Constable Albert Housley joined the Force in 1881. While posted to Qu'Appelle, SK, he was at the outbreak of the Riel Rebellion in 1885. He served at Fort Walsh, Wood Mountain, Moose Jaw, Fort Qu'Appelle and Regina, SK.
He was present as a guard when Louis Riel was hanged in Regina, SK. He left the NWMP as 'Time Expired' in 1886 and for several years afterwards, he resided at St. Thomas, ON.
Albert Housley died in 1954 and he is buried in St. Thomas, Ontario
Contributor and Appreciation: London, ON Vet. Merle Armstrong.
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