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Ian M. MacDonald

In memory of:

Constable Ian M. MacDonald

August 18, 1924
Indian River, Yukon Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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June 11, 1921

Constable Macdonald was originally from Nova Scotia. He was a great athlete and swimmer, and known to be a very powerful man. Constable Macdonald drowned while on special duty near the mouth of the Indian River, east of Herschel Island, Arctic Ocean. He was aboard the American schooner Maid of Orleans. His body was not recovered.

Commemorated on Page 46 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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