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Constable

Gerald A. Thompson

OPP ~ Kemptville Detachment

March 31st, 1975

Age: 35 / 9 years service

 

Gerald A. Thompson was married with 2 children.

 


Circumstances

Constable Thompson was on routine patrol; in an unmarked cruiser at approximately 1200 hrs. March 31, 1975. On the Oxford Mills Rd. 3 miles south of Kemptville he was in pursuit of a red sports car when he collided with a Canadian Pacific freight train. He died later in hospital.