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James Herron

In memory of:

Constable James Herron

March 2, 1891

St. Mary’s River, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Depot & Fort MacLeod

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March 11, 1861


June 18, 1883

Constable Herron was a farm labourer from Ireland. He was promoted to corporal June 6, 1888 and was discharged July 25, 1889 as his term of service had been completed. He re-engaged in April 1890 as a constable. Constable Herron died while on patrol during a blizzard near St. Mary's River.

Commemorated on Page 18 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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