Historic Sites of Manitoba: R. H. Nicholson Memorial Plaque (Lac du Bonnet)

This plaque, in front of the RCMP Station at Lac du Bonnet, commemorates Sergeant Richard Henry Nicholson (police number 5611), who was killed while searching for illicit liquor on 31 December 1928 at Molson, Manitoba. Nicholson had been in charge of the Lac du Bonnet police headquarters at the time of his death.

R. H. Nicholson Memorial Plaque

R. H. Nicholson Memorial Plaque (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.25491, W96.06716
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Seigel RCMP Memorial Plaque (St-Pierre-Jolys)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Royal Canadian Mounted Police Monument (1091 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)


“Mounted policeman is killed in raid,” Manitoba Free Press, 1 January 1929, page 1.

“Charge Eppinger with murder of Nicholson,” Manitoba Free Press, 3 January 1929, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2021

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