The Officer Down Memorial Page Remembers . . .
Photograph: Constable Wilfred James Cobble

Patch image: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Federal

Constable Wilfred James Cobble
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 4, 1946

Biographical Info
Age: 39
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle
Date of Incident: Wednesday, December 4, 1946
Incident Location: Alberta
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Cobble was stationed at Vegreville, Alberta at the time of his death. He was traveling with Sergeant A. Cantrill at the time of the incident. The officers came upon a broken down truck that created a dangerous road hazard. The officers located the driver and while awaiting assistance for the disabled vehicle it was struck by another vehicle which caused it to hit Constable Cobble who was standing in front of the vehicle. He was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries.

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