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Henry Gilchrist

OPP ~ Tillsonburg Detachment

February 17th, 1954

Age: 41 / 16 years service


Henry Gilchrist was married with 3 children.



On February 16, 1954, Gilchrist was travelling on a straight stretch of Highway 3 from Aylmer to Tillsonburg. At about 11:50 p.m., his right front fender clipped the left rear of a truck parked on the south side of the highway. His car spun and he was thrown out of the car to be struck immediately by a car following close behind. He died three and a half hours later in hospital as a result of the injuries he sustained.