Remembering...

George E. J. Lewis

Constable

George E. J. Lewis

Serving with the Sarnia Police

Saturday May 23, 1936

Age: 33 / 2 Children

On May 23, 1936, Constable Lewis responded to a report of a holdup at a liquor store at Cromwell and Christina Streets. As he entered the premises, he was shot and killed instantly by the notorious Norman F. (Red) Ryan.

Postscript

Red Ryan and his partner were shot and killed by Sergeant George Smith who also responded to the call, arriving shortly after Constable Lewis was shot.


Remembering...

Constable

George E. J. Lewis

George E. J. Lewis


Serving with the Sarnia Police

Saturday May 23, 1936

Age: 33 / 2 Children

On May 23, 1936, Constable Lewis responded to a report of a holdup at a liquor store at Cromwell and Christina Streets. As he entered the premises, he was shot and killed instantly by the notorious Norman F. (Red) Ryan.

Postscript

Red Ryan and his partner were shot and killed by Sergeant George Smith who also responded to the call, arriving shortly after Constable Lewis was shot.