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Patrick Burke

In memory of
Patrick Burke
May 3, 1885
Cut Knife Hill, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
F Division - Cut Knife Hill

Additional Information:

May 1, 1875

Constable Burke was known as “Paddy” Burke and engaged as a Sub. Constable and trumpeter. He took his discharge as “Time Expired” in 1878 and re-engaged in 1879. Constable Burke died in the 1885 Rebellion and was awarded the North West Canada Medal (1885). He had a wife Sarah and six children: Joseph, William, Patrick, James, Mary, and Frederick. He is buried in the Battleford Municipal Cemetery.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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