Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas James Gibson

In memory of
Constable
Thomas James Gibson
March 26, 1885
Duck Lake, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police:

Service Number:
1003
Age:
24
Division:
F Division - Duck Lake
Citation(s):
North West Canada Medal (1885)

Additional Information:

Enlistment:
January 1, 1860

Constable Gibson was a farmer prior to engaging with the NWMP. He was killed in the skirmish at Duck Lake, Northwest Territories, when their party of Mounted Police & Prince Albert Volunteers was ambushed. He was posthumously awarded the North West Canada Medal (1885) and Clasp. Constable Gibson is buried in St. Mary's Anglican in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 6 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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