Photos of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cemetery at Dawson City, Yukon
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cemetery at Dawson City, Yukon
Constable John O'Brien
Regimental No. 3664
Tagish Post, Y.T.
Died August 11, 1900
Constable O'Brien and Corporal T. Johnson drowned in the Tagish River when their canoe overturned near the police wharf. Constable O'Brien's body was recovered on September 4th, about 2½ miles from the post, and was initially buried at Tagish.
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