Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Samuel Carter

In memory of
Special Constable
Samuel Carter
February 14, 1911
Fort McPherson, Yukon Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
2127
Age:
42
Division:
F (PA, Battleford & Depot), NWT & YT (Fort McPherson, Dawson & Hereshel Island). Dawson Patrol Tradegy, 1911

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
April 28, 1888

Prior to joining the NWMP, Special Constable Carter was a carpenter. He was posted at Hamilton, Ontario. On September 30, 1910, he was discharged to pension as a Constable from the RNWMP and hired as a Special Constable to guide the patrol for the trip from McPherson to Dawson. He died from starvation, exposure and exhaustion while on the MacPherson Dawson patrol. He was married with two children.

Commemorated on Page 34 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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