Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Campbell Harrison

In memory of:

Constable George Campbell Harrison

October 8, 1935

Banff, Alberta

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

10946

Age:

29

Division:

E Division, K Division - Banff

Additional Information


Enlistment:

July 3, 1931

Cst. Harrison died near the Eastern Gate of Banff National Park while attempting to apprehend three robber suspects. Wounded, he managed to shoot out both headlights of the vehicle the suspects were driving before he collapsed. Cst. Harrison is buried in the Banff Cemetery. His funeral procession included a piper and a trumpeter from the Lord Strathcona’s Horse. Cst. Harrison was single.

Commemorated on Page 57 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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