Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Randolph Kerr

In memory of:

Constable John Randolph Kerr

May 28, 1897

Minichinas Hills, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

3040

Age:

29

Division:

F Division

Additional Information


Enlistment:

April 14, 1894

Constable Kerr was the son of John R. Kerr and previously a farmer from Ontario. He was killed while attempting to apprehend the murderer of Sergeant Colebrook at Minichinas Hills near Duck Lake, Northwest Territories. He is buried in Prince Albert.

Commemorated on Page 22 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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