Tuesday, 16 October 2012

RCMP obits, 1876-2007


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Digital images of an obituary card index and the obituary section of selected periodicals located in the RCMP Heritage Collections Unit, Regina, Saskatchewan. Contains the obituary sections from the following Royal Canadian Mounted Police publications: Royal Canadian Mounted Police quarterly (title varies), 1933-2007; Pony express : Staff Relations Branch newsletter, 1976-1994; and Scarlet and gold (Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans' Association. Vancouver Division), 1919-1997. Includes the honour roll section, p. 250-253, covering deaths of those RCMP killed while on duty, 1876-1971, from the following book: The pictorial history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police / S.W. Horrall ; foreword by W.L. Higgitt. Toronto, Ontario : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1973.

Find the person of interest in the obituary card index which give a reference to the appropriate publication which may include the following information:
Name of deceased
Date and place of death
Age at death
Date and place of birth
Residence at time of death
Brief description of service

 The index was created by a retired officer, Norman G. Wilson

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