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Constable William Tyrell Reading
Northwest Mounted Police
Federal

End of Watch: Sunday, December 14, 1890

Biographical Info
Age: 25
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: 2086

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Animal related
Date of Incident: Sunday, December 14, 1890
Incident Location: Northwest Territories
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Reading was stationed at Calgary, Northwest Territories at the time of his death.

Constable Reading died from injuries he received when the horse he was riding went out of control reared up on its hind legs and fell backwards on top of Constable Reading. He never regained consciousness.



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