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Km 550.2: Fort McPherson: At Km 550 there is a short side road to Fort McPherson. Saint Mathew's Anglican Church Cemetery here is the final resting place of Inspector Francis Joseph Fitzgerald and the other members of The Lost Patrol, a party of Mounted Police who perished nearby after getting lost in 1911. The men's bodies were found by a search team led by Corporal William John Duncan "Jack" Dempster, in whose honour the highway is named.

This photograph is © 2016 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Fort McPherson cemetery