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Andrew Ooyoumut

In memory of
Special Constable
Andrew Ooyoumut
July 21, 1954
Kikatavyuk River, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
S/9161
Age:
39
Division:
Baker Lake, North West Territories

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
June 1, 1946

S/Cst. Ooyoumut was hired as an Inuit special constable in Baker Lake, Northwest Territories (now known as Nunavut) He was a skilled hunter,traveler interpreter, and guide. S/Cst. Ooyoumut drowned in the Kikatavyuk River, Nunavut, (formerly known as Northwest Territories, while on special duty.

He was married to Rhoda and they had four children.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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