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 Thomas James “TJ” Gibson

Thomas James “TJ” Gibson

Birth
Ontario, Canada
Death 26 Mar 1885 (aged 24–25)
Duck Lake, Prince Albert Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Burial Prince Albert, Prince Albert Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Memorial ID 46334149 · View Source
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Northwest Mounted Police Constable Thomas Gibson 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 Gibson was shot through the heart on the battlefield. Constable George Arnold and Constable George Garrett died the day after from the battle in which Constable Gibson died.

Northwest Mounted Police
Appointed March 11, 1884
Regimental #1003
Honour Roll #6

Gravesite Details #47912021: Birth Abt. 1860 in Ontario Canada to John Gibson and Sarah "Moore" Gibson

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  • Maintained by: Alexander
  • Originally Created by: Ed Smith
  • Added: 4 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46334149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas James “TJ” Gibson (1860–26 Mar 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46334149, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, Prince Albert, Prince Albert Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada ; Maintained by Alexander (contributor 47912021) .