Author DAVID EVANS
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The RCMP March West
Read Commissioner George Arthur French’s day-by-day account of the treacherous journey that brought peace and order to Canada’s prairies -- the March West of 1874. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police website.
Francis Jeffrey Dickens
A brief profile of the colourful career of 19th century police officer Francis Jeffrey Dickens. Also, see the websites linked to their page for additional biographical information. From the Manitoba Historical Society.
Transcript of "Inspector Dickens Journal" Fort Pitt, 1885.
A typed copy of "Inspector Francis Dickens's North West Mounted Police journal" from Fort Pitt in 1885 (more likely the Fort Pitt NWMP Post Journal). Recounts the events of the Resistance, the skirmish and subsequent abandonment of Fort Pitt by Dickens who was in command of the installation when hostilities broke out. From the University of Saskatchewan Library.
Inspector F. J. 'Frank' Dickens
Click on "Database" on the left menu to begin a search for the official RCMP obituary and grave site information for Inspector F. J. 'Frank' Dickens. From the National RCMP Graves Inspection and Maintenance Information Website.