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Oscar Alexander Kern

In memory of:

Constable Oscar Alexander Kern

April 27, 1896
Short Creek, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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September 10, 1894

Constable Kern was from England and worked as a bank clerk. He drowned on patrol when fording Short Creek near Estevan, Northwest Territories. His body was found May 4th. Constable Kern is buried in Estevan, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 20 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Globe (Toronto newspaper) May 7th 1896. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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