Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Colin Campbell Colebrook

In memory of:

Sergeant Colin Campbell Colebrook

October 29, 1895

Kinistino, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

605

Age:

33

Division:

F - Prince Albert, Moosomin, Duck Lake & Batoche

Additional Information


Enlistment:

October 16, 1881

Sergeant Colebrook was from England. Prior to joining the NWMP he did school and clerical work. He was promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1886 and to Sergeant February 1, 1887. Sergeant was killed while attempting to arrest an escaped prisoner near Kinistino, Northwest Territories. Sergeant Colebrook had a wife, Ida, and a son.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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