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Arthur Frederick Montfort Brooke

In memory of:

Staff Sergeant Arthur Frederick Montfort Brooke

September 26, 1903

Bow River, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

1102

Age:

37

Additional Information


Enlistment:

October 21, 1884

Staff Sergeant Brooke was a Mason. He joined the NWMP the same day as his brother, A.R. Brooke. He was promoted to corporal June 1, 1888, to sergeant July 14, 1890 and to staff sergeant January 1, 1893. Staff Sergeant Brooke was very well and favourably known throughout the district. He drowned on patrol when fording the Bow River on the Blackfoot Reserve, Northwest Territories. He had a wife Margaret, and two children Annie and Arthur. His wife never remarried and died in 1950.

Commemorated on Page 27 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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