Photos of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cemetery at Dawson City, Yukon
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cemetery at Dawson City, Yukon
Yukon Field Force (Y.F.F.)
Cpl. M. W. Watson
Died March 28, 1900
From the 1900 NWMP Annual Report: "On March 27, 1900, Corporal Watson of the Yukon garrison accidently shot himself in the stomach. He died the following morning at 7:30 [about 9 hours after the accident]. The jury severely censured the papers of Dawson for having published this as a case of suicide. The facts of the case were brought out at the inquest."
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