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Photograph: Inspector William Service MM

Patch image: British Columbia Provincial Police, British Columbia

Inspector William Service MM
British Columbia Provincial Police
British Columbia

End of Watch: Monday, July 4, 1938

Biographical Info
Age: 45
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, July 4, 1938
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Not available

Inspector William Service, MM, and Sergeant Robert Gibson were shot to death in their office at the Prince Rupert Courthouse, by a former asylum inmate.

Inspector Service was survived by his wife and five daughters.

Related Line of Duty Deaths
Patch image: British Columbia Provincial Police, British ColumbiaSergeant Robert Gibson
British Columbia Provincial Police, BC
EOW: Monday, July 4, 1938
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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