Knollcrest Lodge in Milverton will be receiving three new defibrillators.  The donations will be made by the Dave Mounsey Memorial Fund which is dedicated to the donation of the life- saving equipment in the name of fallen first responders and military members.  The ceremony is set to take place this afternoon.

The three automated external defibrillators (AED) will be presented in memory of the following;

  1. Ontario Provincial Police Const. James Hamilton. Const. James Hamilton was gunned down outside of Listowel in 1967.
  2. Justice of the Peace Carl (Cully) Rocher and James Hamilton. Hamilton, 38, and Rocher, 78, went to a farm outside of Listowel on Aug. 19, 1967. They were investigating a report of a man assaulting his wife. Hamilton and Rocher were shot in a police cruiser as they drove up to the farm. Later, police found the body of the man inside the house. He had shot himself.
  1. Master Cpl. Anthony Klumpenhouwer. Klumpenhouwer was a soldier who fell to his death from a communications tower in Afghanistan. Klumpenhouwer, who grew up in a small farming community near Listowel, ON, was conducting surveillance in Kandahar City. Klumpenhouwer was the second-eldest boy in a family of 13 children.