Tag Archives: North-West Mounted Police

Larry Burden – This Day In The RCMP

        The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.         Veteran #35982 Sgt. Larry Burden who served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

    The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.           Veteran #35982 Sgt. Larry Burden who served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

        The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.       Veteran #35982 Sgt. Larry Burden who served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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Black Jack Pershing And The Lone Constable

        Veteran Windy Gale sent us the following NWMP legend which appeared in the 44th edition (1962) of the Vancouver Division’s Scarlet & Gold magazine.       The late Gen. John J. Pershing once cooperated with the Mounted Police in a matter that subsequently grew into one of those fabulous tales […]

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UPATED: Historical Error No Doubt

        Windy Gale from England sent us the following message and sought our thoughts.         I bought a book yesterday at a garden centre that my wife and I visited as the subject interested me, being about our local county, Kent.  It had obviously been in the wars and […]

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S/Major Walter Wrixton de Rossiter – Reg.#2236

    Seeking to find more information on Walter de Rossiter, I acknowledge that I have taken the liberty of using information on Walter de Rossiter’s life story written by Scott Rossiter and it appears in the Family Pursuit Community Family Tree web site.         Walter Wrixton de Rossiter’s story is, like […]

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Ric Hall’s Commissioner’s Annual Reports: 1883 to 1884

      Veteran Ric Hall has undertaken an effort to review the early North West Mounted Police Annual Reports to the Canadian government.         In so doing, he has provided some of the notable details below for your reading pleasure. Commissioner Irvine once again meets his Diary Date, January 01, 1884, […]

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Ric Hall: Commissioner’s Annual Report – 1881 to 1882

    Veteran Ric Hall has undertaken an effort to review the early North West Mounted Police Annual Reports to the Canadian government.           In so doing, he has provided some of the notable details below for your reading pleasure. Commissioner Irvine submits his annual Report for 1881 dated February 01, […]

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Ric Hall: Commissioner’s Annual Reports – 1879 to 1880

    Veteran Ric Hall has undertaken an effort to review the early North West Mounted Police Annual Reports to the Canadian government. In so doing, he has provided some of the notable details below for your reading pleasure.           Commissioner’s Report for 1879 submitted by Commissioner James F. MacLeod; “I […]

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Ric Hall: Commissioner’s Annual Reports – 1876 to 1878

    Veteran Ric Hall has undertaken an effort to review the early North West Mounted Police Annual Reports to the Canadian government. In so doing, he has provided some of the notable details below for your reading pleasure.         Sub-Inspector Denny wrote of a meeting with the Blackfoot Indians which was […]

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