Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas James Gibson

In memory of:

Constable Thomas James Gibson

March 26, 1885

Duck Lake, Northwest Territories

Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Service Number:

1003

Age:

24

Division:

F Division - Duck Lake

Citation(s):

North West Canada Medal (1885)

Additional Information


Enlistment:

January 1, 1860

Constable Gibson was a farmer prior to engaging with the NWMP. He was killed in the skirmish at Duck Lake, Northwest Territories, when their party of Mounted Police & Prince Albert Volunteers was ambushed. He was posthumously awarded the North West Canada Medal (1885) and Clasp. Constable Gibson is buried in St. Mary's Anglican in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 6 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

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