Constable

Robert Mahlig

Canadian National Railway

January 6th, 1937

Age: 51 / 17 years

 

Robert Mahlig was Married with 3 children.

 


Circumstances

On the evening of January 6, 1937, Constable Mahlig was working at Union Station in downtown Ottawa. He was attempting to evict loiterers from the station and was physically escorting one man to the exit when the man punched Constable Mahlig in the side of the head, striking him just below the ear. Witnesses said he dropped to the floor motionless. Constable Mahlif was pronounced dead at the station. His death was caused by a skull fracture.


Constable Mahlig was born in Cleveland, Ohio.