Constable

George H.E. Ransom

RCMP ~ Toronto Detachment

June 7th, 1958

Age: 21 / 1 year service

 

 


Circumstances

While traveling to Georgina Island to conduct a surprise raid for alcohol on the Native Reserve, a storm blew up on Lake Simcoe. The boat was swamped and the boat and bodies were found over the next few days.


This tragedy is the largest loss of life suffered by the RCMP anywhere in Canada.