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William George Boorman

In memory of:

Constable William George Boorman

May 26, 1937
Elsie Island, Hudson Bay, Nunavut

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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November 15, 1933

Cst. Boorman served in “E” Division and then transferred to “G” Division Eastern Artic. He was coming back from a seal hunt when he placed his rifle in the boat and it went off accidentally. He is buried at Port Harrison (now called Inoucdjouac).

Commemorated on Page 61 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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