|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1885|
Northwest Mounted Police
Honour Roll #8
Constable George Arnold was appointed to the Northwest Mounted Police on August 11, 1884. The Northwest Mounted Police eventually became the Royal Northwest Mounted Police and today is the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Constable Arnold died at Duck Lake, NWT in an uprising which saw the native Indians rebel against the newcomers to their land. This became known as the Battle at Duck Lake.
Two other Mounties died in this battle which was one of a few battles which were yet to be fought over the next three months. Constable Arnold was shot in the chest and died 1 day after he suffered the chest injury. Constable George Garrett died the day after the battle in which Constable Thomas Gibson also died.
Saint Mary's Cemetery
Prince Albert Census Division
Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: Jan 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46332994
Thank you for your commitment, courage and sacrifices to your family and to your country. May you now find God's eternal peace.|
Added: Mar. 1, 2010