Photos of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cemetery at Dawson City, Yukon
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cemetery at Dawson City, Yukon
Sergt. N. W. Jackson
Regimental No. 3058
Died January 29, 1902
From the Annual Report: "On the 29th inst., Reg. No. 3058 Sergt. W. H. Jackson committed suicide in front of the division latrine by shooting himself with a Government revolver. Sergt. Jackson had been in charge of the night guard, and those who were on duty with him had not noticed anything particularly wrong during the night. Inspt. McDonell held an investigation on the afternoon of the same date, and gave his decision that it was a case of deliberate suicide. No cause could be assigned for Sergt. Jackson committing such a rash act."
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