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Sgt John Verne

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Sgt John Verne

  • Birth 1 Jan 1904
  • Death 24 Jul 1934
  • Burial Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Memorial ID 17857915

Sgt. John Verne was a St. Boniface police officer, who was shot and killed responding to a call of a Winnipeg robbery. He managed to overtake the thief's car, but was shot twice in the stomach when trying to approach him. Verne died later that day. The robber was caught immediately and eventually executed.


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  • Created by: JC
  • Added: 8 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17857915
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt John Verne (1 Jan 1904–24 Jul 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17857915, citing Saint Boniface Cemetery, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by JC (contributor 46812044) .