This cairn is located in the centre of the Yukon Field Force section of the main Fort Selkirk cemetery:
In memory of
The first members of the Canadian Armed Forces to die on active service in the Yukon Territory while serving with the Yukon Field Force, 1898-1900.
Fort Selkirk, Y.T.
Reg. No. 42 Gunner J. Corcoran
Reg. No. 63 Corporal G. Hansen
Reg. No. 127 Private H. Walters
Dawson City, Y.T.
Reg. No. 125 Corporal M. Watson
"I am the land that listens,
I am the land that broods.
Steeped in eternal beauty,
Crystaline waters and woods."
Cairn erected by Canadian Forces Northern Region and 2685 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, 1971