search of a suspect wanted for questioning in connection with three murders. He is buried at Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 62 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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