Fort Dufferin Burial Site - RM Montcalm MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PeterNoG
N 49° 01.894 W 097° 12.324
14U E 631175 N 5432516
This cemtery is on Manchester Road, 3.6 km north of Hwy 75 near Emerson, Manitoba. It's in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm.
Waymark Code: WMCFPN
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 09/02/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
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There is little online information from CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project , available here: Fort Dufferin Burial Site.

~ English text from plaque on stone cairn ~
Sub-Constable W.C. Brown
Sub-Constable A. McIntosh
Members of the Northwest Mounted Police who died in 1874 at Fort Dufferin during the march west and are buried in unmarked graves near this site.

As well as a benchmark on the bottom of this cairn, there are two Canadian National Historic Site Plaques on this cairn:
CNHS - Fort Dufferin ~ Emerson MB
CNHS - North American Boundary Commission ~ Emerson MB

City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: RM Montcalm MB

Approximate number of graves: 2

Cemetery Status: Inactive Maintained

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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